University of Johannesburg (UJ) Merit Bursary Application 2023-2024

By | January 4, 2022

University of Johannesburg (UJ) Merit Bursary Application 2023-2024

University of Johannesburg (UJ) Merit Bursary Application 2023-2024

University of Johannesburg (UJ) Merit Bursary

About University of Johannesburg

  • The University of Johannesburg (UJ) is a vibrant, multicultural, and energetic institution that reflects the pace and intensity of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it bears. The institution is proudly South African, and it is well-prepared to play a part in realizing the potential that higher education holds for the continent’s growth. With a student population of over 50 000, including over 3000 international students from 80 countries, UJ has evolved into a diverse, inclusive, transformational, and collegial institution. From the 26 public universities that make up the higher education system in South Africa (SA), UJ is one of the major contact institutions.
  • The University of Johannesburg’s mission is to be “an international university of choice, rooted in Africa, and dynamically influencing the future.” “Inspiring its community to alter and serve humanity through innovation and the collaborative pursuit of knowledge,” the mission states. Four ideals, namely imagination, discussion, regeneration, and ethical grounding, underlay these. The six strategic objectives give a focused manner of realizing the University’s Vision, Mission, and Values, as stated above. They also constitute a reworking of the original UJ Strategic Thrusts 2020 in the context of the University’s broader orientation as “The Pan-African” Centre for Critical Intellectual Inquiry, with the primary goal of achieving worldwide greatness and eminence.

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) Merit Bursary covers the following 

The bursary will cover the entire cost of annual study expenses, with additional funds available for data gathering and language correction.

Eligibility criteria 

  • Students enrolled at the University of Johannesburg or other South African universities that have been approved.
  • For the Master’s Merit Bursary, an average of 70% in Honours / BTech / last year of a four-year degree is required.
  • For the Doctoral Merit Bursary, an average of 70% in the Master’s degree is required.
  • Financially poor and missing middle students are eligible for the bursary (annual family income of R600 000 is capped);

How to apply 

Qualified applicants should visit the official website to apply.

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