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

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The 2018-19 Ruth First Scholarship has been awarded to Faith Chipuriro from Zimbabwe
She will take an MSc in Internet Systems & E-Business


What is the RFET?

How do we raise funds?

Who was Ruth First?

How to apply for a Scholarship

This year's Ruth First Scholar

Former Scholars

How to support the Trust

Events

Annual reports

Trustees and Committee members

Southern Africa today: links

The people in the pictures above are (from left to right): Nomazile Chicho, Peter Okeno Ong'are, Bill Bryson, Mzwanele Tola and Simplicio Bhebhe

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:

Durham University

St Chad's College

St Aidan's College

Durham County Council

Durham Miners' Association

Registered UK Charity no. 1019975

Contacts

Chairman: Dr Mike Thompson
m.p.thompson@durham.ac.uk
Secretary: Prof. Cheryl McEwan
cheryl.mcewan@durham.ac.uk
Treasurer: Mr Francis Pritchard
francis.pritchard@durham.ac.uk

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