The Rhodes Scholars’ Southern African Forum (RSSAF) gives small grants of up to £1,500 to programmes of economic, political and social development in sub-Saharan Africa. RSSAF has awarded more than 35 grants to deserving projects of transformative potential over the last six years. 

If you would like to see the timing of the bi-annual grant cycles, click here.

If you would like to apply in a current grant cycle, click here.

The Michaelmas Term 2016 grant cycle is now closed.

The Trinity Term grant cycle applications will be advertised here between May and July 2017. Please, keep an open eye.

If you have questions about the applications process, click here.

If you have any additional questions, please write to

Thank you for your interest in RSSAF!

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