Beit Trust Masters Scholarships for the 2023-24 Academic Year

Applications are currently welcome for the Beit Trust Postgraduate (Masters) Scholarships for the 2023-24 Academic Year.

The Beit Trust has partnership agreements with different universities to sponsor postgraduate students for their Masters’s programs. This enables the Trust to share costs and increase the number of scholarships it can fund. However, only applicants with acceptances from the universities listed below will be eligible for Beit Trust Scholarships. Applicants must first apply to and be accepted by, a Beit Partner University before applying to the Trust for a scholarship.

The universities offer a one-year taught Master’s in the UK, and a two-year taught Masters 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.

Duration: 1-2 years

Benefits

  • 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 are provided for the initial journey to the place of study and on the final return.
  • The Trust will also address any expenses that may arise in 2023/24 as a result of residual Covid protocols.

Eligibility

To be eligible for Johnson and Johnson WiSTEM2D Scholars Award Program

  • The Trust will only consider applicants with First Class/Distinction or Upper Second Class degrees (or equivalent) at the undergraduate level.
  • 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 2022.
  • Doctors and Vets must be under 35 years of age on 31 December 2022. 
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Application Process

Interested applicants are to provide the following documents:

The application must be accompanied by the following documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV).
  • Degree results (incl. certificates of importance and full transcripts).
  • 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 a South African Partner University/s.
  • A personal statement (no longer than 500 words)
  • A clear recent photograph: not a passport photo, but something that shows applicants to their best advantage.
  • A clear copy of their valid passport, showing the date of issue and expiry.

To apply, click here.

Deadline: February 20, 2023.

For more information, visit the official site.

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