Scholarships for South Africans 2013
The Trust intends to propose, for the 2013-14 school year, a scholarship to support a student in Southern Africa by taking a year of education leading to the award of a master’s degree in University of Durham.
Eligibility for the Scholarships for South Africans 2013
(A) hold a relevant degree honors of sufficient quality to be admitted to the Master course of your choice (other conditions apply to the MBA program) and
(B) does not hold a Master’s degree or studying in a university outside of southern Africa, and
(C) show evidence of active participation and commitment to volunteer work to benefit causes such as community development in rural and urban youth or educational projects, charities, education projects health or AIDS; welfare of students or advice. If you have a paid job that involves working in these areas, you must show leadership and commitment beyond the requirements of the job.
English language requirements for foreign students who come to study in the UK were strengthened in 2011. The person selected for the Ruth First scholarship must provide proof of possession of a qualification in English that meets the minimum requirement for the requested program. The general minimum set by the British government to level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Requirements for specific programs in Durham are listed here. If you already have an appropriate qualification (eg Cambridge English, IELTS, TOEFL or Pearson Test of English Academic), send a scan of the certificate with your application. If you do not, do not do something now: we’ll deal with her candidate.
If you are employed or receiving a grant or sponsorship, you must be able to provide documentary evidence that an agreement has been reached with your employer or sponsor approval for your absence for the period of the grant and confirmation payment of salary continuation or sponsorship.
The Trust aims to award scholarships to individuals who not only have the academic and personal qualities to enable them to complete and benefit from a postgraduate course, but will also act as positive ambassadors for their country original Durham and to improve their knowledge and skills to use for the benefit of companies to which they refer.
The University, with the concurrence of the Department concerned, will award a scholarship covering tuition fees to complete the chosen program. Thanks to a grant agreement between the Fund and the university, the researcher will receive a monthly stipend for living expenses and other 12 months, as well as accommodation and free meals at St Chad (whose cost is shared between the Fund and the College). Allocation in 2012-13 is £ 500 per month and the value of full board accommodation is approximately £ 430 per month.
The researcher will also receive an allowance to settle in on arrival and a contribution to the cost of sending goods home before departure if necessary. The Trust will pay for a return ticket home country in the UK and the cost of round-trip between the airport and the city of Durham in the United Kingdom. The Trust can not provide additional support for dependents or for travel during the period of the award.
The researcher is required to attend all taught components of the chosen course and perform all the duties prescribed, including memory. The normal date of departure of most master’s programs is the beginning of October.
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