Rhodes University Lelona Fufu Memorial Bursary 



Rhodes University Lelona Fufu Memorial Bursary

This Bursary will be awarded annually at Graduation to a student graduating in science with a BSc or BSc (Hons) who has overcome educational hardships to achieve very good results and who is continuing with further studies.

The Lelona Fufu Memorial Scholarship/Bursary was established in 2012 in response to the promise by the Dean of Science to a grieving father as the result of the tragic passing of a loved daughter, on the day of her anticipated graduation.

The University, with generous donor support from various donors, including staff and students, established a fund in her name to honour her memory and celebrate her life, as well as to yearly condemn, by awarding this scholarship/bursary in her name at Graduation, brutal acts of gender-based violence, and senseless acts of violent criminality that rob South Africa of its brightest and best daughters.

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Field/ level of study:  Honours in Mathematics or Mathematical Statistics at Rhodes University.

Eligibility: Preference will be given to students who has come through the Foundation Programme and who has majored in the mathematical or statistical sciences. Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need. The academic achievements and merits of the student’s grades will also be taken into account.

Value: Variable, up to a maximum of R90 000 per annum.

Citizenship: Open to all

LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Application procedure: 

Lelona Fufu Memorial Bursary Application Form          

  1. Attached application form to be completed and submitted back to office as a hard copy.
  2. Please provide a CV and full academic transcript with this application.
  3. An essay titled “The magic of Mathematics”. There is no minimum or maximum length of the essay.
SEE ALSO:  NSFAS Extended Grant Application

Please email all applications to: pgfunding@ru.ac.za

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