Beit Trust Postgraduate Scholarships for Africans Fully Funded 2024/2025| APPLY NOW

Beit Trust Postgraduate Scholarships for Africans Fully Funded 2024/2025| APPLY NOW
Beit Trust Postgraduate Scholarships for Africans Fully Funded 2024/2025| APPLY NOW

The call for applications for the 2024/2025 Beit Trust Postgraduate Scholarships for African students will commence in September 2023. African scholars are encouraged to apply for fully funded postgraduate scholarship opportunities, enabling them to pursue their studies in the United Kingdom or South Africa, with comprehensive support provided by the Beit Trust.

The Beit Trust represents a collaborative initiative involving eight distinguished UK universities and three esteemed South African universities, united in their commitment to sponsor individuals who possess a fervent desire to pursue advanced degree programs. This partnership among universities serves as a means to share costs effectively, thereby increasing the number of scholarships that can be generously funded by the Beit Trust.

Scholarship Sponsor(s): The Beit Trust

Scholarships to be taken at: UK or South Africa

Scholarship Type:  Full Scholarship

Application Deadline: To be Updated

Scholarship level:  Postgraduate (Masters)

Scholarship Worth: See Benefits (below)

Nationality: Africans

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Beit Trust Postgraduate Scholarship 2024 | Eligibility Criteria

  • By Act of Parliament, the Beit Trust supports ONLY students who are nationals of ZambiaZimbabwe or Malawi, who hold permanent residence, live there and/or intend to return to their country after their studies.
  • Applicants (except medical and veterinary doctors) must be under 30 years of age on 31 December 2023. Relevant experience of work after completion of a first degree is strongly recommended and will count towards the award of a scholarship.
  • Doctors and Vets must be under 35 years of age on 31 December 2023. They should have completed 18 months of internship, and a one-year, preferably rural, posting in Zambia, Zimbabwe or Malawi.
  • The Trust cannot consider applications from those who have already begun a course.
  • The Trust will only consider applicants with First Class/Distinction or Upper Second Class degrees (or equivalent) at undergraduate level.

Scholarship Benefits

  • Fees, tuition costs and related academic expenses.
  • A personal allowance, index-linked in accordance from an independent authority, covering maintenance support.
  • Other allowances are paid for arrival, a laptop and departure.
  • Economy class tickets to the place of study and on final return.

Application Procedure

How-to-Apply: Interested applicants for the Beit Trust Postgraduate Scholarship 2024/25 are to apply by following the procedures as outlined:

  • Apply to any of the partner university in the UK and South Africa and be offered admission to study a postgraduate course.
  • Notify the partner university that he/she will be approaching the Beit Trust for scholarship funding and should also indicate the work experience.
  • Notify the Trust once application has been submitted to the partner university and also tell the trust which course is being applied for.
  • Confirm their nationality to the Trust; Zambians are to send their application form for confirmation to scholarships@beittrust.org.uk
  • Applicants from Zimbabwe and Malawi are to send theirs to africa@beittrust.org.uk.
  • Applications, with all the supporting documents are to be uploaded online via the scholarship application link before the application deadline.

Document Requirements:

  • A signed Medical Certificate Form from your doctor.  This will need to be completed before you begin the application process below.  Please download the form here: Medical Certificate Form
  • A copy of your offer letter from a UK Partner University/s; or a PDF document detailing the university/s and course/s you will apply to at South African Partner University/s.
  • Degree results.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • A personal statement(no longer than 500 words) to explain in your own words how you think a postgraduate degree will benefit your country and its development.
  • A clear recent photograph of yourself: not a passport photo, but something that shows you to your best advantage.
  • A clear copy of your valid passport, showing date of issue and expiry.

 Visit the official website for Further Details

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