Webber Wentzel Scholarships 2022

Closing Date 31 December 2021


Webber Wentzel Scholarships are awarded to academically gifted students who resonate with our values and who we believe have the potential to become successful lawyers with us in the future. The scholarship is awarded as a partial scholarship to assist students with expenses related to the completion of the last two years towards a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree and will not necessarily cover all academic expenses for each year granted. By completing this application, you acknowledge this and confirm that you will endeavour to seek alternative arrangements to cover any shortfalls should you be awarded the scholarship.


We will consider scholarship recipients for the Candidate Attorney Programme ​depending on their academic achievements, the existence of suitable vacancies and their performance in the recruitment process.


Minimum requirements for consideration:

• South African citizen

• Studying at a South African Institution

• Registered for the penultimate year of study towards an LLB degree in the year the scholarship is awarded

• Academically talented (minimum 70% average)

• From a previously disadvantaged background or demonstrate financial need


We require the following to accompany your application:

• certified copy of ID

• matric certificate

• latest fee statement (detailed - reflecting all transactions)

• academic transcripts of LLB degree up to and including most recent exam results.

• academic transcripts of any undergraduate qualification (and any other relevant qualifications)

• a certified copy of Parent(s)/ Guardians/ Spouse or your latest income tax return OR latest pay-slip OR a letter from employers verifying income OR  latest financial statement if self-employed AND/OR a certified copy of any other income e.g. pension receipts, bank statements, etc.

• sworn affidavits for each of your unemployed Parent(s)/ Guardians/ Spouse.

• a certified death certificate for each of your deceased Parent(s)/ Guardian/ Spouse. If death certificates are not available you may attach sworn affidavits for each of the deceased.

• a certified copy of the divorce certificate if your parents/ you are divorced or a sworn affidavit if they/you are separated but not divorced.


Please complete the application in full:

• If a question is not applicable, use N/A.

• Failure to complete the application fully and correctly may prejudice your chances of obtaining a scholarship.

Closing date for applications is


No late nor e-mail applications will be considered.


If you have any queries please contact the Webber Wentzel Graduate Recruitment team by emailing articles@webberwentzel.com