Bertha Centre for Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship, GSB Scholarship


The Bertha Center for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship, South Africa, is inviting application from the eligible and interested individuals to apply for the 2018 Bertha scholarship.

The Scholarship will cover the full or partial fees of the MBA degree for both the full-time and the part-time programmes.

The scholarship will also cover the full or partial fees of the “MPhil in Inclusive Innovation at the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business.”

Eligibility for the Bertha Scholarship

  • The applicant must meet the selected course of study admission requirements of the university.
  • The applicant must be an African citizen or a permanent resident.
  • Must be an entrepreneur who has started or worked with a social/green/entrepreneurial innovative idea that seeks social and/or economic change.
  • Applicant must “be an intrapreneur who previously worked on advancing social justice and pioneering inclusive opportunities via social innovation in any organization.”
  • An applicant with a strong leadership quality within your field.
    Application Procedures
  • Click here to submit your MBA or MPhil in Inclusive Innovation programme application.
  • Click here and fill the GSB Scholarship Application Form.
  • Input your UCT GSB application number obtained from the GSB Admissions Office.
  • Input your contact details.
  • Upload your CV.
  • Submit your answers to the three essay questions.
  • Upload a short video of you which should not be longer than four minutes.
  • Choose ‘Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship’ as the focus option for the Bertha Scholarship.

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Important Notice

Below are the stages and dates for the Bertha Scholarship.

Stages Date
Applications Start 1st August
Application Close 31st October
Scholarship shortlisting (internal committee meeting) 19th – 20th November
Shortlisted applicants invited for an interview 23rd November
Interviews 26th – 27th November
Scholarship committee meeting (internal) 4th – 5th December
Scholarships offer 7th December

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