KZN EDTEA: Aeronautical Engineering Bursary / Scholarship Programme 2019

Closing Date: apply before six weeks

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (EDTEA) is offering six (6) bursaries to KwaZulu-Natal Grade 12 learners from disadvantaged backgrounds to pursue studies in Aeronautical Engineering with the University of Pretoria or Wits University for the 2019 academic year.

Selection criteria: KwaZulu-Natal residents and South African citizens. The applicants must be from a disadvantaged background and preferably from rural areas • The applicants must be accepted by University of Pretoria or Wits University to study the Aeronautical Engineering programme • Only selected candidates within the 15-35 years age cohort will be accepted.

Requirements: • A brief motivation will be required explaining why the bursary is required • Fully completed bursary application form/s. Proof of residence in KwaZulu-Natal (eg statement of water, lights, rates) • Originally certified copy of Identity Card/Birth Certificate of the applicant • Parent/s/guardian’s • Originally certified death certificate/s of parents. Grade 11 end of year and Grade 12 reports. Applicants are expected to attach proof of acceptance letter (admission from the University of Pretoria or Wits University • Parent’s or guardian’s proof of income documentation (salary payslips, bank statements, etc) or a letter from Department of Labour or an affidavit from parent/s stating that they are unemployed

The Bursary: Covers tuition fees, residential, prescribed books, food and allowance • Is renewable every year depending on the academic performance of the student. Closing date for submission of applications is strictly on 31 October 2018 (no late applications will be accepted).

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