January 28, 2010

The Ardi Louw Fellowship for Financially Needy South Africans at University of Cape Town

The Ardi Louw Scholarship

Course(s) Offered: Engineering
Course Level: Undergraduate Bursary
Provider: Ardi Louw
Country to Study in: South Africa

Scholarship Description
The University of Cape Town (UCT) is thankful to Ardi Louw for the Ardi Louw Scholarship for its continued support for financially needy students.

The University allocates significant funds on an annual basis for bursary funding for financially needy students; however, the demand is far greater than the funds available. With the generous donations of the Ardi Louw Scholarship, it has been possible to assist more students than would otherwise have been possible.

In short, UCT provides a non-repayable bursary and a repayable National Student Financial Aid Scheme loan to those that qualify.

The Ardi Louw Fellowship at University of Cape Town

Eligibility for all financial aid from UCT is based on the following criteria:
  1. You must be in financial need as determined by the national means test eligibility assessment
  2. You are required to have passed or to pass 50% of all registered courses
  3. You must be a South African citizen or a permanent resident
  4. You must be applying for your first approved course of study
  5. Not have been placed under Administrative Order
SPECIFIC (for Ardi Louw fellowship):
Bursaries are available to undergraduate students studying towards a degree in Engineering.

Selection criteria:
  • show academic merit;
  • be a sporting prowess and financially needy;
  • be a South African citizen.
Eligible groups
Citizens of South Africa

Participating Institutions
University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa

Fields of study
Undergraduate course studies in Engineering

Number of awards
Not specified

Sponsorship duration
One year renewable for duration of course subject to satisfactory progress and financial need

Scholarship benefits
Variable -- The value of the Ardi Louw Fellowship varies per annum.

Method of Application
Applicants wishing to be considered for UCT financial assistance need to complete the relevant forms in the UCT Application for Admission to study pack or follow the On-line Application process.

The relevant application forms are also available from and should be returned to:
Student Financial Aid
Level 3 Jules and Kramer Law Building
Department of Student Affairs
University of Cape Town
Private Bag X3
Rondebosch 7701

It is important to read the 2010 Call for Applications(pdf), and also visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on how to apply for this fellowship

Application forms must be returned on or before the 30th April, 2010

The University provides a well-rounded financial aid system to those that meet the qualifying criteria for financial assistance. The Student Financial Aid website (www.uct.ac.za/apply/funding/undergraduate/financial/) provides comprehensive details on the financial aid programme.

Application Deadline: 30 April 2010
Open to International Applicants: No (ONLY South Africans)

More Scholarship Information and Application

Related: Scholarships in South Africa for International Students

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