Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr is inviting qualified law students to submit an application for a chance to receive financial support through its Bursary Programme offering for 2021. More details about this bursary scheme are available below. Make sure to go over the minimum eligibility requirements before submitting an application.
Considered by many as one of the largest law firms in South Africa today, Cliffe Dekker Holmes offers full service commercial and corporate legal services with more than 350 lawyers in its Sandton, Stellenbosch and Cape Town offices. Cliffe Dekker Holmes’ clientele includes international, national and local companies ranging from public sector organizations, emerging businesses to multinational corporations.
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr Bursary Programme
The Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr Bursary Programme is awarded to hardworking, committed and outstanding law students at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Bursary support is awarded on a per-year basis.
The Mills Memorial Bursary
Started in 2013 in honor of Tim Mills, a brilliant employment lawyer who is also a former director of Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr. Moreover, he is recognized as an incredibly generous and good-natured individual well-loved by hid colleagues.
Beneficiaries will have access to university or tuition fee coverage amounting to a maximum of R25,000 for the duration of their studies. Bursary may be given on a yearly basis. However, the bursary committee reserves the option to not release bursary support in any given year.
Who should apply?
To qualify for bursary support from any of the two programmes, you must satisfy these minimum requirements:
- A South African citizen or permanent resident
- Must be pursuing an LLB degree as a full-time student
What is the selection process?
Each application is considered on the following merits:
- Financial state
- Academic performance
- Demonstrated excellence in another field
Beneficiaries must be able to satisfy these conditions:
- Submit current academic results and/or progress reports when needed
- Take part in a vacation programme for law students as requested
- Must be amenable to a right of first refusal in Practical Vocational Training
How do I apply?
If you meet the initial requirements and would like to move forward to the application process, kindly click here.
The bursary committee will be accepting applications until 01 September 2020.
For enquiries, contact Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr directly by sending them an email at:
apply4lawJHB@cdhlegal.com or apply4lawCPT@cdhlegal.com
Click the link to view a PDF copy of the Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr Bursary Programme 2021 advert.