The FirstRand Foundation scholarship,
to the value of R900 000, is available to previously disadvantaged
South African citizens for postgraduate
study outside South Africa in any
discipline at an international
university of their choice.
Applications for the 2021 FirstRand
Foundation scholarship for international
postgraduate study will open on
16 December 2020 and close
Thursday 4 March 2021.
The successful candidates
have excelled academically
in their chosen field and will
have been able to demonstrate:
strength of character;
community involvement; and
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.