BEIT TRUST SCHOLARSHIPS
FOR POSTGRADUATE STUDIES 2020 IN THE UK AND 2021 IN SOUTH AFRICA
INVITATION TO ZAMBIAN CANDIDATES
Every year, the Beit Trustees offer scholarships to partner universities in the UK and South Africa. Graduates who are Zambian Nationals, under the age of 30 (or 35 in the case of medical doctors and vetinarians), are eligible to apply. You should apply directly to the universities listed below. We would advise you to apply to more than one to boost your chance of acceptance and selection.
The scholarships are for Masters’ Degrees only, The Trust does not fund undergraduate degrees. The awards in the UK are for one-year taught MSc/MA degrees and the partner universities are:
- Cambridge University
- Edinburgh University
- Glasgow University (bio-medical disciplmes only)
- Leeds University
- Oxford University (including for an MPP at the Blavatnik School of Government)
- Strathclyde University (engineering disciplines on ly)
Awards for Masters’ Degrees are also offered in South Africa. These are for two-year MSc/MA courses at:
- The University of Cape Town
- Rhodes University
- Stellenbosch University
- The University of the Witwatersrand (WITS)
If you wish to apply, please go to the ‘Scholarships’ page on The Beit Trust website (www.beittrust.org.uk) for further details, including deadlines and an application form.
Please note: any application for South African universities will be for the academic year beginning Jan/Feb 2021.
As explained on the website, you should apply directly to the universities on this list. If they offer you a place, you should then submit your scholarship application to the Beit Trust (application form on the website above). This should include the offer letter(s), and you should apply as soon as possible but no later than 12 February 2020. Our scholarship selection board sits in the week beginning 23 March 2020. The Trust will advise successful applicants of the exact date closer to the time.