Imam Abdullah Haron Education Trust (IAHET) Bursary South Africa 2022

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Imam Abdullah Haron Education Trust (IAHET) Bursary South Africa 2022 – 2023

ABOUT THE COMPANY – IAHET

The Imam Abdullah Haron Education Trust (IAHET) was established in 2005 in memory of the late Imam Abdullah Haron, killed in police detention in 1969 after fighting against the Apartheid regime. The Trust aims to honour Imam Haron’s vision, which included empowering previously disadvantaged individuals and groups by way of education.

The IAHET aims to provide education funding all the way from pre-primary (ie. early childhood development project grants) until postgraduate studies (bursaries).

Bursaries are funded solely by means of donations from individuals and companies at the Corporate Golf Day held each year. Together with the Muslim Educational Movement and the Hospital Welfare, IAHET is able to administer these fantastic bursary opportunities. Since the inception of the programme in 2006, the IAHET has provided funding to 385 deserving tertiary students, to the value of over R2.7 million.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS OF STUDY

The IAHET bursary is aimed at students of all races, genders, and religious beliefs – everyone is welcome to apply, so long as they meet the criteria as stated below. Bursaries will be awarded to students enrolled at a tertiary institution (who are recognized by the Department of Higher Education and Training), in ALL fields of study.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE & SELECTION PROCESS

30 partial bursaries will be awarded to deserving students, to the value of R10 000 each. This funding is aimed at helping students cover the cost of transport, prescribed books and general living expenses.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited to attend an interview. Should you not receive any feedback on your application within 6 weeks of the deadline, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • South African citizen
  • Studying full-time towards an undergraduate tertiary qualification
  • Studying at one of the following public Universities: UCT/ UWC/ CPUT/ US/ IPSA
  • Studying towards a tertiary qualification,
  • In financial need.

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Download and complete a copy of the IAHET Bursary Application Form (.pdf)

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • South African ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate OR results statement (certified copy)
  • Proof of registration at University (on tertiary institution letterhead)
  • Academic transcripts (on tertiary institution letterhead) (2nd and 3rd-year students only)
  • Proof of parents/ household income
  • Motivational letter in support of bursary application

Applications must be posted to:
The Secretary
Imam Abdullah Haron Education Trust
PO Box 44506
Claremont
7735

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact IAHET directly:
The Imam Abdullah Haron Education Trust (IAHET)
Contact Person: Fatiema Haron Masoet
Tel: 083 367 8176

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