FirstRand Laurie Dippenaar Postgraduate Scholarship 2020/2021 for South African Students
The prestigious FirstRand Laurie Dippenaar scholarship for postgraduate international study to the value of R750 000 per annum is available to south african citizens for study outside South Africa in any discipline at an international university of their choice.
Application Deadline: 20th February 2020
Eligible Countries: South Africa
To be taken at (country): Any country of candidate’s choice
Field of Study: Any discipline of candidate’s choice
Eligibility: The following factors are taken into account in the awarding of the scholarship:
– academic excellence;
– leadership ability;
– community involvement; and
– potential to be a destiny changer
Preference is given to applicants under the age of 35 and this has to be for first-time overseas study. Applicants should have applied to and been conditionally accepted by their university of choice for the postgraduate course they wish to pursue by April 2017.
Applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.
The decision of the adjudication panel is final and correspondence regarding their decision will not be entered into. The panel reserves the right not to make an award.
Selection Criteria: Excellence is the only criteria for selection.
Number of Awardees: Not specified
Value of Scholarship: R850 000 per annum
How to Apply: All applications, including all the attachments and reference letters, must be completed online.
Applications must be submitted by 20 February 2020 to be eligible for consideration. Confirmation of each received application will be emailed to the applicant upon receipt of his or her application.