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The Bursary Committee

The purpose is to provide support and advice for the bursary initiatives in the Faculty of Economic & Management Sciences

In the past, all bursary initiatives in the faculty were administered by the Academic Co-ordinator and the Research Committee. The Faculty felt that it was necessary to create a committee which would be responsible for all bursary or scholarship initiatives. This committee will also explore ways in which the information on bursaries which is available can be disseminated in a more effective manner to staff and students alike. The Bursary Committee ensures that regulations as prescribed by the Senate, regarding bursary and related financial, matters are carried out effectively. The Committee meets every four to six weeks. Reports of the activities of the Bursary Committee are presented at the monthly meetings of the Heads of Department.

Selection Criteria for Undergraduate Bursaries in the Faculty of Economic & Management Sciences

- Students must be in their second year of study

- Students must have attained an average of 60% or above in the end of year exams of the previous year.

Selection Criteria for Postgraduate Bursaries

- Each bursary provider has a specific set of selection criteria, which differs from provider to provider

- The higher the marks of the applicant, the better chance they have of being selected.

Funding opportunities

Many funding providers offer opportunities to UP staff and students to apply for research funding.

Bursary Information Pack

Bursaries Guide for EMS students

UP Postgraduate Bursary Policy

Interesting Opportunities 


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