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4 November 2017 SATVI offers bursary to cover Registration fee to cover SciMathUS program

14 Nov 2017 - 09:00

[Photo: SUNCEP/Univ Stellenbosch.]

The South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative will be offering a limited number of bursaries to cover the Registration Fees associated with the SciMathUS Program, a university preparation program which is offered by the Stellenbosch University Centre for Pedagogy (SUNCEP).

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THE PROGRAM
The SciMathUS Program is a ten month long school university university preparation program which aims to provide Grade 12 learners with a second opportunity to improve on their National Certificate (NSC) results to enable them to apply for university programs.

WHAT ARE THE MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS TO THE SCIMATHUS PROGRAM?
The entrance requirements to SciMathUs Program are:-
•    Should have passed Grade 12 within the last two years. 
•    Have Grade 12 average of at least 60% (excluding Life Orientation).
•    Should have obtained a minimum of 50% in Afrikaans or English (Home Language or First Additional Language).
•    To participate in the program you must be available Monday to Friday 8h00 to 17h00 for one year.
•    Mathematics Stream: minimum of 45% in Mathematics and Physical Science.
•    Mathematics & Accounting Stream: minimum of 45% in Mathematics.
•    Preference will be given to learners from disadvantaged circumstances such as poverty, poor health or other factors that prevented them from demonstrating their academic potential and from accessing higher education.

WHAT DOES SCIMATHUS OFFER?
•    Quality tuition in Mathematics and Physical Science.
•    An opportunity to improve your Grade 12 results in Physical Science and Mathematics
•    The opportunity to acquire the skills necessary for successful study at university level.
•    Career guidance to enable you to make an informed career choice.
•    Tuition in Afrikaans and English.
FROM WHICH TOWNS WILL APPLICATIONS BE CONSIDERED FOR  THE SATVI BURSARY?
Worcester, Ceres,  Wolseley, Tulbagh Touws River, De Doorns, Montagu, Robertson, Bonnievale, McGregor, Ashton, Rawsonville.

WHAT DOES THE SATVI BURSARY COVER:

The SATVI bursary covers the REGISTRATION FEE of R4100 associated with participation in the SciMathUS Program offered by the University of Stellenbosch. 
The University of Stellenbosch offers a full bursary which covers the accommodation, and for which you must APPLY SEPARATELY at www.suncep.sun.ac.za

Closing date:               15 January 2018

Download Bursary Application form.                                     Click here.

Download Information Brochure:                                          Click here.

Visit the SciMathUS website at University Stellenbosch.      Click here.