University of the Free State (UFS) Postgraduate Diploma Bursaries 2023

Deadline: 15 January 2023

UFS POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA BURSARIES 2023. The University of the Free State will be providing financial support (partial tuition fee) to Postgraduate Diploma students for the year 2023.

Important to note:
• The UFS Postgraduate Diploma Bursary is a once-off award for first-time Postgraduate Diploma students studying full time in 2023.
• The bursary is awarded on academic merit.
• The holder of the bursary may not be a recipient of any government bursary/scholarship.
• The holder of the bursary may not be a recipient of the UFS Staff Study Benefit/ Remission on Tuition Fees.
• The award cannot be used to pay off outstanding fees from previous years.
• Complying with minimum eligibility criteria does not guarantee successful application;
bursaries are awarded on academic merit and availability of funds.

Who can apply?

• All South African and international students.
• Full-time registered Postgraduate Diploma students.
• Applicants must have obtained an aggregate of at least 65% for their undergraduate studies.
• Applicants must have obtained their previous degree in the minimum prescribed period.

Who is not eligible?

• Students who already hold a Postgraduate Diploma, Honours or B Tech Degree;
• Students registered for their second year of Postgraduate Diploma;
• Students pursuing an undergraduate degree irrespective of the programme that they are enrolled for;
• Students pursuing Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE);
• Students who received funding from the Postgraduate School in the previous years; and
• Students who hold full-time employment positions.

What is required?

• Official academic record indicating that the undergraduate qualification has been obtained.
• Applicants (including international students) who did not obtain their undergraduate degrees
at the University of the Free State must submit an academic record that shows final marks in
percentages and not symbols.
• Applicants who obtained their undergraduate degrees at the University of the Free State must
not submit their academic records. The Centre for Graduate Support will access their
academic records from the university.
• It is the responsibility of each applicant to request from their previous institution an official
academic record/transcript displaying their final marks in percentages and not symbols.

How to apply?

• Complete the online application: https://surveys.ufs.ac.za/evasys/online.php?p=PgDipl
• Applicants who did not obtain their undergraduate degree at the University of the Free State
must email their academic records in PDF format to [email protected] with the email
subject “Application for UFS Postgraduate Diploma Funding – UFS Student Number”.
• Applicants who obtained their undergraduate degrees at the University of the Free State must
not email their academic records. The Centre for Graduate Support will access their academic records from the University. Therefore, they must only complete the online survey application.

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