Thursday, 10 November 2016

2017 The Catto PhD Scholarship At University Of Edinburgh

The Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh, Scotland is offering the Stephen Gordon Catto Charitable Trust scholarship which is provided to African Students who are interested in pursuing a PhD degree in African Studies.

The scholarship will cover tuition fees, two return flights from the applicant’s home country, and a monthly stipend (£1,200 a month) and is tenable for 3 years.


- Applicants must be Citizens of an African Country.

- Applicants must have received an offer to study African Studies at University of Edinburgh.

- Applicants must have completed their Masters and Bachelors degree program.

- Applicants must have good grades.

Application Process

Interested applicants will need to e-mail an updated CV and a cover letter to the Postgraduate Adviser for the PhD in African Studies:

Please add ‘Catto PhD scholarship application’ to the subject line, and ensure the e-mail is sent by 1st May 2017.

The cover letter should be no longer than two pages, and should provide:

i) an exhaustive explanation of the proposed research project;

ii) a demonstration of the candidate’s additional leadership potential;

iii) how the candidate intends to maximize the impact and benefits of their doctoral research project in their country of origin.

Application Deadline

The application deadline for this scholarship program is on 1st May 2017.

For more information visit the official page



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