For South African Students, the Canon Collins Trust, in partnership with the Tom Queba Memorial Fund, is seeking applications for the Tom Queba Scholarships for Social Change for master’s and doctoral students for the 2022-2023 academic year.
This scholarship for South African students aims to provide funding for up to two years and an opportunity to improve students’ academic and leadership skills through organized events. Applicants undertaking a master’s or doctoral program will be considered eligible for this R85,000.
Canon Collins Trust supports the development of Africa by awarding postgraduate scholarships to outstanding individuals from southern Africa. Their vision is a South Africa where people have the freedom and capabilities to shape their future.
Canon Collins Trust also supports community-based projects in southern Africa to increase access to education. The project partners share the commitment to education as a tool of empowerment. It reintegrates young school leavers into the secondary school system, the Small Project Foundation, which trains community health workers in the Eastern Cape, and the Giyani Science and Careers Centre, which strengthens science and IT education for thousands of rural students in South Africa.
Application Deadline: Applications must close at 15:00 BST on Monday, 22 August 2022.
University or Organization: Canon Collins Trust
Course Level: Masters and Doctorate
Number of Awards: NA
Mode of Application: Online
Nationality: South African
The award – UK or South Africa.
Eligible Countries: South Africa.
Eligible Course or Subjects: Students can apply for a Master’s or Doctorate program in Justice, Education, Humanities and Arts, Sciences and Applied Sciences.
Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must fulfill the following/given criteria:
Applicants must be black South African nationals, ordinarily resident in South Africa.
Applicants must be studying or applying to study at master’s or doctoral level at a South African university.
How to Apply
How to Apply: Applicants must apply for admission to their desired South African university. Scholarship applications must be made ONLINE.
Supporting Documents: Students must present the following documents to the university:
- Letter of recommendation
- Personal statement
- Academic transcripts
- Admission essay
Entry Requirements: Applicants must have a good first degree (minimum second class, upper division or equivalent) or be about to graduate in the year of application.
Language Requirement: Students must meet the English language requirements of the South African University they wish to attend.
The winning students of this ‘Scholarships for South African students’ will be provided with a scholarship package of R85,000 for up to 2 years of study at a University of their choice in South Africa.