Henley Africa Sol Plaatje Media Scholarship

About Henley Africa

Henley Africa Business School is one of the leading business schools in South Africa. It is part of the prestigious Henley Business School in England, one of the oldest business schools in the world.

The school offers a wide range of business and finance-related programmes that produce leaders of the next generation. The MBA and Post Graduate Diploma programmes attract students from around the country and overseas. The graduates get employed at top companies like Accenture, Siemens, FirstRand, Volkswagen, among others.

Henley Africa Sol Plaatje Media Scholarship

Henley Africa Sol Plaatje Media Scholarship

Henley Africa has various scholarship programmes in place to encourage students to take up business-related courses. Henley Africa Sol Plaatje Media Scholarship is one of them. Named after renowned South African journalist intellectual and founder of the African National Congress, Sol Plaatje, it is meant for current journalists who want to take up an MBA at Henley Africa.

The programme was launched in 2019. In the inaugural edition, the two recipients were Pauli van Wyk, an investigative journalist, and Thabiso Thakali, the executive editor at Sowetan.

For the academic session, Henley Africa is inviting crusading and fearless journalists to apply for the scholarship programme. The recipients will get to pursue education on campus and graduate with a prestigious executive MBA degree from Henley.

Students will learn unique approaches and methodologies of modern journalism during the course. It will help them evolve and grow as a journalist.

Shortlisted candidates will get more information regarding the scholarship programme. If you do not receive any communication within a few days or a week of the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful.

Eligibility Criteria For The Scholarship

There are a limited number of scholarships on offer. To select the most deserving candidates, Henley Africa has a few eligibility criteria in place. Anyone applying for the scholarship must fulfill these.

The eligibility requirements for the Henley Africa Sol Plaatje Media Scholarship are:

  • South African citizen
  • Journalist by profession
  • In possession of a journalist qualification issued by an accredited university
  • Must have a strong work ethic as a journalist
  • Fulfill all the eligibility criteria of the Executive MBA programme at Henley

There are other eligibility requirements for the scholarship programme. Shortlisted candidates will get more information regarding this via email.


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How to Apply For The Scholarship?

Applying for the Henley Africa Sol Plaatje Media Scholarship is easy. You’re required to send an email to Vivien Spong at viviens@henleysa.ac.za.

After a few times, you’ll receive the application form and other details on how to proceed. Read the instructions carefully and submit your candidature.

Closing Date Of The Scholarship

Currently closed for application. Please check back later for the updated opening and closing date of this bursary.

Contact Details

For more details on the scholarship programme, contact Vivien Spong at viviens@henleysa.ac.za with your queries. Please be as specific as you can when sending your questions.

Please do not send any questions after the closing date. View our other bursaries open for application here: https://allbursaries.co.za/notice/

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