The skills and talents of our young generation will be the engine of South Africa’s future growth and prosperity. By offering a quality education to disadvantaged youth, you will be playing a role in fast tracking development and helping disadvantaged families escape the poverty cycle.
Education changes the way we exist in the world
When corporates and individuals invest their time in sustainable solutions such as skills development, and entrepreneurial development, they increase the quality of employees they have access to and play a major role in the life development of individuals and subsequent progression of our communities and nation.
Approximately 67% of our scholarship applicants qualify for tertiary studies. 60% of the applicants are of child headed households or on family grants of approximately R1500 per month.
On acceptance into the Scholarship Program, students receive anything from a 50% to 100% scholarship for their tuition fees and equipment required for the course: Macbook/laptop, Software and licenses, Wacom tablet, textbooks, stationery, art equipment, online library subscription, Lynda.com subscription and Wifi. This at least puts everyone on the same footing from an academic resource point of view.
The scholarship program is in its fourth year since inception. Financially, the institution is able to continue funding a similar number of students each year indefinitely. BUT, this is less than 20% of the applicants who qualify to enter the program. The increase in applicants and the growing needs of the type of student being accepted into the program requires additional support structures and funding.
Inscape Exchange allows benefactors tax deductions on their investment. Inscape Exchange NPC qualifies as a Broad-Based Ownership Scheme as per the Criteria and Additional Criteria applicable to Broad Based Ownership Schemes as defined in the Codes of Good Practice. The NPC has a Level 01 status.