Posted on :
17 Oct, 2013
Applications are invited from well performing matriculants nationwide who wish to further their studies and pursue careers within the broader human settlements related fields with studies commencing in the 2014 academic year.
The Scholarship will assist the Department to contribute towards the creation and acquisition of scarce and critical skills in South Africa.
South African citizenship.
Exceptional matric results and interview performance.
Needy ﬁnancial background (student who will not be able to study without ﬁnancial assistance).
Youth and undergraduate.
Previously disadvantaged individuals.
Linkage between ﬁeld of study and government strategic objectives.
FIELDS OF STUDY FUNDED BY THE NATIONAL DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SETTLEMENTS
Funding is available to students that wish to pursue the following ﬁelds of study at any of the South African Universities and Universities of Technology:
Bachelor of Human Settlements Development Degree (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University);
Town and Regional Planning; and
Urban and Rural Studies.
ITEMS PAID OUT OF THE HUMAN SETTLEMENTS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME
Prescribed books and course material
How to apply
The following will be required:
Fill in the application form (Click Here to download the form).
Proof of your ﬁnancial disadvantage status (salary slip from your parents, proof of unemployment).
Certiﬁed copy of June/December Matric results.
Short Curriculum Vitae with two referees.(At least two contact numbers).
Certiﬁed copy of Identity Document.
You can also call the toll free number 0800 1 house/0800 1 46873 for more information.
The Closing date for the applications is 18 October 2013.