Canon Collins Tom Queba Scholarship South Africa 2023 – 2024
ABOUT THE COMPANY – CANON COLLINS & TOM QUEBA MEMORIAL FUND
Canon Collins Tom Queba Scholarship South Africa | 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 2023 academic year.
Scholarships will be awarded for studies towards a Masters’s or Doctoral qualification, in the following areas related to social change:
- Humanities and the Arts
- Sciences and Applied Sciences
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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 2022, and thereafter successful applicants will be informed in December 2022.
The Trust will select scholars based on the following main criteria: academic merit, financial need, potential to contribute to societies in southern Africa, academic record and references, future impact, work experience, leadership competencies, and alignment with the Trust’s priorities.
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 be a Black female
- You must reside in South Africa
- You must have completed a first degree (minimum second class, upper division or equivalent) OR you must be graduating in 2022
- You must be studying or intend on studying towards a Masters’s or doctoral qualification, in one of the fields listed above
- 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 have applied to study at a university in South Africa
- You must be willing to partake in an annual conference and various small events throughout the year
- Your proposed study must contribute to social and/or environmental development, and to the betterment of lives and livelihoods of the poorest people in South Africa
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE CANON COLLINS TOM QUEBA SCHOLARSHIP
Scholarship applications must be submitted online at; Canon Collins Tom Queba Scholarship Application
Applicants 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 application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):
- 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
Note: shortlisted candidates will also be required to submit 2 letters of reference, relating to their suitability for the scholarship. One reference should be from a current or most recent academic supervisor and one from an employer. Applicants who have not been employed before may submit a reference from voluntary work or two academic references. PhD students will also be required to submit a supporting statement from their supervisor.
CLOSING DATE FOR THE CANON COLLINS TOM QUEBA SCHOLARSHIP
22 August 2022 at 17:00 (South African time zone – GMT+2).
(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 7748 722 482 (Eva) / +44 7407 412 541 (Nia)
Contact page: https://canoncollins.org/contact-us/
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