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GRADE 6 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FORM

2011

Student Sponsorship Programme (SSP) has been awarding high school Scholarships to South Africa’s most talented students for 10 years. WHAT DOES THE SCHOLARSHIP OFFER?

“Developing leaders for South Africa”

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Tuition fees for five years at each of the Student Sponsorship Programme’s partner high schools Set stipends to cover school uniforms, text books, stationery, sport equipment and school educational trips Continuous support through leadership and personal development workshops SSP activities such as orientation camps, fun days and community service days Psychological support and extra lessons (where necessary) An assigned mentor to each Student Sponsorship Programme Scholar

NB* PLEASE READ THE INFORMATION BELOW CAREFULLY WHO QUALIFIES TO APPLY? Learners who meet the following criteria need apply:     

Currently in grade six (2011) Twelve years or younger at the year of application Attaining an aggregate of 65% or above in their latest report Attaining 65% or above for math, natural sciences and English Financial need

WHAT ARE THE STEPS IN THE SELECTION PROCESS?    

Applicants should meet the set minimum criteria Eligible learners will sit for an exam to assess the learners’ linguistic and numeracy skills Qualifying learners and their families will sit for interviews and other assessments During the grade 7 year (2012), shortlisted learners will complete the Student Sponsorship Programme’s nine month Scholars Development Programme Successful Scholars Development Programme candidates will be awarded the Student Sponsorship Programme scholarships in the year 2013

IF YOU QUALIFY PLEASE COMPLETE THE ATTACHED FORM COMPLETED APPLICATION FORMS SHOULD BE HAND DELIVERED TO THE NBC BUILDING, 76 JUTA STREET, BRAAMFONTEIN APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED FROM 7 MARCH 2011 TO 30 JULY 2011 th (Applications will also be accepted on the 30 of July 2011 at the venues listed on Page 2 of 3) For more information, visit our website on www.ssp.org.za or call us on (010) 206 0494/ (010) 206 0606

Section 18(a) Registration No: 8467/99 Student Sponsorship Programme – 2011 Scholarship Application Form

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Grade 6 – SSP Scholarship Application Form LEARNERS WHO MEET ALL OF THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA NEED APPLY:     

Currently in grade six (2011) Twelve years or younger at the year of application Attaining an aggregate of 65% or above in their latest report Attaining 65% or above for math, natural sciences and English Financial need

QUALIFYING LEARNERS NEED TO DO THE FOLLOWING: Please tick on the box once you have fulfilled the requirement 1. 2.

Complete the attached form (Section A and Section B) Attach copies of the following items to the completed forms: I. Latest term exam report II. Copy of birth certificate In the absence of the birth certificate, proof of application, or a hospital birth record can be submitted. In a case of orphans or vulnerable children, a letter from the caregiver’s organisation / social worker must be attached stating the reason/s. III.

Copies of the pay slips of both parents/legal guardians If the parents/legal guardians/care-givers are unemployed, an affidavit stating the same must be attached. (Please note that a stamped affidavit must be obtained from the police station)

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Three - month bank statements of both parents/guardians, where applicable

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO PARENTS / GUARDIANS/CAREGIVERS 

Submitting an application form does not guarantee the awarding of the scholarship. Applicants need to qualify and complete the selection process before being considered for the scholarship. The decision to award the scholarship rests solely with the Student Sponsorship Programme

Due to the high numbers of applications received, only applicants who meet the minimum application criteria will be contacted telephonically. It is important that parents/guardians/caregivers provide us with the correct contact numbers

Incomplete applications and applications that do not meet the SSP criteria will be rejected

Non South African citizens attending South African schools need to have valid refugee status documents in order to apply

Non Gauteng applicants need to be able to relocate to Gauteng, and find a finishing primary school at their expense in order to be able to attend the Scholarship Development Programme in their grade 7 year

Faxed or emailed application forms will not be accepted

COMPLETED APPLICATION FORMS MUST BE HAND DELIVERED AS FOLLOWS: From Monday 7 March until Saturday 30 July 2011, submit application forms to: NBC Building, 76 Juta Street, Braamfontein during office hours (09:00 – 16:00) Application forms can also be hand delivered to the following venues, ONLY on Saturday 30 July 2011 Braamfontein Venue: NBC Building, 76 Juta Street, Braamfontein Date: Saturday 30 July 2011 Time: 09:00 – 16:00

Soweto Venue: Lakeview Primary School, 2214 Moeketsi Street, Moroka Date: Saturday 30 July 2011 Time: 09:00 – 16:00

Student Sponsorship Programme – 2011 Scholarship Application Form

Katlehong Venue: Monde Primary School, 1707 Lephoko Street, Katlehong Date: Saturday 30 July 2011 Time: 09:00 – 16:00

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SECTION A Learner Information Student Name and Surname: Date of Birth: Citizenship: Name of Head of household: What is this person’s relationship to you: Please mark the appropriate box Residential Address: Contact Telephone No. Current Primary School Name: Current Grade: School Contact Number: School Principal’s Name: How did you hear about SSP?

Gender:

Parent Legal Guardian

Home:

Newspaper

Relative Yourself

Friend Other

Cell:

School

Radio

TV

Word of Mouth

EXPO

Other

If other, please specify: SECTION B Parent/Guardian Information Are you the child’s Parent ………. Legal Guardian …………Care Giver………. Other…………... If you selected other, what is your relationship to the child? …………………………………….. Your name: Your spouse/partner’s name: Your contact Work: Home: Cell: details: Your company name if employed: Your company name if self employed Number of people in household: Each family member Family Members Income Expenditure earning income (includes Family Member 1 R R grants) and their Family Member 2 R R expenditure (per month) Family Member 3 R R Family Member 4 R R Family Member 5 R R Family Member 6 R R SSP Scholarship - Selection Process Eligible applicants will sit for SSP exams. Top performing learners will be invited for interviews. Shortlisted learners will complete the Student Sponsorship Programme’s Scholars Development Programme in their grade 7 year. At the end of the year, successful Scholars Development Programme learners will be offered scholarships at SSP’s prestigious partner high schools in Johannesburg where their education will be funded for five years. The scholarship will cover tuition, school uniforms, stationery, textbooks, sport equipment and school educational trips. Scholars will also benefit from SSP’s continual leadership development camps and personal development workshops. For more information, please contact SSP on 010 206 0494/010 206 0606, or go to www.ssp.org.za

Student Sponsorship Programme – 2011 Scholarship Application Form

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Closing date 30 July 2011 - Prestigious High School Scholarships  

To qualify, learners need to fulfill the following criteria: • Be in grade 6 in 2011 • Be 12 years old or younger in 2011...

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