Application Due Date: SUNDAY 11 NOVEMBER 2018

The GreenMatter Fellowship unites a mate of vibrant, gifted and dedicated biodiversity specialists, with the goal of establishing and opening their capacity. It manages individuals the chance to completely participate in dealing with biodiversity concerns through their research study and profession courses, along with peers who share in that dedication.

Applications are welcomed for GreenMatter Postgraduate Awards for Honours research studies in South Africa. This round of applications is for Honours trainees who are beginning research study in the 2019 scholastic year GreenMatter will supply financing for approximately an optimum of ONE years.

The 2018 Fellowship call is welcoming applications for an award from the Eyethu Honours (Postgraduate Diploma and BTech 4th Year likewise welcome)

1. Nedbank Eyethu Neighborhood Trust Honours ZAR 50,000
For trainees wishing to register at a South African University to begin Honours research studies in 2019 This award is supported by the Nedbank Eyethu Neighborhood Trust and GreenMatter. The money bursary quantity is ZAR 50,000 annually. The Honours coursework and proposed research study subject should attend to GreenMatter Concern Abilities Locations (As noted in the table above).

Mentoring and Networking

GreenMatter belongs to a network of biodiversity professionals operating in market, academic community and the general public sector. They identify the significance of connecting with peers and direct exposure to favorable good example in supporting expert advancement. Fellowship individuals will have access to numerous online forums for networking and will be supported to recognize an ideal coach (if they do not currently have one).

Mentoring relationships are most effective where they satisfy a determined requirement on the part of the mentee. Effective candidates will be offered with assistance on mentorship and GreenMatter will help both celebrations in developing practical targets in regards to the nature and consistency of interaction. Nevertheless, when mentoring relationships have actually been developed it is the duty of the coach and mentee to dedicate to sustaining them. Mentees will be accountable for taking the effort in establishing conferences with their coach.

Are you qualified?
Applicants should be:

  • A nationwide of South Africa;-LRB- ***********)
  • In ownership of a bachelor’s degree;-LRB- ***********)
  • Looking for financing for a full-time postgraduate program;-LRB- ***********)
  • Able to inspire how your discipline lines up to the GreenMatter concern ability locations determined.

Please use just if you are qualified.

Application Process:

  • The application is of main significance as it functions as the basis for evaluation. The kind ought to be finished and sent online through the GreenMatter site. Please keep in mind to complete all areas of the kind. If you experience any issues, concerns can be emailed to and will be reacted to within 2 working days.

The following supporting files should be consisted of and ought to be published at the end of the kind. Please ensure the files are identified appropriately.

  • Evidence of South African citizenship;-LRB- ***********)
  • Licensed copy of degree certificate( s);-LRB- ***********)
  • Licensed scholastic records (If scholastic records are not readily available, existing marks will be sufficient; nevertheless, last marks should be sent as quickly as they appear– even in a different e-mail);-LRB- ***********)
  • Résumé (CV)– Note any and all work or volunteer experience;-LRB- ***********)
  • Referral letters from 2 referees

Preferably, you ought to send a scholastic recommendation and a referral from a company. If you have actually never ever been used, we will accept a referral from voluntary work, or 2 scholastic recommendations. You ought to ask your referees to compose a referral that associates with your application for this bursary and shows how you fulfill the choice requirements. It ought to detail your strengths as a candidate, show your capability to study at the level needed, and recognize your possible effect in the future.

Send your recommendations with all the other supporting files or, ought to your referee choose to send their recommendation straight, inquire to email it to

  • The topic of the e-mail ought to mention that it is a referral and consist of the name and surname of the candidate, e.g., Referral: LASTNAME, Given name. As soon as your referee has actually sent their recommendation we will email you a verification of invoice.

1. Download the Standard File listed below.
2. Complete the Application listed below.
3. Return the Application and ALL supporting paperwork to by the11 th of November 2018
* Please keep in mind that insufficient applications will not be accepted.

For Additional Information:

See the Authorities Web Page of the GreenMatter Fellowship 2019 Postgraduate Awards

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