29 August 2014
Volume: 2
Issue: 45
Ms Candice De Boer was awarded the Zak Yacoob Scholarship and the Maryam Babangida Scholarship.

Honours Student Wins Two Prestige Scholarships

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Ms Candice de Boer, who is completing her Honours degree in Biochemistry in the School of Life Sciences, has been awarded two scholarships following her outstanding results and commitment to her studies.

Mr Ntokozo Qwabe received the UKZN Distinguished Student Award and the Mandela Rhodes Scholarship.

UKZN Law Graduate’s Grim Struggle for Academic Excellence Rewarded

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The road to academic brilliance has been a long and hard one for summa cum laude Law graduate Mr Ntokozo Qwabe - it includes dropping out of university and working as a cashier in a supermarket!

Scholarship winner, Mr Kevin Igwe (left) with Dean and Head of the School of Applied Human Sciences, Professor Nhlanhla Mkhize.

Masters Student Wins Rick Turner Scholarship

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Masters student in the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, Mr Kevin Chizoba Igwe, has won a Rick Turner Scholarship for Masters-level study in recognition of his student leadership and community engagement.

College of Humanities students who were awarded Archbishop Denis Hurley Scholarships.

Humanities Students Receive Archbishop Denis Hurley Scholarships

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Five students from the College of Humanities  - Mr Lennox Luzipho, Mr Thabang Mafolofolo, Mr Obadiah Moyo, Mr Johnbosco Nwogbo and Ms Zona Sofono - were recently awarded Archbishop Denis Hurley Scholarships.

A Mandela Rhodes scholarship recipient, Ms Cerene Rathilal (left) with UKZN Alumnus and former Mandela Rhodes Scholar, Mr Suntosh Pillay.

Masters in Science Student Earns Mandela Rhodes Scholarship

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A Mandela Rhodes scholarship carries with it a responsibility for the recipient to be a proactive citizen with character and intellect Africa will be proud of.

Frene Ginwala Scholarship awardees at the Annual Scholarship Awards.

Fifteen Health Sciences Students Awarded Frene Ginwala Scholarship

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Fifteen female students from UKZN’s College of Health Sciences were awarded the Frene Ginwala Scholarship at the annual Scholarship Awards Ceremony on the Westville Campus.

Ms Zahra Essack.

Scholarship Recipient Ready to take Astrophysics to Greater Heights

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Eight distinctions in her first year of study at UKZN were more than enough to earn Bachelor of Science student Ms Zahra Essack a Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship.

Brightsparks: College of Law and Management Studies Frene Ginwala Entrant Scholarship recipients at the ceremony.

Frene Ginwala Scholarship Motivates BCom Students to Aim High

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Making the Top 10 list of black African female undergraduate students awarded the prestigious Frene Ginwala Entrant Scholarship has empowered seven BCom students to unlock their full academic potential.

Deputy Vice-Chancellor for the College of Humanities, Professor Cheryl Potgieter (right) awards Bachelor of Arts student Ms Gaone Moagi with the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship.

BA Student Gets Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship

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UKZN Bachelor of Arts student Ms Gaone Moagi has been awarded the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship.

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Hard Work Worth it in the End for UKZN Award Winner

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‘It is a wonderful feeling knowing that all those late nights, hard work and constant stressing were worth it in the end,’ said Bachelor of Pharmacy student Ms Naeema Bayat after she was awarded a College Deputy Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship.

Ms Selina Naicker, a first-year Medical student (left) with Ethekwini Speaker Mr Logie Naidoo.

UKZN First Year Medical Student Gets Pius Langa Scholarship

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Ms Selina Naicker, a first-year Medical student at the Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine at UKZN, is the recipient of the prestigious Pius Langa Scholarship.

Sports Science student Ms Tayla Henry received a Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship.

UKZN Student’s “Financial Stress” Relieved by Scholarship

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A weight was taken off the shoulders of second-year Sports Science student Ms Tayla Henry when she received a Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship.

First-year Bachelor of Science student, Ms Aadila Moola (left) with Ethekwini Speaker Mr Logie Naidoo

Pius Langa Scholarship for College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science Student

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First-year Bachelor of Science student, Ms Aadila Moola, was the only recipient of the Pius Langa Scholarship from the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science (CAES).

Mr Nsizwazonke Yende (left) received a Rick Turner Scholarship.

