Erika Theron Trust Scholarship at UWC 2023-2024

Female students studying toward a postgraduate qualification in social studies at UWC are in luck!

The Erika Theron Trust Scholarship held at the UWC is inviting eager applicants to throw their hats in the ring for a chance to receive financial support for the remainder of their studies.

If this is something that interests you and can be an advantage to your higher education goals, then we highly recommend that you apply for this scholarship.

Below is a complete breakdown of exactly how this scholarship works at what it will need from all potential applicants. Please make sure that you read everything carefully.

Closing Date

Applications for the Erika Theron Trust Scholarship at UWC will be closing on 11 April 2022.

Please make sure that your application is submitted by then along with all requested support documents.

Failure to do so will result in your application not being accepted by the university.

What is The Erika Theron Trust Scholarship?

This scholarship was established after the esteemed professor, Erika Theron passed.

The scholarship was made in her memory and is focused on growth and support for women’s studies within the social work environment.

The scholarship is open to all female students pursuing a Master’s Degree or Doctorate in the social studies field.

The scholarship will be provided by the University of The Western Cape, which has been educating students for well over 40 years.

The university now has an estimated 23 000 students enrolled and studying a variety of courses at both post and undergraduate levels.

Who Can Apply

The Erika Theron Trust Scholarship is only open to female students pursuing a postgraduate qualification in social studies (mainly a master’s degree or doctorate).

However, apart from these criteria, applicants will need to show a strong academic record when applying, along with proof that they completed their first degree in social work with the University of The Western Cape.

What Does This Scholarship Cover?

The Erika Theron Trust Scholarship will provide financial cover for a candidate’s study-related fees.

The extent of which is undisclosed and will be revealed to successful applicants at the trust’s discretion.

How To Apply

Applications are quite easy for this scholarship. All you will need to do is download and complete the following application form here.

Once you have done that you will need to attach the following support documents:

  • A certified copy of your ID
  • A certified copy of your academic report
  • A certified copy of your latest qualification
  • A reference letter from your employer
  • A work plan for the year 2022
  • A progress report (if applicable)
  • Proof of financial need (optional)

Once you have these sorted out, you can submit everything Ebrain Johnson at the university’s Financial Aid Office via email: ejohnson@uwc.ac.za

Make sure to include, “Erika Theron Trust Scholarship Application” in the subject line.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns relating to the Erika Theron Trust Scholarship, then you can get in touch with Ebrain Johnson from the university’s Financial Aid Office with the very same email address provided above.

Good luck with your application!