Matrics can win big

2016-06-22 06:00
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MATRICULANTS from all over South Africa can enter the 2016 Matriculant of the Year Competition.

This competition is open to all matriculants of 2016. The only requirement is that any matriculant who enters the competition must have the intention of studying full-time at the UFS in 2017.

Schools have received entry forms, but achievers can enter themselves. The principal’s signature and the school stamp must be on the form. The competition closes on 30 July.

A total of 25 semifinalists will be selected from all the entries. Out of this, 14 finalists will be chosen to take part in a final selection programme.

The winner will receive an overseas trip for two donated by XL Astra Travel, the use of a Volkswagen Up! for a year, valued at R60 000 and sponsored by Lindsay Saker, prize money of R10 000 from sponsors Kovsie Alumni Trust, KPMG, Absa and Pick n Pay Hypermarket, a R12 000 bursary from the UFS and a weekend away and gifts worth up to R6 000. The prizes for the 13 top finalists are prize money of R10 000 from the sponsors Kovsie Alumni Trust, KPMG, Absa and Pick n Pay Hypermarket, a bursary of R7 500 from the UFS and a weekend away and gifts valued at R6 000.

Each of the 11 semi-finalists will receive R3 000 in prize money from the Kovsie Alumni Trust and a R3 500 bursary from the UFS. Contact Linda Greyling at the UFS on 051-401-3384 (during the morning) or send an email to greylinl@ufs.ac.za stet greylinl.

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