Field of Study:
Application opens the end of September/October 2019
The Solomon Mahlangu Scholarship Fund (SMSF) was established to provide financial support to youth to enable them to pursue quality education in an institution of higher learning with youth in rural areas as primary target.
The scholarship was established in honour of Solomon Kalushi Mahlangu who at the age of 23, was executed under the apartheid laws after being wrongfully accused of murder and terrorism.
Disabled , Graduates , School leavers (Year 12)
Which Countries can Apply?
Central University of Technology, Durban University of Technology , Mangosuthu University of Technology, Nelson Mandela University, North-West University, Rhodes University, Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University, Tshwane University of Technology, University of Cape Town, University of Fort Hare, University of Johannesburg, University of KwaZulu-Natal, University of Mpumalanga, University of Pretoria, University of Stellenbosch, University of the Free State, University of the Witwatersrand, University of Venda
Students must be applying for admission to one of the public universities of South Africa as a 1st Year full time student;
High school learners (grade 12) who plan to attend one of the public universities after completion of the National Senior Certificate and plan to study in a scarce or critical skills field;
Must meet University Admission Points Score (APS) and achieve an average of 70% in the NSC exams;
Must be South African citizens between 14-35; Financial neediness: the combined household income must be less than R15000 a month.
How to Apply:
- Objectives of the Fund
- Students must be applying for admission to one of the participating universities as a 1st year full time student in the courses listed in the table above
- High school learners who plan to attend one of the participating universities after completing the National Senior Certificate
- Must meet University Admission Points Score (APS) and achieve an average of 70% in the NSC exams
- Must be South African citizens between 14 - 35
- Financial neediness - combined household salary of less than R15 000 a month
- Reside in rural/semi-rural areas
- Engage in community service
- A copy of your Senior Certificate (if you have completed Grade 12).
- A copy of the latest academic transcript or record on an official letterhead or logo (if you are already at an Institution of Higher Education).
- A copy of your valid South African identity document.
- Copies of valid South African identity documents of your parents or guardians.
- Copies of Salary Slips of your parents/guardians or affidavit/s stating no income received.