University of Limpopo Bursaries 2021 – 2022
University of Limpopo Bursaries 2021 – See Details Below:
BURSARIES, LOAN AND AWARDS
13.1.1 Before embarking on their studies, students need to do proper financial planning and explore all the available financial avenues. Students should apply for bursaries from other sources outside the University of Limpopo as well.
13.1.2 It is advised that students applying for assistance at University of Limpopo should not assume that the application will be successful, as the number of applications far exceeds the available loans/bursaries/awards.
13.1.3 While awaiting the outcome of the application that does not relieve students of the obligation to settle their debt by the payment dates.
READ : University of Limpopo Postgraduate Bursaries
13.2.11 ST Year students: Students who have passed their Matriculation examinations exceptionally well with an average of 70% and above, may qualify for a rebate on their tuition fee.
13.2.2 Returning students: Returning students who have achieved an average of 70%- 75% qualifies for tuition upfront payment waiver, and those achieved 76% and above qualifies for total tuition fee waiver.
13.2.3 Postgraduate merit: R10 000 postgraduate merit bursary is awarded once in the
full duration of course and is only offered to the students who have completed in record time.
13.2.4 Please note that all merit bursaries must be applied for annually at the Financial Aid Office. They must have obtained 60% in the final year of their undergraduate study for the subject(s) or course(s) which they intend pursuing for their postgraduate degree
SEE ALSO: University of Limpopo NSFAS Bursary-Loan Scheme
THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS APPLY
i.The merit bursary capped for the total amount of tuition levied in the academic year of registration for the stipulated period of study will be awarded.
ii.Eligible students who fail to successfully complete their studies within the stipulated period will forfeit the merit bursary awarded to them.
iii.Students who receives other tuition fee support from their employers or from other sources will forfeit the merit bursary.
iv.Students who are registering for the qualification equivalent to the one already received a merit bursary for will not qualify for the merit bursary again.
v.Students who have previously registered with other institutions for the same qualification do not qualify for the merit bursary.
vi.The University reserves the right to withdraw the merit bursary should the student fail to disclose any material facts pertaining to the conditions for the awarding of the merit bursary.
vii.No retrospective application will be permitted for the merit bursary.
viii.NB. (Students will still be responsible to pay administration fees, local levy fees and residence fees).
ix.The following documents should be attached to the application form:
a)An acceptance letter from the School indicating the student number, degree and discipline.
b)Certified copy of detailed transcript of academic records.
c)Certified copy of degree Certificates.
d)Certified copy of ID
CHECK OUT: University of Limpopo Tuition Fees
NSFAS BURSARY-LOAN SCHEME
13.3.1 The objective of the NSFAS bursary-loan scheme is to offer financial support to full time students (current and prospective) with academic potential.
13.3.2 All prospective and returning students who are RSA citizens, studying full time at undergraduate level and who are financially needy and have the potential to succeed academically are eligible for assistance.
13.3.3 All eligible students must every year collect or request an application form from the Financial Aid Office complete and return it before the closing date.
i.Registered students: Mid October
ii.First year students: Mid-March
Who qualifies for NSFAS:
i.South African citizens
ii.A financially needy student
iii.A student who demonstrates potential for academic success
iv.A student registered at a South African university/ technikon, studying for a first tertiary educational qualification