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Erika Theron Scholarships in Social Work 2024


The 2024 Erika Theron Scholarships in Social Work at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) are now open for applications, as detailed in the document. These scholarships, established in memory of the late Professor Erika Theron, former Chancellor of UWC, aim to support female students pursuing advanced studies in Social Work.


Erika Theron Scholarships Eligibility Criteria

  • Only female students are eligible.
  • Applicants must have obtained their first degree in Social Work from UWC.
  • The scholarship is open to students applying for Master’s and Doctoral studies in Social Work.
  • Applicants must demonstrate a good academic record.
  •  Studies must be pursued at UWC.
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Application Requirements

  • Applicants need to briefly describe their financial situation. An itemized budget or a detailed letter may be attached for further clarification.
  • Applicants should disclose if they have applied for other financial assistance and provide details.
  • At least one reference letter (e.g., from an employer) must be included.
  • Applicants who were registered in 2023 must submit a progress report from their supervisors along with a work plan for 2024.

How to Apply (Step-by-Step Guide)

  1. Download Application Form: Visit https://www.uwc.ac.za/files/files/ERIKA-THERON-BURSARY-APPLICATION-2024.pdf to download the application form.
  2. Complete the Form: Fill out the form as fully as possible, including personal, academic, work experience, and financial information.
  3. Attach Required Documents: Include all necessary certified documents, a reference letter, a progress report and work plan (where applicable), and a letter of financial need/expenses (optional).
  4. Submit the Application: Email the completed form and attachments to Mr. Ebrain Johnson at the Financial Aid Office, ejohnson@uwc.ac.za, by the deadline.
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Application Date

  • Closing Date: 26 April 2024


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