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REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA
FORM 1
[Regulation 11]
APPLICATION FOR ASSISTANCE IN RESPECT OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND TRAINING
PROMOTION OF NATIONAL UNITY AND RECONCILIATION ACT, 1995 (ACT 34 OF 1995)
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Only a person who
(a) has been found by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) to be a victim; or
(b) is a relative, such as the child, or a dependant of a victim, such as a grandchild or spouse, may request assistance.
To qualify for assistance-
CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSIONS: 30 SEPTEMBER
EACH YEAR FOR THE NEXT ACEDEMIC YEAR
A. PARTICULARS OF PERSON WHO COMPLETES FORM
1. Title:
(Mr, Miss, Mrs, Dr)
2. Surname:
3. First Names:
4. ID number:
5. Date of birth:
6. Gender:
*Male / Female
7. Highest level of
Education:
8. Contact details:
(State below the address where
you live and to which mail may
be sent. If you do not have an
address, state the address of
another person who can be
contacted, e.g. place of worship,
school, community leader, etc..)
* Home address / Home address of other person (if applicable):
* Postal address / Postal address of other person (if applicable):
Telephone Numbers:
Home: ( ) Work: ( ) Cell no:
A household consists of the spouse, children, grandchildren, parents and grandparents of a victim.
A vulnerable household is a household consisting of four or more members, where:
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the majority of members are over the age of 65 years;
the majority of members are receiving social assistance;
one member is physically or mentally disabled;
one of the members is under the age of 18 years and has to work; or
only one of the members is working;
(a) the household of which the person who needs assistance is a member, must not earn more than R290 927,00 gross
income per year; or
(b) the person who needs assistance must be a member of a vulnerable household.
(c) the applicant who needs assistance must be enrolled in a public University/TVET College and for Undergraduate studies
ONLY
Remember to attach the required documents confirming the information given in this form, for example, certified copies of an
identity book and proof of income, otherwise your application will not be considered.
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9. (a) Are you completing this form on behalf of somebody else?
*Yes / No
(b) If you are completing this form on behalf of somebody else, also complete part B (B1 & B2) below.
10. If you are applying for assistance, complete the following:
(a) Are you a victim?
*Yes
/ No
(b) If you are not a victim,
(i) what is the name of the victim?
(ii) are you a relative or dependant of a victim?
*Yes
/ No
(c) If you are a relative or dependant of a victim, what is your relationship with the victim: ...................................
(for eg: are you the spouse, child, grandchild or sibling of a victim)
11. (a) If you are applying for assistance, do you have any disability?:
*Yes / No
(b) If yes, give details of the disability:
…………………………………………......................……………………………………………………………….
………………………………………......................………………………………………………………………………
________________________ ____________________
Signature Date
B.1 PARTICULARS OF PERSON WHO NEEDS ASSISTANCE
Complete this part only if you are applying for assistance on behalf of another person. Indicate here the particulars of the person
who needs assistance.
1. Title:
(Mr, Miss, Mrs)
2. Surname:
3. First Names:
4. ID number:
5. Date of birth:
6. Gender:
*Male / Female
7. Highest level of
Education:
8. Contact details:
(State below the address where
the person who needs
assistance lives and to which
mail may be sent. If he or she
does not have an address, state
the address of another person
who can be contacted, e.g.
place of worship, school,
community leader, etc..)
* Home address / Home address of other person (if applicable):
* Postal address / Postal address of other person (if applicable):
Telephone Numbers:
Home: ( ) Work: ( ) Cell no:
9. Is the person who needs assistance:
(a) A victim?
*Yes
/ No
(b) If he or she is not a victim,
(i) what is the name of the victim?
(ii) is he or she a relative or dependant of a victim?
*Yes / No
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(c) If he or she is a relative or dependant of a victim, what is his or her relationship with the victim:
…...……………………………....................................................................................................................................
(for eg: are you the spouse, child, grandchild or sibling of a victim)
10. (a) Does the person who needs assistance have any disability?
