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FirstRand Laurie Dippenaar funding for South African Students, 2017

FirstRand Limited is offering Laurie Dippenaar funding for South African students to pursue postgraduate study in any discipline at the internationally recognized university outside of South Africa.

The programmes are aimed at qualified graduates in a variety of professional disciplines and offer an opportunity to learn on a job, contribute to business results build skills and develop professionally.

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Excellence is the only criteria of selection.

Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study in their selected county.

Course Level: The studentships are available for pursuing postgraduate study at the internationally recognized university outside of South Africa.

Study Subject: The studentships are awarded in any discipline.

Award: The grant is worth R630 000 per annum.

Award can be taken at: Abroad

Eligibility: Applicants should meet the below criteria in order to apply for the opportunity :-

  • There is no age limit, but preference will be given to candidates under the age of 35.
  • Candidates who are currently, or have been studying overseas, will not be considered for this application .
  • Successful candidates are required to return to South Africa for at least five years after completing their studies.
  • What makes this application different from most is not only the personal interest which Laurie Dippenaar, chairman of FirstRand, takes in the selection process, but also his interest in the ongoing progress of the recipients.
  • 2016 will be the 10th year that this prestigious support will be awarded.

Nationality: financial aid positions will be given only South African applicants.

College Admission Requirement: There is no age limit, but preference will be given to candidates under the age of 35. Candidates who are currently, or have been studying overseas, will not be considered for this application .

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How to Apply: The mode of applying is online. All applications including all the attachments and reference letters must be completed online.

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Application Deadline: Applications open Friday 16 December 2016 and close Thursday February 23, 2017. No late applications will be accepted.

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