Applications are invited for Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarships available for South African students to study at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University. The monetary value of the scholarship programme is R75 600 per annum, for the standard duration of your NMMU undergraduate study programme, up to a maximum of four years. The scholarship covers all registration and tuition fees. The remaining balance can be used for books, computing devices, accommodation, meals and transportation or as a personal allowance. The application deadline is 24 October 2014.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are available for studying the subjects offered by the university.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate program.
Scholarship Provider: Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
Scholarship can be taken at: South Africa
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Eligibility: -The Scholarship is open to all South African citizens, who matriculated in 2012, 2013 or 2014 entering higher education in 2015 for the first time.
-A provisional list of recipients is compiled based on their results in the final Grade 11, Grade 12 June and Grade 12 September examinations.
-The general guideline for selection is that a Grade 12 learner should preferably obtain an NMMU Academic Point Score (APS) of at least 49 or more in the final Grade 12 examination in order to be considered for the scholarship.
-Candidates writing the Cambridge Examinations should preferably obtain an average of 80% and higher for both IGCSE and HIGCSE and AS results.
-If a candidate on the provisional list does not achieve an APS of 49 in the final Grade 12 examination, he/she may still qualify for the scholarship if the selection panel is satisfied that he/she has nevertheless achieved acceptable academic excellence.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Students of South Africa can apply for these Vice-Chancellor’s scholarships.
Scholarship Description: A Vice-Chancellor‘s Scholar has access to benefits that will enhance their academic experience. One of the most important aspects of receiving the Scholarship is to become part of a community of fellow recipients at NMMU. Scholars are given an opportunity through a tailor-made development programme to get to know students from around the country who share a commitment to academic excellence, and to enhance your academic and leadership potential.
Number of award(s): Up to thirty Vice-Chancellors’s Scholarships may be granted per year.
Duration of award(s): The scholarships are available for maximum of four years.
What does it cover?
-The monetary value of the scholarship programme is R75 600 per annum, for the standard duration of your NMMU undergraduate study programme, up to a maximum of four years.
-The scholarship covers all registration and tuition fees. The remaining balance can be used for books, computing devices, accommodation, meals and transportation or as a personal allowance.
Selection criteria: The primary criterion to qualify as a recipient of this scholarship programme is academic excellence, of which the scholarship selection panel will be the sole judge.
Notification: Both successful and unsuccessful applicants will be informed in January 2015; however we will attempt to notify successful applicants telephonically as soon as possible following the release and receipt of the final matriculation results.
How to Apply: -Candidates must apply on the prescribed application form, before the indicated closing date.
-Prospective candidates may also submit applications on the prescribed application form directly to the Department of Marketing & Corporate Relations on or before the indicated closing date.
-The successful applicants will be notified in writing.
Applications must be hand-delivered.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 24th October 2014.