About the institute:

The South African Institute of Race Relations, Initially established in 1929, is a research and policy organization based in South Africa. The aim of the institute is to investigate social and economic conditions within the country and distribute the findings, the institution has a team with various professionals.

SAIRR is providing educational funding to disadvantaged South Africans and has been on it since 1935.

The late president  Nelson Mandela was also a benefit of this bursary, Which funded some of his academic commitments.

Fields covered by this bursary:

Funding will be granted across a range of fields, inclusive to business and commerce; medicine, health sciences and dentistry; science and engineering; education; law and arts; and more. bursaries will be awarded to students who are studying towards an Undergraduate Degree or Diploma only. Postgraduate studies will not be funded.

MinimumĀ  requirements:

South African citizen
Completed grade 12 OR currently in Matric
Studying or intend on studying towards a first degree/ diploma qualification.
Studying or intend on studying at a South African recognized institution of higher learning.
Must be in financial need
Good academic performance

How to apply:

Applications must be done online.
Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit the following

supporting documents:

  • Certified ID copy document.
  • Certified copy of Matric certificate.
  • Grade 12 latest results, if currently in grade 12
  • Full tertiary academic record, if currently in University (stamped and certified by the institutional university or college.
  • Proof of tertiary registration/ admission

Closing date:

31 August 2020

How to apply:

click here to view and apply online

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