ESSA SCHOLARSHIP SURVEY

Dear Student/Alumni

Thank you for taking the time to fill this survey out. This survey will take approximately 10 minutes to complete.  We kindly request that you select the answer closest to your experience, please fully engage with the ‘other’ option if necessary.

ESSA’s Scholarship Impact Hub hopes to use this information to gain further understanding on the impact of scholarships provided to African Scholars.  By completing this survey, you are agreeing that:
  • ESSA uses this information to help the development of their Scholarship Impact Hub.
  • ESSA may share the collective findings externally. 
No personal details are required and all information given is anonymous.  

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* 1. What is your gender?

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* 2. What is your country of origin?

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* 3. Please name the scholarship programme you  are currently on or were on (eg MasterCard Scholarship at University of Cape Town etc)

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* 4. Do you/did you have any other additional scholarship support for the programme and if so what (eg loan, sponsorship etc)?

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* 5. What category does your scholarship provider best fit in?

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* 6. What level of education are you in or were you in during this scholarship?

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* 7. How long have you been or were you a recipient of this scholarship?

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* 8. What is the approximate total value of your scholarship package(USD)?

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* 9. Is or was the support provided sent directly to your university or do you/did you receive it directly?

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* 10. Have you been asked/were you asked to make any commitment post graduation?

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* 11. Is or was the continuation of your scholarship based on performance (eg dependent upon grades achieved)?

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* 12. Aside from your current/previous scholarship have you received any other scholarships?

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* 13. How did you learn about your scholarship?

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* 14. What was your experience with the application process?

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* 15. Overall would you say the application process was seamless

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* 16. How would you describe the selection process?

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* 17. Is/was there any other kind of support you would like to have received?

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* 18. Does your scholarship programme have an alumni network?

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* 19. If you answered yes to the above question, in what way(s) is the network beneficial?

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* 20. I receive/received enough support from my scholarship provider.

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* 21. What do you plan to do after graduation/what are you currently doing?

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* 22. I want to work/settle in an African country after graduation.

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* 23. I am currently working in an African country (only answer if you have graduated)

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* 24. I feel/felt equipped for the work environment

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* 25. Do you have any other comments to share with us?

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* 26. Would you be prepared to provide ESSA with further insights?

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