Richfield Graduate Insitutite of Technology (Richfield) is committed to providing financial aid to students on the basis of academic merit, personal financial needs in congruence with its Community Engagement Policy.
Learners achieving a Richfield qualification make a valuable contribution to the national economic success, poverty alleviation & employment creation. Richfield Graduate Insitutite of Technology’s qualifications cover all sectors, from the public sector to the private sector including ICT, manufacturing, tourism and retail. Every sector needs the support of skilled, competent staff to cater for its manpower needs.
Outlined below are the various forms of assistance that the Institution provides to widen access for previously disadvantaged students who meets the requirements for Further & Higher Education as outlined by the Department of Education.
The Institution has repositioned its programme offerings, creating articulation pathways for a range of qualifications in the lower range of the Higher Education qualification framework.
This is to achieve greater “access” and to eliminate student dropout, due to financial constraints. “Access” is used herein, in its broad sense to include enrolment for certificates, diplomas and degrees. Financial aid is granted for tuition fees, compulsory workshops, group discussions, seminar’s, practical and tutorial classes that form an integral part of the approved programme of study.
To be granted Financial Aid, eligibility is open to:
All registered or prospective students of Richfield who have enrolled for FET Certificate, Higher Certificate, Degree or Diploma.
Only South African citizens, who have achieved academic success.
Foreign learners who are currently registered with Richfield.
All applicants who are successful from 50% and upwards, and in need of personal financial assistance, are to complete the Bursary Application Form with a motivational letter and submit to the nearest campus of study. Prospective applicants who did not receive correspondence relating to the application by end of February, for the year of application can consider their application to be unsuccessful.