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The Ruth First Educational Trust provides opportunities for students from southern Africa to undertake postgraduate study at Durham University (UK)

Applications are now open for the 2022-23 Scholarship

Go to ‘How to apply for a Scholarship (deadline: 24 March 2022)

Patrons :

  • Dr Bill Bryson, writer, former Chancellor of Durham University
  • Sir Thomas Allen, opera singer and director, Chancellor of Durham University
  • Professor Chris Higgins, former Vice-Chancellor of Durham University
  • Gillian Slovo, writer, daughter of Ruth First and Joe Slovo

Supporting organizations: