African Scholars Fund Bursary South Africa 2022 – 2023

African Scholars Fund Bursary South Africa 2022 – 2023

ABOUT THE COMPANY – AFRICAN SCHOLARS’ FUND

African Scholars Fund Bursary South Africa | The African Scholars’ Fund opened its door when it saw a great need for quality education during the apartheid years. Today, they help by financially assisting learners from poor families with their secondary school and TVET college education fees.

The fund aims to contribute by way of monetary donations towards students’ school fees, uniforms and transport costs. The ASF does not stop at providing financial support, they also mentor, motivate and nurture their recipients until their studies are complete. They are entirely focused on students’ well-being by monitoring and providing feedback on their academic progress – keeping in regular contact with bursars.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED & COVERAGE VALUE

The African Scholars Fund is inviting students to apply for their High School Bursary, for the 2023 academic year. Each year, the African Scholars Fund awards bursaries to over 2000 high school students who show academic promise, demonstrate initiative, seek out opportunities and accept responsibility.

The bursary will be awarded for studies at these selected high schools within the Western Cape, Eastern Cape and Northern Cape provinces:
Eastern Cape schools:

  • Cowan High School (Port Elizabeth)
  • Ekuphumleni Secondary School (Whittlesea)
  • Emdeni Junior Secondary School (Alice)
  • Enkwenkwezini High School (Alice)
  • Funda Secondary School (Whittlesea)
  • Greenpoint Secondary School (East London)
  • J A Calata High School (Cradock)
  • Johnson Nqonqoza Sec School (Somerset East)
  • Kuyasa Combined School (Port Alfred)
  • Mtirara Secondary School (Lady Frere)
  • Mzomhle High School (East London)
  • Ngwenyathi Sec School (East London)
  • Nqweba High School (Graaff-Reinet)
  • Phaphani High School (Uitenhage)
  • Richard Varha Secondary School (King Williamstown)
  • Silimela Secondary School (Berlin)
  • Smiling Valley Farm School (Kei Road)
  • Solomon Mahlangu High School (Uitenhage)
  • Soqhayisa Secondary School (Port Elizabeth)
  • Spandau Secondary School (Graaff-Reinet)
  • St Colmcille School (Kirkwood)
  • St Georges High School (Mount Frere)
  • Thobelani High School (Seymour)
  • Toise Secondary School (King Williamstown)
  • Willowmore Secondary School (Willowmore)
  • Zimeleni Junior Secondary School (Whittlesea)

Northern Cape schools:

  • Carlton van Heerden High School (Upington)
  • Tetlanyo High School (Kimberley)
  • Umso Secondary School (Colesberg)
  • Vuyolwethu Secondary School (Kimberley)

Western Cape schools:

  • Beaufort West Secondary School (Beaufort West)
  • Bastiaanse Secondary School (Beaufort West)
  • Bridgton High School (Oudtshoorn)
  • Chris Hani Secondary School (Khayelitsha)
  • Cosat WC Cape Town (Khayelitsha)
  • D M Tutu High School (Paarl)
  • Groot-Brak Rivier Sek Skool (Grootbrak River)
  • Harry Gwala High School (Khayelitsha)
  • Hector Peterson Secondary School (Kraaifontein)
  • Intlanganiso High School (Khayelitsha)
  • Intsebenziswano High School (Nyanga/Philippi)
  • Kuyakhanya Junior School (Nyanga/Crossroads)
  • Leap Science & Maths School (Langa/Philippi)
  • Leiden High School (Delft)
  • Manyano High School (Khayelitsha)
  • Masibambane High School (Kraaifontein)
  • Masiyile Secondary School (Khayelitsha)
  • Percy Mdala High School (Knysna)
  • Phandulwazi High School (Philippi)
  • Sinenjongo High School (Milnerton)
  • Sinethemba Secondary School (Philippi)
  • Siphamandla Secondary School (Khayelitsha)
  • Sophumelela Secondary School Philippi)
  • Saxonsea Secondary School (Atlantis)
  • Wallacedene Secondary School (Kraaifontein)

MORE ABOUT THE ASF BURSARY PROGRAMME – PAYMENTS

The bursary is paid to the school in 2 instalments – the first instalment is paid in February for school fees, uniforms and stationery items. The second instalment is paid mid-year if the student’s results meet ASF’s criteria.

Students’ results are assessed twice a year – mid-year and in December, whereby ASF checks reports in order to monitor, evaluate and give advice on progress made.

Zabusaries.com  is committed to keeping you up to date with the latest bursary opportunities, and this article covers all details about the African Scholars Fund Bursary.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ASF 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 reside within one of these provinces: Western Cape, Eastern Cape or Northern Cape
  • You must be attending one of the ASF-supported schools
  • You must NOT be older than 21 years old in your Matric year
  • Grade 7 students: you must have achieved an overall average of 60% and a minimum of 60% for all subjects
  • Grade 8 students: you must have achieved an overall average of 50% and a minimum of 50% for all subjects
  • Your school fees must NOT be more than R4 500 per year
  • Your total monthly household income must NOT be more than R7 500 per month

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE ASF BURSARY

Download and complete the African Scholars Fund Bursary Application Form (.doc)

Alternatively, application forms may be collected from the relevant schools.
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • June 2022 school report
  • Parents or guardians proof of household income (latest payslips if employed, affidavit if unemployed, receipts of pension or grant if applicable)
  • A handwritten letter by the student telling ASF about themselves and their family
  • Empty envelope addressed to the student, with a stamp on it (NOT sealed)

 

Applications must be submitted via post to:
AFRICAN SCHOLARS’ FUND
P O Box 294
Rondebosch
7701

CLOSING DATE FOR THE ASF BURSARY

15 September 2022.
(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 contact the African Scholars Fund directly:
Tel: 021 689 9094
Email: office@asf.org.za
Contact page: http://asf.org.za/contact-us/

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