E.V. Adams and Nomdumiso Msimang Bursary 2022


About Adams & Adams

Adams & Adams is one of the most renowned law firms in South Africa that was established in 1908. It specialises in multiple domains, including intellectual property, corporate, finance, fraud recovery, adoption, and custody. Located in Gauteng, Johannesburg, it has branches internationally in many African countries. The company’s clientele includes both large and small businesses that need specialised law services.

Adams & Adams is a firm driven by professionalism, ingenuity, and diversity. There are several programmes in place that benefit the community as a whole.

E.V. Adams and Nomdumiso Msimang Bursary 2022

The law firm is offering financial assistance to a certain number of students each year. Known as the E.V. Adams and Nomdumiso Msimang Bursary, it is named after the founder Eustace Adams and a partner at the firm, Nomdumiso Msimang. Adams & Adams is a B-BBEE Level 2 Contributor, and the bursary is part of the commitment to uplift the disadvantaged community of South Africa.

This is a merit-based bursary with the selection criteria based on three factors:

  • The abilities and potential
  • Academic performance
  • The likelihood of getting employed as a Candidate Attorney at the law firm

For the academic session 2022, the bursaries will be awarded to students pursuing any of the following degrees:

  • BA Law
  • BCom Law
  • LLB

The value of the bursary will depend on the financial requirements, with a maximum cap of R 50,000 for each bursar. It will go towards covering the tuition fees. The candidates are supposed to pay for other expenses like meals and accommodation.

Initially, the bursary is awarded for one academic year. But subject to satisfactory performance (with a minimum overall average of 75%), students can renew the bursary.

After completion of the degree, Adams & Adams may or may not employ a candidate with the first right of refusal.

The E.V. Adams and Nomdumiso Msimang Bursary 2022

Eligibility Criteria For The E.V. Adams and Nomdumiso Msimang Bursary

To avail the bursary funding, students must fulfill all of the eligibility criteria. These are developed by the law firm to select the most deserving candidates for the bursary programme. Failing to meet any of the criteria will lead to rejection. Therefore, always cross-check before applying.

The eligibility requirements for E.V. Adams and Nomdumiso Msimang Bursary 2022 are:

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Must have completed Matriculation
  • Must be pursuing one of the qualifications mentioned above
  • Must be studying at a recognised law school in South Africa
  • Must have maintained ‘B’ and ‘C’ symbol for English and Mathematics respectively since Grade 11 (applicable to first-year students)
  • Must have maintained an above-average record (applicable to current undergrad students)
  • Must have a proven financial need
  • Must be ready to take up a job at Adams & Adams after graduation if required

Fulfilling all the criteria, however, doesn’t guarantee funding. Since it is a merit-based bursary programme, those with a superior academic track record will prioritize others. The decision made by the law firm regarding the selection will be considered final.

How to Apply For The E.V. Adams and Nomdumiso Msimang Bursary?

If you fulfill all of the eligibility requirements, consider applying for the funding. To do so, you need to undergo an online application process that’s short and easy. You’re not required to deal with any hardcopies. Everything is done online.

As the first step, you need to complete the online E.V. Adams and Nomdumiso Msimang Bursary application form.

It’s hosted on the Leap.ly platform. The company uses the platform to manage all the bursary applications. Click on the ‘Apply Now‘ button to get started. If you don’t have an account at Leap.ly, create one and complete your profile. Existing account holders can log in.

Documents Required

You need to submit the following documents:

  • ID documents (certified copies)
  • Grade 11 and Matric results, if you’re a first-year student (certified copies)
  • Matric certificate (certified copies)
  • Complete academic record, including the latest results (on university letterhead)
  • Letter of acceptance or proof of registration, if you don’t have university results yet (on university letterhead)
  • Updated CV (completed at Leap.ly)
  • A motivation letter supporting your application

Upload all the documents in PDF format and submit your application.

Closing Date Of The E.V. Adams and Nomdumiso Msimang Bursary

The E.V. Adams and Nomdumiso Msimang Bursary is currently open, and the last date to apply for it is 31 January 2022.

Contact Details Of The Bursar

For more details regarding the bursary, get in touch with Adams & Adams at ‘www.adams.africa/contact-us/.‘

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