Posted on March 18, 2022 by Jobcare

Scholarships 2022: UKZN: Archbishop Denis E. Hurley

Closing Date: 31 March 2022

The University of KwaZulu-Natal is inviting students to apply for the Archbishop Denis E. Hurley Educational Award. The scholarship is open to Honours degrees students (who intend to pursue Masters and PhD studies) in ANY field, at UKZN.

The Scholarship award is named in memory of Archbishop Denis E. Hurley, who was committed to leadership, ethical vision, community cooperation and community development, across a broad sweep of the human and social sciences.


Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • You must be enrolling for Honours degree at the University of KwaZulu-Natal
  • You must intend on progressing to pursue Masters and PhD studies
  • You must be from a previously-disadvantaged background
  • You must have a strong academic record
  • You must have exceptional leadership qualities
  • You must have an ethical vision for society
  • You must be involved in community service
  • You must be willing to follow a career in community or University academic service


Download and complete the UKZN Archbishop Denis E. Hurley Scholarship Application Form 2022 (.docx)

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • Full detailed Curriculum Vitae (maximum 5 pages)
  • Most recent degree
  • Full Academic transcript
  • 1 or more referee reports commenting on your leadership/ community involvement
  • Abstract of your research dissertation proposal (maximum 3 pages) OR a motivation for your chosen research area
  • Motivational letter stating why you should be considered for this scholarship (1 page)

Applications must be submitted to the Financial Aid Advisor of your relevant college:

College of College of Agriculture, Engineering Sciences:

College of Health Science:

College of Humanities:

College of Law & Management Studies:

Note: insert the words “UKZN Archbishop Denis E. Hurley Scholarship Application 2022” in the email subject line.

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