UFS Bursary: Star of Stars Competition South Africa 2021 – 2022

ABOUT THE COMPANY – UFS

The University of the Free State (UFS) first opened in 1904 as a tertiary section of Grey College, then in 1950 its name was changed to the University of the Orange Free State when it was declared an independent Afrikaans-language university, it wasn’t until 2001 that the name changed to the University of the Free State.

Today, UFS has 3 campuses: South Campus located in Bloemfontein, Main Campus or Bloemfontein Campus located in Bloemfontein and Qwaqwa Campus in the Free State. The University has 9 faculties that offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications, including Business School Faculty, Economic and Management Sciences Faculty, Education Faculty, Health Sciences Faculty, Humanities Faculty, Law Faculty, Natural & Agricultural Sciences Faculty, Open Distance Learning Faculty and Theology & Religion Faculty.

ABOUT THE UFS STAR OF STARS BURSARY COMPETITION

The University of the Free State is inviting Matric students to apply for the Star of Stars Competition, for studies at UFS in 2022, in ANY field of study. Students who are residing in the Free State province, who are top achievers in academics and leadership, and/ or involved in community projects, should apply.

Students will be evaluated and selected based on 3 main categories: academic performance, leadership achievements, and community involvement. Recipients will receive prize money, personal development, and exposure.

10 finalists will be selected after a thorough judging and evaluation process. The Star of Stars competition winner, as well as the finalist with the best individual achievement and the finalist with the most spirited personality, will be announced at a prestigious gala dinner, at the start of the 2022 academic year.

MORE ABOUT THE UFS STAR OF STARS BURSARY COMPETITION – SELECTION & AWARDING OF BURSARIES

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ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE UFS STAR OF STARS BURSARY COMPETITION

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):

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE UFS STAR OF STARS BURSARY COMPETITION

Download and completed the UFS Bursary: Star of Stars Competition Application Form (.pdf)

Alternatively, application forms can also be collected via one of these methods:

 

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 be disregarded):

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Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Post:
Star of Stars
Attention: Director
Student Recruitment Services
PO Box 339
Bloemfontein
9300

2) Hand delivery:
Student Recruitment Services
Wekkie Saayman Building
c/o Rector and Graduandi Avenue
UFS Campus
Bloemfontein

NOTES ABOUT THE UFS STAR OF STARS BURSARY COMPETITION

* Notes:
1) Read How to apply to study at UFS (.pdf)
2) Read UFS closing dates for various fields of study (.pdf)
3) Please contact UFS to confirm that your application form was received (via telephone: 051 401 3000 or email: info@ufs.ac.za / ufsmarketing@ufs.ac.za)
4) The application form MUST be signed and stamped by your school principal (to confirm that all details on the form are correct).
5) Incomplete application forms will be disqualified.
6) Only submit the relevant letters, certificates or other proof of provincial and national achievements.

CLOSING DATE FOR THE UFS STAR OF STARS BURSARY COMPETITION

31 August 2021.
(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 UFS directly:
Tel: 051 401 3000
Email: ufsmarketing@ufs.ac.za