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Registration Costs

Costs are quoted in South African Rands (approximately R6.75/US$).

 

 Early Bird Regular (before 01 December 2004)

R495

 Early Bird Student (before 01 December 2004)

R275

 Regular

R595

 Student

R375

Accommodation & School Costs
 

Costs are quoted in South African Rands (approximately R6.75/US$) per person for the duration of the entire School.

 

 3 / Chalet rate (before 01 December 2004) 

R6000

 5 / Chalet rate (before 01 December 2004)

R4850

Includes:
  • Opening ceremony, drinks and snacks

  • Attendance at all academic sessions

  • Dinner, bed, breakfast and lunch

  • Morning and afternoon teas

No accommodation guaranteed after 01 December 2004  

 

The first meal served will be dinner on Tuesday 18 January 2005. The last meal served will be lunch on Friday 28 January 2005. Lunch will not be served on Sunday 23 January 2005.

 
  Conference Day Package
 

Costs are quoted in South African Rands (approximately R6.75/US$). If you choose to be a day visitor to the School (please see information for alternate accommodation) then, in addition to the full registration fee, the charges are as follows:

 

Conference day package

Includes:
  • Opening ceremony, drinks and snacks
  • Attendance at all academic sessions
  • Lunch
  • Morning and afternoon teas
Does not include
  • Dinner, bed and breakfast

R1810 for the entire School

or

R205 per day

 

The first lunch served will be on Wednesday 19 January 2005. The last lunch served will be on Friday 28 January 2005. Lunch will not be served on Sunday 23 January 2005.

 
 

Alternate Accommodation

 

For B&Bís in the area, you may contact:

 

Okhahlamba Drakensberg Tourism
Tatham Road, Bergville

 E-mail

 info@drakensberg.org.za

 Website

 www.drakensberg.org.za

 Telephone

 +27-36-448-1557

 Fax

 +27-36-448-1088

 
  Subsidy for South African students
 
A limited number of student subsidies are available for South African students in financial need.  All students are required to pay the full registration fee. In addition, a subsidy of 50% on Accommodation and School Costs at the 5/chalet rate will be awarded to students based on academic merit and financial need. The total number of subsidies will depend on available funds. No support is available for travel costs.
Those students wishing to be considered for financial support must:
  • Complete and submit the online registration form by 01 November 2004
  • Ask their supervisor to send an e-mail letter before 01 November 2004 to the
    secretary,
    physoffice@sun.ac.za with the following information:
     -  Subject heading: Application for Subsidy Ė Name of student
     -  Attest to the studentís academic standing and motivate for the studentís
        participation in the School.
     -  State what additional funds have been sourced and why the entire cost of the
        School cannot be covered by the supervisor and/or institution.
  • Applicants will be informed by 01 December 2004 if they have been successful
    in their application for the reduced rate.
 
  Scholarships for African Delegates
 
A very limited number of scholarships are available for African students and academics from outside South Africa. The funds are being sourced from the Ford Foundation and the International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), and will cover travelling, registration and accommodation costs based on the 5/chalet rate.  The scholarships will be based on academic merit and financial need. The total number of scholarships will depend on available funds.

Those delegates wishing to be considered for financial support must:

  • Complete and submit the online registration form by 01 November 2004
  • Send an e-mail letter before 01 November 2004 to the secretary,
    physoffice@sun.ac.za with the following information:
     -  Subject heading: African Delegate Scholarship  Ė Name of delegate
     -  Give details of your present appointment.
     -  Motivate for your participation in the School.
     -  Indicate the extent to which you have received financial support to
        attend previous Chris Engelbrecht Summer Schools.
     -  State what additional funds have been sourced and why the entire cost
        cannot be covered by your institution.
  • Applicants will be informed by 01 December 2004 if they have been successful in their application for the scholarship.