KISCH IP Scholarship South Africa 2022-2023

As one of South Africa’s oldest Intellectual Property firms specializing in patents, trademarks, copyright and designs KISCH IP has been operating for over 140 years.

Although the company has been re-branded many times, however, the goals of the company remain the same; which is to become the most respected Law Firms across Southern Africa and the rest of Africa. 

KISCH IP is known to focus on Patent Law to name a few more from Advertising Regulatory Broad, Anti-Counterfeiting, Commercial and Corporate Services. Copyright and Design, Franchising, Internet and e-Commerce.

Domain names and IP Audits. Valuations and Transfer Pricing. Licensing, Litigation, Tax-Advisory Services, Risk Management, and Trade Mark.

The company recognised the lack of higher education learning opportunities for the vast majority of the youth due to a lack of finance. They believe education is the key to upskilling key individuals with potential and offering financial aid to make a difference in their lives and create opportunities for future generations. 

Closing date of the bursary

The KISCH IP Scholarship application’s closing date is 30 November 2021 and there will be no exceptions for late applications.  

About This Bursary

The KISCH IP Scholarship offers an exclusive programme for students who are from a previously disadvantaged background who have the ambition and passion to study Law and Intellectual Property.

The scholarship programme encourages the firm’s broader BEEE initiative. The programme is aimed at those students who are interested to obtain or currently have a technical degree to study further and qualify to become Patent Attorneys.

This scholarship provides an outstanding opportunity for career choices and KISCH IP hopes to introduce, encourage and expand this specialised field to motivated students.  

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited for an interview in January 2022.

What will the Scholarship cover?

The KISCH IP Scholarship will cover:

  • Full Tuition per semester / per year 
  • Prescribed Textbooks

Who Can Apply?


KISCH IP is looking to award scholarships for hard-working and dedicated students who met the following requirements: 

  • South African citizen
  • Applicants must be between 18yrs – 25yrs
  • Previously disadvantaged individuals – proof of household income
  • Minimum overall academic result of 60% or above for matric results
  • Student must be registered or studying at an accreditated university
  • Should have the intention or currently studying for a Law qualification

How to Apply?

You can only apply online for the KISCH IP Scholarship and ensure you submit clear certified copies.

  • Identity Document
  • Matric Certificate
  • Proof of registration and costs from the institution
  • Cover letter with Motivational letter describing why you should be awarded the KISCH IP scholarship

Contact information

Any queries related to the KISCH IP Scholarship you can contact them directly: 

Johannesburg Office: 011 324 3000

Pretoria Office: 012 460 3203

Cape Town Office: 021 001 1250


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