2016 Clutton-Brock Scholarship for Zimbabwean students At University of Cambridge, UK

2016 Clutton-Brock Scholarship for Zimbabwean students At University of Cambridge, UK

University of Cambridge awards Clutton-Brock Scholarship for Zimbabwean students 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.

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

Award Includes: Each category of scholarship provides:
-the University composition fee (home rate: PhD; overseas rate: MPhil);
-a maintenance allowance for a single student; and
-a contribution to a return economy airfare.

Study Program: Scholarships are available 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.

Study Major: Scholarships are awarded in all subjects available at the university. Preference will be given to students wishing to study subjects relevant to the development of Zimbabwe.

Host Organization: University of Cambridge, UK

Eligibility Required?

The scholarships are open to citizens of Zimbabwe, normally under the age of 35 and resident in Zimbabwe, who already have, or expect to obtain before 1st 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 Awards: 

Subject to the availability of funds, the university aims to have up to two Clutton-Brock Scholars in residence at any one time.

National/International Students: Scholarships are open to citizens of Zimbabwe.

Governing Body: University of Cambridge, UK

Application Procedure:

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.

Application Form

Submission Deadline: The application deadline is 2 December 2015.

For more details visit the Official Website

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