Canon Collins Tom Queba Scholarship South Africa 2021 – 2022
ABOUT THE COMPANY – CANON COLLINS & TOM QUEBA MEMORIAL FUND
The Canon Collins Trust has been running scholarship programmes since 1981, for students from southern African countries. The Trust has supported over 4 000 scholars, from 14 countries and today the Trust offers undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships for study in South Africa, the UK, Ireland and Malawi.
Tom Queba was a leader in the George taxi industry, who passed away in 2014. Queba was passionate and committed to improving public transport, and to better the future of the minibus taxi industry in George. The Tom Queba Memorial Fund and the Tom Queba Engineering Scholarship for Social Change were formed in his memory.
ABOUT THE CANON COLLINS TOM QUEBA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED
Canon Collins Trust, partnered with the Tom Queba Memorial Fund, is inviting students to apply for scholarship funding for the 2022 academic year.
Scholarships will be awarded for studies towards a Masters or Doctoral qualification, in the following areas related to social change:
- Humanities and the Arts
- Sciences and Applied Sciences
Candidates will be selected based on the chosen field of study and how it positively contributes to social and/or environmental development, and to better the lives of the poor in South Africa. Academic merit and financial need will also play a major role in the selection process.
MORE ABOUT THE CANON COLLINS TOM QUEBA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE & SELECTION
Scholarships will be awarded to the value of R85 000, and students will receive funding for a maximum period of 2 years. Scholarship recipients will also be able to take part in organised events, in order to enhance academic and leadership skills.
Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application via email. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview between October and November 2021, and thereafter successful applicants will be informed in December 2021.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CANON COLLINS TOM QUEBA SCHOLARSHIP
Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):
- You must be a national of South Africa
- You must reside in South Africa
- You must be a Black female
- You must have completed a first degree (minimum second class, upper division or equivalent) OR you must be graduating in 2021
- You must be studying or intend on studying towards a Masters or doctoral qualification, for social change
- You must be studying or intend on studying full-time or part-time (applications will also be considered for distance learning)
- You must be studying or intend on studying at a university in South Africa
- You must be willing to partake in an annual conference and various small events throughout the year
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE CANON COLLINS TOM QUEBA SCHOLARSHIP
Applications must be done online at Canon Collins Tom Queba Scholarship Application
Students must download and read the Canon Collins Tom Queba Scholarship Guidelines (.pdf) before applying.
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your online application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):
- ID document, Birth Certificate, Passport or Driver’s License (certified copy)
- Proof of refugee status, if applicable (certified copy)
- Degree certificates, if available (certified copy)
- Academic transcripts (certified copy)
- 2 latest payslips, if employed
- PhD proposal, if applicable
Shortlisted candidates will also be required to submit 2 letters of reference, relating to your suitability for the scholarship (1 from your current or most recent academic supervisor AND 1 from your employer if employed or 1 from voluntary work if never been employed, or 2 academic references).
CLOSING DATE FOR THE CANON COLLINS TOM QUEBA SCHOLARSHIP
9 August 2021 at 16:00 (15:00 BST).
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
CONTACT THE SCHOLARSHIP PROVIDER
For any queries related to this scholarship programme, please contact Canon Collins directly:
Tel: +44 020 3770 0395
Contact page: https://www.canoncollins.org/contact-us/