Matilda Mwaba Women in Sport Leadership Scholarship by the University of London, UK

Level of Study: Short course or Postgraduate Certificate

Subject of Study: International Sports Management

Mode of Study: Distance learning

Deadline: 6 August 2021


The University of London is offering the Matilda Mwaba Scholarship in honour of the late Ms Matilda Mwaba. The Matilda Mwaba African women in sport leadership scholarship provide development opportunities that enable young women to reach their full leadership potential in the sports industry. The award is provided to an individual who, through their personal and professional example, has demonstrated outstanding leadership and made significant contributions to the advancement of women in and through sports.

Number of Awards: 5 scholarships

Duration of the Scholarship: The scholarship will be valid for the maximum period of registration for your programme.


For the selected candidates,

  1. The scholarship will cover the fees for one short course (module) of the University of London International Sports Management by distance learning.
  2. Successful recipients of the scholarship will also receive mentorship in the specialist subject area.


Eligibility Requirements:

To be eligible for the Matilda Mwaba Scholarship applicant must:

  1. Be a woman
  2. Have an offer for the module/Postgraduate certificate
  3. Be of age 35 and under
  4. Be a permanent resident of a country in Africa
  5. Be able to provide relevant references

How to apply:

  1. Appicants must submit a fully completed course application to be considered for the scholarship.
  2. Download and complete the scholarship application form provided on the official website.
  3. Submit an application for the short course or Postgraduate Certificate in International Sports Management
  4. Please ensure you upload your completed scholarship application form under the ‘Scholarship Form’ section.
  5. Pay the appropriate online application fee for your programme.
  6. NOTE: submit your course application no later than 19 July as your scholarship application can only be considered if you have an offer.


Applicants can visit the official website for further details on the scholarship.

It is important to read the Terms and Conditions before submitting the scholarship application form.


The University of London was established by Royal Charter in 1836 for the public benefit and is recognized globally. The University has offered access to a wide range of academic opportunities and is a world leader in higher education. The university is one of the largest, most diverse universities in the UK with over 120,000 students in London, and a further 50,000 studying across 190 countries for a University of London degree. The University of London has an outstanding global reputation with a federation of 17 independent member institutions, ranging from larger universities such as UCL or King’s College London to smaller specialized institutions.

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