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30 April 2021
Call for applications - Masters student funding for the 2021 academic year in the Faculty of Education
The Faculty of Education is pleased to announce a call for new applications for MEd student funding for the 2021 academic year.

The applications are open to full-time and part-time South African and permanent residents who are financially needy (i.e., those whose combined household family income is less or equal to R350 000 per annum).  

Funding will be awarded for the 2021 academic year only, for students in the following categories with respective criteria:

FIRST ENROLMENT MEd STUDENTS CRITERIA

  • Student’s first year of enrolment in the MEd programme must be the 2021 academic year
  • Student cannot be a recipient of other sources of funding
  • Student cannot be employed in the UWC Work-Study programme, e.g. as a Student Assistant, Tutor or Teaching Assistant
  • Student with a combined household income of less or equal to R350 000 per annum
Successful applicants will be funded the full tuition costs.

SENIOR MEd STUDENTS CRITERIA

  • Student’s first year of enrolment in the MEd programme must be prior to the 2021 academic year
  • Student cannot be a recipient of other sources of funding
  • Student cannot be employed in the UWC Work-Study programme, e.g. as a Student Assistant, Tutor or TeachingAssistant
  • Student with a combined household income of less or equal to R350 000 per annum
Successful applicants will be fully or partially funded for the following:
  1. Outstanding tuition fees
  2. Fieldwork related to the research project  
NB: ALL SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT TO REGISTER FOR EVERY YEAR REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THE DEGREE AS SPECIFIED BY THE FACULTY.

Applications to be submitted to your respective departmental administrators: Please submit the following documents:
  • Letter of motivation that explains your current financial status and reasons for your application
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Copies of your academic transcripts
  • Proof of registration
  • Certified copy of ID (not older than three months)
  • For proof of household income:
  1. Payslips (Monthly, weekly, fortnight)
  2. Wage slips
  3. Employment letter (Indicating monthly/Annual Income)
  4. Employment Contract (Indicating monthly/annual Income)
  5. SASSA Letter (Indicating amount)
  6. Tax Income Documents
  7. Affidavit (Indicating Amount)
Applicants must be in good academic standing.

Successful applicants will be required to also submit the following documents:
  • Proof of registration
  • Confirmation of banking details (not older than three months)
Please submit your application NO LATER THAN FRIDAY, 7 MAY 2021

PLEASE NOTE: NO LATE OR INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED. ONLY SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.