SANZAF Zakah Bursary South Africa 2019 – 2020

  • SANZAF
  • South Africa
  • Jan 08, 2019
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Description

The SANZAF Zakah Bursary is a grant and is aimed at students who find themselves in financial need, unable to pay for their tertiary studies.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited to an interview.
Please note that candidates will be required to settle their registration fees independently. 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • South African citizen or foreign national with a study permit
  • Reside in the province of which you are applying
  • Proven financial need
  • Previously disadvantaged
  • Studying or plan to study at a University/ University of Technology/ Technikon in South Africa
    • Fall into one of these 3 categories:
      • Currently in Matric
      • Currently studying at a tertiary institution and were sponsored by a family member or yourself last year
      • Currently studying at a tertiary institution and were sponsored by SANZAF last year 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Applications must be done online at:

Port Elizabeth residents: https://form.jotform.com/53151921107951
Western Cape residents: https://form.myjotform.com/71732899432567
East London residents: https://form.jotform.com/53151921107951
Durban residents: http://www.cbwf.org.za
Gauteng residents: https://form.jotform.com/53213938153959%20
Ladysmith residents: https://form.myjotform.com/62902819622559
Pietermaritzburg residents: https://form.myjotform.com/62902819622559
Kimberley residents: https://form.myjotform.com/62136435960557 

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

Current Matric students:

  • ID document OR study permit if a foreign national (certified copy)
  • Matric latest results
  • Motivational letter explaining why you deserve the bursary
  • Testimonial
  • Proof of income: parents/ guardians/ spouse latest payslips OR affidavit if unemployed OR death certificate if deceased

Current tertiary student (NOT previously sponsored by SANZAF):

  • ID document OR study permit if a foreign national (certified copy)
  • Matric final results/ certificate
  • Full tertiary academic record
  • Motivational letter explaining why you deserve the bursary
  • Testimonial
  • Proof of income: parents/ guardians/ spouse latest payslips OR affidavit if unemployed OR death certificate if deceased

Current tertiary student (currently sponsored by SANZAF):

  • Matric final results/ certificate
  • This years mid year tertiary results
  • Proof of income: parents/ guardians/ spouse latest payslips OR affidavit if unemployed OR death certificate if deceased

(Please note: all supporting documents must be combined into one PDF document) 

CLOSING DATE

Port Elizabeth – 28 September 2018
Western Cape – 31 October 2018
East London – 31 October 2018
Durban – 10 January 2019
Gauteng – 10 January 2019 (applications open on 1 December 2018)
Ladysmith – 20 January 2019 (applications open on 1 December 2018)
Pietermaritzburg – 20 January 2019 (applications open on 1 December 2018)
Kimberley – 25 January 2019 (applications open on 1 December 2018)

(Applications submitted after these dates will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.) 

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact your nearest SANZAF branch directly:

Port Elizabeth:

Western Cape:

East London:

  • Contact Person: Dr Shamiega Chaudhari
  • Email: eastlondon@sanzaf.org.za / sisaacs@ufh.ac.za
  • Tel: 043 722 7453

Durban:

Gauteng:

Ladysmith:

  • Contact Person: Zarina Ismail / Mahommed Dadabhay / Ismail Sardiwalla
  • Email: Zarina.Ismail@sanzaf.org.za / ladysmith@sanzaf.org.za / sardopt@telkomsa.net
  • Tel: 036 633 2792 / 071 378 6596 / 083 231 6944

Pietermaritzburg:

Kimberley:

Experience level of the applicant we want

College / Sixth form