Applications are invited for Canon Collins Trust and University of London Scholarships for Master of Laws by distance learning. Applicants for this scholarship must be a national of South Africa, Malawi, Zimbabwe or Zambia. The application deadline is 13 January 2017.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded in the field of Laws (LLM) by distance learning of the University of London in 2015.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing master degree by distance learning at the University of London.
Scholarship Provider: The University of London and Canon Collins Trust
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
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Eligibility: Applicants for this scholarship must be:
-a national of South Africa, Malawi, Zimbabwe or Zambia
-normally resident in one of these four countries
-in possession of a good first degree in any field;
-currently employed in full or part-time work;
-able to commit a minimum of 10 hours to study per week.
Scholarship Open for International Students: National of South Africa, Malawi, Zimbabwe or Zambia are eligible to apply for this programme.
Scholarship Description: Canon Collins Trust invites applications for scholarships for the Master of Laws (LLM) by distance learning of the University of London in 2015. These scholarships are made possible by the generosity of University of London International Programmes which shall waive full tuition and examination entry fees for four scholarship recipients. Local examination fees are not included. Scholarship recipients have between 1 to 5 years to complete the LLM, and continued registration on the course is dependent upon satisfactory progress and academic reports. For more information on the course please view the prospectus here. University of London International Programmes and Canon Collins Trust will jointly select the recipients of this award.
Number of award(s): There are four scholarships available in 2017.
Duration of award(s): Scholarships are offered for 1 to 5 years.
What does it cover? These scholarships are made possible by the generosity of the University of London, who will waiver full tuition and examination entry fees for four scholarship recipients. Local examination fees are not included. Scholarship recipients have between 1 to 5 years to complete the LLM, and continued registration on the course is dependent upon satisfactory progress and academic reports.
Selection criteria: In selecting scholars, the Canon Collins Trust will apply a number of criteria including academic merit, work experience, need and the potential to contribute to southern Africa’s future prosperity. We are looking for future leaders in their fields and therefore demonstrable leadership qualities are important. Applicants for all 2015 scholarship programmes will be assessed on the basis of the information that they supply on their application form against the criteria outlined below:
-Academic Record and References Applicants should have a minimum of a good second class (2:1) undergraduate degree (in any field, not necessarily law) and excellent references. Applicants with a first class degree will have a distinct advantage.
-Work Experience We favour applications where there is a demonstrable continuity between the applicant’s current profession, career ambitions and this course of study.
-Relevance We favour applicants who can describe why this choice of course fits with their ambitions to make a difference in their sector. Please note that applicants need to be clear on their intended area of specialisation, and be able to articulate how this will enable them to meet their career goals.
-Leadership Competencies Applicants will be asked to demonstrate how they have developed their leadership skills in the workplace, academia or in their personal life. Priority will be given to those who can describe an occasion/s in which they have used their skills to formulate a shared vision or strategy, build strategic relationships and networks, support peers and mentor others, and/or deliver results that have led to innovation and step changes. Canon Collins places a great deal of emphasis upon the leadership potential of individuals.
-Commitment to Country/Community We will favour applicants who most clearly show a desire to be part of and to contribute to the future prosperiy of southern Africa.
-Application form the application form matters. Applicants should:
-Demonstrate a good command of the English language;
-Answer all of the questions properly and completely; and
-Complete the application and deliver all supporting documents in a timely manner.
Notification: All notifications will be by email so please make sure you provide an accurate email address in November 2015.
How to Apply: All applicants are required to submit the following supporting documentation:
-ID document (the following are acceptable: passport, birth certificate, driver’s license)
-Certified academic transcripts
-Certified degree certificates
-Reference letters from two referees
-A copy of your two most recent payslips.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 13 January 2017.