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.



Scholarships: LifeNets Developing Nations Scholarship Program

The Developing Nations Scholarship Fund is transforming the lives of young people in developing countries around the world who will have an advantage as they enter the labor market:  they will have an education and a degree in their own country that will help them with gainful employment.

LifeNets has served students in the following countries: Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Peru, Colombia, Chile, Brazil, Ukraine, Philippines, Zambia, Malawi, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Malawi.

LifeNets has providing student scholarships since 2001.


Whats On In 2013: Elections for positions in the Executive Committee

Elections for positions in the MOSA Executive Committee

Only paid up members will be able to participate in any ballot as candidates or electors.

All positions are up for grabs, each for a two year term of office. The positions are;

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Secretary General
  • Treasurer General
  • Committee Member – School programs
  • Committee Member – Old Students programs

Any qualifying person, who has regularized their membership is eligible to stand for office, irrespective of their current residence.

Each candidate must register their interest (notify the organizers) before the 5th of March 2013.

Voting opens on the 9th of March 2013, when every paid up member will be contacted and invited to cast their vote by post, text, phone, or online (until the 6th of June 2012), or in person on the morning (8am to 1pm) of the 2013 AGM (Saturday 8 of June 2013).

If present, members of the newly elected executive will assume office at the close of the AGM on the 8th of June 2013. Otherwise, they will be able to take up their roles over the next few weeks by arrangement with the current management team.


Ref: MOSA Dete Constitution (& Code of Conduct)