1) Heritage Related Studies Bursary
Who can apply? Eligibility South African citizenship Academic potential / satisfactory academic performance (academic progress report if already at an institution) Field of study (heritage related) Financially needy Admission letter or proof of registration at an accredited institution of higher learning NB: people with disability are encouraged to apply
Closing date 14 August annually
Apply Online www.dac.gov.za/content/bursaries-heritage-related-studies-2015
2) Evangelical Lutheran Church Bursary
Field of study Religious Studies
Who Can Apply Lutheran students who are members of the ELCSA-SED
Value A refund of 50% of total amount on completion of studies
Service Contract No
Closing Date 30 September annually
Kimberley Office Address:
24 Natasha Street
P.O. Box 703
firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
Evangelical Lutheran Church Loans and Scholarships Committee, P/Bag X9204, Mapumulo
Apply Download application form: http://www.elcsacod.co.za/content/forms/bursary%20form.pdf
3) Grahamstown Foundation Scholarships – Gerald Wright Scholarship
About Available to school-leavers who will enter upon a first degree course majoring in English, in the year following their application. Tenable at any South African University/Teachers Training College.
Fields of study Language & Literature Studies
Who Can Apply South African citizen starting a first degree course majoring in English.
Value R2 000 per annum
Duration 3 years (given academic progress)
Service Contract No
Closing Date 31 October annually
Contact Tel: Tel: +27(0)46 603 1100/12 / Fax: +27(0)46 603 1173 / Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
1820 Settlers National Monument
Fort Selwyn Drive
PO Box 304
4) Japanese Government Scholarship (Undergraduate Students) Bursary
About Students wishing to pursue undergraduate studies in the following, Social Sciences: Economics, Law, Politics, Pedagogy, Sociology, Literature, History, Business Administration and Japanese language; Sciences: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Electronics, Electrical Engineering, Information Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Naval Architecture, Civil Engineering, Architecture, Environmental Engineering, Applied Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Industrial Chemistry, Textile Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Maritime Engineering, Biotechnology. Agriculture, Agricultural Chemistry, Agricultural Engineering, Animal Science, Veterinary Medicine, Forestry, Food Science, Fisheries, Hygienic studies Pharmacy, Hygienics, Nursing, and Biology; Medicine, and Dentistry.
Who Can Apply Applicants must have the nationality of a country which has diplomatic relations with the Japanese government. Applicants generally must have been born between April 2, 1993 and April 1, 1998. Applicants must either have completed a 12-year regular course of school education or have graduated from a school equivalent to an upper secondary school in Japan. Applicants must be willing to learn the Japanese language and deepen their understanding on Japan. In addition, in general, applicants must be willing to receive college education in Japanese.
(1) Fees: Fees for the entrance examination, matriculation and tuition at universities will be paid by the Japanese Government.
(2) Allowance: Each grantee will be provided monthly with 117,000 yen. An additional monthly stipend of 2,000 or 3,000 yen may be provided to those undertaking study or research in specially designated regions. However, the amount of allowance will be subject to change, however depending upon the annual budget for each year. The scholarship will not be paid to a grantee who takes a leave of absence or is long absent from the assigned university or the preparatory Japanese-teaching institution.
Duration Scholarship awards will be tenable for five years from April 2015 to March 2020, including one-year preparatory education in the Japanese language and other subjects due to be provided upon arrival in Japan. For scholarship grantees majoring in medicine,
Closing Date 10 June annually
Cultural Section in Embassy of Japan
259 Baines Street
5) SA Institute of Race Relations (SAIRR) (Soc) Bursary
About The national bursary programme of the Institute dates back to 1935. Since then our students, among them Mr. Nelson Mandela, who won a bursary worth £120 in the late 1940s, have served the country in almost every field of endeavour.
Field of study Social Sciences
Value Amount varies
Duration 1 year renewable
Service Contract No
Opening Date 01 July annually
Closing Date 31 August annually
2 Clamart Road
Tel: (011) 482-7221
Apply Online www.sairr.org.za/services/bursary-programme/applying-for-2012-bursary