Trust and Foundation Scholarships

These are scholarships as opposed to bursaries and do not carry a service obligation or employment contract. They are usually awarded by Trusts and Foundations wishing to award funding on the basis of academic merit and financial need. There are sometimes additional selection criteria, please refer to table below for details. Successful recipients are free to seek work in the open market place on graduation.

  Name of Trust/Foundation Grade 12 University University of Technology Sponsored fields of study Academic merit Financial Need Other useful information
  W K Kellogg Foundation (USA) Yes Yes No Social Work, Education, Nursing, Medicine, Agriculture Overall average above 65% Yes The is a full schoalrship and community engagement is required annually.
  Gallagher Foundation Yes Yes No Education, Business Science, Engineering, Languages, Law, Philosophy, Pschology, Politics, History Overall average above 75% Yes This is a full scholarship and the student must be planning to study at UCT. NBT results will need to be supplied.
  Oppenheimer Memorial Trust Yes No No Any field Overall average above 75% Yes This is full scholarship
  Norman Wevell Trust No No Yes All mining disciplines: Mine Survey, Geology, Metallurgy, Engineering: Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial and Chemical Overall average above 65% Yes, a means test will be conducted. NSFAS missing middle criteria can also be applied This is a top up bursary to cover finanial shortfalls
  R B Hagart Trust No Yes Yes Any field Overall average above 65% Yes, a means test will be conducted. NSFAS missing middle criteria can also be applied This is a top up bursary to cover finanial shortfalls
  Robert Niven Trust No Yes Yes All mining disciplines: Mine Survey, Geology, Metallurgy, Engineering: Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial and Chemical Overall average above 65% Yes, a means test will be conducted. NSFAS missing middle criteria can also be applied This is a top up bursary to cover finanial shortfalls
  Komatsu Development Trust No Yes No All mining disciplines: Mine Survey, Geology, Metallurgy, Engineering: Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial and Chemical Overall average above 60% Yes, a means test will be conducted. NSFAS missing middle criteria can also be applied Preference will be given females
  Pioneer Foods, Education Community Trust Yes Yes Yes Any discipline within the Fast Moving Consumer Goods Industry Overall average above 60% Yes BEE requirements and student from disadvantaged background only