Apply For £5,000 Desmond Tutu Scholarship at University of Edinburgh in UK

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University of Edinburgh is inviting applications for Desmond Tutu Masters Scholarship for Africans. The scholarship will be awarded to a student from Africa who is accepted for admission on a full-time basis for a postgraduate Master’s programme of study within the School of Divinity. The scholarship will cover the full overseas tuition fee and a maintenance allowance of £5,000. The award will be tenable for one academic year. The application deadline is 1st April 2016.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided to study within the School of Divinity at University of Edinburgh.
Course Level:  Scholarships are available for pursuing master’s degree level at University of Edinburgh.
Scholarship Provider: University of Edinburgh, UK
Scholarship can be taken at:
UK

Eligibility: –The scholarship will be awarded to a student from Africa who is accepted for admission on a full-time basis for a postgraduate Master’s programme of study within the School of Divinity.
-Applicants should already have been offered a place at the University and should have firmly accepted that offer or be intending to do so.
-The scholarship will be awarded broadly on the basis of academic merit with candidates requiring a Bachelor Degree equivalent to a UK first class or 2:1 Honours degree.
-In addition to the above academic qualifications, the selection panel will also take into account the financial circumstances of applicants to ensure that as far as possible a student’s financial situation does not impede a university education.

Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of Africa (Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia and Zimbabwe) can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: This scholarship was set up in 2009 to commemorate the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Divinity conferred by the University on the Most Reverend Desmond Tutu. During the graduation ceremony Archbishop Tutu spoke of the historic links between Africa and the University of Edinburgh: “Some of our first black physicians were people who had trained here and there is a long tradition that links this university with our part of the world.” The scholarship will cover the full overseas tuition fee and a maintenance allowance of £5,000. The award will be tenable for one academic year.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): The award will be tenable for one academic year.

What does it cover? The scholarship will cover the full overseas tuition fee and a maintenance allowance of £5,000. The award will be tenable for one academic year.

Selection criteria: The scholarship will be awarded broadly on the basis of academic merit.

Notification: A Selection Committee will meet in May 2016 to select the scholarship holder. The winner of the scholarship will be announced by June 2016.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online. Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application. All applications must be submitted no later than 1st April 2016. Please note you will not be able to access the online application form unless you have applied for admission to the University of Edinburgh and have full EASE authentication.

Online Scholarship Application

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 1st April 2016.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

41 Comments

  1. Zakarie abdinasir

    November 2, 2015 at 7:11 PM

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  2. Beekan Gurmesss

    November 2, 2015 at 9:12 PM

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    November 3, 2015 at 2:03 PM

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  16. Amelework Tesfaye

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    November 8, 2015 at 9:28 AM

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  22. Thomas mutobe

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  23. Anonymous

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    November 10, 2015 at 6:47 AM

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    November 10, 2015 at 11:03 AM

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    November 11, 2015 at 7:11 PM

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    November 13, 2015 at 7:33 AM

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  29. Hillary mwiinga

    November 13, 2015 at 9:30 PM

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  30. Hillary mwiinga

    November 13, 2015 at 9:32 PM

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  31. MEKETE

    November 27, 2015 at 8:31 PM

    Hello, this is the voice of great Ethiopian boy, my name is Mekete Mulualem, FIRST I want to say I thank you. I have completed my BSc dgree in Ethiopia in DPT of Mechanical Engineering with great distiniction. I want to study in your university on related field of study. PLEASE I am looking for you, contact me meketemulualem@gmail.com

  32. Anonymous

    December 3, 2015 at 1:43 PM

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  33. dear my name is ebrahim .from ethiopia.I have Bsc degree in electrical and computer engineering from jimma university. i need to study Msc if i get the chanec from your university.please contact me phone no +2519856132. i an from ethiopia

    December 4, 2015 at 8:24 PM

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  34. HABUMUGISHA Jean Marie Vianney

    December 5, 2015 at 7:54 AM

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  35. abdihalim salad

    December 15, 2015 at 11:34 AM

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  36. Shamshadin Kassim Omer

    December 24, 2015 at 6:12 PM

    My name is Shamshadin Kassim Omer. I was graduated from jigjiga university, Ethiopia by BSC of electrical & computer engineering. I need scholarship please help me to get scholarship for masters degree related to electrical & computer engineering (communication stream).please contact me by Phone Number +251920905316 Email:shadokassim@gmail.com P.o.Box 436 Harar,Ethiopia

  37. abdi kani

    December 26, 2015 at 8:21 PM

    my name is abdi kani I am somali sool region specially taleh district I have graduated jeerin secondary school now I’m in sudan yet i didn’t get a university please help me in order to continue my education contact me this phone 00249993357713 thank u

  38. mohamed abdiaziz ali

    January 3, 2016 at 2:04 PM

    my name mohamed abdiaziz ali i’m somali ineed to scholarship becouse i complete alwaxa high school i went to make this scholarship master and degree or phd please help me becouse my parent have not money and family is poor please help me my phone number 252907983704 or email muslim1295@nokiamail.com

  39. samuel yeshitla haylemaryam

    January 7, 2016 at 4:03 PM

    first of all I would like to say thankyou for this chance! myvname is samuel yeshitla am from Ethiopia I have BA degree in business management from diredawa university &now am work in united school in assistance director position & olso now am first year hospitality&tourism management student in s.marry university in extension program . when you think I have an ability I have abig interest to join this scolar thanks for all!!! phone no 912 461247

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