2016 Vice- Chancellors Scholarship for African Students at the Nelson Mandela University

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Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University is inviting applications for vice-chancellor’s scholarship program. The Scholarship is open to South African students only. High-achieving school leavers and those who have taken a break from study for up to two years after Grade 12, who are entering university for the first time on the basis of the Grade 12 results, are welcome to apply. The application deadline is 30 October 2015.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided to learn any of the courses offered by the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in South Africa.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate degree at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in South Africa.
Scholarship Provider: Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa
Scholarship can be taken at: South Africa

Eligibility: The Scholarship is open to South African students only. High-achieving school leavers and those who have taken a break from study for up to two years after Grade 12, who are entering university for the first time on the basis of the Grade 12 results, are welcome to apply.

Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of South Africa can apply for these scholarships.

Scholarship Description: A Vice-Chancellor‘s Scholar has access to benefits that will enhance their academic experience. One of the most important aspects of receiving the Scholarship is to become part of a community of fellow recipients at NMMU. Scholars are given an opportunity through a tailor-made development programme to get to know students from around the country who share a commitment to academic excellence, and to enhance your academic and leadership potential. The Scholarship is open to South African students only. High-achieving school leavers and those who have taken a break from study for up to two years after Grade 12, who are entering university for the first time on the basis of the Grade 12 results, are welcome to apply.

Number of award(s): Between 25 and 30 top achievers are selected on the basis of exceptional academic merit.

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? The Scholarship – value at R82 782 per annum – is renewable for each year of a first full-time NMMU undergraduate degree or diploma programme, provided academic performance remains of the highest standard.

Selection Criteria: To be considered by the scholarship selection panel an NMMU Admission Score Point (APS) of at least 49 in the Grade 11 and 12 end examinations is required. Cambridge students with a school performance score of between 41 and 48 will be considered for selection.

Notification: All prospective applicants will be notified in writing of the outcome of their application.

How to Apply: Applications should be submitted via post or electronically. First you have to make sure that you meet the admission requirements of the programme of your choice. Obtain a copy of the undergraduate programme guide as well as an application form from the admissions office or download it. Once completed, you must submit your application together with the relevant documentation and application fee to the admissions office by hand or by post. The fee changes annually so please consult the admissions office to determine the correct amount. Applicants whose parents studied at NMMU do not pay the application fee, provided that they apply before the initial closing date at the beginning of August of each year.

Application Form

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 30 October 2015.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

 

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