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POLICY REGARDING SPONSORSHIP FROM NATIONAL TREASURY TO ATTEND NATIONAL CONGRESSES 2017

POLICY REGARDING SPONSORSHIP FROM NATIONAL TREASURY TO ATTEND NATIONAL CONGRESSES

It is essential that all eligible members receive sponsorship in a transparent and fair manner and that every member is informed timeously of the proposed sponsorship from national treasury to attend a national congress. Persons who have been SORSA members for more than 2 years may apply for sponsorship. Note that affiliate members will not be considered for sponsorship. Guidelines for sponsorship from national treasury to attend national congresses.

(i) Application form for sponsorship to be completed and signed by eligible member. Please click here to download.

(ii) Any completed application form received after deadline will be disregarded.

(iii) Sponsorship is at the discretion of national council.

(iv) Members who receive sponsorship from national treasury may not be considered for sponsorship to attend the next congress held in South Africa [i.e. consecutive applications for sponsorship from national treasury].

(v) National council members who receive funding from national treasury [e.g. full or partial travel / accommodation costs] may apply for additional sponsorship from national treasury.

(vi) Applicants who receive full funding from other sources will not be eligible for sponsorship from national treasury.

(vii) Information regarding sponsorship from national treasury to attend national congresses must be: i. posted on SORSA website at least 6 months before the forthcoming congress, and ii. published in branch and/or national newsletters so that every member is provided with the information timeously.

(viii) Payment of sponsorship to the recipients will be done within 15 working days after the congress.