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Beit Trust Postgraduate Scholarships for African Students to study in the UK and South Africa


    Beit Trust Postgraduate Scholarships for African Students 2023/24: Applications are open for students to apply for a postgraduate scholarship position at a UK or South African university supported by the Beit Trust.


    The Beit Trust is a partnership between eight UK universities and three South African Universities to fund people with a passion to pursue a course of study. Collaboration between universities helps to share cost partnerships, thereby increasing the number of scholarships that can be funded by the Beit Trust.

    Scholarship Sponsors: The Beit Trust

    Scholarships to be taken in: United Kingdom or South Africa

    Scholarship Type: Full Scholarship

    Scholarship level: Master’s (Master’s)

    Scholarship Worth: See the benefits (below)


    Nationality: Africans

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    Beit Trust Postgraduate Scholarship | Eligibility criteria

    • Applicants must be students from Zambia, Zimbabwe and Malawi who reside and also intend to return to these countries upon completion of studies.
    • Applicants must apply for a one-year postgraduate program at a UK university and a two-year teaching diploma program at a South African university.
    • Applicants (except doctors and vets) must be under 30 years of age on 31 December 2022.
    • Doctors and vets must be under 35 years of age on 31 December 2022.

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    Scholarship benefits

    • Tuition, fees and related academic expenses.
    • Personal allowance, indexed according to an independent authority, covering maintenance support.
    • Other allowances are paid for arrival, a laptop and departure.
    • Economy class tickets to the place of study and on the final return.
    • The Trust will also deal with any costs that may arise in 2023/24 as a result of the remaining Covid protocols

    Application process

    How to apply: Interested applicants for the Beit Trust Postgraduate Scholarship 2023/24 must Apply following the procedures described:

    • Apply to any of the partner universities in the UK and South Africa and be offered admission to study a postgraduate programme.
    • Notify the partner university that they will be applying to the Beit Trust for scholarship funding and should also indicate the work experience.
    • Notify the Trust once the application has been submitted to the partner university and also inform the trust of the course being applied for.
    • Confirm their nationality with the Trust. Zambian residents should send their application form for confirmation to
    • Applicants from Zimbabwe and Malawi should send theirs to
    • Applications, with all supporting documents, must be posted online via the scholarship application link before the application deadline.

    Document Requirements:

    • A signed medical certificate form from your doctor. This should be completed before starting the application process below. Please download the form here: Medical certificate form
    • A copy of your offer letter from the UK University/Partners. or a PDF document detailing the university(s) and courses you will be applying to at the South African Partner University(s).
    • Degree results.
    • Curriculum vitae
    • A personal statement (no longer than 500 words) to explain in your own words how you believe a master’s degree will benefit your country and its development.
    • A clear recent photo of yourself: not a passport photo, but something that shows you to your advantage.
    • A clear copy of your valid passport, showing the date of issue and expiry.

    Application deadline: February 20, 2023

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