Applications are invited for the Standard Bank Derek Cooper Africa Scholarships 2020/2021 at the London School of Economics. The scholarships are to support academically gifted students who do not have the financial means to pursue further studies of this nature.
The successful candidates will need to demonstrate a combination of exceptional academic merit and financial need. The London School of Economics is unique in its concentration on teaching and research across the full range of social, political and economic sciences. These scholarships are generously supported by Standard Bank of South Africa PLC.
- The three scholarships will each provide the cost of full fees for the eligible programmes and provide a maintenance stipend for living costs.
- Applicants will ordinarily be resident in one of Standard Bank’s African presence countries, with a preference for residents of South Africa, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Angola, Mozambique and South Sudan.
- The scholarships are for offer holders on the following LSE master’s programmes:
- MSc Environment and Development
- MSc Environmental Economics and Climate Change
- MSc Finance (full-time)
- MSc Finance and Private Equity
- MSc Risk and Finance
- MSc Real Estate Economics and Finance
- MSc Law and Accounting
- MSc Economics and Management
- MSc Management Information Systems and Digital Innovation
- MSc Management and Strategy
- MSc Financial Mathematics
- MSc Economics and Philosophy
To apply for LSE funding for programmes beginning in September 2020, you must:
- Submit your application for the programme (See how to apply for graduate study at LSE)
- Submit your Graduate Financial Support Application Form via the Graduate application tracker including completing Section G: Personal Statement.
- And receive an offer of a place (conditional or unconditional)
For more information, visit Standard Bank Derek Cooper Africa Scholarships.