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CECIL Renaud Overseas Scholarship For Young South Africans Study In The United Kingdom

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CECIL Renaud Overseas Scholarship For Young South Africans Study In The United Kingdom

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.

The CECIL Renaud 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 36 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.

CRITERIA

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

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 significant impact on their field of study, and the world.

ATTENDED SECONDARY SCHOOL IN KZN

Applicants must have completed a major part of their secondary schooling 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 who have completed or are currently studying towards an Honours degree; or a four year undergraduate 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, an MSc in Mathematics and an MA in Singing.

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Their World Education Innovation Awards 2021

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Their World Education Innovation Awards 2021

Are you working hard to make a difference in the lives of vulnerable young people? Does your organisation have ambitions to take those ideas and projects to the next level?

Theirworld can help you to unlock your potential. The Education Innovation Awards 2021 will help interesting and exciting programmes prepare to scale up and reach even more marginalised children and youth. Open to non-profits, NGOs and charities, the Awards will help five winners to build their skills and capacities through masterclasses, one-to-one mentoring and £50,000 scale-ready grants.

Eligibility criteria

To apply for the Education Innovation Awards, your innovation must be:

  1. Registered as a nonprofit, NGO or charity
  2. At pilot stage with 200+ beneficiaries and 18+ months’ existence and some initial evidence of scaleup potential
  3. Working in, or planning to scale up to, one or more of the countries in which Theirworld is currently working: Greece, Kenya, Lebanon, Nigeria, Tanzania, Turkey, or Uganda.
  4. Focused on an issue that falls under one or more of Theirworld’s three pillars:
    1. The best start in life – includes a healthy birth, and quality and inclusive early childhood education.
    2. A safe place to learn – means looking out for vulnerable children and youth, especially children in emergencies and conflict.
    3. Skills for the future – ensures all young people are ready to become engaged citizens able to participate meaningfully in society and the future of work.
  5. Reaching marginalised learners, such as people in poverty and/or refugee or displaced populations.

If your innovation does not meet the eligibility criteria, please see the Frequently Asked Questions for more information on how you can stay in touch for future Awards.

Does it sound like your project would be a good fit? Applications are open now until 23:59 BST on 11 June 2021.  

How to apply

The process is super simple: 

  • Check your eligibility – 3 minutes.
  • Complete the application form, budget, and short video – 30-45 minutes.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Their World Education Innovation Awards 2021

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