*Yes / No
(b) If yes, complete annexure C
B.2 PARTICULARS OF FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE/AID/CONCESSIONS RECEIVED BY PERSON
WHO NEEDS ASSISTANCE
Complete this part only if the person who needs assistance has received any form of assistance from the State, including NSFAS
or an institution contemplated in the Skills Development Act or his / her employer, for example, a bursary or any discount or has
been exempted from paying fees. Indicate here the form of assistance and the amount received.
1. Name of the institution / person who granted / is to grant the aid / assistance:
………………………………………………….……………………………………………………………….………………………
2. The year for which aid / assistance was received or is to be received: .....................................................................
3. Nature and amount of the assistance / aid received or is to be received: …………………………………..……….……
………………………………………………….…………………………………………………………………………..………
4. Conditions attached to the aid / assistance: .............................................................................................................
……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..………..……
(Attach documents to support the above information.)
C. FORMS OF ASSISTANCE APPLIED FOR (Mark the applicable option)
ADULT EDUCATION AND TRAINING FURTHER EDUCATION AND TRAINING
HIGHER EDUCATION (Only undergraduate degrees) SKILLS DEVELOPMENT (Learnership & Apprenticeship)
I. Assistance in respect of fees:
If assistance is needed in respect of fees, complete the following:
1. Year in respect of which assistance is needed: ………..................
2. Details of learnership or apprenticeship for which assistance is needed: ..........................................................
.............................................................................................................................................................................
.............................................................................................................................................................................
3. Details of college:
(a) Name of college: …………………………………………..………...............................................................
(b) Address of college: ………………….........................................................................................................
(Indicate the physical address, in other words, where the college is situated)
4. Total amount of fees payable to college: ...........................................................
(Attach proof of registration at college and of the amount payable to the college. Indicate whether
the amount payable is per annum or subject or module)
II. Allowance payable during work experience component of learnership or apprenticeship:
If the allowance payable during the work experience component of a learnership or apprenticeship must
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be paid to the person who needs assistance, complete the following:
1. Period and year for which the allowance must be paid: ....................................................................................
2. Details of employer where the person who needs assistance will be working: ………………………….………….
Name of the employer: ………………………………………….............................................................................
Physical address of the employer: …………………………………………………….............................................
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
3. Contact particulars of the employer:
Telephone number: ………………………..……………............................................
Cellphone number: ………………………………………………………..……….
Fax number: ………………………..……………...........................................
III. Assistance in respect of a device:
If assistance is needed in respect of a device, complete the following:
1. Amount needed to purchase a device: ………………………………
2. Particulars of the device to be purchased:
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..……….
(Indicate the name, make, model and price of the device.)
* Please note the maximum amount paid out is determined by Gazette each January.
IV. Assistance in respect of an assistive device:
If assistance is needed in respect of an assistive device, complete the following:
1. Amount needed to purchase an assistive device: ……………………………………….……
(Attach proof of the amount and of the fact that the assistive device is needed)
2. Particulars of the assistive device to be purchased:
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
(Indicate the name, make, model and price of the assistive device.)
* Please note the maximum amount paid out is determined by Gazette each January.
V. Assistance in respect of the settling of a fee debt:
If assistance is needed in respect of the settling of a fee debt, complete the following:
1. Amount of the outstanding fee debt: …………………………………………………..
(Proof of the fee debt and the amount thereof must be attached.)
2. In respect of which year is the amount due: ………………………………….……..
3. For which qualification is the amount due: …………………………………………………………….………….
4. Details of the Institution:
(a) Name of Institution: ………………………………………………………….………………………………………..
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(b) Address of Institution: …………………………………………………………………………………………….
……..…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
(Indicate the physical address, in other words, where the institution is situated.)
5. The person whose debt needs to be settled will be allowed to register with the Institution in the next academic
semester or year after the settlement: Yes / No
(Proof of this statement must be attached.)
