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Cecil Renaud Overseas Scholarships 2021

Cecil Renaud Overseas Scholarships 2021

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Applications call for Cecil Renaud Overseas Scholarships 2021.

Dr Cecil Renaud, a well-known Durban Philanthropist, established The Cecil Renaud Educational and Charitable Trust in 1988. Dr Renaud passed away on 3 June 1993 and bequeathed the residue of his estate to the Trust. Shortly after the Trust became active, the trustees established the Overseas Scholarship.

In past years students who have been awarded the Scholarship have attended, inter alia, the University of Cambridge, the University of Oxford, and the University of London across a wide range of disciplines. This Scholarship is available only to students who completed their secondary schooling at any school in KwaZulu-Natal, and you must be in your final year of a postgraduate honors degree, or four years undergraduate degree.


The Cecil Renaud Overseas Scholarships, granted annually to one or two students, is awarded for a maximum of two years for post-graduate study (Masters’s degree (or equivalent) or Ph.D.) in the United Kingdom at a university of the student’s choice.


  • Applicants should have attained, or aim to achieve, undergraduate or Honours degree(s) cum laude or summa cum laude; and additionally, have achieved Dean’s Commendations and Certificates of Merit or equivalent.
  • Candidates should have a significant impact on their field of study, and the world.
  • Applicants must have completed a major part of their secondary schooling in KwaZulu-Natal, and be under the age of 27 at the time of applying for the scholarship.
  • The scholarship is open to postgraduate students who have completed or are currently studying towards an Honours degree; or a four-year undergraduate degree.
  • A good track record in extracurricular activities and a drive to succeed and uplift South Africa.
  • Former scholars have read towards varied fields including an MPhil in Development Studies, an MA in Applied Theology, an MSc in Mathematics and an MA in Singing.

Application forms can be downloaded here.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline31 October,2020
OrganizerCecil Renaud Overseas



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