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.


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