Application Deadline: February 21st 2019
The FirstRand Laurie Dippenaar Scholarship, to the value of R825, 000 is available to South African citizens for postgraduate study outside South Africa in any discipline at an international university of their choice.
The successful candidates will have excelled academically in their chosen field and will have been able to demonstrate:
strength of character
community involvement, and
the potential to be a destiny changer in his or her chosen field
Preference will be given to candidates under the age of 35
Candidates who are currently, or have been studying overseas, will not be considered for this scholarship.
Successful candidates are required to return to South Africa for at least five years after completing their studies
what makes this scholarship different from most is not only the personal interest which Laurie Dippenaar takes in the selection process, but also his interest in the ongoing progress of the recipients.
2019 will the 13th year that this prestigious scholarship will be awarded.