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University of London and Canon Collins Trust Distance Learning Scholarships for South African Students

The University of London and Canon Collins Trust are providing an excellent opportunity for South African Students through the Distance Learning Scholarships programme for the year 2021/2022.

This programme is open to talented candidates who want to study postgraduate, diploma and Masters of Law (LLB) at the University of London.

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The University of London was established by royal charter in 1836 as a degree-awarding examination board for students holding certificates from University College London and King’s College London and other such Institutions, corporate or unincorporated.

Why study at the University of London? This university is a leader in education and was the first to admit students, regardless of their gender, religion, or race. The university was also the first to allow students to study wherever they are; this provided access to higher education worldwide.

Application Deadline: 7 June 2021

Brief Description

  • University or Organisation: University of London
  • Department: NA
  • Course level: Postgraduate, Diploma and Master
  • Awards: Tuition fees and a stipend
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: 4
  • Nationality: South Africa, Zambia, Malawi, or Congo
  • The award can be taken in the United Kingdom

Eligibility

  • Eligible country: Applications are accepted from South Africa, Zambia, Malawi, or Congo.
  • Eligible course or subject: Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, and Masters of Law (LLB)
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
  • Must be a national or have refugee status in South Africa, Zambia, Malawi, or Congo
  • Must reside in one of the above countries
  • Must have completed the necessary qualification for admission to the programme
  • Must be currently employed (full time or part-time)
  • Must be able to commit to 10 hours of study per week (minimum)

How to apply

  • How to apply: To grasp the opportunity, aspirants have to take admission at the university. The candidate must fill the application and can be submitted here. After that applicant must have to complete the funding form
  • Supporting Requirements: You must submit the following documents when you apply:
  • Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation with your online application ( the submission of these documents is compulsory- if any items are missing, your application be disregarded)
  • ID document (or birth certificate, passport, driver’s license)
  • Academic transcripts (if applying for LLM studies)
  • Degree certificate/ school/other certificates (if applying for LLM studies)
  • 2 x reference letters relating to the application and how you would be a suitable candidate (preferably a reference from an employer and an academic reference or 2 work reference if you have not attended university)
  • 2 latest payslips
  • Admission Requirement: Candidate must provide the followings:
  • For LLM entry point – you have 1 of these:
  • A Bachelor of Laws (LLB) qualification with second-class honours from the University of London
  • A second-class bachelor’s degree or equivalent, with at least half the units being law-related subjects
  • Passed the Bar Vocational Course (BVC) of England and Wales or the Qualifying Exam of the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority of England and a second – class bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Completed the Common Professional Examination or Graduate Diploma in Law and a second – class bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Qualified as a solicitor or barrister in Wales, England or equivalent in another country
  • For PGDip entry point – you must have 1 of these:
  • A second-class bachelor’s degree or equivalent from the University of London or any other acceptable institution
  • A Master Degree
  • For PGCert – you must have 1 of these:
  • A Bachelor’s Degree from the University of London or any acceptable institution
  • A minimum of 5 years relevant work experience (e.g. banking, accounting, insurance, or finance)
  • Language Requirement: Students will at least be able to considered :
  • IELTS with an overall score of 6.5 and 6 in the written test (minimum scores)
  • TOEFL with an overall score of 92 (with 22 in the Reading and Writing sub – tests) and 20 in the Speaking and Listening sub-tests (minimum requirements)
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) with an overall score of 59/ above with a minimum of 59 in both Writing and Reading elements and a minimum of 54 in Listening and Speaking elements
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English
  • Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (with a minimum of a grade C)
  • Duolingo: must achieve an overall score of 120 or more

Benefits

The University of London will select four scholars to receive the award, which cover full tuition fees and exam entry fees.

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