NYDA Bursaries and Scholarships have also been announced previously, and many students have availed these Opportunities. NYDA Scholarships have been granted to a lot of needy and deserving students, and now the NYDA Education Enablers Fund for 2015 is available for students. The NYDA Education Fund will manage your educational expenses, and you will be able to study with more ease and reliability. The interested candidates should have a look on the details before forwarding their Application for educational funding scheme.
NYDA Education Enabler’s Funds for Needy Students in South Africa
Many children in South Africa face daily struggles caused by the effects of poverty, HIV/AIDS and a soaring unemployment rate. Scores of children are today still unable to attend school because of a lack of basic day to day school necessities. The NYDA believes that walking to school barefoot, with an empty school bag is not how young scholars should be ushered into the future.Going to school shouldn’t be a challenge for you!
It’s your human right! The NYDA CEO, Mr Khathu Ramukumba, recalls the days when his own family could not afford items such as school shoes, uniforms and stationery.It is on that sentiment that the NYDA CEO is proud to announce the establishment of the Education Enablers Fund. With Education lives can be improved, the poverty cycle can be broken and people can lead sustainable livelihoods.
This new Fund will identify and help young scholars, of rural based schools, who are in need of basic day to day necessities required to attend school such as school uniforms/shoes, writing material and book bags.
The first phase of the fund will be implemented in Kwa-Zulu-Natal, Limpopo and in the Eastern Cape, to rural based schools, which are classified by the Department of basic education as under resourced.
Qualifying criteria for young scholars to access these support is as follows:
- Young people within ages 14 – 19 (school going age)
- In Grades 8 – 12 in a public school
- Both parents unemployed/underemployed
- Child-headed households
- Children with disability
- Applications can be made by a school, a learner, or a parent/guardian.
How to Apply for Education Enablers Fund at NYDA South Africa? or How do I Access this Fund?
If you meet the minimum eligibility criteria as mentioned above, you should Click here to apply online for the recently announced Education Funding Scheme by NYDA. Application form must be accompanied with a motivational letter which clearly indicates the learners need. Forward the application form, together with the motivational letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The interested candidates should avail these NYDA Education Funding Opportunities by forwarding their application at the first convenient. The NYDA is providing the financial assistant to a lot of needy children since long, and you should go for the scholarships / bursaries at the first convenient to get the full benefits of scheme.