Sawise Scholarships for African Women 2015 2016

Sawise Scholarships for African Women 2015 2016
The Association of South African Women in Science and Engineering (SAWISE) and the Hope Network is inviting applications for SAWISE scholarships for sub-Saharan women applicants. Two scholarships are offered which includes: SAWISE Hope Scholarship and SAWISE Angus Scholarship for pursuing 4th year [e.g. BSc (Honors) or equivalent] of study at tertiary level. The scholarship is tenable at South African universities.

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Study in: South Africa
Host Institution: The Association of South African Women in Science and Engineering (SAWISE) and the Hope Network
Course Level: BSc
Course Starts: 2015
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Sawise Scholarships for African Women 2015/ 2016

CLOSING DATE: 15th of November 2014

Field of Study(s):

These scholarships are awarded in any field of:

  • science
  • engineering, and
  • medical.

Target Group:

Sawise Scholarships for African Women are available for Sub-Saharan black female and South African female student.

Eligibility:

To apply for the SAWISE Angus Scholarships, applicants must meet these criterias:

  • A sub-Saharan black female.
  • Must have achieved 70% or above grade average in her subject of study.
  • Only for studies at Honours level (or 4th year equivalent e.g. in engineering).
  • In any field of science and engineering.

To apply for the SAWISE Hope Scholarships, applicants must meet these criterias:

  • Applicants must be female student of South African.
  • Studies Honours degree/4th year of study with an academic average of over 65%,
  • Pursuing study in the areas of science and engineering. Medical fields are also included.
  • Applicants must exhibit outstanding personal qualities and a strong desire to make a contribution to their respective fields and to society at large.
  • Preference will be given to a candidate experiencing financial difficulty or distress.
  • Must be studying at one of following institutions: University of Cape Town, University of Pretoria, University of Stellenbosch, University of Johannesburg, University of KwaZulu-Natal, University of the Witwatersrand, and University of the Western Cape.

What does it cover:

The Value of the award is R10 000 p.a.

How to apply:

Applications of Sawise Scholarships for African Women should be send by post or by mail (address at link below). Applications must include copies of the following required documents:

  1. A certified copy of your ID.
  2. An official academic transcript (record).
  3. Curriculum vitae.
  4. A letter of motivation (~350 words).
  5. For the Angus Scholarship, a completed application form (available at link below).

If applicants haven’t been contacted by SAWISE by 20 December, they have unfortunately not been successful in their application.

Source & further information on Sawise Scholarships for African Women 2015/ 2016:

Official Announcement

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