SAWISE Hope Scholarship, Africa

The Association of South African Women in Science and Engineering (SAWISE) and The Hope Network invites female students entering their Honours level / 4th year of study to apply for the scholarship.

Application are invited for the SAWISE Hope Scholarship

SAWISE Hope Scholarship Eligibility Criteria :

Female students entering their Honours degree / 4th year of study with an academic average of over 65%, pursuing study in the areas of science and engineering (medical fields included).

Candidates must exhibit outstanding personal qualities and a strong desire to make a contribution to their respective fields and to society at large.

Candidates must be South African. Preference will be given to a candidate experiencing financial difficulty or distress.

Period : One year, full – time study.

Tenable : At any of the following universities :

  • University of Cape Town,
  • University of Johannesburg,
  • University of Kwazulu-Natal,
  • University of Pretoria,
  • University of Stellenbosch,
  • University of the Witwatersrand,
  • University of the Western Cape.

Value : R10, 000

Mentorship :
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The SAWISE Hope Scholarship founding group will serve as mentors to the recipient over the course of her Honours year /4th year of study. The recipient will be assigned special industry – specific mentors that align with her field of study.

The recipient will have the opportunity to interact with the founding network of professional women through her invitation to, and participation in,Hope Network and SAWISE events.

Application Procedure for SAWISE Hope Scholarship :

Submit a covering letter of motivation, a detailed CV (including the contact details of two academic referees), a certified copy of all university results to date, and a certified ID copy.

Ensure that a working email address is provided with your CV. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. All applications to be sent to the address listed below.

The SAWISE Hope Scholarship,
P.O. Box 34085,
Rhodes Gift,
Cape Town, 7707.

Closing Date : 30th November 2010.

Enquires : Prof Jacquie Greenberg at jacquie.greenberg-at-uct.ac.za

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