Canon Collins international awards for Economic Justice

Canon Collins international awards for Economic Justice: Canon Collins Trust, jointly with the University of Witwatersrand and the Institute of Economic Justice, is providing an opportunity to enhance your leadership skills in the form of the Canon Collins Scholarships for Economic Justice. The sponsorship will be provided towards study at the University of Witwatersrand for the academic year 2021-2022.

The Canon Collins Trust is offering funding towards a masters course undertaken at the University of Witwatersrand. Students from South Africa, Namibia or Zimbabwe are eligible to participate in this application and will receive support towards tuition fees and a 6 month paid internship at the Institute of Economic Justice post completion of their studies.

University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, is a multi-campus South African public research university ranking 424th in QS Global World Rankings. It aims to grow its global stature as a leading research-intensive university and to be a gateway to research engagement and intellectual achievement in Africa.

Why choose to study at the University of the Witwatersrand? The University of the Witwatersrand is a modern institute that actively engages in high-quality research in the broad fields of natural science, medical and health science, social science, the humanities, and engineering and technology. With international recognition, Wits is taking the lead in delivering high-level scarce skills for the global knowledge economy

Brief Description

  • Application Deadline: 9th August 2021
  • University or Organization: University of the Witwatersrand/Canon Collins Trust
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: Master
  • Award: R60,000
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: Domestic and International
  • The award can be taken in South Africa.

Eligibility

  • Eligible Countries: Students that are resident nationals of South Africa, Namibia or Zimbabwe are eligible to apply.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Masters of Commerce in Applied Development Economics at the University of the Witwatersrand can be applied for.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • The applicants must be available to undertake a 6 month paid internship at the Institute of Economic Justice immediately after completion of the study.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply for the Canon Collins international awards for Economic Justice: Interested students need to enroll themselves by logging in to the university portal and carrying out the application process. To apply for the opportunity the applicants are required to register or log in on here.
  • Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
  • Copy of degree certificates
  • Academic qualifications
  • Certified academic transcripts
  • ID document
  • Two recent payslips if currently employed
  • Admission Requirements: The applicants must hold an honours’ level academic qualification with a minimum grade point average of 75%, or be in their final year of Honours study in the year of the application.
  • Language Requirement: The students must submit scores of the following English language proficiency tests:
  • IELTS – 7.0
  • CAE – 185
  • TOEFL IBT – 100
  • TOEFL PBT – 600
  • TOEFL CBT – 250

Benefits

The Canon Collins Trust will give the selected international students R60,000 per year as a contribution towards the cost of study throughput the full period of the programme along with a 6 month paid internship at the Institute of Economic Justice.