Canon Collins Trust Graça Machel SASOL Scholarships 2016 for Master’s study in South Africa (Fully Funded)

Application Deadline :19 October 2015
Canon Collins Trust invites applications from Mozambican women for Graça Machel scholarships for Master’s study in South Africa in 2016.
The Graça Machel scholarship scheme has existed since 2008 and to date approximately 60 women from southern Africa have benefitted from these scholarships.
Graça Machel scholars join an expanding network of African women leaders, and are given the opportunity to attend networking and professional development events.
These scholarships, funded by SASOL, aim to increase the number of number of Mozambican Graça Machel scholars. Awards will be made for study in specific subject areas, as outlined below, and scholars may be given the opportunity to work for SASOL on completion of their studies if appropriate opportunities exist.

Priority Areas

These scholarships are funded by SASOL.  In 2016 SASOL will support make awards under the following priority areas:

1. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics subjects
2. Petroleum/Drilling Engineering
3. Reservoir Engineering
4. Civil/Mechanical Engineering

Eligibility Requirement:

To apply for a scholarship under this programme you must be:

  • Female
  • A national of and normally resident in Mozambique
  • Seeking to study at Master’s level in one of the subjects named above.
  • In possession of a good first degree (minimum second class, upper division or equivalent) or about to graduate in the year of application
  • Studying or applying to study at a South African university

The Graça Machel SASOL scholarships include:

  • Tuition fees paid in full
  • A stipend to cover living expenses
  • Medical insurance for scholars studying in South Africa
  • A travel allowance to cover the cost of flights

Application Process:

All applicants are required to send the following supporting documentation:

  • Copy of degree certificates, if available
  • Certified academic transcripts
  • Reference letters from two referees
  • ID document (passport, birth certificate or driver’s license)

You may also need to submit two recent payslips, if currently employed

The form and all supporting documentation must be emailed to scholarships@canoncollins by Monday 19 October 2015

Download the Application Form for the Graça Machel SASOL scholarships 2016

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Graça Machel SASOL scholarships


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