SANZAF Zakah Bursary

SANZAF Zakah Bursary

SANZAF Zakah Bursary South Africa 2020-2021

ABOUT THE COMPANY – SANZAF

The South African National Zakáh Fund (SANZAF) are a faith-based, educational and socio-welfare organisation that collect and distribute Zakáh and Sadaqát to help the muslim community. SANZAF has been helping poor and needy families for over 43 years, assisting in the empowerment and upliftment of the community.

The Shariah has located 8 categories of Zakah recipients, including the needy; the poor; those in debt; the reverts; the wayfarer; those in bondage; the Zakah administrators and those striving in the path of Allah.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME

The SANZAF Zakah Bursary is a grant and is aimed at students who find themselves in financial need, unable to pay for their tertiary studies.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited to an interview.
Please note that candidates will be required to settle their registration fees independently.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

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):

    • South African citizen or foreign national with a study permit
    • Reside in the province of which you are applying
    • Proven financial need
    • Previously disadvantaged
    • Studying or plan to study at a University/ University of Technology/ Technikon in South Africa
      • Fall into one of these 3 categories:
        • Currently in Matric
        • Currently studying at a tertiary institution and were sponsored by a family member or yourself last year
        • Currently studying at a tertiary institution and were sponsored by SANZAF last year

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Applications must be done online at:
Western Cape residents: https://form.myjotform.com/91681780229565
Port Elizabeth residents: https://form.jotform.com/53151921107951
East London residents: https://form.jotform.com/53151921107951
Gauteng residents: https://sanzaf.devman.co.za/devman/web/bursary/
Durban residents: http://www.cbwf.org.za/
Ladysmith residents: https://form.myjotform.com/62902819622559%20
Pietermaritzburg residents: https://form.myjotform.com/62902819622559%20
Kimberley residents: https://form.myjotform.com/62136435960557
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):
Current Matric students:

      • ID document OR study permit if a foreign national (certified copy)
      • Matric latest results
      • Motivational letter explaining why you deserve the bursary
      • Testimonial
      • Proof of income: parents/ guardians/ spouse latest payslips OR affidavit if unemployed OR death certificate if deceased

Current tertiary student (NOT previously sponsored by SANZAF):

      • ID document OR study permit if a foreign national (certified copy)
      • Matric final results/ certificate
      • Full tertiary academic record
      • Motivational letter explaining why you deserve the bursary
      • Testimonial
      • Proof of income: parents/ guardians/ spouse latest payslips OR affidavit if unemployed OR death certificate if deceased

Current tertiary student (currently sponsored by SANZAF):

      • Matric final results/ certificate
      • This years mid year tertiary results
      • Proof of income: parents/ guardians/ spouse latest payslips OR affidavit if unemployed OR death certificate if deceased

(Please note: all supporting documents must be combined into one PDF document)

CLOSING DATE

Port Elizabeth – 15 October 2019
Western Cape – 31 October 2019
East London – 31 October 2019
Gauteng – 10 January 2020
Durban – 12 January 2020
Ladysmith – 20 January 2020
Pietermaritzburg – 20 January 2020
Kimberley – 25 January 2020

(Applications submitted after these dates will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact your nearest SANZAF branch directly:
Port Elizabeth:

      • Contact Person: F. Lagardien
      • Email: fagmieda.lagardien@sanzaf.org.za
      • Tel: 041 457 1459

Western Cape:

      • Contact Person: Faeza Govind
      • Email: Faeza.Govind@sanzaf.org.za
      • Tel: 021 447 0297

East London:

      • Contact Person: Dr Shamiega Chaudhari
      • Email: eastlondon@sanzaf.org.za / sisaacs@ufh.ac.za
      • Tel: 043 722 7453

Gauteng:

      • Contact Person: Aamina
      • Email: Bursary.jhb@sanzaf.org.za
      • Tel: 011 834 6046

Durban:

      • Contact Person: Shireen Gafoor
      • Email: Shireen.Gafoor@sanzaf.org.za
      • Tel: 031 309 6786

Ladysmith:

      • Contact Person: Zarina Ismail / Mahommed Dadabhay / Ismail Sardiwalla
      • Email: Zarina.Ismail@sanzaf.org.za / ladysmith@sanzaf.org.za / sardopt@telkomsa.net
      • Tel: 036 633 2792 / 071 378 6596 / 083 231 6944

Pietermaritzburg:

      • Contact Person: Maseera
      • Email: sanzaf2@gmail.com/ maseera.amin@sanzaf.org.za
      • Tel: 033 397 9133 / 061 509 4595

Kimberley:

    • Contact Person: Mehmood
    • Email: Mehmood.assim@sanzaf.org.za
    • Tel: 053 831 2758 / 061 739 5848

for more infor visit sanzaf.org.za

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