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Myrtle L Aron Bursary Fund For Young South Africans

Myrtle L Aron Bursary Fund For Young South Africans

Every year, the South African Speech Language and Hearing Association offers a bursary to a third- or fourth-year Speech Language Therapy and/or Audiology student (who  successfully completed their 2nd or 3rd year of study) via the Myrtle L Aron Bursary Fund. The bursary is available to students studying at any South African University that offer these courses and is awarded based on academic merit and financial need.

Myrtle L Aron Bursary Fund For Young South Africans

Selection criteria:

  • The bursary is available to students who have successfully completed their 2nd and/or 3rd year of study in the degree for Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology.
  • Only students in the 3rd or 4th year of study can be awarded the bursary.
  • SASLHA student members will be given preference.
  • The main criteria for selection of the application are financial need and academic potential.
  • Changing your degree after submitting your application will lead to the cancellation of the bursary.

Instructions for submission:

(Please send in a typed application form and enclose the following documentation: all documents should be certified)

  • Matriculation certificate.
  • Copy of your certified ID document
  • Copies of your most recent subjects and academic record / grades.
  • Two testimonials from Departmental staff or supervisors. (To give input on academic potential, leadership, why they recommend the applicant any other information pertinent to the applicant). This should be on a University letterhead and signed by the respective staff member.
  • You may include a testimonial from an organization or similar that you belong to. It should be on the organisation’s letterhead and signed.
  • Affidavit(s) if your parent(s)/guardian(s) are unemployed.
  • Death certificate(s) if your parent(s) is/are deceased.
  • Three months’ bank statements of the individual(s) responsible for payment of your university fees
  • Submit a video recording (maximum 2 minutes) briefly answering the following questions: Tell us something about yourself, why you believe you deserve this award and how you plan on contributing to the profession in the short and medium term. The video can be taken with your cellphone or laptop, should be compressed to less than 10MB and added as an attachment to the email with your application form.
  • Not a SASLHA member? Sign up here: SASLHA

DEADLINE: 19 February 2024

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