Ruth First Educational Trust Scholarships for Southern African Students Scholarships is inviting credible applicants who are willing to partake in its ongoing 2022 Scholarship programme at Durham University.
- Durham University is a distinctive institution with a residential collegiate university with long traditions and modern values.
- The university is of the highest distinction in research and scholarship and is committed to excellence in all aspects of education and transmission of knowledge.
- Durham University is one of the top best universities in the UK enriched with a lot of history and modern infrastructure.
Durham University was founded in the year 1832 by the Act of Parliament. it is ranked among the top 5 universities in major UK league tables.
Benefits of Ruth First Scholarship
- Full payment of tuition fees
- Stipend for living expenses – 12 monthly payments
- One return air ticket from the home country to the UK and the cost of return travel between the UK airport and Durham City
- Fully funded accommodation and meals at St Chad’s College
- ‘Settling in allowance’ on arrival
- A contribution towards the cost of a UK visa and the UK Health surcharge
Requirements for Ruth First Scholarship Qualification
- hold a relevant honours degree of sufficient standard to be admitted to your chosen Master’s course; and
- not hold a Master’s degree, nor have previously studied at a university outside southern Africa, and
- show evidence of active involvement in and commitment to voluntary work for the benefit of causes such as rural or urban community development; young people or educational projects; charitable organisations; health or AIDS awareness projects; student welfare or guidance; the defence of human rights; the promotion of equal opportunities or social justice; environmental sustainability. If you have a paid job that involves working in such areas, you should show evidence of leadership and commitment beyond the requirements of the job
Applicants must be a national of one of the following countries:
- Republic of South Africa
How to Apply
- Apply for a courseSubmit an academic application to Durham University for one of the eligible programmes by 24th March 2022.Durham University Applicant Portal
- Complete a scholarship applicationSubmit an online scholarship application form by 24th March 2022.Applications accepted from16th February 2022Application Deadline24th March 2022When candidates will hear the outcome of their applicationEnd May 2022Scholarship application
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