Canon Collins Trust: Seeking Applications for Kader Asmal Fellowship

Deadline: 20 February 2018

The Embassy of Ireland in South Africa in partnership with Canon Collins Trust is inviting applications for its scholarships for postgraduate study in Ireland commencing in September 2018.

The fellowship programme has two strands:

  • 13 annual awards for postgraduate study in:
    • Business Management
      • Economics, Accounting, and Human Resource Management
      • Management and Business
    • Agriculture, Food Science & Nutrition
      • Agriculture, Climate Change, Rural Development and Sustainability
      • Food Security and Applied Sciences
    • Public Administration
      • Economics, Accounting, and Human Resource Management
      • Public Health and Global Health
    • One annual award will be made for a fellowship in:
      • Human Rights Law (LLM in Law) at Trinity College Dublin. This will be selected by the Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution (CASAC).


The Kader Asmal Fellowships will cover:

  • university application fees
  • tuition fees
  • examination and other fees
  • economy travel to and from their country of residence to Ireland;
  • settling in allowance, book allowance and study allowance
  • accommodation
  • a monthly personal living allowance (stipend) to cover other living expense for applicants only and
  • the costs of an entry clearance (student visitor visa) application

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must:

  • be a South African citizen holding a South African Permanent Residence Permit
  • have achieved the necessary standard to be accepted onto a postgraduate course in an institute of higher education in Ireland
  • be seeking funding for a full-time postgraduate programme in one of the above listed subject areas
  • be able to take up fellowship in the academic year 2017/2018
  • Not have already applied for a course at an institution in Ireland – if applicants have already been admitted to a university applicants are not eligible

Note: Applicants already in possession of a Master’s degree are not eligible

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online via given website.

Eligible Countries: South Africa

For more information, please visit Canon Collins Trust.

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