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Athlone Institute Bursary Project Fund (AIBPROF) Bursaries 2022

Athlone Institute Bursary Project Fund (AIBPROF) students to apply for Bursary Programme for the 2022 academic year.

Bursary Closing Date: 18 February 2022

The Athlone Institute Trust (AIT) is inviting students residing within the Paarl or Mbekweni area, and are members at one of AIT’s member churches (which include: St Stephen’s Anglican Church, Immanuel UR Church, Bethel United Congregational Church (UCC), Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Zions Uniting Reformed Church), to apply for the AIBPROF Bursary for the 2022 academic year.

There will be 20 bursary loans awarded to 1st-year students, and non-repayable bursaries will also be awarded to students in their second or later year of study.

The bursary will provide cover for a portion of registration fees, tuition fees, and books (the total value will be determined by the AIT).


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):

  • You must permanently resident of Paarl or Mbekweni, in the Western Cape province
  • You must be a member of one of the member churches of the AIT or a member in at any bona-fide denomination/ religious institution in Paarl or Mbekweni
  • You must be in good standing at your church
  • You must be enrolled to study towards an undergraduate qualification, on a full-time basis, for the 2022 academic year
  • You must be enrolled to study at a recognised and accredited tertiary institution
  • You must intend on studying towards a course/ qualification that is registered with the council on higher education (check the DHET website for list of registered institutions)
  • You must have passed your previous year of study
  • You must be willing to take part in community service within the Paarl/ Mbekweni area
  • You must be willing to take part in the mentoring programme

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online at Athlone Institute Bursary Project Fund (AIBPROF) Application 2022

Candidates will be required to first Register with their full name, email address and password, and thereafter they may Login and apply.

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):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if you are a 1st year student (certified copy)
  • Full academic record, if you are currently studying (certified copy)
  • Proof of registration at tertiary institution (certified copy)
  • Proof of registration fee payment
  • Proof of residence
  • Parents or guardians proof of income (latest payslips if employed, affidavits if unemployed)
  • Official Testimonial from your Religious Leader

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