FirstRand Laurie Dippenaar International Postgraduate Scholarships for Young South African Students

FirstRand International Postgraduate Scholarships
FirstRand Laurie Dippenaar Scholarship

Course(s) Offered: Any discipline
Course Level: Postgraduate
Provider: Laurie Dippenaar; FirstRand Limited
Country to Study in: Any country (EXCEPT South Africa)

Scholarship Description
The FirstRand Laurie Dippenaar scholarship, to the value of R900 000, is available to South African citizens for postgraduate study outside South Africa in any discipline at an international university of their choice.

What makes the FirstRand Laurie Dippenaar Scholarship different from most is not only the personal interest which Laurie Dippenaar takes in the selection process, but also his interest in the ongoing progress of the recipients.

This year, 2021, will be the 15th year that this prestigious scholarship will be awarded. All eligible applicants are encouraged to apply for the FirstRand Laurie Dippenaar Scholarship.

FirstRand Laurie Dippenaar International Postgraduate Scholarships

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
  • 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.

Eligible groups
Citizens of South Africa

Participating Institutions
All accredited higher educational institutions/universities across the world

Fields of study
All disciplines are eligible for this scholarship

Number of awards
Not supplied

Sponsorship duration
It covers the duration of the graduate study, maximum of two years

Scholarship benefits
Scholarships, up to the value of R900 000, are awarded to successful candidates

Method of Application
It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information and also to begin your application to this postgraduate scholarship.

Applications for the 2021 FirstRand Laurie Dippenaar scholarship for international postgraduate study will open on 16 December 2020 and close Thursday 4 March 2021.

FirstRand Limited, through its portfolio of integrated financial services businesses, operates in South Africa, certain markets in sub-Saharan Africa, the UK, and India. Lauritz Laurie Dippenaar is a South African self made millionaire businessman,investor & banker who was the Chairman of FirstRand financial Group. He is well known for his philanthropic activities and he also runs this scholarship programme through his generous endowments.

Application Deadline: 4 March 2021
Open to International Applicants: No (ONLY South Africans)

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