The Cecil Renaud Trust Scholarship is awarded to South African students from Kwazulu-Natal who wish to undertake Masters studies in the United Kingdom.
Application Deadline: 31st October, 2021
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: South Africa. Students from the Kwazulu-Natal region.
To be taken at (country): UK
Fields of Study: All
About the Award: Dr Cecil Renaud, a well-known Durban Philanthropist, established The Cecil Renaud Educational and Charitable Trust (the Trust) in 1988. Dr Renaud passed away on 3 June 1993 and bequeathed the residue of his estate to the Trust. Shortly after the Trust became active, the trustees decided to establish an Overseas Scholarship.
The Overseas Scholarship, granted annually, is awarded for a maximum of two years for post-graduate study (Masters degree (or equivalent) or PhD) in the United Kingdom at a university of the student’s choice. In past years students who have been awarded the Scholarship have attended, inter alia, the University of Cambridge, the University of Oxford, and the University of London.
Selection Criteria: In selecting a candidate for the Overseas Scholarship, the trustees consider the following criteria, inter alia, to be of particular importance: 1. Outstanding academic achievement (at a minimum: undergraduate or Honours degree(s) achieved cum laude or summa cum laude; and additionally, Dean’s Commendations and Certificates of Merit). 2. Evidence of focus, commitment, stamina and leadership. 3. The promise of effectiveness in the chosen area of study and other areas
Number of Awardees: Not specified
Value of Scholarship: Fully-funded
Duration of Scholarship: Duration of study
How to Apply: Application forms can be downloaded here.
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