Canon Collins Postgraduate Scholarships for Africans

In Canon Collins Postgraduate Scholarships for Africans, you will be studying Masters /PhD Degree

The Deadline is on the 10th of August 2022 (annually), and you get to study in South Africa

The Next course starts in the year 2022 or 2023


The Canon Collins Trust is an educational and legal help trust fund that provides scholarships for African nationals to study master’s degrees at some approved universities in the United Kingdom that work in collaboration with the Canon Collins Trust. The trust has been around for over 30 years and has succeeded in empowering thousands of people who now make significant contributions to the future growth of their communities through NGOs, enterprises, government, and other means.

Canon Collins collaborates with a number of British universities, including the University of Sussex, the University of Edinburgh, and the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies.

The Mandela Scholarship Support at the University of Sussex collaborates with the Trust to fund the annual prizes granted to successful applicants.

Similarly, the University of Edinburgh collaborates with the Canon Collins Trust to give scholarships to deserving candidates.

The MSc in African Studies, which is offered and financed, is the only course available for this award.

The Canon Collins Trust offers scholarships to African students who want to study in South Africa for a postgraduate degree (usually a one- or two-year Master’s degree).

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Study Subject(s)

Any academic discipline.

Amount of Awards

There is no information available.

Group to be targeted

South African, Namibian, Botswana, Swaziland, Lesotho, Zimbabwean, Zambian, Malawian, Angolan, and Mozambican students.

Scholarship worth and benefits

Full-time and part-time study are both supported by the scholarship. The grants are not complete scholarships, and you should be aware that they may cover books but not computers or other equipment.


You must have finished a university degree or a three-year post-matric diploma at a recognized training college, or a B.Tech at a former technikon, to be eligible.

Instructions on how to apply

South Africa’s major scholarship application procedure opens in June and concludes in August each year, for study in the following year. Please check with the scholarship website for the exact deadline.

For further information on how to apply for this scholarship, please visit the official website (link provided below). Application forms are available for download on the website.

The Canon Collins Trust scholarship is awarded to applicants who have been offered admission to one of the universities that collaborate with the Canon Collins Trust.

Applicants must apply separately to their desired university, and the Canon Collins scholarship will be awarded once confirmation that they have been offered admission to one of the universities that support the Canon Collins scholarship trust.

If a candidate is awarded a scholarship but is not accepted into a master’s program at the university, the scholarship is automatically canceled.


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