Elizabeth Bird MA Education Scholarship

“Liz’s legacy continues in so many ways.” Michael Bird

On July 10, 2010, the much loved and dedicated educationalist, Dr Elizabeth Bird died tragically. In her memory, the Elizabeth Bird Resource Centre was established at the University of Malawi. Dr Bird’s widower, Michael Bird, also sponsored Dorothy Kabvala, a postgraduate student doing her Master’s in Education.

In 2020, one more Elizabeth Bird scholarship for promising Education scholar studying or applying to study for a Master’s in Education at Chancellors College will be offered.

Are you eligible?

Applicants must be:

  • a first year student registered on any MA Education course at Chancellor College that has commenced in 2021, or applying to study in 2022
  • a female teacher, national of and resident in Malawi
  • in possession of a good undergraduate degree

What we offer

This scholarship is valued at approximately US$3,500 per academic year, to cover tuition fees and provide a modest living allowance. This figure may be amended, subject to confirmation of tuition fees.

How to apply

This scholarship is now closed for applications.