Matilda Mwaba Scholarship

The University of London is pleased to be offering 5 scholarships in honour of the late Ms Matilda Mwaba. The scholarship will cover the fees for one short course (module) of the University of London International Sports Management by distance learning. Successful recipients of the scholarship will also receive mentorship in the specialist subject area.

Ms. Matilda Mwaba was co-founder of the Zambia National Organisation for Women in Sport Physical Activity and Recreation (NOWSPAR) where she served as Chief Executive Officer. She was also the Africa representative on the Global Executive of the International Working Group on Women in Sport (IWG). Her work focused on advocacy for the empowerment girls and women in and through sport, increasing women and girls participation in sport, sport for development, organisational development, and policy engagement on the integrity of sport.

Photograph of Matilda Mwaba
Mwaba was co-founder of the Zambia National Organisation for Women in Sport Physical Activity and Recreation where she served as Chief Executive Officer

Matilda Mwaba scholarship

Are you eligible?

To be considered for the scholarship you must:

  • Be a woman
  • Have an offer for the module/Postgraduate certificate
  • Be of age 35 and under
  • Be a permanent resident of a country in Africa
  • Be able to provide relevant references

How to apply

 

  • Download and complete the scholarship application form
  • Submit an application for the short course or Postgraduate Certificate in International Sports Management
  • Please ensure you upload your completed scholarship application form under the ‘Scholarship Form’ section.
  • Pay the appropriate online application fee for your programme.
  • You must submit a fully completed course application, as without this we cannot consider a scholarship application.

If you have applied for a programme previously but did not register and wish to be considered for this scholarship, please submit a completed scholarship application form here as you may not need to reapply for your course.

Scholarship deadline

Scholarship application deadline 6 August 2021.

We recommend that you submit your course application no later than 19 July as your scholarship application can only be considered if you have an offer.

Terms and conditions

The following terms and conditions apply to the University of London Matilda Mwaba Scholarship.

The University of London Matilda Mwaba Scholarship is available for the University of London distance learning programmes only.

  1. You will not be considered for the University of London Matilda Mwaba Scholarship until you have received an offer for the relevant short course.
  2. You cannot be considered for the University of London Matilda Mwaba Scholarship if you are a currently registered student.
  3. The University of London Matilda Mwaba Scholarship will be applied against the short course fee payable to the University of London.
  4. The University of London Matilda Mwaba Scholarship may be awarded in addition to other scholarships and funding, but it cannot be used in conjunction with any other University of London bursary or scholarships.
  5. The University of London Matilda Mwaba Scholarship may be reviewed on an annual basis and cannot be transferred to another individual.
  6. Students awarded a University of London Matilda Mwaba Scholarship but who subsequently withdraw from their course of studies will no longer be eligible for the University of London Matilda Mwaba Scholarship.
  7. The University of London Matilda Mwaba Scholarship cannot be retroactively applied to studies in previous academic years.
  8. The University of London Matilda Mwaba Scholarship will be valid for the maximum period of registration for your programme.
  9. The University reserves the right to terminate the University of London Matilda Mwaba Scholarship if you are found to have omitted key information or have provided untrue, inaccurate, incomplete or fraudulent information on your application form or in any additional information provided to the University and used in the determination of the award of your University of London Matilda Mwaba Scholarship.
  10. You agree to abide by the rules and regulations of the University of London. If you do not abide by these rules and regulations, or if you do not meet the requirements (including the academic requirements) to continue or complete the distance learning course, the University reserves the right to withdraw the University of London Matilda Mwaba Scholarship with immediate effect.
  11. You undertake to use your best efforts to fulfil the academic requirements of the short course.
  12. As part of the University of London Matilda Mwaba Scholarship award, the University may ask you to participate in marketing related activities and/or events to promote and share your experiences of the University of London Matilda Mwaba Scholarship. You are under no obligation to undertake any of these activities. Examples of typical activities and/or events may include participating in an interview, providing a profile for the University website. If you participate in such activities and/or events, you agree for the University to use any material resulting from such activities and/or events for the purposes of publicity material and/or for the education of other students, whether electronically or in print. You furthermore release and discharge the University and its agents, representatives and assignees from any and all claims and demands arising out of or in connection with the use of the publicity material, including without limitation any and all claims for invasion of privacy and defamation. Additionally, you agree that the copyright of any publicity material shall be wholly vested in the University and you hereby assign to the University any and all rights in the publicity material.
  13. You may be asked to provide a report outlining the impact of your study and research – this is a requirement of being a scholarship recipient. Failure to provide the report may result in the withdrawing of your scholarship.
  14. By agreeing to these Terms and Conditions, you are giving the University the right to hold and process your personal data, including some sensitive personal data. The University will process this personal data (including any personal data provided as part of participation in a marketing related activity and/or event under clause 16) in accordance with the UK Data Protection legislation and the University’s Data Protection Policy. The University will only share data with third parties in accordance with its Data Protection Policy and the University will remain the data controller of the data. The Data Protection Policy is applicable from the time of accepting these Terms and Conditions.
  15. Each of the clauses of these Terms and Conditions operate separately. If a clause or any part of a clause is or becomes invalid, illegal or unenforceable, it shall be deemed deleted, but that shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the rest of these Terms and Conditions which shall remain in full force and effect.
  16. These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and the University in relation to the University of London Matilda Mwaba Scholarship. All previous agreements, arrangements and understandings between you and the University relating to the University of London Matilda Mwaba Scholarship, whether written or oral, shall have no legal effect unless expressly set out in these Terms and Conditions.
  17. If the University fails to insist that you perform any of your obligations under these Terms and Conditions, or if the University does not enforce its rights against you, or if the University delays in doing so, that will not mean that the University has waived its rights against you and that will not mean that you do not have to comply with those obligations. If the University waives a default by you of the University of London Matilda Mwaba Scholarship, the University will only do so in writing, and that will not mean that it will automatically waive any later default by you.
  18. These are the Terms and Conditions between you and the University. No other person shall have any rights to enforce any of the terms of these Terms and Conditions.
  19. These Terms and Conditions, and any matters arising out of or in relation to these Terms and Conditions, are governed and construed in accordance with English law. The parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts to settle any dispute or claim arising out of or in relation to these Terms and Conditions.