Grade 12 learners
Merit awards are offered to the top Grade 12’s intending to study at UKZN. They are awarded on receipts of the NSC symbols from the Department of Education and no application is necessary. Entrant awards are not available to students who join the University of KwaZulu-Natal from other institution.

UKZN Prestige Entrants Scholarships
Entrant Prestige Awards of R30 000 are made to Grade 12’s from schools ranked in the top ten in each of the nine provinces, and to learners from IEB schools in KZN who are ranked in the top 50 nationally in the IEB final Grade 12 examinations.

UKZN Prestige Equity Scholarships
R15 000 to the top ten African female entrants at UKZN.

Merit Scholarships
Merit scholarships are available to top achievers in at least six academic subjects excluding Life Orientation. Please access our website for the latest information: (See scholarships).

Equity Merit Scholarships
Students from disadvantaged backgrounds with exceptional good NSC/Senior Certificate results may attract Equity Merit Scholarships, valued at 10 000. Selection is made by Faculties.

Contact the Scholarship Offices on:

Howard College Campus - 031 260 2912
Pietermaritzburg Campus - 033 260 6145
Westville Campus - 031 260 8085

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