Friday, 16 September 2016 00:00
John Zikhali Scholarship 2017 Applications
John Mtoleni Zikhali 1960-2006
The Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers' Union (SACTWU) invites applications for the John Zikhali Scholarship for 2017.
The Scholarship was established in honour of the late John Mtoleni Zikhali, who served as the union's President until his untimely passing in 2006.
A single scholarship will be paid out in 2017 to the value of R30 000. The successful applicant will receive the scholarship for a one-year period, subject to the right to apply in a future year.
- The scholarship will be for studies that contribute directly to the advancement of trade unionism, decent work or the clothing, textile, footwear and leather industry
- The scholarship will be granted for studies at post-graduate level
- The successful applicant will be a South African citizen
Applications should be in the form of a letter of motivation, setting out all relevant details (proposed course of study, proposed research/study topic). In addition, applicants must also provide copies of their CV and academic record.
Applications should be e-mailed to
for the attention of the General Secretary Andre Kriel
Closing date: 30 October 2016
If you do not hear from SACTWU within two months after the closing date, please accept that your application has not been successful.