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Canon Collins Trust Masters Scholarships for Africans in UK, 2019

Canon Collins Trust is pleased to offer a scholarship for masters study in the UK. Applicants must be a national of and normally resident in  Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia or Zimbabwe.

Canon Collins Trust offers scholarships to support taught masters degree programmes at certain UK universities.

Canon Collins Educational & Legal Assistance Trust through its postgraduate and research funding, project grants, and international events programme, its unique approach cultivates a space where activism and research meet.

If applicants are non-native English speaking students they must provide evidence of their English language ability. The following tests are accepted for entry into degree-level courses: International English Language Testing System (IELTS) (Academic); Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic); Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE); Cambridge Proficiency (CPE); TOEFL iBT (internet based) and Trinity ISE.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: February 25, 2019
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing taught masters degree programmes at the following universities: School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London; University of Sussex; Queen Mary, University of London The Simon and Deirdre Gaskell Scholarship at Queen Mary, University of Edinburgh
  • Study Subject:  The School of Oriental and African Studies and University of Sussex scholarships are awarded in any subject. Queen Mary, University of London limited to the in Global Public Health and Policy. The University of Edinburgh is limited to the MSc in African Studies.
  • Scholarship Award: These scholarships cover full tuition fees, a monthly stipend, a return economy flight, a settling-in allowance, and other support whilst in the UK.
  • Number of Scholarships: Not known
  • Nationality: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: Applicants must be a national of, and normally resident in one of the following countries: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
  • Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible to apply for this scholarship:-
    • Partner with SOAS to co-fund two scholarships annually.
      Applicants must:
    • Be a national of, and normally resident in one of the following countries: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
    • Be in possession of a good Honours degree (minimum second class, upper division or equivalent) or about to graduate in the year of application.
    • Be applying for a full-time one-year taught masters course in any subject.
    • Have at least 2 years work experience in a relevant field.
  • English Language Requirements: If applicants are non-native English speaking applicant they must provide evidence of their English language ability.

Masters Scholarships

 

Application Procedure:

  • The application form matters. Applicants should:
  • Demonstrate a good command of English
  • Answer all of the questions properly and completely
  • Complete the application and deliver all supporting documents by the deadline
  • All applicants are required to submit the following supporting documentation:
    • Certified copy of undergraduate degree certificate, if available
    • Certified academic transcripts
    • Reference letters from two referees
    • ID document (The following are acceptable: Passport, Birth Certificate, Driver’s License)
    • Proof of refugee status, if applicable.

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

All applicants are required to submit the following supporting documentation:  Certified copy of undergraduate degree certificate, if available Certified academic transcripts; Reference letters from two referees; ID document (The following are acceptable: Passport, Birth Certificate, Driver’s License); Proof of refugee status, if applicable.

Application Form

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