Bursaries for South African students

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Social Science

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

Duration Variable

Service Contract No

Closing Date 30 September annually

Contact www.elcsacod.co.za/ELCSACOD%202013/pages/contact.html
Kimberley Office Address:
24 Natasha Street
Homestead
Kimberle
8301

P.O. Box 703
Kimberley
8300

elcsacod@telkomsa.net / info@elcsacod.co.za

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: admin@foundation.org.za

Address
Physical:
1820 Settlers National Monument
Fort Selwyn Drive
Grahamstown

Postal:
Grahamstown Foundation
PO Box 304
Grahamstown
6140
South Africa

Apply http://www.foundation.org.za/index.php?pid=43
 

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.

Value
(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

Contact
Cultural Section in Embassy of Japan
259 Baines Street
Groenkloof
Pretoria
0181

Apply www.mext.go.jp/a_menu/koutou/ryugaku/boshu/1346539.htm
 

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

Contact
2 Clamart Road
Richmond
Johannesburg
2092
Tel: (011) 482-7221

Apply Online www.sairr.org.za/services/bursary-programme/applying-for-2012-bursary
 

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