24 August 2018
Volume: 6
Issue: 41
Ms Athandwe Paca.

UKZN Doctoral Research Scholarship Rewards PhD Candidate’s Sacrifice

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Ms Athandwe Paca, a PhD candidate in Chemistry in the School of Chemistry and Physics (SCP), is the recipient of a UKZN Doctoral Research Scholarship; one of the University’s most prestigious awards for postgraduate students awarded from the University’s own funds to a maximum of four top PhD candidates to enable their research.

Ms Wendy Ntunja.

Black Female Excellence Leads to Frene Ginwala Scholarships Award

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Being a top performing Black African female entrant coming into the University of KwaZulu-Natal as a new undergraduate student has led Ms Wendy Ntunja, a first-year student in Electrical Engineering, to receive one of the Frene Ginwala Scholarships.

Mr Dhiven Naidoo receives his award from UKZN Chief Financial Officer, Ms Nontuthuko Mbhele.

College DVC Scholarship for Bright Engineering Student

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Mr Dhiven Naidoo, a young and brilliant BSc in Mechanical Engineering student, was awarded the College Deputy Vice-Chancellors (DVC) Scholarship for his outstanding academic performance.

Mr Matthew Liam De Klerk receives his award from UKZN Chief Financial Officer, Ms Nontuthuko Mbhele.

Malegapuru W Makgoba Scholarship Powers Electrical Engineer’s Future

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Matthew Liam De Klerk is undertaking his second-year studies in Electrical Engineering and has managed to receive the Dean’s Commendation for every semester.

Mr Carl Jairaj receives his award from UKZN Chief Financial Officer, Ms Nontuthuko Mbhele.

Prestige Sports Scholarship for All-Rounder

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Mr Carl Jairaj, a first-year in Civil Engineering student, is the recipient of a UKZN Prestige Sports Scholarship in recognition of his cricketing prowess.

Mr Stuart Demmer receives his award from Professor Quarraisha Abdool Karim, CAPRISA Associate Scientific Director.

Mandela Rhodes Scholarship for Budding Grassland Scientist

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Mr Stuart Demmer, an MSc candidate in Grassland Science, received a Mandela Rhodes Scholarship towards his postgraduate studies in recognition of his impressive academic achievements, strong leadership qualities, commitment to community engagement a reconciliation as well as a spirit of entrepreneurship.

Mr Danvir Ramesar receives his award from Professor Quarraisha Abdool Karim, CAPRISA Associate Scientific Director.

Thirst for Knowledge Drives Archbishop Denis E. Hurley Scholarship Recipient

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Mr Danvir Ramesar received the Archbishop Denis E Hurley Scholarship, which has enabled him to pursue his Honours degree in Microbiology.

Mr Jaydon Beru who was awarded a UKZN Prestige Sports Scholarship.

UKZN Prestige Sports Scholarship for Aspiring Engineer

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BSc Property Development student, Mr Jaydon Beru, is the proud recipient of the UKZN Prestige Sports Scholarship.

Mr Sfiso Gumede (right) receiving an award from Professor Mark Laing during his undergraduate studies.

Talent Equity and Excellence Scholarship Accelerates Research Dream For Plant Pathologist

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Mr Sfiso Gumede is one of the recipients of the Talent Equity and Excellence Acceleration Scholarship awarded to Black South African students who have achieved academic excellence and aim for a career in academia.

Leenane Tinashe Makurumure receives his award from UKZN Chief Financial Officer, Ms Nontuthuko Mbhele.

Malegapuru W Makgoba Scholarship for Aspiring Computer Scientist

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Chitungwiza- colloquially known as Chi Town- is a Zimbabwean township where Mr Leenane Tinashe Makurumure was born and raised.

Mr Shihal Sapry receives his award from Professor Quarraisha Abdool Karim, CAPRISA Associate Scientific Director.

50th Anniversary Endowment Fund Scholarship for BSc Student

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Mr Shihal Sapry, second-year Bachelor of Science student majoring in Applied Mathematics and Physics, has received the 50th Anniversary Endowment Fund Scholarship Award at this year’s annual Scholarship Awards at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Ms Cebile Hlongwane receives her award from Professor Quarraisha Abdool Karim, CAPRISA Associate Scientific Director.

From Humble Beginnings to Emma Smith Overseas Scholarship Award

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Master’s in Genetics student, Ms Cebile Hlongwane, is this year’s proud recipient of the prestigious Emma Smith Overseas Scholarship.

Ms Mishka Essop receives her award from UKZN Chief Financial Officer, Ms Nontuthuko Mbhele.

College Deputy Vice-Chancellors’ Scholarship Award for Budding Scientist

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Ms Mishka Essop, a student in the School of Life Sciences, has received the College Deputy Vice-Chancellors’ Scholarship Award, a scholarship that has enabled her to continue her studies.

Mr Phelelani Zuma (fourth from left) in action on the rugby field.

Fine Balance Results in Prestige Sports Scholarship Award

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Mr Phelelani Zuma, a player for the Sharks under 19 rugby team and first-year Property Development student, is the recipient of the UKZN Prestige Sports Scholarship awarded for outstanding achievement in sports at international, national or provincial levels.

Mr Timothy Hardman receives his award from UKZN Chief Financial Officer, Ms Nontuthuko Mbhele.

Malegapuru W Makgoba Scholarship for High Achiever

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Outstanding high achiever and first-year Electronic Engineering student Mr Timothy Hardman is the proud recipient of the prestigious Malegapuru William Makgoba Scholarship awarded annually to the top five undergraduates proceeding from first to second year of study in each of the University’s four Colleges.

Ms Hannah Davidson, UKZN volleyball player, who received the Prestige Sports Scholarship.

Prestige Sports Scholarship for Top Volleyball Athlete

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Ms Hannah Davidson has received the Prestige Sports Scholarship award for her outstanding achievement in sports.

Ms Simangele Msweli at the Connemara Mountains in the Republic of Ireland.

Talent Equity and Excellence Scholarship for Aspiring Academic and Biologist

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Ms Simangele Msweli from the School of Life Sciences is the recipient of the Talent Equity and Excellence Acceleration Scholarship, which is awarded to Black South African students who have achieved academic excellence and aim for a career in academia.

Programmer at Heart, Mr Ntobeko Cele.

A Dream Come True Malegapuru W Makgoba Scholarship Recipient

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Mr Ntobeko Cele, a former Menzi High School learner who grew up in one of South Africa’s biggest townships UMlazi.

Mr Dalian Sunder receives his award from Professor Quarraisha Abdool Karim, CAPRISA Associate Scientific Director.

Zac Yacoob Scholarship Award for Aspiring Astrophysicist

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Mr Dalian Sunder, a BSc Applied Mathematician and Physics graduate, received the Zac Yacoob Scholarship Award at this year’s annual Scholarship Awards ceremony.

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Frene Ginwala Scholarship for Young Scientist

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Ms Zamakhabazela Nosihle Mkhize is a young woman from KwaZulu-Natal who attended Pietermaritzburg Girl’s High School where she realised her passion for matters concerning the environment.

Mr Tejmé Saien receives his award from UKZN Chief Financial Officer, Ms Nontuthuko Mbhele.

Passion for Science Earns Tejmé Saien the Malegapuru W Makgoba Scholarship

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Mr Tejmé Saien’s love for science started early in his life and has always found it easy to navigate his way through his studies.