How to apply for Beit Trust Postgraduate Scholarships for African Students to Study in UK and South Africa - Travels Gist

How to apply for Beit Trust Postgraduate Scholarships for African Students to Study in UK and South Africa

Beit Trust Postgraduate Scholarships for African Students 2023/24Applications are open for students to apply for a postgraduate scholarship position in a UK or South African university supported by the Beit Trust.

The Beit Trust is a collaboration between eight UK universities and three South African University to sponsor individuals with the passion to pursue a degree program. The partnership between the universities helps share cost thereby increasing the number of scholarships that can be funded by the Beit Trust.

Scholarship Sponsor(s): The Beit Trust

Scholarships to be taken at: UK or South Africa

Scholarship Type:  Full Scholarship

Scholarship level:  Postgraduate (Masters)

Scholarship Worth: See Benefits (below)

Nationality: Africans

Beit Trust Postgraduate Scholarship | Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must be students from Zambia, Zimbabwe and Malawi who are resident in and also intend to return to those countries on completion of studies.
  • Applicants are to apply for a one-year taught master’s programme in UK university and two-year taught master’s programme in South African university.
  • Applicants (except medical and veterinary doctors) must be under 30 years of age on 31 December 2022.
  • Doctors and Vets must be under 35 years of age on 31 December 2022.

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.
  • Trust will also address any expenses that may arise in 2023/24 as a result of residual Covid protocols

Application Procedure

How-to-Apply: Interested applicants for the Beit Trust Postgraduate Scholarship 2023/24 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 [email protected]
  • Applicants from Zimbabwe and Malawi are to send theirs to [email protected].
  • 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.

Application Deadline: February 20, 2023

 Visit the official website for Further Details

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