Deadline: 03 August, 2022

Canon Collins Trust has announced a call for applications for the Ireland Fellows Programme for Africans.

The programme enables early to mid-career professionals from eligible countries, with leadership potential, to benefit from a prestigious, world-class, quality education contributing to capacity building.


  • Tuition fees
  • Examination and other fees
  • Economy travel to and from home country to Ireland
  • Settling in allowance, book allowance and accommodation allowance
  • A monthly personal living allowance (stipend) to cover other living expense
  • The costs of an entry clearance (student visitor visa) application


  • Be a resident national of Lesotho or Zimbabwe
  • Have a minimum of two or three years of work experience that is directly relevant to a proposed programme(s) of study
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited and government-recognised higher education institution, with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0. (in some cases a second class honour grade two may be accepted if the applicant has sufficient, directly relevant work experience)
  • Be applying to commence a new programme at master’s level in Ireland no sooner than August 2023
  • Be able to demonstrate the following: leadership abilities and aspirations; a commitment to the achievement of the SDGs within your own country; and a commitment to contribute to building positive relationships with Ireland
  • Have a clear understanding of the academic and English language proficiencies required for all programmes chosen

To apply and for more information, click here.

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