FirstRand Laurie Dippenaar Scholarship

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2013 Postgraduate PG Scholarship in FirstRand Laurie Dippenaar

The scholarship, to the value of [rupee] 350 000 per annum for a maximum of two years, is available to South African citizens for postgraduate study outside South Africa in any discipline at the internationally recognised university of their choice.

Excellence is the only criteria for selection. What makes this scholarship different from most is not only the personal interest which Laurie Dippenaar, chairman of FirstRand, takes in the selection process, but also his interest in the ongoing progress of the recipient.

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by the end of April 2012 and should be available for the final interviews, to be held in Sandton, during April 2013. A final announcement will be made before the end of May 2013. Scholarship criteria are set out below.

Study Subject ( s ) : Scholarship is offered to study any discipline at the internationally recognized university.
Course Level :  scholarship is available for pursuing postgraduate degree.
Scholarship Provider : FirstRand Laurie Dippenaar.
Scholarship can be taken at : at Abroad.

The successful candidate is required to return to South Africa for at least five years after completing his or her studies as stipulated by SARS.

Eligibility for FirstRand Laurie Dippenaar PG Scholarship 2013

  • There is no age limit, but preference will be given to candidates under the age of 35.
  • Candidates who are currently, or have been studying overseas, will not be considered for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description 2013

The FirstRand Laurie Dippenaar scholarship, to the value of [rupee] 350 000 per annum for a maximum of two years, is available to a South African citizen for postgraduate study outside South Africa in any discipline at the internationally recognized university of their choice.

FirstRand Laurie Dippenaar Scholarship Applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.  Candidates are asked to note that the provision of the information outlined above does not guarantee a positive outcome.  The adjudicators will not consider support beyond a two year period.

Any extension beyond the first year will be subject to satisfactory progress reports being received from the candidate and institution concerned at the end of the first year of study.

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.

Duration of Awards

The scholarship is offered for a maximum of two years.

FirstRand Laurie Dippenaar PG Scholarship Selection Procedure 2013

Excellence is the only criteria for selection. The successful candidate will have excelled academically in his chosen field of endeavour and will have been able to demonstrate.

  • leadership qualities
  • strength of character
  • community minded endeavours
  • the potential to be a destiny changer in his or her chosen field

FirstRand Laurie Dippenaar PG Scholarship Application Form 2013

  • FirstRand Laurie Dippenaar Postgraduate Scholarships should be applied by an Email or Post.

FirstRand Laurie Dippenaar PG Scholarship Application Deadline 2013

Applications should reach FirstRand’s offices in Sandton by 1st March, 2013.