Edinburgh Business School MBA Scholarships by Distance Learning in UK, 2014-2015

Canon Collins TrustDescription: Canon Collins Trust selects scholars on behalf of Edinburgh Business School for its Distance Learning MBA Programme. The scholarship does not cover travel to examination centres or associated costs such as travel to the graduation ceremony.

Eligibility: To be eligible to apply for an Edinburgh Business School MBA Scholarship, you must:
-be a national of and ordinarily resident in a sub-Saharan African country
-be able to say how the MBA will benefit you and your community
-have a first degree from a recognised university or a professional qualification such as ACCA
-be at least 25 years old and not older than 50 years old at the time of starting the programme
-have at least 2 year’s full-time work experience
-have access to an operational Internet connection

How to Apply: by Online. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Please apply only if you are eligible.

Subject: Various Courses

Level: Pursuing Distance Learning MBA Programme.

Provider: Canon Collins Trust

For Which Country: UK

For Whom: International (Students of Angola, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Sudan, South Sudan, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Botswana, Comoros, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique,  Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Benin, Mali, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo)

Number of award(s): Up to 50 scholarships will be offered.

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? This Scholarship covers the cost of all tuition, learning materials and examination fees. Learning materials are available to access online and a hard copy is also sent to scholars by post. The scholarship does not cover travel to examination centres or associated costs such as travel to the graduation ceremony.

Selection criteria: Criteria for selection:
-demonstrated academic ability
-the applicant’s reasons for choosing to do this course at this university
-the personal qualities of the applicant
-evidence of the candidate’s commitment to their country’s future
-financial need
-Applications will be assessed on the basis of the application form and supporting documentation, including references.

Notification: Not Known

Deadline: 24th June 2014

Canon Collins Scholarship for Distance Learning Master of Laws (LLM) Program in UK, 2014

Canon Collins TrustDescription: Canon Collins Trust invites applications for scholarships for the Master of Laws (LLM) by Distance Learning of the University of London in 2014. These scholarships are made possible by the generosity of University of London International Programmes which shall waive full tuition and examination entry fees for two scholarship recipients. Local examination fees are not included. Scholarship recipients have between 1 to 5 years to complete the LLM, and continued registration on the course is dependent upon satisfactory progress and academic reports.

Eligibility: In order to be eligible for a scholarship, applicants must be admitted to the Master of Laws by distance learning programme at the University of London. Please see here for information on the eligibility requirements of the university.
Applicants for this scholarship must be:
-a national of South Africa;
-normally resident in South Africa;
-in possession of a good first degree in any field;
-currently employed in full or part-time work;
-able to commit a minimum of 10 hours to study per week.

How to Apply: Please send your completed form and supporting documents by 6 April 2014 to: scholarships-at-canoncollins.org.uk.

Subject: Various Courses

Level: Pursuing Master Degree by Distance Learning at the University of London.

Provider: Canon Collins Trust

For Which Country: UK

For Whom: International (Students of South Africa)

Number of award(s): Two scholarships are offered.

Duration of award(s): Scholarships are offered for 1 to 5 years.

What does it cover? These scholarships are made possible by the generosity of the University of London, who will waiver full tuition and examination entry fees for two scholarship recipients. Local examination fees are not included. Scholarship recipients have between 1 to 5 years to complete the LLM, and continued registration on the course is dependent upon satisfactory progress and academic reports.

Selection Criteria: The scholarship application form is of primary importance as it serves as the basis for selection.

Notification: Applicants will be Notified in May 2014.

Deadline: 6th April 2014

Canon Collins Postgraduate Scholarships for Africans

Canon Collins TrustDescription: Canon Collins Trust provides scholarships to African students who wish to pursue a postgraduate degree (mainly Master’s Degrees of one or two years) in South Africa.

Field(s) of Study: Any field of study.

Number of Awards: Not specified.

Target Group: Students from South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Swaziland, Lesotho, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Angola and Mozambique.

