2018/2019 Fully Funded Canon Collins/Embassy of Ireland in South Africa Fellowships for South African Students


The Embassy of Ireland in South Africa is partnering with Canon Collins Trust to accept scholarship applications for postgraduate studies in Ireland starting in September 2018, in the following subject areas below.

Application Deadline:  Submit applications on or before Tuesday 20th February 2018.

Eligible Countries: Note that scholarships are specifically for South African students.

Scholarship country: Scholarships will take place in Ireland.

Fields of Study: The fellowship programme has two strands:

  • 13 annual awards for postgraduate study in Business Management • Agriculture, Food Science & Nutrition; and • Public Administration
  • One annual award will be made for a fellowship in Human Rights Law (LLM in Law) at Trinity College Dublin. This will be selected by the Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution (CASAC).

Scholarship Type: Masters, Fellowship

Eligibility: Applicants must:

  • be a South African citizen holding a South African Permanent Residence Permit
  • have achieved the necessary standard to be accepted onto a postgraduate course in an institute of higher education in Ireland
  • be seeking funding for a full-time postgraduate programme in one of the above listed subject areas
  • be able to take up fellowship in the academic year 2017/2018
  • Not have already applied for a course at an institution in Ireland – if you have already been admitted to a university you are not eligible

Please note applicants already in possession of a Master’s degree are not eligible

You are encouraged to apply only if you are eligible. Applicants already in possession of a Master’s degree are not eligible

Number of Scholarship: 13.

Value of Scholarship: The Kader Asmal Fellowships will cover the following expenses:

  • Fill university application fees
  • tuition fees
  • examination and other fees
  • economy travel fare to and from your country of residence to Ireland;
  • settling in allowance, book allowance and study allowance
  • accommodation
  • a monthly personal living allowance (stipend) to cover other living expense for you only and
  • the costs of an entry clearance (student visitor visa) application

How to Apply:  Click here to apply for the Kader Asmal Fellowship for Postgraduate study in Ireland in 2018-2019.

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