South African Women In Science and Enginerring, SAWISE, invites applications from sub-saharan black females for the 2015/16 scholarships.
Please note that these are ONLY for females and ONLY for 4th year [e.g. BSc (Honours) or equivalent] of study at tertiary level.

  • SAWISE Angus Scholarship
  • SAWISE Hope Scholarship


  • A South African female student.
  • Must have achieved an academic average of over 65%.
  • Only for studies at Honours level (or 4th year equivalent e.g. in engineering).
  • In any field of science and engineering. Medical fields are also included.
  • Candidates must exhibit outstanding personal qualities and a strong desire to make a contribution to their respective fields and to society at large.
  •   Candidate must indicate financial need.
  •   Must be studying at one of following institutions: University of Cape Town, University of Johannesburg, University of KwaZulu-Natal, University of Pretoria, University of Stellenbosch, University of the Witwatersrand, and University of the Western Cape.

How to Apply
Applications for these scholarships must include copies of the following:

  • Curriculum vitae.
  •   An official academic transcript (record).
  • A letter of motivation (~350 words).
  •   A certified copy of your ID.

Email applications will be accepted and these should be mailed to: [email protected]

Deadline: Applications close on the 15th of November.

Click here for details and to apply

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