Scholarship Value/Inclusions: The scholarship funds both full-time and part-time study. The scholarships are not full scholarships, and you should note that the grants may cover books, but not computers and other equipment.

Eligibility: To qualify, you must have completed either a university degree or a three year post-matric diploma at a recognised training college or a B.Tech at a former technikon.

Application Instructions: This scheme is currently closed for applications. The main application process for scholarships in South Africa opens in June and closes in August annually, for study the following year. For the specific deadline, please check with the Scholarship provider.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship. Application forms can be downloaded from the website.

Official Scholarship Website: http://www.canoncollins.org.uk/postgraduatesa.html

Masters Scholarships by Canon Collins Trust in UK 2014

Canon Collins TrustCanon Collins Trust is inviting students from Angola, Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Zimbabwe, and Zambia to apply for Conon Collins Scholarships to the United Kingdom. The scholarships will be avaialbe for pursuing Master’s Degree at several universities including, University of Sussex, Oxford, University of Sheffield, Queen Mary, Univerity of London, and School of Oriental and African Study. The scholarships will cover full-tuition fees, monthly stipend, and other approved allowace while studying in the United Kingdom.

Scholarship Provider: by Canon Collins Trust

Destination Study: United Kingdom

Country of Applicants: Angola, Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Zimbabwe, and Zambia

Degree: Pursuing Master’s Degree at Several Universities in the United Kingdom. Please refer to the overview.

Eligibility: To be considered, the applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • The students must come from, or hold a refugee status, in one of the countries stated
  • Be the residents shouthern Africa
  • Having the possesion of good first degree or about to graduate in the year of application
  • Must apply for full-time one-year taught masters course at the listed universities
  • Having 2-year of work experience (minimum)

Scholarship Value: The Scholarships will cover full tuition fees and monthly stipend as well as approved costs and allowance during the study

Application Deadline: March 10, 2014

How to Apply: To apply for the scholarships, the candidates must be offered a place in a masters degree at the listed universities. The scholarship application can be done online separately from the application for the admissions to the universities.

Further information about the scholarships can be accessed here: http://www.canoncollins.org.uk/ukmasters.html Please note that the applications for the admissions vary for different universities.

Canon Collins Distance Learning MBA Scholarships for Africans

Canon Collins Distance Learning MBA Scholarships for AfricansDeadline: 30 Mar/30 Sept (annual)
Study in: any country

Brief description: Edinburgh Business School (EBS) is working with Canon Collins Trust to select applicants for the EBS Distance Leaning MBA Scholarship.

Canon Collins Trust will select disadvantaged individuals who have the motivation and capacity to undertake the Distance Learning MBA, but who face funding difficulties. The aim of the Scholarship Programme is to support life long learning amongst communities where it will make a positive contribution towards their development, and give individuals valuable post-graduate education which will enhance their day to day work.

Host Institution(s): Edinburgh Business School (EBS)

Field of study: Masters in Business Administration (Distance Learning)

Number of Awards: Not specified.

Target group: Selected African Countries (see below)

Scholarship value/inclusions: The MBA is comprised of 9 courses; 7 core courses and 2 elective courses. A scholarship recipient is initially entitled to do one course towards the MBA at a time. Following successful completion of two courses the recipient may be able to study a number of courses concurrently if agreed with EBS.

The award will continue as long as the recipient passes each exam on the first occasion and stays living in Africa.

Eligibility:

• Nationals of Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe in Africa.

• Applicants should be over the age of 25 and be working or self-employed (within small and micro enterprises especially).

• Must be committed to using the knowledge, training and skills acquired on the MBA programme for the general benefit of their home community and country

• Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of: financial need, intellectual ability, evidence of national and/or regional commitment, future impact.

Application instructions: It is important to visit the official website and read the scholarship information (links found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

There are two scholarship application rounds per year. The closing date for the first round is 30 September, with applicants notified by the end of December; the closing date for the second round is 30 March, with applicants notified by the end of June

Official Scholarship Website: http://www.canoncollins.org.uk/edinburghmba.html