Two students at the Bellville campus of the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) have landed bursaries from an energy multinational.
Zizipho Mntumni, 25, from Idutywa in the Eastern Cape, is a second-year student in mechanical engineering. She received a R92 566 bursary. “This bursary meant that I was finally getting the help I’ve always wanted in order to pursue both my academic and career dreams as the first in my family,” she says.
Nontathu Mtshawuli 25, from Mount Frere in from Eastern Cape, just completed her first year in electrical engineering. She received R64 759. “It means I won’t be financially excluded by the institution. At first, I felt so special, but now I am just happy and appreciate that my tuition is paid,” she says.