Full Distance Learning Scholarships for East and South African Students at London South Bank University

London South Bank Univ
Online Masters (MS) Degree

Deadline: 4 May 2012 (annual)
Study in:  any Country
Course starts September 2012

Brief description:

Fully-funded distance learning scholarships are available in 2010 for student/scholars from East and Southern African Commonwealth countries to study the MSc in Education for Sustainability at London South Bank University.

Host Institution(s):

London South Bank University, UK

Field of study:

MSc in Education for Sustainability

Number of Scholarships:

15 scholarships will be awarded for 2012.

Target group:

African Commonwealth Citizens living and working in: Botswana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Zambia.  Applications from women, who are underrepresented in leadership roles are particularly welcomed.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

Funding will cover all the costs of tutoring, assessment, study guides and readers, together with a travel grant for attendance at the residential week.


Are you eligible to apply?

• Are you an African Commonwealth citizen working in Botswana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda or Zambia?

• Do you have a first degree?

• Do you have the written English skills for a Masters programme?

• Are you involved in the field of education in the broadest terms? e.g. advocacy/ communication / training / teaching / marketing etc?

• Are you in a leadership position or one with leadership potential?

• Are you committed to making a difference within your workplace and within your country?

• Do you understand the requirements and challenges of a distance learning course?

• Do you have regular, reliable and easy access to a computer with email and internet facilities?

• Will you be able to attend the Introductory Residential Week in Nairobi in October 2010 exact dates to be confirmed

• Do you have the support of your employer?

• Do you have the support of your family?

Important Note: You cannot be enrolled on another post graduate course during the time of the scholarship.

Application instructions:

Applicants must apply online and must be completed by 4 May 2012.  It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


Official Scholarship Website: http://www.lsbu.ac.uk/ahs/departments/education/efs#fees

2012 Call for Applications (PDF):  http://www.lsbu.ac.uk/ahs/downloads/efs-scholarship-eligibilityv2.pdf

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