2022 Kader Asmal Fellowship Program for Canon Collins
South African students may apply for the Kader Asmal Fellowship Programme, a fully-funded scholarship opportunity, to pursue master’s-level studies in Ireland’s renowned higher education institutions.
This flagship programme of the Embassy of Ireland in South Africa is part of the broader Ireland-Africa Fellows Programme offered by Ireland’s Department of Foreign Affairs. The Kader Asmal Fellowship Programme is targeted at early career professionals in South Africa, with leadership potential.
A fully-funded scholarship opportunity called the Kader Asmal Fellowship Programme is available to South African students who want to pursue master’s degrees at famous Irish higher education institutions.
About Canon Collins
The British Defence and Aid Fund for Southern Africa (BDAF), mostly via the leadership of Ethel de Keyser, director of BDAF, and Canon John Collins, BDAF’s founder, formed the Educational Trust for Southern Africa in 1981. The Trust was renamed the Canon Collins Educational Trust for southern Africa upon Canon Collins’ demise.
Kader Asmal Fellowship Programme
- Type – Fellowship
- Organisation – Canon Collins
- Country to study
- School to study
- Course to studyNot specified
- State of Origin
- Gender – Men and Women
- Application DeadlineAugust 3, 2022
Requirements for Kader Asmal Fellowship Programme Qualification
To be eligible for a Kader Asmal Fellowship Programme commencing at the beginning of the academic year 2023 applicants must:
- Be a resident national of South Africa
- Have a minimum of two years relevant work experience (this can include internships and volunteering positions, see Page 6 for details).
- Hold an honours’ level academic qualification from an accredited and governmentrecognised higher education institution, with a minimum grade point average of 75% – i.e. a first class honour, or second class honour, Grade 1 (in some cases a second class honour Grade 2 may be accepted).
- Not already hold a qualification at master’s level or higher.
- Be applying to commence a new course at master’s level in Ireland no sooner than August/September 2023.
- Be able to demonstrate leadership abilities and aspirations, as well as commitment to the achievement of the SDGs within your own country.
- Have identified and selected two relevant courses from the Ireland-Africa Fellows Programme Directory of Eligible Courses, see course list.
- Have a clear understanding of the academic and English language proficiencies required for both courses chosen.
- Must not have applied for Kader Asmal Fellowship Programme on more than one previous occasion.
- Be in a position to take up the Fellowship in the academic year 2023/2024.
August 3, 2022
How to Apply
For more details, visit Canon Collins website