2015 National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) Solomon Mahlangu Scholarship Fund for South Africans

Application Deadline: January 23rd 2015
Scholarship Worth: The Scholarship Fund covers 100% costs of the student’s studies, including tuition, books, meals and accommodation.  
The Solomon Mahlangu Scholarship Fund, a fund of the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA), is now accepting applications for the 2015 scholarships. The schnlarship offers young matriculants a chance to apply for the scholarship that will ensure they get to attend the best academic institutions in South Africa.
 
This is the second year the Solomon Mahlangu Scholarship Fund will be awarded to students who excel in the classroom and wish to pursue studies in scarce skills at Universities, Universities of Technology as well as all public Further Education and Training (FET) Colleges.
 
The Scholarship Fund provides financial support to young people who have been accepted to pursue full-time degrees in courses that fall within the priority growth sectors and critical and scarce skills areas as outlined in the labour planning frameworks of the country.
 
The Scholarship Fund, which the NYDA is striving to make the biggest on the continent, will benefit deserving South African youth who meet the minimum entry requirements set by the NYDA – youth who have been admitted for study at Universities and Universities of Technology and Further Education and Training Colleges across the country. International scholarships will be considered if they have been endorsed by a South African government department or a credible public or private agency.
Students who will be considered for the scholarship are those who have been accepted to register in the following fields of study:
 
·        ICT
·        Law
·        Tourism
·        Geology
·        Logistics
·        Pharmacy
·        Journalism
·        Agriculture
·        Engineering
·        Development Studies
·        Supply Chain Management
How to Apply
  • Applications are to be made directly to the participating University/University of Technology which has full responsibility for receiving, processing applications and selecting recipients.
  • Application forms are available on the NYDA website and all NYDA branches.
  • Applications to FET Colleges must be submitted directly to NYDA for the attention of Mr Sihle Mlaba, 11 Broadwalk Avenue, Halfway House Midrand, 1683 or e-mailed to: scholarships@nyda.gov.za

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the NYDA Solomon Mahlangu Scholarship Fund

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