The Canon Collins Trust offers scholarships to students from various African countries who want to pursue a postgraduate degree, mainly Masters’s degrees of one or two years, in South Africa. These scholarships aim to support talented individuals in their academic journey and contribute to the development of their home countries.
Fields of Study:
The Canon Collins Trust welcomes applicants from any field of study. Students can choose from a wide range of academic disciplines, making it accessible to diverse interests and career aspirations.
To be eligible for the scholarship, candidates must have completed either a university degree, a three-year post-matric diploma from a recognized training college, or a B.Tech from a former technikon. This requirement ensures that applicants have a foundational educational background before pursuing advanced studies.
The scholarship is specifically available to students from the following African countries: South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Swaziland, Lesotho, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Angola, and Mozambique. It aims to empower individuals from these nations and encourage them to become future leaders in various fields.
The Canon Collins Trust scholarships cover both full-time and part-time study, providing flexibility to the recipients. While the scholarship is not a full scholarship, it does offer financial assistance that may cover books but not computers and other equipment.
The scholarship application process typically takes place from June to August annually, with successful applicants commencing their studies the following year. Unfortunately, the scheme is currently closed for applications, but interested candidates can stay updated by visiting the official website (http://www.canoncollins.org.uk/postgraduatesa.html) for future application opportunities. Application forms can be downloaded from the website once the application period opens.
The Canon Collins Trust Scholarship offers a valuable opportunity for African students to pursue their postgraduate studies in South Africa, regardless of their chosen field of study. By supporting talented individuals from diverse backgrounds, the scholarship contributes to the overall development and progress of the African continent. Aspiring scholars are encouraged to stay informed about the application process and seize this chance to further their education and make a positive impact on their communities.