University of KwathZulu-Natal invites applications for Emma Smith Overseas Scholarship for pursuing graduate degree programme open to female graduates of any South African university. Scholarship is available for pursuing graduate degree programme. Scholarship is awarded to learn any of the courses offered by the university in South Africa.
The university is truly South African university that is academically excellent, innovative in research, critically engaged with society and demographically representative, redressing the disadvantages, inequities and imbalances of the past.
 
 
Worth of Award

  • The value of the scholarship will be determined from time to time by the university.
  • A scholar shall not hold any other scholarship or bursary or any paid appointment concurrently with the Emma Smith Overseas Scholarship except with the permission of Senate.
  • The holder of the Emma Smith Overseas Scholarship must, during the tenure of the Scholarship, pursue advanced or post graduate studies under such conditions as Senate may approve; and must satisfy Senate from time to time, as required, of her compliance with the said conditions, of her progress in her studies and her good conduct.

Eligibility
Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible to apply for this scholarship:-
-The scholarship is open to female graduates of any South African university who have been resident or who have had a permanent home in Durban (inclusive of metro boundaries) for a period of at least three years immediately preceding the award.
-The candidates must:
– be South African citizens
-have been a registered student at a South African University for at least two years
-be under the age of 25 years on January 1st of the year of the award, unless the Senate of the university determines otherwise.
– Have completed at least a four-year curriculum
-In making the award, preference will normally be given to candidates who, at the date of the award, have completed a five-year curriculum.
-The scholarship will be tenable for two years.
-The value of the scholarship will be determined from time to time by the university.
-A scholar shall not hold any other scholarship or bursary or any paid appointment concurrently with the Emma Smith Overseas Scholarship except with the permission of Senate.
-The holder of the Emma Smith Overseas Scholarship must, during the tenure of the Scholarship, pursue advanced or post graduate studies under such conditions as Senate may approve; and must satisfy Senate from time to time, as required, of her compliance with the said conditions, of her progress in her studies and her good conduct.
-Except with the permission of the Senate of the university, a student to whom the Emma Smith Overseas Scholarship is awarded must take up the tenure of the scholarship within a period not exceeding 18 months from the date of the award.
Nationality: South African citizens are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
How to Apply
You are to apply online via their website. See link below
 
Supporting Material: In addition to the application for the scholarship, the applicant must submit the following documents:-
-Full Curriculum Vitae (no copies of certificates)
-Full Academic Record
-Two Reference letters
-Have applicants made contact with any foreign host universities, if so provide details
-Have applicants attached a letter of motivation as to why they have applied for this scholarship
-Have applicants attached proof of identity.
 
Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is 11 March 2016
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