SARChI Chair MA/PhD Scholarship Opportunities

AVReQ is pleased to announce the opening of applications for Master’s and Doctoral Scholarships, funded by the NRF (National Research Foundation), starting in February 2025.

The scholarships are linked to the SARChI Chair in Violent Histories and Transgenerational Trauma, who collaborates with an interdisciplinary team of senior researchers with extensive research and supervision experience. The selected applicants will engage in research topics in areas such as violent histories and their transgenerational impacts, memory and sites of trauma, gender violence and disrupting patriarchy, and cultural responses to historical trauma through the arts.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their application documents via email to Dr Samantha van Schalkwyk at [email protected]. The deadline for applications is Tuesday, 18 June 2024.

Please refer to the attached fliers for more information on the scholarships or visit our website. Feel free to share these opportunities with your networks.

We look forward to receiving your applications and to welcoming dynamic individuals who share our commitment to impactful research.


Centre for the Study of the Afterlife of Violence and The Reparative Quest (AVReQ)
+27 21 808 4047
Room 0021, GG Cillie, Education Building, Ryneveld Street
Stellenbosch, South Africa