Trevor Manuel, Founder of the Mitchell’s Plain Bursary and Role Model Trust, urges university students to "grab opportunities with both hands" as they navigate the world outside of school.See Press Release
The Mitchell’s Plain Bursary and Role Model Trust currently supports 75 students who are pursuing under- and post-graduate degrees at Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Stellenbosch University, University of Cape Town and University of Western Cape.View article
The Trust and ABSIP jointly hosted a charity golf day on 13 April 2018 to raise funds for needy students.View gallery
The Trust hosted a ceremony on 29 September 2018 to recognise the achievements of its graduates and recipients.View gallery
I am Aaqilah Booley, 20, and I live in Welcome Estate. I have moved around often and for several years lived in Mitchells Plain (Lentegeur, Eastridge) and attended Portland High School.
My name is Atiyyah Isaacs and I live in Portland, Mitchell’s Plain. I attended Mondale High School and matriculated in 2015. I decided to pursue a degree in science, BSc Molecular Biology and Biotechnology at Stellenbosch University. Although my undergrad is in science research, I intend to pursue my postgrad in education. I found my...Read More
My name is Abaashieyah Moses and I am 19-years old. I have lived in Lentegeur, Mitchell’s Plain all my life, and I matriculated from Lentegeur Secondary School in 2016.
My name is Adam-Lee Arendse I’m 19-years old. I’m from Heinz Park in Mitchell’s Plain. I attended Aloe Senior Secondary School and matriculated in 2017.
I’m Angela Cupido and I attended Woodlands Secondary School. I’m a third-year student, studying SPFET B ED (teaching) at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT). I did not have a bursary when I started my first year. This made the first few months at university very difficult, because I was worried about my fees....Read More
My name is Lyle Brown and I am 18-years old. I live in Strandfontein and attended Mondale High School where I matriculated in 2017. I am in my first year at the University of Cape Town studying towards a Bachelor of Social Sciences degree. My intention is to complete a post graduate degree in Law. The...Read More