The Catto Combined MSc and PhD Scholarships at CAS
University of Edinburgh
Deadline:  30th March

International Development And African Studies
M.Tech. (Master of Technology),Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy),M.Arch. (Master of Architecture),M.Plan. (Master of Planning),M.Com. (Master of Commerce),M.S. (Master of Surgery),M.Phil. (Master of Philosophy),M.B.A. (Master of Business Administration),M.Ed. (Master of Education),M.S. (Master of Science),M.Des. (Master of Design),M.C.A. (Master of Computer Applications),M.Optom. (Master of Optometry),M.P.H. (Master of Public Health),M.Voc. (Master of Vocation),M.H.R.D.M. (Master in Human Resources Development Management),M.Ch. (Master of Chirurgiae),M.Sc. (Master of Science),M.Text. (Master of Textile),M.A (Master of Arts)
Africa, United Kingdom

Scholarship Overview

The Catto Combined MSc and PhD Scholarships at CAS, 2021 is offered for Masters, PhD degree in the field of International Development and African Studies. You can apply to this scholarship here. The deadline for the sending your application is 30 Mar 2021. This scholarship is provided by University of Edinburgh and the value of this scholarship is Full Funding, Tuition fees and Stipend . This scholarship is open for: Open to African citizens.

  • Degree: Masters, PhD
  • Provided by: University of Edinburgh
  • Deadline: 30 Mar 2021
  • Scholarship value: Full Funding, Tuition fees and Stipend

The Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships for suitable applicants to study for an MSc in Africa and International Development and subsequent PhD in African Studies. Successful applicants will start their studies in September 2021. These Scholarships were made possible through generous funding from the Stephen Gordon Catto Charitable Trust and will cover full fees as well as a monthly maintenance stipend throughout the one-year MSc and subsequent three years of PhD study.

Value of The Catto Combined MSc and PhD Scholarships at CAS, 2021:

Successful applicants of the The Catto Combined MSc and PhD Scholarships at CAS, 2021 will receive full fees as well as a monthly maintenance stipend throughout the one-year MSc and subsequent three years of PhD study. 


  • Applicants must be a citizen of, and be normally domiciled in, an African country,
  • Applicants must have received an excellent undergraduate degree (minimum of a high 2.1) in the social sciences from an accredited university in Africa (a Masters degree achieved with distinction will be an advantage).
  • Applicants must not have previously received a degree from a university outside Africa,
  • Applicants must demonstrate commitment to studying for a PhD in African Studies.
  • Applicants must demonstrate leadership potential and intention to maximize the impact of their research.
  • Applicants must have received an offer to study for the MSc in Africa and International Development and/or the PhD in African Studies at the University of Edinburgh.

How To Apply

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