Institute for Wine Biotechnology
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Financial support from the IWBT

The IWBT may, at its discretion and subject to sufficient funding being available per project, award financial support to full-time registered students, if they have not been awarded any other external bursaries.

Below is the figures of 2017. It may change from year to year.

  • Honours - up to  R30 000 per annum (for 1 year)

  • Masters - up to  R72 000 per annum (for 2 years)

  • Doctoral - up to R90 000 per annum (for 3 years)`

Bursaries are awarded in terms of the regulations of Stellenbosch University. In exceptional cases the IWBT retains the right to make adjustments to bursary supplementations depending on the total value of the bursaries awarded, as well as the performance of the student.

Other postgraduate bursaries

Students are strongly encouraged to apply for competitive bursaries (e.g. NRF Free-standing Prestige Bursary, NRF Equity Bursary, US Postgraduate Merit Bursary, etc.) through the University's Office for Postgraduate Bursaries. Several private bursaries are also available, eg.:

  • Harry Crossley bursary

  • Murray bursary for full-time study

  • CJ Theron bursary

  • Andrew Mellon bursary

Office for Postgraduate Bursaries:

  Tel:  021-808 4208021-808 4208021-808 4208



Postgraduate International Office

  (for international students)