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FirstRand Laurie Dippenaar Postgraduate Scholarship 2019/2020 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: 21st February 2019

Eligible Countries: South Africa

To be taken at (country): Any country of candidate’s choice

Field of Study: Any discipline of candidate’s choice

Type: Postgraduate

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 21 February 2019 to be eligible for consideration. Confirmation of each received application will be emailed to the applicant upon receipt of his or her application.

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

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