South African Institute of Race Relations (SAIRR) Bursaries for 2013

The South African Institute of Race Relations (SAIRR)’s bursary programme is counted among the oldest non-racial bursaries schemes in the country. It is approximately 77-year-old and it counts among Alumni the likes of former president Dr Rolihlahla Nelson Mandela – who once received a 120 Pounds bursary while still in his youth in the late 1940’s.

This bursary is usually awarded in ALL recognised study fields

This year’s (for 2013) bursary application process starts with an application form request on the SAIRR website, which shall be followed by submitting an application form to the SAIRR – this application form will only be issued by the SAIRR. PLEASE NOTE: If you download the application form from any website other than the SAIRR website YOU WILL BE DISQUALIFIED. Click here to request the SAIRR BURSARY APPLICATION FORM FOR 2013.

For more information please see the advert below:

The bursary application process starts online on 1 July 2012 and closes 31 August 2012. Please note that only application forms from the Bursary Department at the South African Institute of Race Relations will be considered. Application forms downloaded from any other websites will not be taken into account.

There are six steps to applying for a bursary from the Institute.

1. Complete the online request form (click the link above to request a form). The closing date by which to complete this form is 31st August 2012.

2. The completed online applications will be reviewed by the Institute. They will produce a short-list of potential bursary recipients.

3. The Institute will contact all short-listed applicants. Each short-listed applicant will be supplied with documents that he or she will require in order to complete the application process. Please note that if you are not contacted by the Institute by 30th September 2012 then you have not been short-listed.

4. Short-listed candidates must complete the documents they received under step 3 and return these to the Institute by 16th November 2012.

5. The Institute’s bursary selection committee will review all those final applications received before 16th November 2012 and make decisions about which students are to receive bursaries for 2013. These decisions will be taken early in 2013.

6. The Institute will notify the students who have been granted bursaries.


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