Canon Collins Trust invites South African graduate students to apply for the 2014-2015 scholarships for Master of Laws (LLM) by distance learning, University of London.
Worth of Award

  • These scholarships are made possible by the generosity of the University of London, who will waiver full tuition and examination entry fees for two 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.

The University of London and Canon Collins Trust will jointly select the recipients of this award.
In order to be eligible for a scholarship, applicants must be admitted to the Master of Laws by distance learning programme at the University of London.
Applicants for this scholarship must be:

  • a national of South Africa;
  • normally resident in South Africa;
  • 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.

Please apply only if you are eligible.
How to Apply

  • Please download a copy of the application form on their website (see link below). Save a copy on your computer. You will not be able to fill it in until you do this.
  • Please read the detailed guidelines carefully before applying.
  • Please send your completed form and supporting documents to [email protected]
  • The scholarship application form is of primary importance as it serves as the basis for selection.
  • It MUST be neat and easy to read. Please do not type in block capitals. The form should be completed on a computer and submitted via email to:[email protected]
    • Please put your name and surname in the subject line of the email. Scans of the following supporting documents must be included, and should ideally be sent with the application form in a single email.
    •  Proof of South African citizenship- ID document
    • •Certified academic transcripts
    • •Certified degree certificates
    • •Reference letters from two referees
    • •A copy of your two most recent payslips.
    • If you are not able to include all documents in a single email you may send extra email(s), but please
    • make sure they are clearly labelled with your name in the subject line of the email.
    • Ideally, you should submit an academic reference and a reference from an employer.
    • You should ask your referees to write a reference that relates to your application for this bursary and reflects how you meet the selection criteria below. It should outline your strengths as an applicant, demonstrate your capacity to study at the level required, and identify your potential impact in the future.
    • You can submit your references with all the other supporting documents or, should your referee prefer to submit their reference directly, ask them to email it directly to [email protected]
    • The subject of the email should state that it is a reference and comprise the name and surname of the applicant, e.g., Reference: LAST NAME, First name.
    • It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that the references are sent to us by the deadline.
    • Late references and incomplete applications will not be considered.
    • They will not assess applications that have documents missing. Please do not submit your application until you have all the necessary information.

    Deadline: Please send your completed form and supporting documents by April 6, 2014. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Click here for more details and to apply online