Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr Bursary

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We value hard work, commitment and excellence.

In the circumstances, we award a number of bursaries to law students.

Bursaries are awarded on an annual basis.

Applications for bursaries close on 1 September each year (in respect of bursaries for the following/next academic year).


To be considered for a bursary, an applicant must meet the following criteria:

be a citizen or permanent resident of South Africa;
be enrolled as a full-time student at a South African university for the LLB degree (at undergraduate or postgraduate level)
Each application for a bursary is considered on its own merit taking into account the following factors:

academic excellence;
proven excellence in any other field; and
financial need.