SANZAF Zakah Bursary 2019 – 2020

About SANZAF

The South African National Zakáh Fund (SANZAF) aims to help empower families in need. The organization is a socio-welfare and faith-based institution that collects and efficiently distribute wealth to support the Islamic community.

SANZAF Bursaries

SANZAF Zakah Bursary intends to improve moral / ethical issues of the applicant and the applicant’s family. The priority for the bursary are those who belong to the poverty-stricken families such as unemployed individuals, low-income households as well as people who are indebted for some uncontrollable circumstances.

SANZAF Bursary Requirements and Eligibility

Families with proven financial need:

  • Unemployed
  • Employed but with insufficient household income
  • In debt

How to Apply and Application Details

Durban

Apply here: http://www.cbwf.org.za/

Gauteng

Applicants are required first to apply to the “2019 Fully subsidised FREE higher education and training” for South Africans by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS). Closing date for NSFAS is on the 30th November 2018. After securing application from NSFAS, Bursary Application Form will be available on the 1st December 2018 for Gauteng bursary applicants.

Kimberley, Ladysmith and Pietermaritzburg

Bursary application forms will be available on the 1st day of December 2018.

Alternatively, applicants can contact their respective places below to inquire about the SANZAF bursary application form for the next academic year, as well as the application process.

The Bursary Committee will review and shortlist potential candidates. Interview dates, venues and time slots will be communicated through email. Interviews will be conducted afterwards, and all applicants should make sure that they are available on dates specified.

All supporting documentation must be submitted on or before the closing date, otherwise the application will result in disqualification. Candidates will receive feedback regarding application status by the month of February. A Confirmation of Pledge letter after the month of February will be given to successful candidates which will indicate the dates by which payments will be made. The pledged amount will be paid in one installment. All payments will be made directly into the institution on behalf of the successful applicants and they are not entitled to withdraw any funds paid by SANZAF. Applicants are responsible for their own registration fees.

Opening & Closing Date

Durban

Opening: 15 October 2018

Closing: 10 January 2019

Gauteng

Opening: 1 December 2018

Closing: 10 January 2019

Kimberley

Opening: 1 December 2018

Closing: 25 January 2019

Ladysmith

Opening: 1 December 2018

Closing: 20 January 2019

Pietermaritzburg

Opening: 1 December 2018

Closing: 20 January 2019

East London

Opening: 31 August 2018

Closing: 31 October 2018

Port Elizabeth

Opening: 3 September 2018

Closing: 28 September 2018

Western Cape

Opening: 15 September 2018

Closing: 31 October 2018

Contact Details

Durban: Zakah House, 91 Charlotte Maxeke Street, Durban 4000 / 031 309 6786 / [email protected]

East London: 53b Union Street, Central, East London / 5201043 722 7453 / [email protected]

Gauteng: 39 Mint Road, Fordsburg / Shop L16, Trade Route Mall, Lenasia 1826 / Office 108, H,S Ebrahim Centre, 190Bengal Street, Laudium 0037 / 011 834 6046 / [email protected]

Kimberley: Moghal Park Madressa, Moghal Park / 053 831 2758 / [email protected]

Ladysmith: 27 Daisy Lane, Acaciavale, Ladysmith 3370 / 036 633 2792 / [email protected]

Pietermaritzburg: 34 Simoen Road, Raisethorpe / 033 397 9133 / [email protected]

Port Elizabeth: Movement Hall, Cnr Van der Kemp and Van Rooyen Streets, Parkside / 041 506 7288 / [email protected]

Western Cape: 021 447 0297 / [email protected]

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