Kader Asmal Fellowship Programme Scholarships for South Africans in Ireland, 2019/2020



The Embassy of Ireland in South Africa in partnership with Canon Collins Trust invites applications for scholarships for postgraduate study in Ireland commencing in September 2019.

    About the Scholarship Provider

    Canon Collins Trust believes that higher education is empowering for individuals and transformative for society. Southern Africa’s development depends on strong leadership in key fields, which is why we have supported over 3,000 individuals through their studies since 1981.



    The fellowship programme has two strands:

    A) Annual awards for postgraduate study in:

    1. Business Managemenr; Economics and Finance

    2. Agriculture, Food Science; Environment and Rural development

    3. Gender and Human Rights

    4. Engineering; Sustainable Technology and Resource Management

    5. Information system and Communications Technology

    6. Tourism

    B) One annual award will be made for a fellowship in:

    1. LLM in International and Comparative Law at Trinity College Dublin. This will be selected by the Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution (CASAC).

    1. University application fees
    2. Tuition fees
    3. Examination and other fees
    4. Economy travel to and from your country of residence to Ireland;
    5. Settling in allowance, book allowance and study allowance
    6. accommodation
    7. A monthly personal living allowance (stipend) to cover other living expense for you only and
    the costs of an entry clearance (student visitor visa) application

    Applicants must:

    1. Be a South African citizen holding a South African Permanent Residence Permit.
    2. Have achieved the necessary standard to be accepted onto a postgraduate course in an institute of higher education in Ireland.
    3. Be seeking funding for a full-time postgraduate programme in one of the above listed subject areas.
    4. Be able to take up fellowship in the academic year 2018/2019
    5. Not have already applied for a course at an institution in Ireland

    if you have already been admitted to a university you are not eligible

    Please note applicants already in possession of a Master’s degree are not eligible

    December 21, 2018
    Application Process
    Applications are now open. Click here to apply. Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed in February 2019.

    Scholarship Link


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