Ernst & Ethel Eriksen Trust Bursary Grant 2025/2026

Ernst & Ethel Eriksen Trust Bursary Grant 2025/2026

The Ernst & Ethel Eriksen Trust Bursary Grant Application for 2025/2026. Find below How to Apply for Ernst & Ethel Eriksen Trust Bursary 2025/2026.

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About the Ernst & Ethel Eriksen Trust: The Ernst & Ethel Eriksen Trust was founded in the 1980s by Ethel Eriksen, who donated money towards a postgraduate study grant to help to need students to continue their tertiary studies for Masters and Doctorate qualifications. For over 20 years, the Trust has assisted students with funding to pursue their dreams.

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Details of Ernst & Ethel Eriksen Trust Bursary

Field of Study

  • Postgraduate (Masters and Doctorate) degree

Ernst & Ethel Eriksen Trust Bursary Application Requirements

  • South African citizen
  • Completed Matric
  • Completed an undergraduate degree qualification
  • Completed an Honours degree qualification
  • Studying or intend on studying towards a Masters or Doctorate qualification
  • Registered or been accepted to study at a recognised South African university
  • Strong academic portfolio

Ernst & Ethel Eriksen Trust Bursary Application Procedures

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Latest university academic results (certified copy)
  • Proof of university application/ acceptance
  • Breakdown of the following: your estimated income and expenditure and the total amount you are applying for
  • 3 essays (max 1000 words each):
    • 1 about yourself, your family, your current circumstances, about you in 3 words, how your friends see you, your passion, your biggest strengths and weaknesses
    • 1 about your achievements after Matric and at the tertiary level (including your community service project involvement, committees or organisations you are a member of, leadership positions you have held and how they impacted you and why you chose your current field of study)
    • 1 about your future study plans and dreams for the future
    • 1 about how you would like to see South Africa in the next decade
  • Two academic references – on the EE Trust Reference Form (.pdf)

Closing Date: 30 September

Contact Ernst & Ethel Eriksen Trust for more details about the Bursary and also check your status.

Please contact the Ernst & Ethel Eriksen Trust directly:

Tel: 083 459 1789

Email: eeetrust@eject.co.za

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