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Africa Scholarship

Eva Burrows Africa Scholarship


To empower, encourage and equip officers and Salvationists (both men and women) in Africa to realise their potential as leaders.


One year financial support up to AUD$25,000 in total for:

  • One recipient with up to 12 months approved study; OR
  • Two recipients with a shorter period of study

The amount covers

  • Two semesters of full-time higher education study at Eva Burrows College
  • Accommodation at Eva Burrows College during the period of study
  • One return journey economy fare to and from the recipient’s permanent home
  • Travel insurance or alternate provision for health emergencies, during the period of study
  • A modest living allowance to cover meals and related expenses, during the period of study


  • Be minimum 25 years of age at the time of application
  • Be an officer or soldier of The Salvation Army in Africa
  • Be an emerging leader able to demonstrate effective leadership and a commitment to ongoing development
  • Be endorsed by The Salvation Army leaders in the territory of origin
  • Be in good physical and emotional health
  • Be able to obtain the necessary travel documents from the home country, Australia and any transit countries (applicants are responsible for visa and travel document arrangements)
  • Should not be a previous recipient of any Eva Burrows Scholarship
  • Be able to meet the entry requirements of the proposed study

Application Status

Application for the Eva Burrows Africa Scholarship is currently closed. If you would like to make enquiries please email