Author Topic: 2012 Canon Collins Scholarships for Study in South African Universities  (Read 3982 times)


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Canon Collins Trust invites applications for scholarships for postgraduate study in South Africa in 2012. Canon Collins Trust will provide funding for up to a maximum of one year for Honours, two years for Masters and three years for PhD. Continued funding depend on satisfactory progress and academic reports.

Canon Collins scholarships are not full scholarships and funding depends on the type of course you are doing.  Awards in 2011 ranged from R10,000 to R40,000. Awards in 2012 are likely to be within this range.

Please do not use this application form for the Graça Machel scholarship scheme or for scholarships for study in the UK.  Information and the appropriate application forms on these schemes are available on our website.

Are you eligible?

Applicants must
•   Be nationals of or have refugee status in one of the following countries:
Angola – Botswana – Lesotho – Malawi – Mozambique – Namibia – South Africa – Swaziland – Zambia – Zimbabwe
•   Be seeking this scholarship for postgraduate study
•   At a South African university

Please apply only if you are eligible.
Application Process:

The application form is of primary importance as assessment is made on the basis of this.

The form can be completed on a computer (preferable), typed, or hand written. It MUST be neat and easy to read.

The Application Form can be found here.

Guidelines for applicants can be found here.

The following supporting documents must be included, and must be sent with the application form in one envelope:
•   Certified copy of undergraduate degree certificate
•   Certified academic transcripts (from university only)
•   Reference letters from two referees
•   A copy of your two most recent payslips, if applicable
•   A thesis proposal for your PhD, if applicable

We will not assess applications that have documents missing. Please do not submit your application until you have all the necessary information.

Please post (do not fax or email) completed application forms and supporting documents to:

Canon Collins Trust
22, The Ivories
Northampton Street
N1 2HY
United Kingdom

Please note that this address is not the same as in previous years.  Applications sent to the Cape Town PO Box will not be considered.

Closing date for applications: 31 July 2011

Source: Education for Southern Africa Canon Collins Trust

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