FirstRand FNB Fund
scholarship for international
postgraduate study in
education

The FirstRand FNB Fund Education scholarship, to the value of R850 000, is available to South African citizens for postgraduate study in education outside South Africa at an international university of their choice.

Applications for the 2020 FirstRand FNB Fund scholarship for international postgraduate study in education will open on 16 December 2019 and close 20 February 2020

The successful candidates will have excelled academically in their chosen field and will have been able to demonstrate:

  • leadership qualities;
  • strength of character;
  • community involvement; and
  • the 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.