The Zambia Society Trust: Education Grants Program 2020

Deadline: 31 August 2019

The Zambia Society Trust is seeking applications for its 2020 Education Grants that offer grants to a small number of students to pursue further studies on completion of their secondary education.

The Zambia Society Trust is a UK-based charity devoted to the relief of poverty, disability and sickness, the promotion of good health and the advancement of education in Zambia.

The initial short list is drawn up by a Zambia-based advisory group, which takes into account the student’s record and circumstances, the value, cost and length of the course, and issues of disability, gender and geographical location. Final selection is completed by the UK committee.

Funding Information

  • The annual funding available varies according to Trust funds but in recent years £11,000 has been allocated to support students pursuing courses including teaching, nursing, radiography, heavy equipment repair, metal fabrication, agriculture, fisheries, telecommunications, and journalism & public relations.
  • Funding is channelled directly to the Zambian institutions operating the courses.

How to Apply

Applicants must download the three documents Covering Letter, Application Form and Personal Statement Form via given website.

Eligible Country: Zambia

For more information, please visit https://www.zambiasocietytrust.org.uk/education-grants

  • Avatar Agness Nyirenda says:

    This is timely and very good because most of the our youths are just at home struggling and roaming streets due to lack of funds to further their studies.

    • Avatar Reena says:

      Hi Agness Nyirenda,

      FundsforNGOs is a social enterprise that provides fundraising guides, resources, and the latest funding opportunities to help you fundraise better and secure grant funding. We are not a funding organization and we do not provide grants.

      Thank you!

  • Avatar PETER K. TEMBO says:

    It is pleasing to know there are such opportunities available to the most in need of our society.

    This is something very close to my heart. I have been working on mechanism that would help me in a formal way contribute to the mitigation of extreme poverty among our youths in communities.

    I have set up a communnity Organization that I wish could be used a a vehicle to mobilize the affected people to get involved in resource mobilization for their empowerment.

    The challenges, are that to get favorable response from funders is difficulty for we are told we need to prove our past record. We are just beginning! Also the lack of capacity among ourselves.
    If there could be possibilities of linking us to those who can help us, we would be very grateful.

    Continue the good work.

    Peter.

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