FEMEF Mike Ilsley Memorial Scholarship South Africa 2023 – 2024
ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP PROVIDER
FEMEF Mike Ilsley Memorial Scholarship South Africa | Make a Difference Leadership Foundation (MAD) was established to provide academically gifted students with the opportunity to achieve their academic goals through valuable education and mentorship. MAD aims to inspire the future of the country, and as such, offers several comprehensive scholarship opportunities focusing on individual support and development.
MAD partnered with the FEM Education Foundation NPC to offer scholars the FEMEF Mike Ilsley Memorial scholarship opportunity. This scholarship programme was created to honour Mike Ilsley and his dedication to education and ethical leadership.
ABOUT THE FEMEF MIKE ILSLEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED
The FEM Education Foundation NPC (FEMEF) is inviting students to apply for the Mike Ilsley Memorial Scholarship, for the 2023 academic year..
The scholarship will be awarded for undergraduate SAICA accredited-degree studies, to students wanting to pursue a career as a Chartered Accountant (CA(SA)). Applicants can view the list of SAICA Accredited programmes and institutions here.
ABOUT THE FEMEF SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME – EXPENSES COVERED
This comprehensive scholarship opportunity aims to cover the full cost of attendance for undergraduate and Honors degrees which are mandatory for students to qualify as a CA(SA). The scholarship also provides mentorship, as well as leadership and career developmental support allowing the candidates to achieve their academic and career goals.
Otagouni.com is committed to keeping you up to date with the latest bursary opportunities, and this article covers all details about the FEMEF Mike Ilsley Memorial Scholarship.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE FEMEF SCHOLARSHIP
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):
- You must be a South African citizen
- You must have completed Matric
- You must be studying towards an undergraduate SAICA accredited-degree
- You must be in your 1st, 2nd or 3rd year of study
- You must have achieved a minimum result of 70% for Financial Accounting
- You must have achieved a minimum overall of 70% in 2022
- You must be studying at a recognised and accredited university in South Africa
- You must intend on pursuing a career in Chartered Accounting (CA (SA))
- You must have a gross household income of NOT more than R25 000 per month
- You must demonstrate excellent academic ability
- You must be involved in community service
- You must demonstrate strong leadership skills
- You must have strong values
- You must be responsible
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE FEMEF SCHOLARSHIP
Applications must be submitted online at; FEMEF Mike Ilsley Memorial Scholarship Application 2022
Enter “Otagouni.com” in the field asking how you heard about the FEMEF Mike Ilsley Memorial Scholarship.
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):
- Identity Document (certified copy)
- Matric certificate (certified copy)
- Full academic records/ transcripts, including recent results (on institutions letterhead)
- Proof of registration for 2022 (on institutions letterhead)
- Letter of confirmation of your good conduct from your academic institute (i.e. Lecturer, tutor, etc.)
- Short motivational letter to support your applications (read our tips on how to write a motivational letter for your bursary application)
- Parents’ or guardians’ Identity Documents (certified copy)
- Parents’ death certificates, if deceased (certified copy)
- Parents or guardians’ proof of all household income (not older than 3 months) (certified copy):
- Payslip or official letter of employment stating income: if employed
- 3 months’ bank statements for all personal bank accounts; or IRP5 for the 2021/2022 tax year: if self-employed
- 3 months’ bank statements for all personal accounts: if informally employed
- Sworn affidavit: if unemployed
- If you do not have a bank account, a sworn affidavit confirming you don’t have a bank account; your employment status and; your average monthly income
- A detailed breakdown of combined household gross monthly income
- A detailed breakdown of the number and age of people living in your household and their details
- Details of any other bursaries/scholarships or financial aid you have applied for (including NSFAS)
CLOSING DATE FOR THE FEMEF SCHOLARSHIP
15 December 2022.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
CONTACT THE PROGRAMME PROVIDER
For any queries related to this scholarship programme, please contact the Make a Difference Leadership Foundation (MAD) directly:
Telephone: 066 483 1793
Business hours: Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 4 pm.
NSFAS National Student Financial Aid Schemes
NSFAS: What is NSFAS?
NSFAS, or National Student Financial Aid Scheme, was established according to the National Student Financial Aid Scheme Act of 1999 and incorporated the Tertiary Education Fund of South Africa (TEFSA), which stopped operating in 2000.