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CAPE BAR COUNCIL

 NOTICE TO ALL MEMBERS AND APPLICANTS FOR PUPILLAGE IN 2013

TRANSFORMATION BURSARIES

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR AFRICAN WOMEN

2013

Applications are hereby invited for the Cape Bar’s transformation bursaries and scholarships for African women for 2013.

Transformation bursaries

The persons who are eligible for the transformation bursaries are financially needy black or female persons (a) who have been accepted for pupillage at the Cape Bar in 2013, (b) who are currently pupils and will be commencing practice at the Cape Bar in late 2012 or early 2013 or (c) who are juniors at the Cape Bar and will have less than 2 years’ standing on 1 January 2013.  The value of each bursary will be determined by the Cape Bar Council.  It will be up to R7 500 per month for twelve months depending on the person’s financial needs.

Scholarships for African women

The persons who are eligible for the scholarships for African women are suitably qualified African women who have been accepted for pupillage at the Cape Bar in 2013, who are committed to practising as advocates at the Cape Bar and who require financial assistance during the term of pupillage and during their first year of practice.  The value of each scholarship is R7 500 per month during 2013.  Thereafter, each scholarship holder who has successfully completed the National Bar Examination and taken up chambers at the Cape Bar, receives a contribution, determined by the Cape Bar Council, towards the running expenses for the first year of practice. It will be up to R7 500 per month for twelve months depending on the person’s financial needs.

Application form

All applications must be made using the accompanying application form.

Applications must be made by 30 November 2012.  They must be sent to:

Andrew Breitenbach SC

16th Floor Huguenot Chambers

40 Queen Victoria Street

CAPE TOWN 8001

Email: breitenb@law.co.za

Fax: 021 424 4919

If you have any queries, please contact Adv. Breitenbach on 021 424 3906.

SHELLEY WITTEN

Secretary

Cape Bar Council