University of the Witwatersrand WITS Bursaries and Funding 2023/2024
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Student funding, scholarships and bursaries
The Financial Aid & Scholarships Office (FASO) administers funds on behalf of the University, donors and sponsors. The office also seeks to provide information on student funding.
Scholarships, Bursaries, and Funding
The following types of funding, bursaries, and scholarships are available.
9.1 University/Council Scholarships
The University awards scholarships to students based on merit.
The Scholarships below are awarded automatically, and students do not have to apply.
• The Vice-Chancellor Prestige Scholarship is awarded to the top ten outstanding matriculants;
• The First Time Entrance Scholarship (UNES) is awarded to first time entering students based on the APS score; an
• The University Council Merit Scholarship (UCME) is awarded to first qualification returning undergraduate students with an overall average of 75%. For further information please visit the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office website at www.wits.ac.za alternatively contact Sheryl Letsapa on 011 717 1075 or Sheryl.Letsapa@wits.ac.za
9.2 Sports Scholarships Students who have competed in top-level sport and represented their province or South Africa and display appropriate academic potential are eligible to apply for a sports bursary.
For further information refer to the following link https://www.wits.ac.za/study-at-wits/fees-and-funding/ or