Songe Makangela

Service leadership drives Songe Makangela to giving back – and medicine, he says, is the fuel that will power his community When Songe Makangela was still at school, his mother made a decision that inspired him: the former retail cashier entered university as a mature student to study horticulture. Not surprisingly, Songe says his family […]

Vac work – Sivuyile Mpatheni

UFS Moshal Scholar, Sivuyile Mpatheni, was invited by one of the top 5 law firms (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) to participate in their winter vacation program. He did rotations in both employment law, as well as the construction and engineering department. After strenuous screening and a round of interviews, he was offered a position to join […]

Koketso Kotsane

Koketso Kotsane is an educational activist on a mission to uplift and inspire – even if it means putting aside his natural talents and inclinations. Koketso Kotsane is unapologetic about his the path he is carving for himself. The gifted musician – he plays piano, guitar, drums and composes music – has eschewed following his […]

Thwani Sithole

Thwani Sithole has a clear sense of purpose and is making surefooted strides to achieving his goals. Thwani Sithole is a math whizz who matriculated from Leap Science and Maths School in 2015, and knew exactly which trajectory his studies would take. “I fell in love with computer science and programming while I was still […]

Tshepiso Mothudi

Having overcome adversity to reach his goal, Tshepiso Mothudi is motivated to inspire others to achieving their dreams too.  Service leadership is the first thought that comes to mind when chatting to Tshepiso Mothudi. The second-year BCom student has become adept at taking the initiative when it comes to improving things and easing suffering for […]

Luhan Maartens  

Luhan Maartens seemed destined for a life of struggle and turmoil – and is proving that you can determine your own destiny. There’s good reason why we’re advised to never judge a book by its cover. Luhan Maartens personifies that reason. For one thing, his slight frame belies his athleticism. “I’m on the skinny side, […]

Vac work – Sinenhlanhla Dlamini

UFS Moshal Scholar, Sinenhlanhla Dlamini, 2nd year Animal Sciences Degree, completed vac work working on a farm in Kwazulu Natal. She gained vital experience in her field. Well done! Interested in partnering with the Moshal Scholarship Program and offering vac work opportunities? Contact CM@moshalscholarship.org

Julia Sagel

Julia Sagel’s fascination with neuroscience is setting her up for a lifetime of learning No matter what the obstacle, Julia Sagel has managed not just to overcome them, but also to thrive in environments that weren’t always comfortable or easy. Her determination is the stuff of legend. Now in her first year at University of […]

Vacquero Augustine  

Move over, Elon Musk – Vacquero Augustine has designs on shifting the goalposts and transforming the future A passion for technology and science has helped Vacquero (VK to his friends) Augustine transcend the ganglands of Port Elizabeth to enter the ivy-covered walls of the University of Cape Town, where he is now studying towards a […]

Nduduzo Kubheka to joined the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation

UFS Moshal Scholar, Nduduzo Kubheka, has received an opportunity to join the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation and wishes to express his gratitude to the Moshal Scholarship Program family! “When things fell through for me, they were the only ones that came through, bringing back the hope, becoming a pillar of my strength which thus manifested […]