The Beit Trust foundation calls for application for its Postgraduate Scholarships for the 2021/2022 academic year in the UK and South Africa.
The Beit Trust has partnership agreements with some universities to enables the Trust to share costs, and to increase the number of scholarships it can fund. For this reason, only applicants with acceptances from the university partnered university will be eligible for Beit Trust Scholarships. Applicants must first apply to and are accepted by, a Beit Partner University before applying to the Trust for a scholarship.
Nevertheless, the universities offer a one-year taught Master’s in the UK, and a two-year taught Masters’s in South Africa. Both have a research dimension and the applicant must have obtained Honours (First or Upper Second or equivalent) at the undergraduate level.
Beit Trust Postgraduate Scholarship Cover
- Fees, tuition costs and related academic expenses.
- A personal allowance, index-linked in accordance with guidance from an independent authority, covering maintenance support.
- Other allowances are paid for arrival, a laptop and departure.
- Economy Class tickets for the initial journey to the place of study, and on final return.
- The Trust will also address any expenses that may arise in 2022/23 as a result of residual Covid protocols.
- The Beit Trust supports ONLY students who are nationals of Zambia, Zimbabwe or Malawi, who hold permanent residence, live there and/or intend to return to their country after their studies.
- Applicants (except medical and veterinary doctors) must be under 30 years of age on 31 December 2021.
- Relevant experience of work after completion of a first degree is strongly recommended and will count towards the award of a scholarship.
- Doctors and Vets must be under 35 years of age on 31 December 2021.
- They should have completed 18 months of internship, and a one-year, preferably rural, posting in Zambia, Zimbabwe or Malawi.
- The Trust will only consider applicants with First Class/Distinction or Upper Second-Class degrees (or equivalent) at undergraduate level.
Applicants are to upload the following documents with their application:
- Curriculum Vitae (CV).
- A signed Medical Certificate Form from their doctor.
- A copy of their offer letter from a UK Partner University/s; or a PDF document detailing the university/s and course/s they will apply to at South African Partner University/s.
- Degree results (including certificates of importance).
- A personal statement (maximum of 500 words) to explain in their own words how they think a postgraduate degree will benefit their country and its development.
- A clear recent photograph of themself: not a passport photo, but something that shows them to their best advantage.
- A clear copy of their valid passport, showing date of issue and expiry date.
To apply for the Beit Trust Master’s Scholarships 2022, click here.
Deadline: February 11, 2022
For more information about the Beit Trust Master’s Scholarships 2022, visit the official site.