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2023 Dr. Cecil Renaud Overseas Scholarship Grants in the UK for South Africans


Apr 11, 2023
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Closing date: October 31, 2022

This is great news! South African students interested in studying in the UK are invited to apply for the Cecil Renaud Overseas scholarship grants funded by Dr. Cecil Renaud.

A maximum of two years of postgraduate study (Master’s degree (or equivalent) or PhD) is offered annually to one or two students in the United Kingdom at a university of their choice.

Overseas Scholarships Cecil Renaud

South Africans have received 28 scholarships from us since 1994. The scholarship has been awarded to students from a variety of disciplines at universities including Cambridge, Oxford, and London. A KwaZulu-Natal secondary school graduate who is in the final year of a postgraduate honours degree or a four-year bachelor’s degree is eligible for this scholarship.

Criteria for entrance

  • The applicant must possess a cum laude or summa cum laude undergraduate or honors degree, along with Dean’s Commendations, Certificates of Merit, or equivalent academic achievement.
  • THEY WILL LEAVE A MAJOR FOOTPRINT: We’re looking for candidates who will have a significant impact on their fields of study and the world as a whole.
  • THE APPLICANT MUST HAVE COMPLETED A MAJOR PART OF THIER SECONDARY SCHOOLING IN KZN AND BE UNDER THE AGE OF 27 AT THE TIME THEIR APPLICATION IS DUE: Applicants must have completed a major part of their secondary schooling in KwaZulu-Natal and be under the age of 27.
  • POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS AT SOUTH AFRICAN UNIVERSITIES: This scholarship is open to postgraduates with an honours degree or a four-year undergraduate degree.
  • THE FOCUS, COMMITMENT, STAMINA, AND LEADERSHIP: An excellent track record in extracurricular activities as well as the desire to succeed and uplift South Africa.
  • Our former scholars have obtained MPhils in Development Studies, MAs in Applied Theology, MScs in Mathematics, and MAs in singing.


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