Erika Theron Trust Scholarship at UWC South Africa 2024 – 2025
ABOUT THE COMPANY – UNIVERSITY OF THE WESTERN CAPE (UWC)
Erika Theron Trust Scholarship at UWC South Africa. In 1960, the University of the Western Cape (UWC) was established. UWC is an institution that is committed to excellence in teaching, learning, research, and innovation on a global scale. The university has over 23 000 students enrolled, engaging in a number of undergraduate and postgraduate studies provided at the university’s faculties. UWC also holds 2400 academic professionals and support staff.
UWC is a national university, combining both international and African contexts in its mission. They aim to create an establishment that promotes knowledge and is committed to first-class learning, teaching, and researching- ensuring that the diverse South African culture is preserved whilst responding to the creative and critical needs of society. UWC aims to have a prominent academic role in creating a world that is both equitable and dynamic. The main mission of UWC is to ensure that the talented and bright students of South Africa are granted the opportunity to partake in matters of significance to the best of their knowledge.
ABOUT THE UWC ERIKA THERON TRUST SCHOLARSHIP – FIELDS COVERED | COVERAGE VALUE
The University of the Western Cape is inviting female students to apply for the Erika Theron Trust Postgraduate Scholarship. The scholarship is open to Postgraduate students, pursuing Social Work studies (Master’s and Doctoral) at UWC.
The Erika Theron Trust was established after the passing of Professor Erika Theron, the previous chancellor of UWC. The Trust is committed to encouraging and assisting women to pursue their studies within the Social Work sector.
The value of the scholarship award will be determined based on the availability of funds.
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ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE UWC ERIKA THERON TRUST SCHOLARSHIP
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 female
- You must have completed your first degree in Social Work at the University of the Western Cape
- You must be pursuing studies towards a Master’s or Doctoral qualification in Social Work, at UWC, in 2022
- You must have a strong academic record
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE UWC ERIKA THERON TRUST SCHOLARSHIP
Download and complete the Erika Theron Trust Scholarship Application Form 2022 (.pdf)
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):
- ID document (certified copy)
- Academic transcript (certified copy)
- Degree qualification (certified copy)
- Reference letter from your employer
- Progress report, if applicable
- Work Plan for the 2022 year
- Letter of financial need or breakdown of expenses (optional)
Applications must be submitted via email to Mr Ebrain Johnson at the Financial Aid Office: firstname.lastname@example.org
(Insert the words “Erika Theron Scholarship Trust Application 2022” in the email subject line).
CLOSING DATES FOR THE UWC ERIKA THERON SCHOLARSHIP
11 April 2022.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
CONTACT THE SCHOLARSHIP PROVIDER
For any queries related to this scholarship programme, please contact the University of the Western Cape directly
Financial Aid Office
Contact person: Mr Ebrain Johnson
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