Canadian Alumni Support for Bursaries

Over the years Canadian Alumni have generously supported specific bursaries. They are listed here.

Canadian Alumni Bursary in MBChB: 9 students have received awards from this bursary fund since 2008.

Canadian Alumni Postgraduate Bursary: 15 students have received awards since 2008 from this bursary fund.

The Aisha (Ka-Asa) Mohamed and Gadija (Sissie) Bayat Memorial Bursary in Medicine: This bursary has been awarded annually since 2009 to a deserving MBChB student.

Daphne Cockwell Bursary in Nursing & Midwifery: An average of 8 students per year have received awards over the past 5 years.

Ernest Fullagar Opera Scholarships: 6 students received awards from this fund between 2004 and 2010, many received multi-year funding.

Invictus Sports Scholarships: An average of 10 students per year over the past 5 years have received funding from this scholarship - an amazing total of 50 awards.

The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business and Hatch have together provided bursary support, and in recent years support for the Graduate School of Business to compete in the J.B. Molson MBA Case Competition in Montreal each year.

Your support can make a difference to a student’s future. Email for an information document on setting up a bursary.

Support UCT

  • MAIL YOUR CHEQUE, made out to “University of Cape Town Donations”,
    to 2927 LakeShore Blvd W. Toronto ON M8V 1J3.

The University of Cape Town is a ‘prescribed university’ under Section 118.1 of the Canadian Income Tax Act (Schedule VIII, item No. 19). As a qualified donee, donations to the University of Cape Town are eligible for Canadian tax credits.

Should you wish to discuss support of bursaries or require further information, please contact Di Stafford at 416 648 5801 or email

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