ADSA Bursary South Africa 2023
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROVIDER – ADSA
ADSA Bursary South Africa | The Association for Dietetics in South Africa (ADSA) is the professional organisation for Registered Dietitians in South Africa. ADSA has 2 main goals: to serve the interests of Dietitians in South Africa and to promote the nutritional well-being of the community.
ADSA is a registered not-for-profit organization (NPO), formed in 1987 in response to a need felt by dietitians throughout South Africa. Today, ADSA is a national association, with over a thousand members in eight regional branches: Eastern Cape, Western Cape, Northern Province, KwaZulu Natal, Gauteng South, Pretoria, Free State, and Mpumalanga.
ABOUT THE ADSA BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED
The Association for Dietetics in South Africa (ADSA) is inviting students to apply for their bursary programme, for the 2023 academic year.
Bursaries will be awarded for undergraduate Dietetics studies.
The ADSA has been awarding bursaries to dietetics students since 2013, with the aim of funding disadvantaged individuals who may not have otherwise had an opportunity to study dietetics.
MORE ABOUT THE ADSA BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE | OBLIGATIONS
The bursary will provide partial cover (up to the value of R30 000 each year), for the following expenses: registration fees, textbooks, accommodation and other costs. Bursary recipients will also receive automatic free ADSA student membership for the duration of the bursary.
Funding will be paid into the university account after receipt of a statement, with the student’s name and student number.
The bursary will cover the remaining 3 years of study – from 2nd to 4th year of study.
After graduation, bursary recipients will be required to work in South Africa, for at least the duration of the bursary received (this excludes community service year). Bursary recipients must also be active members of ADSA at their local branch for the same period.
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ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ADSA BURSARY
Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):
- You must be a South African citizen
- You must be studying towards an undergraduate Dietetics qualification (the bursary does NOT cover MSc or PhD studies)
- You must be in your 1st year of study or have completed your 1st year of study (but not in your 2nd year of study yet)
- You must be entering your 2nd year of study in 2023
- You must be in financial need
- You must be passionate about food science and health issues
- You must have strong leadership skills with participation in school
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE ADSA BURSARY
Applications must be submitted online at; ADSA Bursary Application 2023
Enter “Zabusaries.com” in the field asking how you heard about the ADSA bursary.
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):
- ID document (certified copy)
- Most recent academic results (certified copy) (if end-of-year results are not available yet, submit the latest results – June results)
- Motivational letter to support your application (see more details on the application form: max 300 words) (read our tips on how to write a motivational letter for your bursary application)
- Proof of parents/guardians’ household income (latest payslips if employed/ affidavit if unemployed/ pension receipts if receiving pension/ proof of grant if applicable/ death certificate if deceased) (certified copy)
- Any other relevant supporting documents (reference letters, proof of employment etc)
CLOSING DATE FOR THE ADSA BURSARY
1 December 2023.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER
For any queries related to this bursary programme, please get in touch with the Association for Dietetics in South Africa directly:
Contact page: https://www.adsa.org.za/
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