Invitation to Malawian Candidates: Beit Trust Postgraduate Scholarships

Beit Trust Postgraduate Scholarships 2021 IN THE UK 2022 IN SOUTH AFRICA

Every year, the Beit Trustees offer scholarships at partner universities in the UK and South Africa. Graduates who are Malawian Nationals under the age of 30 (or 35 in the case of medical doctors and veterinarians) are eligible to apply.

You should first apply directly to the universities listed below. We would advise you to apply to more than one, to boost your chance of acceptance and selection. Once you have an acceptance, you can then apply to the Beit Trust.

The scholarship is for a Master’s Degree only. The Trust does not fund undergraduate degrees. The awards in the UK are for one-year taught MSc/MA degrees. Our partner universities are:
• Cambridge
• Edinburgh
• Glasgow
• Leeds
• Oxford, including a Master’s in Public Policy (MPP) at the Blavatnik School of Government
• St Andrews.

Master’s Degrees are also offered in South Africa. These are for two-year MSc/MA courses at the following  partner universities:
• The University of Cape Town
• Rhodes University
• Stellenbosch University

Please note that applications for South African universities will be for the academic year beginning Jan/Feb 2022.

Once you have a confirmed offer from any of the above Universities and you wish to apply for a Beit
Postgraduate Scholarship, please visit the Scholarships page on for further details about the application process. Your offer letter(s) must be included with your application.

Our applications open end-September 2020. You should apply to us as soon as possible, but no later than 12th February, 2021. Our Scholarship Selection Boards sit in the week of 22nd March, 2021 to interview candidates. The Trust will advise selected applicants of the exact date closer to the time.

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