Our scholarship programme offers a full-funding package to cover tuition, accommodation and textbooks fees as well as a stipend for the duration of the student's legal studies, provided the requirements set for remaining on the scholarship are met for each year.

These requirements include maintaining a base average mark of at least 65%. The selected beneficiaries also benefit from mentorship and life readiness workshops over the course of their studies.

Scholarships are awarded on academic excellence and financial need, and within the discretion of the Trustees.

Minimum requirements

  • Applicants must be Black as defined by the BBBEE Codes of Good Practice (African, Coloured or Indian).
  • South African Citizenship.
  • Registered for 1st year post-graduate studies in LLB.
  • Attain a minimum average of 65%.
  • Demonstrate financial need (combined household income to not exceed R350 000pa).
  • Applicant must be 25 years or younger.
  • The WWET will offer scholarships pending confirmation of the student’s letter of acceptance to study 1st year post-graduate in LLB at an accredited university.

Instructions for submission of application forms

  • Incomplete applications will not be considered - ensure that the checklist on page 15 is completed.
  • Supporting documents that accompany the application form must be certified.
  • Application forms must be delivered to Nondwe Kali-Gandanhamo, WWET Project Manager by e-mail on nondwe.kg@webberwentzeltrust.com or by hand at 90 Rivonia Road, Sandton.
  • Applications will be considered in terms of the set criteria. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted to participate in the interview process.
  • Successful candidates will be notified via e-mail.

General information

  • The scholarship is awarded on both merit and financial need.
  • The WWET will use its discretion in allocating funds for every student selected. The funding will be reviewed and subject to change annually.
  • This document is not in any way an agreement or commitment.

Note: the trustees of the WWET may exercise their discretion in relation to any of the above requirements.