Canon Collins Scholarship for Masters Study in the UK

This scholarship is now closed for applications.

Who we partner with

Canon Collins Trust offers scholarships to support taught masters degree programmes at certain UK universities.

School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
We partner with SOAS to co-fund two scholarships annually. Applicants must:

  • Be a national of, and normally resident in one of the following countries: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, 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 masters course in any subject.
  • Have at least 2 years work experience in a relevant field


University of Sussex
We partner with the Mandela Scholarship Fund at the University of Sussex to fund three awards annually. Applicants must:

  • Be a national of, and normally resident in one of the following countries: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, 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 masters course in any subject.
  • Have at least 2 years work experience in a relevant field


Queen Mary, University of London
The Simon and Deirdre Gaskell Scholarship at Queen Mary

The scholarship at Queen Mary is funded by Simon and Deirdre Gaskell and limited to the MSc in Global Public Health and Policy. Applicants must:

  • Be a national of, and normally resident in one of the following countries: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, 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 the MSc in Global Public Health and Policy
  • Have at least 2 years work experience in a relevant field

 

University of Edinburgh, MSc in African Studies

This scholarship is co-funded by Canon Collins and the University of Edinburgh. It is limited to the MSc in African Studies. Applicants must:

  • Be a national of, and normally resident in one of the following countries: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, 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 the MSc in African Studies
  • Have at least 2 years work experience in a relevant file

What we offer

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.

How to apply

We are currently closed for applications. The scholarship is likely to reopen in January 2017.  

Not what you’re looking for?

Please note that Canon Collins Trust does not currently fund PhD study in the UK; however we act as a nominating agency for Commonwealth Scholarships. For more information, click here.

Scholarships now open

Commonwealth Scholarships
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