Rick Turner Scholarship for Development Studies Masters Student

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Development Studies masters student Mr Nsizwazonke Yende received a Rick Turner Scholarship during a recent UKZN awards ceremony.

Mr Lance Oom was named the best single undergraduate student and received the Lawrence and Constance Scholarship and the College Deputy Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship.

Student Feels “Privileged” to Receive Two UKZN Scholarships

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Mr Lance Oom, a Mechanical Engineering student, says he feels privileged to be the recipient of two prestigious UKZN scholarships – the College Deputy Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship and the LC Robinson Scholarship.

Two scholarship awards for Music student, Ms Jessica Osborne.

Music Student Receives Two Scholarships

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Music student Ms Jessica Osborne has won two prestigious scholarships - the College Deputy Vice-Chancellor Scholarship and the Townley Williams Scholarship which is awarded to the best student entering the final year of study in a first degree.

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Humanities Students Get Frene Ginwala Scholarships

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Two students at the College of Humanities, Ms Senzokuhle Ntombela and Ms Snegugu Khweshube, have been awarded Frene Ginwala Scholarships.

Ms Kimberleigh Bianca Govender of the School of Chemistry and Physics received two prestige awards.

Chemistry Student Scoops Two Top Scholarships

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Ms Kimberleigh Bianca Govender of the School of Chemistry and Physics has received two prestige awards - the University of KwaZulu-Natal 100th Anniversary Scholarship and the College Deputy Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship.

Bachelor of Science Student Mr Muhammad Shoaib Ikram (left) with Deputy Vice-Chancellor for the College of Humanities, Professor Cheryl Potgieter.

Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship Winner wants to “Make A Difference”

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Bachelor of Science Student Mr Muhammad Shoaib Ikram has a goal to ‘someday create an application or program that will make a difference’.

UKZN Prestige Sports Scholarship recipient Gareth Wissing.

Cricket Opens Doors for Scholarship Winner

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Cricket has opened many doors of opportunity for UKZN Prestige Sports Scholarship recipient Gareth Wissing.

Mr Theshan Naidoo (centre) with Deputy Vice-Chancellor for the College of Humanities, Professor Cheryl Potgieter.

Desire to Make Parents Proud Drives Award Winner

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A desire to make his parents proud is the driving force in the academic life of Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship winner Mr Theshan Naidoo.

MBChB student Ms Aditi Singh with Deputy Vice-Chancellor for the College of Humanities, Professor Cheryl Potgieter.

VC’s Scholarship Supports Cardiothoracic Surgeon in the Making

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Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship Award recipient, MBChB student Ms Aditi Singh, finds the human heart to be the most fascinating aspect of medicine.

Distinguised Student Award winner, Ms Kelley Sloley.

Distinguished Student Award Thrills Proud Parents

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Distinguished Student Award winner, Ms Kelley Sloley, received heaps of praise from her parents who are ‘exceptionally proud of her achievements through the years - in all aspects of her life’.

MBChB student Mr Dimitrije Mamontov receiving the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship from the Deputy Vice-Chancellor for the College of Humanities, Professor Cheryl Potgieter.

Future Physician Receives Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship Award

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This award came to me as a very pleasant surprise at a very stressful time,’ said MBChB student Mr Dimitrije Mamontov after he received the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship.

BSc Civil Engineering student, Mr Mishlin Pillay with Deputy Vice-Chancellor for the College of Humanities, Professor Cheryl Potgieter.

Civil Engineering Student Receives College Deputy Vice-Chancellor Scholarship

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BSc Civil Engineering student, Mr Mishlin Pillay, says his College Deputy Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship has motivated him to aim higher.

Soccer player, Mr Njabulo Sithole.

Academic Excellence and Sporting Talent Earn Law Student Prestige Bursary

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For Law student and talented Soccer player Mr Njabulo Sithole receiving the UKZN Prestige Sports Scholarship at this year’s Awards Ceremony means he can now fully explore his potential in academia and on the sports field.

Social Sciences student Mr Mfundo Mdletshe (left) with the Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research, Professor Jonathan Blackledge.

Social Sciences Student gets Abe Bailey Travel Bursary

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Social Sciences student Mr Mfundo Mdletshe has been awarded the Abe Bailey Travel Bursary.

Mr Matthew Boote won a UKZN Prestige Sports Scholarship for his achievements in cricket.

