The Imperial Stellenbosch Bursary is aimed at providing postgraduate students with the opportunity to further their qualifications.
Postgraduate students are encouraged to apply with Stellenbosch University who has partnered with Imperial to address the issues facing modern society today. Imperial plans to provide bursary opportunities to postgraduate students from 2021 to 2023.
The company has placed around R3 million to support this initiative. These bursary opportunities are a great way of providing students with exposure to their respective fields. Below is a breakdown of what this bursary is and what it expects from any interested students who want to apply.
This Bursary closes on 28 October 2021.
Please ensure that your application along with all requested support documents are submitted before this date. Failure to do so will result in your application not being considered.
About This Bursary
If you are planning to further your undergraduate qualification related to the improvement of our modern society, then this bursary may just be what you are looking for. To be considered for this bursary applicants will need to meet a set number of requirements made by Imperial and Stellenbosch University.
Who Can Apply?
Postgraduate students for the 2022 academic year studying toward their Master’s and Doctoral Degree within the fields of Engineering, Law, and Economic Management Sciences. Applicants will need to meet the following criteria to be considered for selection:
- Applicants must have completed their Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field.
- Applicants must plan to study full-time with Stellenbosch University toward their postgraduate qualification.
Please be aware that if you do not meet these requirements, you will not be considered for selection into the bursary program.
What Does This Bursary Cover?
The Imperial Stellenbosch Bursary will provide financial cover for tuition fees as well as other personal expenses. Successful applicants will be shortlisted and required to sign a “work-back agreement”.
This means that the candidate will need to work for Imperial for every year that they were enrolled in the bursary program. Once an application is shortlisted, they will be invited to an interview, and backgrounds checks will be conducted to verify academic accomplishments.
How To Apply
Applying to the Imperial Stellenbosch Bursary is fairly simple. All you need to do is fill out the application form here. Make sure to submit copies of the following supporting documents:
- An updated CV
- A full academic record
- A short essay about yourself (800 words max)
- A motivational letter stating why you would be a suitable candidate for this bursary (800 words max)
- A proposed research study topic
- A letter of recommendation from a credible and reachable source.
If you have any questions or concerns related to this bursary, you can contact Stellenbosch University through the following methods:
The Postgraduate Funding Department
Contact Number: 021 808 4208