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NYDA Solomon Mahlangu: Bursary / Scholarship 2015


Closing Date: 23 January 2015

The Scholarship Fund provides financial support to young people who have been accepted to pursue full-time degrees in courses that fall within the priority growth sectors and critical and scarce skills areas as outlined in the labour planning frameworks of the country. Deadline for new applications is 23 January 2015.

The Scholarship Fund, which the NYDA is striving to make the biggest on the continent, will benefit deserving South African youth who meet the minimum entry requirements set by the NYDA – youth who have been admitted for study at Universities and Universities of Technology and Further Education and Training Colleges across the country. International scholarships will be considered if they have been endorsed by a South African government department or a credible public or private agency.

The Scholarship Fund covers 100% costs of the student’s studies, including tuition, books, meals and accommodation.

The Solomon Mahlangu Scholarship Fund is in honour of the late struggle icon, Solomon Kalushi Mahlangu, a young member of Umkhonto Wesizwe who was wrongfully arrested and in 1979, aged 23, executed under apartheid laws.

Students who will be considered for the scholarship are those who have been accepted to register in the following fields of study:

  •  Information Technology
  •  Law
  •  Tourism
  •  Geology
  •  Logistics
  •  Pharmacy
  •  Journalism
  •  Agriculture
  •  Engineering
  •  Development Studies
  •  Supply Chain Management
How to apply

Applications are to be made directly to the participating University / University of Technology which has full responsibility for receiving, processing applications and selecting recipients. Download Application Form 2015 for University Studies  OR Download Application Form 2015 for FET Studies

are available on the NYDA website and all NYDA branches. The deadline for new applications is 23 January 2015.

Applications to FET Colleges must be submitted directly to NYDA for the attention of Mr Sihle Mlaba, 11 Broadwalk Avenue, Halfway House Midrand, 1683 or e-mailed to: scholarships@nyda.gov.za

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