Attorneys Fidelity Fund Bursary South Africa 2022 – 2023

Legal Practitioners Fidelity Fund Bursary South Africa 2021 – 2022

ABOUT THE COMPANY – ATTORNEYS FIDELITY FUND

Attorneys Fidelity Fund Bursary South Africa 2022 – 2023 | The Attorneys Fidelity Fund (AFF) is responsible for protecting the public from loss by theft of trust funds. The AFF’s main purpose is to reimburse clients who made use of an attorney and could suffer a monetary loss due to theft (either of money or property) that was entrusted to the attorney.

The AFF is a fidelity guarantee fund that encourages the public to make use of services offered by legal practitioners.

 

ABOUT THE LEGAL PRACTITIONERS FIDELITY FUND BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED & COVERAGE VALUE

The Legal Practitioners Fidelity Fund is inviting students to apply for their bursary program, for the 2023/2024 academic year.

Bursaries will be awarded for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Law studies.

Undergraduate students will receive funding for the final 2 years of their LLB studies. Students who are in their 2nd year of study will receive funding for their 3rd and 4th year of study, while students who are in their 3rd year of study will receive funding for their final year of study.

Postgraduate students must be practicing attorneys or candidate attorneys, who wish to enhance professional standards.

MORE ABOUT THE LEGAL PRACTITIONERS FIDELITY FUND BURSARY PROGRAMME – EXPENSES COVERED

The bursary coverage amount will be determined by the Fund, to an amount approved annually by the Minister of Justice.

All applicants will receive acknowledgment of their application in writing. Applicants will be notified of the outcome of the application soon after the bursary closing date.

Successful bursary recipients must accept or decline the bursary within 6 months after receiving their bursary award letter.

Ngfinders.com is committed to keeping you up to date with the latest bursary opportunities, and this article covers all details about the Legal Practitioners Fidelity Fund Bursary.

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ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE LEGAL PRACTITIONERS FIDELITY FUND BURSARY

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):
Undergraduate students:

  • You must be a South African citizen or a South African permanent resident
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying for an LLB qualification
  • You must have 2 or fewer years left to complete your LLB qualification
  • You must be studying at a recognized and accredited University in South Africa
  • Preference will be given to students in great financial need and students with a strong academic record

Postgraduate students:

  • You must be a South African citizen OR a South African permanent resident
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must have completed a suitable undergraduate qualification
  • You must be a practicing attorney or a candidate attorney
  • You must be studying at a recognized and accredited University in South Africa

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE LEGAL PRACTITIONERS FIDELITY FUND BURSARY

Download and complete the relevant application form:

Undergraduate students: Legal Practitioners Fidelity Fund Bursary Application Form (.pdf)

Postgraduate students:  Legal Practitioners Fidelity Fund Bursary Application Form.  (.pdf)
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 may be disqualified):
Undergraduate students:

  • Passport-sized photograph (to be attached to the application form)
  • South Africa ID document OR South African permanent residence (certified copy)
  • Academic record official transcript, including results for semester 1 (on institutes letterhead)
  • Testimonial by the Dean of your Faculty of Law (must refer to your academic record, and if in serious financial need, testify as to your ability to complete the LLB degree within the prescribed period)

Postgraduate students:

  • Passport-sized photograph (to be attached to the application form)
  • South Africa ID document OR South African permanent residence (certified copy)
  • Academic record official transcript, including results for semester 1 (on institutes letterhead)
  • Completed degree and complete academic record (on institutes letterhead)
  • Salary advice slip
  • Testimonial by the Dean of your Faculty of Law (must refer to your academic record, and if in serious financial need, testify as to your ability to complete the LLB degree within the prescribed period)
  • Full details of any other bursary, grant, or financial assistance you have received
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Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
– Post:
Bursary Coordinator
Legal Practitioners Fidelity Fund
P O Box 3062
Cape Town
8000

– Hand deliver:
Mr. Shawn Africa
Bursary Co-ordinator
Attorneys Fidelity Fund
5th Floor Waalburg Building
28 Wale Street
Cape Town
8000

Note: applications received via email or fax will NOT be accepted.

CLOSING DATE FOR THE LEGAL PRACTITIONERS FIDELITY FUND BURSARY

15 August 2022 (at 12:00).
(Applications submitted after this date 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 program, please contact the Legal Practitioners Fidelity Fund directly:
Contact Person: Shawn Africa (Bursary Co-Ordinator)
Tel: 021 424 4608
Email: shawn@fidfund.co.za

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