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Financial Needs Scholarship - Definitions & Documentation

Financially Independent:

One is considered financially independent if one does not receive any financial assistance from relatives. 

NOT Financially Independent:

One is considered not financially independent if one receives any financial assistance from relatives. 

Documents required for Financially Independent Students

  1. Teudat Zehut – a copy of your Israeli ID (including the paper addendum).
  2. Proof of enrollment for the upcoming academic year. If you do not yet have this documentation, you are required to sign a declaration within the application form stating that you will submit the proof of enrollment as soon as possible (and not later than 30 September 2021). Your application will not be considered without this document.  
  3. Financial Independence Declaration – please download and complete the financial independence declaration and upload it where required in your online application. 
  4. Your personal bank statements from the past 6 months.
  5. Your personal salary slips/proof of income for the past 3 months.
  6. Proof of address – i.e. a utility bill in your name (e.g. water or electricity)
  7. Military/National Service – IDF Release papers, IDF Exemption Confirmation, or “Sherut Leumi” completion certificate.
  8. Proof of Southern African lineage*
    • Copy of Southern African ID
    • copy of birth certificate
    • copy of South African passport
    • copy of Teudat Oleh (for 3rd generation applicants, please ensure you include adequate documentation to prove SA lineage, e.g. birth certificates or ID for yourself and your parent)
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*Southern Africa refers to the geographic regions of Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland and Zimbabwe (previously Rhodesia).

Documents required for NOT Financially Independent Students

  1. Teudat Zehut – a copy of your Israeli ID (including the paper addendum).
  2. Proof of enrollment for the upcoming academic year. If you do not yet have this documentation, you are required to sign a declaration within the application form stating that you will submit the proof of enrollment as soon as possible (and not later than 30 September 2021). Your application will not be considered without this document. 
  3. Proof of your personal income:
    • Salary slips/proof of income for the past 3 months.
    • Or bank statements from the past 6 months.
    • Or, if unemployed, please send us proof of unemployment from Bituach Leumi. Please note that this can usually be downloaded from their website. 
  4. Proof of your spouse or parents’ income:
    • Salary slips/proof of income for the past 3 months.
    • Or bank statements from the past 6 months. Bank statements must include the account holder’s name.
    • Or, if unemployed, please send us proof of unemployment from Bituach Leumi. Please note that this can usually be downloaded from their website
  5. Military/National Service – IDF Release papers, IDF Exemption Confirmation, or “Sherut Leumi” completion certificate.
  6. Proof of Southern African lineage*
    • Copy of Southern African ID
    • copy of birth certificate
    • copy of South African passport
    • copy of Teudat Oleh (for 3rd generation applicants, please ensure you include adequate documentation to prove SA lineage, e.g. birth certificates or ID for yourself and your parent)
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*Southern Africa refers to the geographic regions of Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland and Zimbabwe (previously Rhodesia).