oppenheimer memorial trust bursary 2024 contacts?

How do I apply?

If you’re interested in the Oppenheimer Memorial Trust (OMT) Scholarship programme for Sabbatical Studies, consider applying for it. You need to undergo the application process and submit your candidature. OMT will review all the applicants and select the best candidates. While submitting your candidature, it’s important to follow the instructions and guidelines. Incorrect or incomplete submissions are not considered.

There is no application form available for Oppenheimer Memorial Trust (OMT) Scholarship programme. All you need to do is prepare and submit the following requested documents:

  • Recent photos of yourself (3cm X 4cm)
  • Updated CV (include your personal details, academic details, and work experience) (maximum four pages)
  • Details of the intended study programme
  • Proof of acceptance into the university (formal invitation or offer letters from the university for Sabbatical studies)
  • An estimated budget of with expenses like tuition fees, accommodation, travel, books, and stationary on the OMT Study Budget template
  • A 500-word motivation letter including the following things (must be signed by the candidate):
    • The reasons for choosing the programme of work
    • The reasons for taking a sabbatical study
    • How do you think is the study programme is relevant to South Africa
    • Expected outcomes and how you believe the programme will help expand your knowledge and how you can impact society with that knowledge
    • Positions you wish to take after completing the sabbatical study programme
  • Details of the funding programme applied for but not yet approved
  • Proof of income (latest payslips)
  • Synopsis of the best-published works (2-3 nos.)
  • Letter of recommendation from referees familiar with your current profession and future study plans and can attest to your past achievements in academia (3 nos.)

Finally, send the documents to sabbatical@omt.org.za. In the subject line, insert ‘OMT Scholarship Application – Your Full Name’.

Application Deadline?

The Oppenheimer Memorial Trust (OMT) Scholarship programme for Sabbatical Studies is currently open, and the last date to apply for it is 31 March 2022 (for programmes commencing between July to October 2022).

Contact Information

For more details regarding the sabbatical scholarship programme, contact OMT at sabbatical@omt.org.za.

If this scholarship has already been closed, please do not make any queries. View our other open scholarships or international scholarships for application.