Western Cape Provincial Government Scholarships, South Africa

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Western Cape Provincial Government Scholarships

Scholarships for Social Development Clinical Social Work Honour Students.

Scholarship at University of Cape Town for Students having Bachelor’s degree and applicants who have been employed as social work professionals either in provincial Government or in a non – governmental professional field.

Study Subject : Social Development Clinical Social Work.

Employer : University of Cape Town.

Level : Masters.

Funds have been made available by the PGWC to meet the need and demand for professional specialist social workers in the treatment of substance abuse.

Applications are invited for a number of scholarships that are available to support students who will register in 2011 for full time study in the Department of Social Development at the University of Cape Town, and who will study specifically in the field of substance abuse.

The Western Cape Provincial Government Scholarship program aims to encourage further education and specialist training of social work professionals in substance abuse interventions who work in either Provincial Government or non – governmental professional settings.

Academic Criteria for Western Cape Provincial Government Scholarships

Eligible candidates will have a relevant Bachelor’s degree and applicants who have been employed as social work professionals either in provincial Government or in a non – governmental professional field are encouraged to apply.

Value of the Awards

The Western Cape Provincial Government Scholarships are valued at R 22 900 each and are tenable for one year only. No renewal can be made for a second year of Honour’s study.

Western Cape Provincial Government Scholarships Application Process

All applications should include :

  1. A letter of application;
  2. Certified copies of academic transcripts;
  3. A CV which includes the names and contact details of two academic or professional referees;
  4. A completed Financial Assessment form available from UCT’s Department of Social Development.

Application Deadline : 22nd February 2011.

For further scholarship information and application please visit : http://www.uct.ac.za/usr/pgfo/notices/appstud/CLINISOCWK%20HONS%20SUBSTANCE%20ABUSE.pdf.