AbbVie and SASA Scholarship South Africa 2019–2020


AbbVie Scholarships take care of the financial Burden of Medical Students in South Africa. The Scholarship is worth up to  R12, 500.00. This is the Opportunity to Study in South Africa for Free.

Here is the Basic information about the Scholarship which must be strictly followed. For you to win the Abbvie and SASA Scholarships 2019, you have to read through the end of this article.

About the Organization

SASA is an associate institution, that is devoted to bettering the anesthesia field for an academic and clinical point.

AbbVie centers around blending high-level science, with exemplary competencies to remedy health emergencies across the world.

Relevant information about the SCHOLARSHIP

AbbVie (Pty) Ltd and the South African Society of Anaesthesiologists (SASA) have partnered to offer student funding for post-graduate students and healthcare officers, that are pursuing additional learning anesthesia.

Objectives of AbbVie and SASA Scholarship South Africa include the following:

  • To provide support to promising and needy anesthesia registrars in training in
    a sustainable manner.
  • To identify, attract and retain previously disadvantaged students into the
    specialty and profession, especially from the Medical Officer environment.
  • To further the interest of Academic Anaesthesia and identify and retain high
    quality, academically strong, postgraduate students in the academic
  •  Generally, to contribute to an environment conducive for training in

Course/Field Level

Abbvie Scholarships can be found to pursue the post-graduate level program.

Host Nationality

AbbVie and SASA Scholarship South Africa are taken and hosted in South Africa. international Scholarships are available for International students wishing to study abroad in any country. You can also check our scholarship by country category for more scholarship updates.

Eligible Nationality

AbbVie and SASA Scholarship South Africa are designed for International students.

Read also if you wish to study outside your home country Simple and Detailed Answers about Applying and Winning a Scholarship.

Scholarship Benefit

The AbbVie and SASA Scholarship benefit award will be reviewed on an annual basis and is subject to change without prior notification to prospective applicants. An amount up to and not exceeding R12, 500.00 (Twelve thousand five hundred rands only) will
be offered per successful application per annum.

Scholarship Number

A maximum of 15 (fifteen) of AbbVie Scholarships awards will be granted per annum, including new and repeat awards. New scholarships will be awarded annually at the SASA National Congress. Recipients registration fees for the Congress will be waived. Note that awards may be repeated annually limited to 4 (four) awards


Applicants should meet the following minimal entrance standards prior to applying:

  • South African citizen/ students in all those SADEC states,
  • The present postsecondary student at a South African University,
  • Registered for the separate clinic for an academic clinic within South Africa,”
  • Anesthesia registrars (who needs to be/ become a Sasa trainee associate ),”
  • Medical Officer.

How to Apply for AbbVie and SASA Scholarship

please to apply kindly Download and complete the AbbVie and SASA Scholarship Application Form (pdf).

Please include the following items in your application pack:

  • ID document (certified copy),
  • Your full Curriculum Vitae,
  • Full academic history (certified copies),
  • Certificates/ achievements,
  • Motivational essay (explaining why you should be awarded the scholarship),
  • Endorsement by the Head of Department.

Please incorporate the following things on your application package:

Please download and then browse on the AbbVie and SaSa Scholarship Info (pdf).

  • The scholarship may be used to offset costs relating to examination fees,
    training aids, congress attendance or clinical research.
  •  All beneficiaries of the AbbVie Scholarship in Anaesthesia will be required to
    submit a letter of acceptance, acknowledge receipt of funds, and advise the
    National Secretary on how the funds were utilized.
  • An annual report, in case of repeat awards, will have to be submitted.
  • SASA reserves the right to make independent inquiries about a student’s
    academic progress, or conduct.
  • Awards may be reduced or withdrawn at any time if, the work or conduct of a
    scholarship holder is considered unsatisfactory.
  • Awards are fully repayable should scholarship holders change, fail,
    discontinue or terminate the study programme at any stage during the year in
    which the award has been granted.
  •  In the interests of furthering education, the recipients may be required to share
    their experiences, new knowledge or research activities with their colleagues
    at an appropriate forum or in a SASA publication.
  • The recipient of a 4-year award must undertake to spend at least 2 years
    following graduation, practicing anesthesia in Southern African.

AbbVie and SASA Scholarship Application Deadline

The AbbVie and SASA Scholarship application closes on 31 October yearly.

For almost any scholarship questions, please contact:
Tel: 031 368 2530
Email: [email protected]


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