SAWISE Hope Scholarship for South Africans. (Female Students Only)

The Association of South African Women in Science
Application Deadline: November 30 2013
The Association of South African Women in Science and Engineering (SAWISE) and The Hope Network invites female students entering their Honours level/ 4th year of study to apply for the above scholarship
Two SAWISE scholarships are available:
Please note that these are ONLY for females and ONLY for 4th year [e.g. BSc (Honours) or equivalent] of study at tertiary level.
1. SAWISE Angus Scholarship (Download scholarship information in .pdf format).
2. SAWISE Hope Scholarship (Download scholarship information in .pdf format.
  • Female students entering their Honours degree/4th year of study with an academic average of over 65%, pursuing study in the areas of science and engineering (medical fields included).
  • Candidates must exhibit outstanding personal qualities and a strong desire to make a contribution to their respective fields and to society at large.
  • Candidates must be South African. Preference will be given to a candidate experiencing financial difficulty or distress.
One year, full-time study.
At any of the following universities: University of Cape Town,University of Johannesburg, University of Kwazulu-Natal, University of Pretoria, University of Stellenbosch, University of the Witwatersrand, University of the Western Cape.
R10 000
The scholarship founding group will serve as mentors to the recipient over the course of her Honours year /4th year of study. The recipient will be assigned special industry-specific mentors that align with her field of study. The recipient will have the opportunity to interact with the founding network of professional women through her invitation to, and participation in,
Hope Network and SAWISE events.

Applications for these scholarships must include hard copies of the following:
1. Curriculum vitae.
2. An official academic transcript (record).
3. A letter of motivation (~350 words).
4. A certified copy of your ID.
5. For the Angus Scholarship, a completed application form.

Please note – only hard copies of the documents will be accepted and these should be mailed to: P.O. Box 34085, Rhodes Gift, Cape Town, 7707 to arrive before 30 November.

For enquiries email:

The SAWISE Hope Scholarship,
P.O. Box 34085, Rhodes
Gift, Cape Town, 7707


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