VI. Assistance in respect of transport:
If assistance is needed in respect of transport, complete the following:
1. Method of transport to be used by the person who needs assistance: ............................................................
(Atach transport quotation)
2. Amount which has to be paid for transport for the year: ……………………………………………………….….
(Attach proof of the amount and of the fact that the person who needs assistance, makes use of this method of transport.)
VII. Assistance in respect of textbooks:
If assistance is needed in respect of textbooks, complete the following:
1. Year in respect of which assistance is needed: …..........….........
2. Total amount required to purchase textbooks: ...........................................................
(Attach quotation if available).
* Please note the maximum amount paid out is determined by Gazette each January.
VIII. Assistance in respect of meals:
If assistance is needed in respect of meals, complete the following:
1. The cost of accommodation includes the cost for meals: Yes /No
* Please note the maximum amount paid out is determined by Gazette each January.
IX. Assistance in respect of human support:
If assistance is needed in respect of human support, complete the following:
1. Amount needed for human support: ………………………………………………………….………….……..
2. Details of the human support needed: ……………………………….………………….……………………..
3. Particulars of the person providing human support: ………………………………….……………………..
………………………….…………………………………………………………………………………………………
4. The person providing human support will be staying with the student: Yes /No
5. For how many months in the year is the allowance needed:……………………………………..………….
D. PARTICULARS OF COMPOSITION OF HOUSEHOLD
A household consists of the spouse, children, grandchildren, parents and grandparents of a victim.
1. Number of members in household: ..................
2. Number of members in household who are working: ...................
3. Number of members in household who are over the age of 65 years: ....................
4. Number of members in household who are receiving social assistance in terms of ....................
the Social Assistance Act:
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5. Number of members in household who are physically or mentally disabled as ....................
contemplated in section 9 of the Social Assistance Act:
6. Number of members in household who are working in order to contribute to the ....................
income of the household and are under the age of 18 years:
(Attach proof in support of the information provided above.)
E. PARTICULARS OF INCOME OF MEMBERS OF HOUSEHOLD
Note that it is not necessary to complete this part if assistance in terms of these Regulations has previously been provided to the
person who needs assistance.
If the space provided on this page is not enough,complete particulars on a separate page/s and attach additional page/s to this
form.
Particulars of income of member(s) of household:
(Indicate whether it is a pension, salary, commission or seasonal and if it is seasonal, give details thereof.
Member 1:
Full names and Surname:
ID no.
Gross annual income:
Nature of the income:
Relationship with victim:
Member 2:
Full names and Surname:
ID no.
Gross annual income:
Nature of the income:
Relationship with victim:
Member 3:
Full names and Surname:
ID no.
Gross annual income:
Nature of the income:
Relationship with victim:
Member 4:
Full names and Surname:
ID no.
Gross annual income:
Nature of the income:
Relationship with victim:
Member 5:
Full names and Surname:
ID no.
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Gross annual income:
Nature of the income:
Relationship with victim:
F. CERTIFICATION
I, ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………., hereby certify that
the information which I have provided above is correct and to the best of my knowledge true. I hereby give permission
to the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development to verify the correctness of any of my statements. I know
that I can be prosecuted if I knowingly give false information.
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Signature of applicant or the person completing the form Date
on behalf of the person who needs assistance
NOTE
The application form must, after completion, be submitted to the dedicated official
(a) electronically to the following addresses: TRCeducation@justice.gov.za; or
(b) by facsimile to 086 476 3777; or
(c) by registered post to the following address: The Head: TRC Unit, The Department of Justice and Constitutional
Development, Private Bag X81, Pretoria, 0001.
Attach the following supporting documents:
1. Certified copy of the student’s birth certificate / ID.
2. Certified ID copy of the student’s parent / guardian.
3. An affidavit stating the relationship between the TRC-identified victim and the student.
4. Quotation for boarding, if applicable.
5. Quotation for transport, if applicable.
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