Study In UK or South Africa: Beit Trust African Scholarships 2020

Study In UK or South Africa: Beit Trust African Scholarships 2020

The Beit Trust is in joint partnerships with six universities in the UK, and three in South Africa to award scholarship opportunities to Individuals who are seeking to pursue a degree program in UK or South Africa.

The next round of Beit Scholarships will be awarded for the academic year beginning September 2020 for universities in the UK; and January 2021 for universities in South Africa. Scholarships for the academic year beginning September 2019 (UK) and January 2020 (SA) have already been awa

Applications Deadline: Varies within universities. The absolute deadline for applications to reach the Trust is 12th February 2020.

Eligible Countries: Malawi, Zambia or Zimbabwe

Offered annually? Yes

To be taken at (country): United Kingdom or South Africa

Type: Masters, PhD

Number of Awardees: Not specified

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Value of Scholarship: 

  • Fees and costs of tuition and related academic expenses are paid by the Trust direct to the universities.
  • Payment of a personal allowance, index linked in accordance with guidance from an independent authority covering maintenance support.
  • Other allowances are paid for arrival, a laptop and printing of a thesis, and return home.
  • Economy Class air passages are provided by the Trust for the initial journey to the place of study, and for the return at the end of the course.
  • No allowances are paid for spouses or other family members.


  • Applicants must be nationals of Zambia, Zimbabwe and Malawi, who are also resident in and intend to return to those countries
  • Applicants have a conditional acceptance or an offer from your chosen partner university, you should apply as early as possible to The Beit Trust for a scholarship, using this linked application form
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How To Apply: If you are interested in a Beit Scholarship, and as a help in tracking potentially qualified applicants, would you please:

  • Notify the relevant university, as part of your study application, that you will be approaching the Beit Trust for scholarship funding. Please indicate your work or professional experience;
  • Notify the Trust once you have submitted an application to a partner university;
  • Tell the Trust which course you’ve applied for; 
  • Confirm your nationality to the Trust;
  • Zimbabweans and Malawians should send their application forms to [email protected]
  • Zambians should send theirs to [email protected]

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