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Organization : FirstRand
Scholarship Name : FirstRand International Postgraduate Scholarships 2018
Applicable For : South African citizens
Scholarship Deadline : 22 february 2018
Website : https://www.firstrand.co.za/csi/Pages/internationalpostgraduatescholarships.aspx
Download Conditions : https://www.southafricain.com/uploads/9131-FRLLD.pdf

FirstRand International Postgraduate Scholarships

** There are five scholarships available to South African citizens, all of which are for international postgraduate study.

Related : FirstRand Laurie Dippenaar Scholarship : www.southafricain.com/4056.html

These are :
** FirstRand Laurie Dippenaar scholarship;
** FirstRand Foundation scholarship;
** FirstRand Oxford African Studies scholarship to the University of Oxford;
** FirstRand FNB Fund Oxford education scholarship; and
** FirstRand FNB Fund scholarship for education study.

** Applications, including all attachments and reference letters, must be completed online and applicants must have applied directly to the university of their choice by the time the application is submitted.

** Applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.
** The decisions of the adjudication panels are final and correspondence regarding their decision will not be entered into. The panels reserve the right not to make an award.

Deadlines :
** Applications open 16 december 2017 and close 22 february 2018. No late applications will be accepted.

Criteria

The successful candidates will have excelled academically in their chosen field and will have been able to demonstrate :
** leadership qualities;
** strength of character;
** community involvement; and

** the potential to be a destiny changer in his or her chosen field.
** candidates who are currently, or have been studying overseas, will not be considered for this scholarship; and.
** successful candidates are required to return to South Africa for at least five years after completing their studies.

Process

** Confirmation of each received application will be emailed to the applicant upon receipt of his or her application.

** All applications are evaluated by at least three preliminary evaluators from FirstRand, FNB, RMB, TSI and previous winners of the scholarship. A long list of around 40 applicants is then drawn up and interviewed in person in Cape Town or Sandton.
** Four shortlisted candidates are selected for the two education scholarships and should be available for final interviews held in Sandton on Friday 20 April 2018.

** Ten shortlisted candidates are selected for the FirstRand Laurie Dippenaar and FirstRand Foundation international postgraduate scholarships and the FirstRand Oxford African Studies Scholarship and should be available for final interviews held in Sandton on Monday 23 April 2018.

** A final announcement will be made before the end of May 2018.
** Email queries can be sent for attention Beth van Heerden at firstrandpgscholarship AT firstrand.co.za

FirstRand Laurie Dippenaar scholarship

** The FirstRand Laurie Dippenaar scholarship, to the value of R800 000 per annum, is available to South African citizens for postgraduate study outside South Africa in any discipline at an international university of their choice.
** The scholarships are worth R800 000 a year

The successful candidates will have excelled academically in their chosen field and will have been able to demonstrate :
** leadership qualities;
** 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, chairman of FirstRand, takes in the selection process, but also his interest in the on-going progress of the recipients.
** 2018 will be the 12th year that this prestigious scholarship will be awarded

FirstRand Oxford African Studies scholarship

** The scholarship is for a South African citizen to study a masters degree at the African Studies Centre at the University of Oxford
** Funding will be provided for the year at the University of Oxford

** Before applying for this scholarship, a course application to the African Studies Centre at the University of Oxford should be submitted
** Closing date for applications for the MSc in African Studies at the University of Oxford is 19 January 2018.

** All scholarships will be awarded based on academic excellence, leadership ability, community involvement and the candidate’s potential to be a destiny changer
** Candidates who are currently, or have been studying overseas, are not eligible

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