At the close of this week's Maties Science Winter Week, these learners where surprised with recruitment bursaries from Stellenbosch University's Centre for Prospective Students.
The bursaries are awarded to candidates who achieved an average of 70% and above in Grade 11, and who have provisionally been accepted to study natural sciences at SU in 2014. Hosted by SU's Faculty of Science, the Maties Science Winter Week is held annually and aims to expose prospective students to a variety of study and career options in the field of natural sciences.
From the left, they are Tammy Speelman (Eben Donges High School), Nicole Green (De Kuilen High School), Johnelize Louw (Eben Donges High School), Caylin Bosch (Westerford High School), Nonhlanhla Fuzane (Leap Science and Maths School), Yachna Brjlal (Fairmont High School) and Farah Fredericks (SU Centre for Prospective Students). At the back, from left to right, Seanantha Baros (Fairmont High School), Curtly Louw (Vredenburg High School), Mischke Nicolaai (Paarl Girls High), Celeste Nel (US Centre for Prospective Students), Chante Bougaard (Hottentots-Holland High School), Prof Doug Rawlings (acting dean, SU Faculty of Science), Keanu Martin (Fish Hoek High School), Jamie Julies (Huguenot High School), Leon van den Heever (director, SU Centre for Prospective Students), and Whade Stubbs (Rocklands Senior Secondary). Photo: Anton Jordaan