The scholarship will be awarded to a student from Africa who is accepted on a full-time basis for a one-year postgraduate programme of study within the School of Divinity and who has the official endorsement from the General Secretary or Principal Clerk of their Church.
The scholarship will cover:
Full overseas tuition fee
Accommodation within a Church of Scotland flat within Edinburgh
£500 per calendar month for living costs
One return airfare
Insurance from Church of Scotland business travel, underwritten by Aviva.
The scholarship will be awarded broadly on the basis of academic merit with candidates requiring a Bachelor's Degree equivalent to a UK first-class or 2:1 Honours degree.
Applicants must be a member of a Church of Scotland partner church in Africa. Eligible partner churches are:
Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Ghana
Presbyterian Church of Ghana
Presbyterian Church of East Africa
Synod of the Nile of the Evangelical Church of Egypt
Church of Central Africa Presbyterian
Igreja Evangelica de Cristo em Mocambique
Presbyterian Church of Nigeria
Presbyterian Church of South Sudan
The Programme of Christian Muslim Relations in Africa'
United Church of Zambia
Uniting Presbyterian Church of Southern Africa
5th of April 2021
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