Scholarship for Postgraduate Studies at the University of Durham, UK 2012-2013

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The Trust plans to offer, in the academic year 2012-13, a scholarship to support a student from southern Africa taking a one-year taught course leading to the award of a Master’s degree at the University of Durham.English language requirements for international students coming to study in the UK were tightened in 2011. The person selected for the Ruth First Scholarship will need to provide evidence of possessing a qualification in English language that meets the minimum requirement for the programme applied for.

You should: (a) hold a relevant honours degree of sufficient standard to be admitted to your chosen Master’s course (further conditions apply to the MBA programme), and (b) not hold a Master’s degree, nor have previously studied at a university outside southern Africa, and (c) show evidence of active involvement in and commitment to voluntary work for the benefit of causes such as rural or urban community development; young people or educational projects; charitable organizations; health or AIDS awareness projects; student welfare or guidance. If you have a paid job that involves working in such areas, you should show evidence of leadership and commitment beyond the requirements of the job.

Deadline: 1 March 2012

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