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Canon Collins RMTF Scholarships 2020

Canon Collins RMTF Scholarships 2020

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Applications call for Canon Collins RMTF Scholarships 2020 for Postgraduate Study in Education. Canon Collins Trust in partnership with RMTF seeks to support exceptional individuals who are committed to social justice in southern Africa and for whom a postgraduate qualification is an essential tool in working to create an open and just society.


In 2021, due to the impact of Covid-19 pandemic and funding availability, the trust will only be supporting postgraduate studies within the area of Education for selected countries in southern Africa. The research focus must relate to one of the following themes:

  • Improving the quality of education in southern Africa.
  • Access to education in southern Africa.


In addition, to be considered for a scholarship under this program, candidates must be

  • A national of, or have refugee status in, one of the following countries: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zambia.
  • Normally residents in one of the above countries.
  • In possession of a good first degree (minimum second class, upper division or equivalent) or about to graduate in the year of application.
  • Studying or applying to study at a South African university.


Canon Collins RMTF Scholarships provide funding for up to a maximum of two years for Masters and three years for PhD. The value of the scholarship package will range from R20,000 to R100,000 depending on student circumstances. We support both full and part-time study and will consider applications from those who wish to study by distance learning.


In addition to filling online application, candidates must submit the following documents

  • Copy of degree certificates, if available.
  • Certified academic transcripts.
  • ID document (the following are acceptable: passport, birth certificate, driver’s license).
  • Proof of refugee status, if applicable.
  • Two recent payslips, if currently employed.
  • PhD proposal if applicable.

Selection Criteria

  • Academic Record and References
  • Future Impact
  • Work Experience
  • Leadership Competencies
  • Alignment with the Trust’s Priorities

Please download and read the guidelines carefully before applying for this scholarship.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline10 August,2020
Open toAll
OrganizerCanon Collins



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