Deadline: February 28, 2023
The Ruth First Educational Trust aims to enable southern African students from historically disadvantaged backgrounds to study at the University of Durham.
Scholarships make an important contribution to the region’s social, educational, and economic development. In addition to their value to individuals, they have a broad developmental impact both within and outside of Southern Africa.
- Application deadline: February 28th, 2023
- Offered annually? Yes
- Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Republic of South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe are eligible.
- Type: Taught Master’s Degree programmes
- Number of Awards: One
Scholarship Worth Ruth First Educational Trust Scholarships at the University of Durham in the year 2023:
- Tuition fees have been paid in full.
- Living expenses stipend – 12 monthly payments
- One return flight from home to the UK, as well as the cost of return travel between the UK airport and Durham City
- Accommodation and meals at St Chad’s College are fully funded, as is a’settling in allowance’ upon arrival.
- A contribution toward the cost of obtaining a UK visa as well as the UK Health Surcharge
Eligibility for Ruth First Educational Trust Scholarships at the University of Durham in the year 2023
Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following requirements to be eligible for this scholarship program:
- be citizens of the above mentioned countries.
- have completed a bachelor’s degree program at any Recognized Institution.
- Demonstrate active participation in and commitment to volunteer work for causes such as rural or urban community development.
- have applied to or are considering applying to the University of Durham.
- have excellent results from previous educational programs.
How to Apply for Ruth First Educational Trust Scholarships at the University of Durham in the year 2023:
Apply for a course; Submit an academic application to Durham University for one of the eligible programs by February 28th, 2023. Provide proof of your Ruth First Scholarship application to colleagues in our admissions service. Durham University’s Applicant Portal
Complete a scholarship application; Submit an online scholarship application form by February 28th, 2023.