Cricket Puts Student on the Scholarship Scoreboard

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Sport helps me lead a healthy, social and disciplined lifestyle which is pretty important especially while studying, says Mr Matthew Boote, who won a UKZN Prestige Sports Scholarship for his achievements in cricket.

Ms Michaela Stead (left) receiving her award from the Deputy Vice-Chancellor for the College of Humanities, Professor Cheryl Potgieter.

Student’s Hard Work Rewarded

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‘A wonderful reward for all the hard work I put in last year,’ was how UKZN Bachelor of Occupational Therapy student Ms Michaela Stead described her Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship.

College of Humanities students Mr Mondli Ntshingila (left) and Mr Sandile Zulu who won the UKZN Prestige Sports Scholarships.

Three Students Get UKZN Prestige Sports Scholarships

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College of Humanities students Mr Sandile Zulu, Mr Nomzamo Zulu and Mr Mondli Ntshingila have won UKZN Prestige Sports Scholarships for outstanding achievements at provincial, national and international levels in rugby and hockey.

Electrical Engineering student Mr Nathan Sparks.

Scholarship Winner following in the Career Footsteps of His Dad

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Electrical Engineering student Mr Nathan Sparks plans to follow in the footsteps of his father and become an Electrical Engineer.

Two PhD students who were awarded prestigious UKZN Doctoral scholarships, Mr Jean Paul Ngoboka and Ms Quraisha Dawood presented to them by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research, Professor Jonathan Blackledge.

Phd Students Receive UKZN Doctoral Scholarships

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Two PhD students from the College of Humanities, Mr Jean Paul Ngoboka and Ms Quraisha Dawood, have been awarded prestigious UKZN Doctoral scholarships.

Deputy Vice-Chancellor for the College of Humanities, Professor Cheryl Potgieter (right) awards Ms Preyanka Pillay with the College Deputy Vice-Chancellor Scholarship.

Medical Student Reaps Reward for Diligence

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This scholarship confirms that hard work and determination reap rewards, says MBChB fourth-year student Ms Preyanka Pillay, who was awarded the College Deputy Vice-Chancellor Scholarship.

Chemical Engineering student and Karate champion Ms Riasha Singh.

Karate Champion Cleans up with Prestige Sports Scholarship

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Chemical Engineering student and karate champion Ms Riasha Singh – who won a UKZN Prestige Sports Scholarship - is fanatical about keeping the environment clean.

Mr Joshua Nkosi supported by his girlfriend, Ayanda Hlongwane and Ntethelelo Sibiya, his friend and training partner – also students at UKZN.

Brawn and Brains Secure Dental Therapy Student Prestige Sports Scholarship

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The mental and physical muscle of Bodybuilding champion Mr Joshua Nkosi earned him a UKZN Prestige Sports Scholarship.

Mr Mark Chambers.

Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship Awarded to First Year BSc Student

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Mr Mark Chambers, currently completing his Bachelor of Science in the School of Life Sciences, has been awarded a Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship for his achievements during his first year of study.

Ethekwini Speaker Mr Logie Naidoo (right) with scholarship recipient, Medical student Usha Govind.

Medical Student Receives Pius Langa Scholarship

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Medical student Usha Govind is the recipient of a Pius Langa Scholarship worth R50 000 annually.

Ms Jananee Padayachee, who received a Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship.

School of Life Sciences Student Receives Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship

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Hard work and long hours of study paid dividends for School of Life Sciences student, Ms Jananee Padayachee, who received a Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship.

Ms Snegugu Khweshube received the Frene Ginwala and the Hugh Africa Scholarships.

Education Student Wins Two Sought After Scholarships

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Bachelor of Education student, Ms Snegugu Khweshube, has been awarded two prestigious scholarships.

T.B. Davis Scholarship winner Mr Prosper Bopoto to follow a career in Civil Engineering.

Civil Engineering Student Wins T.B. Davis Scholarship

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A passion for construction and infrastructure development led T.B. Davis Scholarship winner Mr Prosper Bopoto to follow a career in Civil Engineering.

Mr Kyle Pillay.

Award Boosts Confidence of B-Medical Sciences Student

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B Med Sciences third-year student Mr Kyle Pillay, who received a College Deputy Vice-Chancellor Scholarship, says the award has given him added confidence in himself.

Mr Kurtlyn Mannikam (centre) with his parents.

Prestige Sports Scholarship for Young Cricket Star

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First year Sports Science student, 18-year-old Mr Kurtlyn Mannikam, has been a Cricket star since he was a kid.