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CECIL Renaud Overseas Scholarship 2023 for young South Africans study in the United Kingdom

Deadline: 31st of October, 2022

Dr Cecil Renaud, a well-known Durban Philanthropist, established The Cecil Renaud Educational and Charitable Trust in 1988. Dr Renaud passed away on 3 June 1993 and bequeathed the residue of his estate to the Trust. Shortly after the Trust became active, the trustees established the Overseas Scholarship.

The Overseas Scholarship, granted annually to one or two students, is awarded for a maximum of two years for post-graduate study (Masters degree (or equivalent) or PhD) in the United Kingdom at a university of the student’s choice.

Eligibility Criteria

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

Applicants should have attained, or aim to achieve, undergraduate or Honours degree(s) cum laude or summa cum laude; and additionally, have achieved Dean’s Commendations and Certificates of Merit or equivalent.

WILL LEAVE BIG FOOTPRINTS

CECIL Renaud is looking for candidates who will have a significant impact on their field of study, and the world.

ATTENDED SECONDARY SCHOOL IN KZN

Applicants must have completed a major part of their secondary schooling in KwaZulu-Natal, and be under the age of 27 at the time of applying for the scholarship.

STUDYING AT A SOUTH AFRICAN UNIVERSITY

The scholarship is open to postgraduate students who have completed or are currently studying towards an Honours degree; or a four year undergraduate degree.

EVIDENCE OF FOCUS, COMMITMENT, STAMINA AND LEADERSHIP

A good track record in extracurricular activities and a drive to succeed and uplift South Africa.

ANY FIELD OF STUDY

Former scholars have read towards varied fields including an MPhil in Development Studies, an MA in Applied Theology, an MSc in Mathematics and an MA in Singing.

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Oyin Olufayo

Oyin Olufayo is a Sustainable Development Goals Advocate. A recent graduate of The School of Politics, Policy, and Governance (SPPG) She is a Technical Writer, Political Writer, and a Content Writer. Her passion for sustainable development goals has been implemented by creating tangible solutions. She has featured in grassroots initiatives like TedX, World Literacy Foundation, Spur Nation Media, FRCN, Naija Law and etc. spreading the impact of Sustainable education, and also facilitated numerous events regarding SDGs.

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