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John Zikhali Scholarship 2018 Applications

John Mtoleni Zikhali 1960-2006

The SA Clothing and Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU) invites applications for the John Zikhali Scholarship, in honour of the union’s late President.

•    The scholarship will be for studies that contribute directly to the advancement of trade unionism, decent work or the clothing and textile industry;
•    the scholarship will normally be awarded at post-graduate level, i.e. Honours, Masters or Doctorate level;
•    the successful applicant will be a South African citizen.

The scholarship will be for an amount of R30 000.

A single scholarship will be paid out in 2018. The successful applicant will receive the bursary for a one-year period in the form of a scholarship, subject to the right to apply again in future years.


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 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Closing date: 08 December 2017

Applicants, who do not receive a reply from SACTWU within one  month after the closing date, should assume that their application has not been successful.