Department of Social Development Social Work Scholarships in South Africa, 2014

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National Department of Social Development is inviting applications for Social Work scholarships for South African students who would like to enroll for a Social Work Degree. The Scholarship will pay for Registration, Tuition, Prescribed Books transport allowance for full-time students who not utilizing university accommodation, Meals, Accommodation provided by the university and stipends for practicals. Only accommodation contracted by the relevant university will be considered. The application deadline is 31 October 2013.

Study Subject (s): Scholarships are awarded in the field of Social Work.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing a degree program.
Scholarship Provider: National Department of Social Development
Scholarship can be taken at: South Africa

Eligibility: The applicant must:
-Be a South African Citizen.
-Comply with the entry requirements set by the University.
-Fully and correctly complete the Scholarship Application form.
-Be prepared to enter into an agreement with the Department (More details will be contained in the agreement).
-Must complete the qualification within the minimum period as prescribed by the University.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Students of South Africa can apply for these scholarships.

Scholarship Description: As part of the recruitment and retention strategy and initiative to address critical and scarce skills in the sector, the National Department of Social Development is hereby making a scholarship available in the field of Social Work. Applications are open to current Social Work students as well as prospective students who would like to enroll for a Social Work Degree. Students who are currently holders of a National Department of Social Development Scholarship do not have to apply.

What does it cover? The Scholarship will pay for Registration, Tuition, Prescribed Books transport allowance for full-time students who not utilizing university accommodation, Meals, Accommodation provided by the university and stipends for practicals. Only accommodation contracted by the relevant university will be considered.

Notification: Due to the large number of applications received only successful candidates will be informed in writing. Make sure that the address provided on your application form is correct. The applicant must indicate in writing if he/she accepts the scholarship. A special reply slip will be attached to the notification letter and will have to be returned to the Departmental representative within 14 days after receipt of the notification.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is by post and email. Fully and correctly complete the scholarship application form which is obtainable from the Social Work faculty at the University or from the Provincial Departments of Social Development. Attach the document such as a CV, certified copies of grade 12 results, Academic Record, your Identity Document, your parents or legal guardian identity document and their proof of income.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 31 October 2013 for 2014 session.

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