Cecil Renaud Overseas Scholarship is currently ongoing for qualified candidates to study in UK. The postgraduate scholarship is fully funded so all your expenses will be taken care of. Isn’t that lovely?
About Cecil Renaud
Dr Cecil Renaud, a well-known Durban Philanthropist, established The Cecil Renaud Educational and Charitable 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 established the Overseas Scholarship.
About Cecil Renaud Overseas Scholarship
The Overseas Scholarship, granted annually to one or two students, 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.
Since 1994, we have awarded 28 scholarships to the best and brightest young South Africans. 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 across a wide range of disciplines.
This Scholarship is available only to students who completed their secondary schooling at any school in KwaZulu-Natal, and you must be in your final year of a postgraduate honours degree, or four year undergraduate degree.
Eligibility for Cecil Renaud 2019/2020 Overseas Scholarship
Applicants should have attained, or aim to achieve, undergraduate or Honours degree(s) cum laude or summa cum laude; and additionally, have achieved Dean’s Commendations and Certificates of Merit or equivalent.
WILL LEAVE BIG FOOTPRINTS
We’re looking for candidates who will have a big impact on their field of study, and the world.
ATTENDED SECONDARY SCHOOL IN KZN
Applicants must have attended secondary school in KwaZulu-Natal, and be under the age of 27 at the time of applying for the scholarship.
STUDYING AT A SOUTH AFRICAN UNIVERSITY
The scholarship is open to postgraduate students currently studying towards an Honours degree; or undergraduate students in their final year of a four year degree.
EVIDENCE OF FOCUS, COMMITMENT, STAMINA AND LEADERSHIP
A good track record in extracurricular activities and a drive to succeed and uplift South Africa.
ANY FIELD OF STUDY
Former scholars have read towards varied fields including an MPhil in Development Studies, an MA in Applied Theology, a MSc in Mathematics and an MA in Singing.
How to Apply for CECIL RENAUD Overseas Scholarship 2019/2020
Download the Application: Cecil Renaud Scholarship Application form
Please send the completed application and supporting documentation to [email protected] (and the address on the form).
Following the application deadline, candidates will be shortlisted and invited to interview. After the interviews, the trustees may select up to two candidates.
The Cecil Renaud Overseas Scholarship is 31st October, 2019.
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