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University Council Merit Scholarships

University Council Merit Scholarships are available for returning undergraduate students with an overall average 75% and above


No application is necessary for this Scholarship. If you qualify, your account will be automatically updated as per categories specified below.

The Scholarship is for the first attempt undergraduate degree only. However, students who require a second degree as a prerequisite to register for another undergraduate degree will also qualify for this award. Students qualifying according to the criteria, but who are in their last year of study, will not be awarded the Scholarship.

The University Council Merit Scholarship received by returning students is as follows:

Overall Average


R3 000
R4 000
80% and above
R6 000
All A’s
R10 000
All A’s and 1 B (Average 77.5% and above)
R10 000