General Conditions and Requirements

Conditions and Requirements for participation in a Winter / Summer School Opportunity:

  • Incomplete Applications will not be considered by Stellenbosch University International.
  • It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that his or her application is complete and received by Stellenbosch University International on time.
  • A student must be registered for a full degree at Stellenbosch University.
  • Only students in their second year or later will be considered for a nomination and placement at summer or winter schools taking place in June / July / August.
  • Only students not in their final year of their degree, may apply to attend a winter or summer school opportunity in January of the following year.
  • A student must have an overall aggregate of 60%.
  • A student must have written approval from their academic department, if they will be missing class. This is the responsibility of the student. (We prefer that students don't miss class.)
  • Stellenbosch University International reserves the right not to make a nomination.
  • The Decision of the Senior Director of Stellenbosch University International is final.
  • Stellenbosch University International will not enter into any discussions regarding the nomination and placement of students at the respective Summer / Winter Schools.
  • Students who have already attended a summer school will not be considered.
  • The host institution accepts or rejects nominations provided by Stellenbosch University International and therefore determines if an application is successful or not.
  • Depending on the summer school or course a student may have to pay the following costs at the host university / institution:
    1. Registration / Administration Fees
    2. Traveling Expenses
    3. Accommodation and living expenses
  • Students are responsible to apply and pay for their own visas.
  • It is the responsibility of the applicant to make sure that his or her personal documents (passport etc.) are in order and valid as determined by the respective embassy or high commission of the host country.
  • The feedback requirements for the travel bursary, can be downloaded here.

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