Canon Collins Trust invites application for scholarship for masters study in the UK from applicants from and normally resident in Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia or Zimbabwe.
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.
Worth of Award: All these scholarships cover full tuition fees, a monthly stipend, a return economy flight, a settling-in allowance and other support whilst in the UK.
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.
-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.
-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 master’s course in any subject.
-Have at least 2 years work experience in a relevant field
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. University of Edinburgh is limited to the MSc in African Studies.
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.
Deadline: The application deadline is 20th March 2016.