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Agar-Hamilton Trust Bursary


Closing Date: 

November, 2020

Bursary Details: 

The Agar-Hamilton Trust was established in terms of the Will of the late John Augustus Ion Agar-Hamilton. The aim of the trust is to award bursaries to assist academically-deserving students in need, in order that they may afford to pursue their studies at school, college, university or another educational institution within South Africa.

The Agar-Hamilton Trust offer a bursary award each year to male students who are under 25 years old, are English-speaking with a predominantly British descent and are members of the church belonging to the Anglican Communion. Students who are in school, college or university may apply if they have a strong academic record and are unable to afford their studies.

Candidate Requirements: 

  • South African citizen
  • Under 25 years old on 1 January 2021
  • Male
  • English-speaking
  • Have a predominantly British descent
  • Recognised member and active communicant of a church belonging to the Anglican Communion
  • Currently in Matric OR have completed Matric
  • Studying OR intend on studying at a at University, College or other educational institution
  • Strong academic record
  • Proven financial need


Bursary Enquiries: 

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact the Agar-Hamilton Trust directly:
Email: [email protected]

Conditions of Bursary: 

Bursaries are awarded for 1 year at a time and are renewable annually based on satisfactory academic performance.

The value of the bursary will be decided by the Trustees, on a case by case basis.

Application Form: 

How to Apply: 

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Proof of British descent (birth certificates, passports etc)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Latest academic report, if currently at tertiary level (certified copy)
  • Testimonials from referees (see clause 7 of the application form for more information)


Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Email: [email protected]

2) Post:
The Trustees
The Agar-Hamilton Trust
PO Box 86
Cape Town


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