The Oppenheimer Memorial Trust (OMT) is the charitable trust of the Oppenheimer family.
They are deeply committed to education in South Africa and offering opportunities to underprivileged students, and, as such, the OMT awards scholarships for postgraduate studies in academia, research, development, or related fields at master’s, doctoral, and postdoctoral levels.
The OMT is a fantastic opportunity as it covers any respective degree that you wish to apply for.
The application to the OMT bursary requires a lot of detailed information and will take time, so it is important to ensure you supply all the correct documents and put in extra effort. You will not be included in the process if you do not supply them to the OMT.
Depending on the start dates of the bursary, there are three different application closing dates throughout the year:
• January to March – closes on the 30th of September of the previous year
• April to June – closes on the 31st of January in the same year
• July to September – closes on the 31st of March in the same year
Therefore, the next OMT bursary application will be for January 2022 – March 2022. The applications must be submitted by 30th September 2021.
As mentioned above, the application process for the OMT bursary requires a lot of information and documents so it will take time. The submissions for the OMT bursary must be submitted with the following:
1. Personal Motivation:
** IMPORTANT – the statement cannot be more than 500 words.
2. Intended Study:
3. Personal Information, Qualifications and Academic Record:
4. Letters of Recommendation / Referees’ Reports:
Applicants must disclose their personal financial position and submit a one-page income and expenditure budget indicating:
Please use the budget template to be downloaded from the OMT site – Click here
To apply for the OMT bursary, you need to do the following:
You may contact them by email:
South African applications – email@example.com
International applications – firstname.lastname@example.org