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VC Scholarship awardees

Celebrating excellence…26 bright young minds recognised for their academic excellence at the annual Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship gala dinner together with Prof Derrick Swartz (Vice-Chancellor) and Ms Santie Botha (Chancellor).

Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship

This prestigious scholarship was introduced in 2009 by our Vice-Chancellor, Prof Derrick Swartz and aims to attract top performing school-leavers from across South Africa to come and study at NMMU. Annually between 25 and 30 scholarships are awarded to top achieving matriculants based on academic merit. The scholarship is renewable for each year of a first NMMU undergraduate degree or diploma, provided the academic performance remains of the highest standards. Over 300 applications was received from schools in all 9 provinces.

This year 26 recipients were recognised at the annual VCS gala dinner held at the Vodacom/NMMU Indoor Sport Centre on Monday evening.  The following recipients have been awarded the scholarship this year: Mieke Struwig, Nikita Gorlach, Chandré Chrysanthou, Richard Kirton, Nikisha Lalloo (Pearson High School), Luzince De Klerk, Liezel Nel (Hoërskool Outeniqua), Ruan Olivier (Hoërskool Despatch), Kirsti Limbert, Ashley Vrancken (Collegiate Girls’ High School), Karla Barnard, Anandi Botha (Die Brandwag Hoërskool), Michael Selby (Stirling High School), Luqmaan Haspatel (Heather Secondary School), Belinda Odei-Addo (Westering High School), Mylan Jonas (Muir College Boys’ High School), Sivuyile Dzina (Queenstown Girls’ High School), Sumaiya Moses (Uitenhage High School), Luchian Pullen, Deon Beauzec (Hoërskool Otto du Plessis), Amorie Landman (Global Leadership Academy), Mfundo Ndlovu (Masibumbane High School), Judith van Eeden (Hoërskool DF Malherbe), Nicole Stander (Willow Academy), Abarsha Fourie (Hoërskool Cillié) & Paul Shaw (Breidbach S.S.S).

Prospective students who will be coming to NMMU next year are encouraged to apply for this scholarship when applications open in May this year. A form will be available to download from the NMMU website or can be obtained from your school.  An Admission Point Score (APS) of 49 or higher or an academic aggregate of 80% or more is required in order to be considered. Learners Gr 11 final as well as their Gr 12 June/September results will be used in pre-selection. For more information please e-mail: vcs@nmmu.ac.za

Celebrating 10 years of NMMU

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