Desmond Tutu’s Masters Scholarships for Africans


University of Edinburgh is a world class leading institute for academic excellence. Edinburgh’s main aim is to become world’s leading research and teaching universities and to achieve highest international standard. They want to provide quality learning and persons with highest professional standard. They will offer a scholarship for a student of Africa for a postgraduate Masters study within the school of Divinity for the academic session of 2010-2011.


Scholarship Provider:

University of Edinburgh, UK


Area of Study:

Any Master’s Program of study offered within the school Divinity


Benefits of Scholarship:

  • Fully waved tuition fees
  • Maintenance allowance of £5,000
  • This award is for one academic year



  • Applicant must be from Africa
  • Award will be given on the basis of academic merit
  • Applicant must have a Bachelor Degree equivalent to a UK first class or 2:1 Honors Degree
  • Sound financial ability of the applicant to complete study without any hindrance



How to Apply:

  • Applicant have to complete an application form send it to the Scholarship and Student Finance Office
  • Applicant must give specific references in the personal statement part of their extent of focus in their Master’s degree
  • Applicant must submit application within May 01


Contact Information:

  • Address: The Scholarships and Student Finance Office
    The University of Edinburgh
    Old College
    South Bridge
    Edinburgh EH8 9YL
  • Telephone: +44 131 651 4070