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Overview

Two SAWISE scholarships are available:

Please note that these are ONLY for females and ONLY for 4th year [e.g. BSc (Honours) or equivalent] of study at tertiary level.
1. SAWISE Angus Scholarship (Download scholarship information in .pdf format).
2. SAWISE Hope Scholarship (Find information on the Hope Scholarship website).


1. Eligibility criteria include for SAWISE Angus Scholarship include:

i. A sub-Saharan black female.
ii. Must have achieved 70% or above grade average in her subject of study.
iii. Only for studies at Honours level (or 4th year equivalent e.g. in engineering).
iv. In any field of science and engineering.

Applications for these scholarships must include copies of the following:
a. Curriculum vitae.
b. An official academic transcript (record).
c. A letter of motivation (~350 words).
d. A certified copy of your ID.
e. A completed online application form.

The closing date for all applications is 15 November.
If you haven't been contacted by SA WISE by 20 December, you have unfortunately not been successful in your application. For enquiries email: sawise.scholarships@gmail.com


2. Eligibility criteria for SAWISE Hope Scholarship include:

i. A South African female student.
ii. Must have achieved an academic average of over 65%.
iii. Only for studies at Honours level (or 4th year equivalent e.g. in engineering).
iv. In any field of science and engineering. Medical fields are also included.
v. Candidates must exhibit outstanding personal qualities and a strong desire to make a contribution to their respective fields and to society at large.
vi. Candidate must indicate financial need.
vii. Must be studying at one of following institutions: University of Cape Town, University of Johannesburg, University of KwaZulu-Natal, University of Pretoria, University of Stellenbosch, University of the Witwatersrand, and University of the Western Cape.
Click here to find out more about how you can help fund the SAWISE Hope Scholarship or go to the Hope Scholarship's website.

Applications for these scholarships must include copies of the following:
a. Curriculum vitae.
b. An official academic transcript (record).
c. A letter of motivation (~350 words).
d. A certified copy of your ID.

Email applications will be accepted and these should be mailed to: thehopescholarship@gmail.com
Applications close on the 15th of November.

For enquiries email: sawise.scholarships@gmail.com or thehopescholarship@gmail.com


Scholarship recipients

Thobeka Ethel Shibe - 2015 Angus Scholarship, Rhodes University