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UK Clutton-Brock Scholarship for Masters & PhD Zimbabwe Students 2016

NB: Not offered for 2017/2018 academic session.

Application Deadline: 2 December 2015 | Offered annually? Yes

Brief description: The Clutton-Brock Scholarship is offered for students from Zimbabwe to study for Masters and PhD degree at the University of Cambridge UK

Eligible Field of Study: Preference will be given to students wishing to study subjects relevant to the development of Zimbabwe.

About Scholarship

The object of this scholarship scheme is to establish – as a permanent memorial to the late Guy Clutton Brock, Hero of Zimbabwe and graduate of Magdalene College – scholarships at postgraduate level in the University of Cambridge for the benefit of students from Zimbabwe.

Scholarship Offered Since: not specified

Scholarship Type: Masters and PhD study


The Scholarships are open to citizens of Zimbabwe, normally under the age of 35 and normally resident in Zimbabwe, who already have, or expect to obtain before 1 October 2016, a first class or high second class degree or its equivalent from a recognised University.
Preference will be given to students wishing to study subjects relevant to the development of Zimbabwe.

Number of Scholarships: Two

Value of Scholarship: Each category of scholarship provides:

  • the University composition fee (home rate: PhD; overseas rate: MPhil);
  • approved College fees
  • a maintenance allowance for a single student; and
  • a contribution to a return economy airfare.

Duration of Scholarship: Subject to the availability of funds, the program aim to have up to two Clutton-Brock Scholars in residence at any one time for:

  • a one-year graduate taught course, leading to a postgraduate qualification (usually the MPhil degree) and
  • a three-year course of research, leading to the PhD degree.

Eligible Countries: Zimbabwe

To be taken at (country): University of Cambridge, UK

How to Apply

The scheme is administered on behalf of the University of Cambridge and Magdalene College by the Board of Graduate Studies (for admission to the University) and the Cambridge Trusts (for funding). Further information, and application materials, are available in the University’s Graduate Studies Prospectus Applicants for admission to the University must complete and return a GRADSAF Application Form to the Board of Graduate Studies; applications must be completed by 2 December 2015.

Visit Scholarship webpage for details

Sponsors: the Cambridge Trusts

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