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Joshua Nkomo Scholarships opening soon

February 16, 2017 Leave a comment

The Joshua Nkomo scholarship is offered to the best students in the final 2 to 3 years of high school, and top university and college students in their first and straight Masters degrees. It focuses on identifying young African talent through a rigorous selection process and creating the opportunity for them to get the best and most relevant education at world-class local and overseas tertiary learning institutions. The programme includes leadership training and mentorship through internships, community involvement and life-long engagement through an active alumni network.
Who Qualifies for The Scholarship?

Academic Merit as determined by applicant performance in public examinations (mainly ZIMSEC and Cambridge)

For A-Level applications, a minimum of SEVEN (7) “A” grade passes is required

For University applications, a minimum of TEN (10) points for females and TWELVE (12) points for males is required

Where there are ties, extra criterion is applied as follows:
Leadership Potential as demonstrated by levels of responsibility and office bearing in the School and surrounding

Communities, as well as confirmed indications of Community Engagements and extra-curricular activity

Personal Integrity as deduced from School Reports and reports from other responsible authorities.

Documentation Required

Academic certificates/public exam results

Birth Certificate

National ID

APPLICATIONS OPENING SOON

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http://www.higherlifefoundation.com/joshua-nkomo-scholarship/#

Applications are open for the 2017/2018 CHEVENING AWARDS

August 22, 2016 Leave a comment

Chevening is the UK government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders. Funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations, Chevening offers two types of award – Chevening Scholarships and Chevening Fellowships – the recipients of which are personally selected by British Embassies and High Commissions throughout the world.

Chevening offers a unique opportunity for future leaders, influencers, and decision-makers from all over the world to develop professionally and academically, network extensively, experience UK culture, and build lasting positive relationships with the UK.

Applications for Chevening Scholarships and some Chevening Fellowship awards are open between 8 August and 8 November 2016. Applications for various Chevening Fellowships programmes open at different points during the year.

Please read the information on this page carefully prior to applying. Applications for all scholarships and some fellowships close on 8 November at 12:00 GMT (midday UK time). For the latest tips and advice, sign up here to receive our newsletter.

Applications for Chevening Awards can only be submitted using the Chevening online application system, available through the ‘apply’ button on your country’s page. Detailed advice on applying for fellowships can be found through your country’s fellowship page.

Chevening Scholarships

Prior to starting your application for a Chevening Scholarship please ensure you have the following ready:

  • Essential: Three different UK master’s course choices
  • Optional: English language test results (if you’ve already met the requirements) 
  • Optional: UK master’s university offer (if you’ve already met the requirements)

Required documents

You can submit your initial application without these optional documents and upload them to your application at any point up to 13 July 2017. Please note that only documents in PDF format can be uploaded and documents cannot be over 5MB in size.

If you are eventually conditionally selected for a Chevening Scholarship, it is essential that you provide evidence that you meet the Chevening English language requirements and that you have at least one offer from an eligible course before 13 July 2017 in order to remain in the process.

Application guidance for Chevening Scholarships

It is recommended that you read the guidance below to help you submit an eligible application.

#ChosenForChevening inspiration

A year ago, thousands of people just like you put themselves forward for a Chevening Award. A year later, the successful applicants are now on their way to the UK to begin their journeys as Cheveners! Over the next few weeks we’ll feature some of our favourite #ChosenForChevening stories, but you can find more on Instagram and Twitter.