MOSA Objectives

  • To strengthen the connection between the school and its old students
  • To seek and advise on ways of improving the standards of education
  • To provide career guidance and motivation to current pupils
  • To assist school leavers (MOSA members) gain a foothold in their chosen trades and professions
  • To support MOSA members in business, education, sport, as well as in other life endeavors

Social responsibility

The best scholarships tend to be highly competitive. That’s because thousands will score similarly good grades at O and A level, and therefore, to succeed, you will need to have something else that sets you apart from the rest. Social responsibility is a common feature;

Exhibit 1: Joshua Nkomo Scholarships (the Joshualites);

Exhibit 2: Rhodes scholarships;

Exhibit 3: MasterCard Foundation Scholarships:

It’s very simple to satisfy this requirement.Volunteer at an orphanage, hospital or old peoples home. You ca just volunteer for an hour a day – serve lunch, do some cleaning, read books to kids, teach reading skills etc. All of those things count.


Scholarships for international students

This list will be edited/updated whenever new information is available.

University of Westminster, UK

University of Oxford, UK

Lund University, Sweden


Scholarships: Canon Collins Scholarships for Postgraduate Study in South Africa


  • A national of, or have refugee status, in one of the following countries: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe
  • Normally resident in one of the above countries
  • In possession of a good first degree (minimum second class, upper division or equivalent) or about to graduate in the year of application
  • Studying or applying to study at a South African university


Whats on offer

  • Scholarships of up to R50,000 per academic year for scholars at Masters and PhD levl
  • Support for both full and part-time study
  • Applications from those who wish to study by distance learning also considered


How to apply

  • The application process normally opens in June and closes in August, for study commencing in January the following year.
  • When we are open applicants can access the application forms and guidelines on the organization’s webpage.
  • Applicants must apply to their chosen universities separately and awards are conditional on the applicant being offered a place at the relevant university.