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Organisation : HCI Foundation
Announcement : HCI Foundation Bursary Programme
Applicable for : Public University or University of Technology in South Africa Students
Closing Date : 30 September 2016
HCI Foundation Bursary Programme :
** The HCI Foundation Bursary Programme provides financial assistance to academically deserving and financially needy students, pursuing an undergraduate degree up to Honours level in any field of study, at a public university or university of technology in South Africa.
Related / Similar Bursary : HCI Foundation Bursary Programme 2021-22
** HCI Foundation bursaries are primarily for students who will be in their 1st year of study in 2017 and our current bursary recipients.
** Applications for other years of study will only be considered if we have spaces available.
How to apply :
** To successfully complete an application form, follow the five steps below between 01 August 2016 and 30 September 2016.
** Between 01 August 2016 and 30 September 2016.
1. Login : (Or Register)
** If you have applied before, you must login with your existing username and password. Click on lost password if you have lost or forgotten it.
** If you are a new applicant you must register on the system.
2. Complete The Application Form :
There are 4 sections that you will be required to complete on the application form :
** Personal details
** Family details
** Details of proposed study for the upcoming year
** Parents’ employment information
** Now begin to send in your supporting documents: Copy of ID, proof of family income or affidavit of unemployment and proof of grant.
** You will be able to submit supporting documents until 30 September 2016
** You can save your application at any stage and return to complete it later.
** 30 September 2016 before Midnight
3. Submit Your Application And Outstanding Supporting Documents :
** Applications and all outstanding supporting documents (Copy of ID, proof of family income or affidavit of unemployment, and proof of grant) must be submitted before 30 September 2016 (The system will close for applications at midnight on 30 September 2016).
4. Finalise Uploading Your Scanned Documents Or Send Them Via Fax Or Post :
** Submit your supporting documents before or on 30 September 2016 by uploading your scanned documents to your application form or send your documents via post or fax.
** If sent by post, your supporting documents should still reach us by 30 September 2016. After midnight, no supporting documents will be accepted.
** Late supporting documents will not be processed and your application will then be incomplete and therefore rejected.
** Now begin to send in your results.
5. Submit Your End Of Year Results :
** Your Matric or end-of-year results should be sent to us via email, fax or post and these should reach us before 23 February 2017.
** If we do not receive your results by 23 February 2017, then your application will be rejected.
Please note the following :
** The Foundation will keep you updated on the status of your application. Emails will be sent to you at each
** stage of the review process
** Check your email and post and follow our Facebook page and twitter account for updates
** Once we have reviewed your application, we will send you a notification to tell you whether or not you have met
** our criteria
** If you do NOT meet our criteria, your bursary application will be rejected
** If you do meet our criteria, your bursary application will go to the next stage of the process
** Meeting our criteria does not guarantee that you will be awarded a bursary
** All first year applicants will be shortlisted and interviewed by phone
** At institutions where we are oversubscribed, selection of students is based on academic performance and targets per institution
** We will make our final selection and notify you that you have received an HCI Foundation bursary by 07 March 2017.
** If you are awarded a bursary, the HCI Foundation will contact your institution of study on your behalf
** and pay your bursary amount directly to the institution
Eligibility Criteria :
** Although we strive to provide bursaries to as many as we can, not all will qualify. Please make sure you meet the mininum requirements that we have.
South African citizens, refugees and asylum seekers who fulfil the following criteria :
** Current HCI Foundation bursary recipients.
** Will be in their 1st year of study in 2017
** Studying at a public University or University of Technology in South Africa.
** A minimum of 55% average for Matric or end of year results (Life Orientation is not considered).
** With a gross family income of less than R25 000 per month.
** Age 35 years or under on 30 September 2016 .
** We do not fund part-time, distance learning or students studying at FET colleges.
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Cape Town 8000