John Davidson Educational Trust Bursaries 2024

January 8, 2024

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Bursary Description

The John Davidson Educational Trust is offering bursaries for postgraduate studies in Engineering and Accounting at selected South African universities for the 2024 academic year.

Bursary Application Closing Date: 5 February 2024

Bursary Details:

  • Programs Covered: Postgraduate Diploma, Honours, or Masters in Engineering or Accounting
  • Universities: University of Cape Town (UCT), University of Witwatersrand (WITS), University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), and Rhodes University (RU)
  • Bursary Duration: One academic year

Selection and Application Details:

  • The Trust will inform the successful candidates through the respective universities. Applicants not receiving feedback should consider their applications unsuccessful.
  • Eligible applicants must meet specific criteria:
    • Enrolled for postgraduate studies in Engineering or Accounting at the mentioned universities.
    • Strong academic record with a minimum overall average of 60% in undergraduate studies.
    • Demonstrated financial need.

Application Process:

  1. Contact the Postgraduate Financial Aid Department at your university.
  2. Write a motivational letter to the Trustees (follow the guidelines provided in the application form).
  3. Prepare your Curriculum Vitae (CV).
  4. Download and complete sections 2 to 7 of the John Davidson Educational Trust Bursary Application Form 2024.
  5. Mention “’ as your referral source.
  6. Compile supporting documents, including:
    • Complete university transcript.
    • Formal fee estimation for your course.
    • Motivational letter (as instructed).
    • Curriculum Vitae.
    • Signed Declaration and Consent.
  7. Submit your application form and documents to the Postgraduate Funding Office at your university.

Closing Date:

  • 5 February 2024
  • Late applications will not be considered, so ensure submission before the deadline for consideration.

Prospective postgraduate students studying Engineering or Accounting at the specified universities in South Africa and meeting the eligibility criteria should apply for the John Davidson Educational Trust Bursary before the closing date to be considered for this opportunity.