Arup Education Trust Bursary South Africa 2016 – 2017


Philosopher and engineer Ove Arup, founded Arup, a consulting engineering company in London in 1946. Seventy decades later and the company is now an international consulting organisation.

The Arup Education Trust was established with the aim of bettering the lives of previously disadvantaged students, by funding their studies and thereby equipping them with the skills and knowledge needed to enter the work force.


The Arup Education Trust Bursary was created in the hopes of helping students with strong academic merit, but lacking financial funding. The bursary will be awarded to students who are currently studying or intend on studying within the built environment field.


Applicants must meet the following minimum criteria before applying:

  • Must be black (per SA BEE codes),
  • Previously disadvantaged,
  • Currently studying towards a B Tech or degree in the built environment, or registered and accpeted to study in the upcoming year,
  • Studying at a university in the Eastern Cape/ Gauteng/ KwaZulu-Natal,
  • Strong academic record,
  • Combined household income of no more than R10 000/ month.


Download and complete the Arup Bursary Application Form (PDF) version, or the Arup Bursary Application Form (word doc) version.
The following supporting documents must accompany your complete application form:

  • Copy of your ID document,
  • Copy of latest results,
  • Proof of household income (payslips),
  • Recommendation letter from one of your lecturers.


The above documents and your application form can then be submitted in one of the following ways;
1) Hand-delivered to:
The Arup Education Trust
10 High Street
Melrose Arch 2076
2) Emailed:


30 September annually


For any bursary queries, please contact
Tel: 011 218 7613

Gert-Johan Coetzee Bursary South Africa 2016 – 2017

Gert-Johan Coetzee Bursary


Gert-Johan Coetzee is a South African fashion designer who specialises in red carpet gowns and wedding gowns. Coetzee is a big name in the fashion industry, having dressed many international and local celebrities for red-carpet events.

Coetzee is looking for a young talented student to follow in his footsteps, which is why the Gert-Johan Coetzee Bursary was created. Bursary winners will studying a 3 year international degree at the North West School of Design.


The bursary awarded will be to the value of R185 000. The recipient will also receive an overlocker and sewing machine from Bernina (to the value of R35 000).
The bursary will not cover the cost of accommodation, meals or transport – these expenses will be for the students own account.

The theme for the Gert-Johan Coetzee Bursary is Style Tribes. A style tribe is a group of people who dress in a certain way to reflect their conformity in a group. There are always dominant style tribes and subcultures that influence fashion designers – some examples are “Hippie”, “Preppy”, “Boho”, “Grungy”, “Street Style” and “Minimalist”.

The bursary recipient will undertake their studies at the North West School of Design, based in Klerksdorp. They will also be required to completed at least 2 internship programmes at Gert Johan Coetzee’s studio.


Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying:

  • South African citizen,
  • Currently in Matric OR have completed Matric,
  • Fluent in English (reading and writing),
  • Be able to commence studies in January at the North West School of Design,
  • Willing to stay in Klerksdorp for 3 years while studying at the North West School of Design,
  • Have a personal laptop which meet the standards of the North West School of Design.


NB: Please ensure that you read the course prospectus for your chosen course (at so that you are aware of the admission criteria, subjects, course content, fees and class hours.


Applications must be done online at:

Please ensure that you have the following supporting documentation ready to upload to your online application:

  • ID document (certified copy),
  • Matric certificate/ most recent academic results (certified copy),
  • Reference/ Testimonial,
  • Letter of motivation (about yourself and why you deserve the bursary award),
  • 2 unique designs (A4 size, based on a Style Tribe, in colour),
  • Moodboard (Style Tribes)


The selection process will include the following steps:
1) 15 semi-finalists will be selected: the announcement will be made on 2 September (students to be contacted via telephone).
2) Semi-finalists will be required to complete an assignment and submit it by 16 September (students will be contacted via email).
3) 7 finalists will be selected: the announcement will be made on the end of September.
4) Finalists will be required to attend the North West School of Design “Platinum Fashion Festival” on 5 November in Klerksdorp.
5) Finalists will be required to take part in the Fashion Talk, to be facilitated by Gert-Johan Coetzee. They will also be required to have a personal interview with Gert-Johan Coetzee
6) Bursary winners will be announced at the North West School of Design “Platinum Fashion Festival” Gala event.


15 August


For any bursary queries, please contact:
North West School of Design: Charles
Tel: 018 462 5149

NMISA Bursaries

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NMISA bursaries are ideal for talented young Africans seeking to become technologists, engineers, or scientists. They look for mature, quality conscious driven individuals with a passion for their field to be part of their bursary program.

NMISA, National Metrology Institute of South Africa. The history of this company goes back to when it started in 1947. This company is accountable for upholding, developing and maintaining the primary scientific standards of South Africa and ensuring all is measuring up to global standards. They offer collaboration, testing and measurement services, as well as training and consultation services for new services, problem solving along with implementation in the metrology field. They also fund 16 research projects including energy, food, Nano metrology and environmental.

Bursaries offered by NMISA include the following for selected candidates:

  • Full Registration fees
  • Full Tuition fees
  • Residence fees
  • Prescribed Book

Students studying with a bursary from NMISA will also be able to work at the company during school holidays and gain valuable experience in their field.


If you are planning to study in to one of the following directions listed below, NMISA may have a bursary that will suit your needs.

Undergraduate and Postgraduate Degree Fields

  • Electronics Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Physics
  • Organic Analysis
  • Bio Analysis
  • Inorganic
  • Material Characterization


NMISA offers their bursary program to candidates who are in financial need and are based on academic merit. Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged candidates who meet the requirements and who will add to the cultural and gender diversity of the organisation.

To study for a degree in one of the fields mentioned, you will need to:

  • Be a South African citizen
  • Have a grade 12 exemption with satisfactory symbols or be registered at an Institute for Higher
  • Learning in one of the fields mentioned
  • Possess a South African ID
  • Have an updated CV
  • Have one or more motivational letters


NMISA bursaries application online can be done through the company’s Website. Applications can be found under the Opportunities Tab by selectingInternships & Bursaries. You will also have to complete the questionnaire supplied in full.

Only suitable candidates who meet all requirements will be considered. Please include your latest school results, certified copy of your ID, motivation letter, and fully completed application along with all other documentation. Applications missing any documentation will not be considered, as well as late or incomplete applications. Selected candidates will also be asked to work 1-year after completion of their education at NMISA for every year of study.


The closing date is 31 August 2016. The bursaries available for students interested in these directions are very limited. Indicate why you should be eligible for a bursary and what your interests are in the selected field.

The NMISA Human Capital Development programme, which this Master’s Studentship forms part of, is focused on recruiting the following candidates in order of preference: African, Coloured & Indian.

Harmony Gold Bursaries 2016 – 2017

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As one of the third largest gold producing mines within South Africa, Harmony Gold is also known as one of the largest gold mining groups in the world.  Their contributions and growth have been exceptional during their 60 plus years of mining.  There are mainly two countries hosting Harmony Gold mines, these are South Africa and Papua New Guinea.  The South African operations consist of only 1 open-cast mine, several surface operations as well as 10 underground mines.  Harmony Gold has established their head office in Randfontein, South Africa.

Harmony Gold provides employment for a great many South Africans as well as opportunities to develop skills and talents.  They believe in delivering value and aiding talented candidates to reach their dreams.  Their bursary program is there to provide opportunities for selected students to complete studies at Institutes of Higher Learning.  Their bursaries are made available to candidates just starting their studies at the accredited institutes as well as candidates who are already studying in one of their fields available.

Harmony Gold bursaries include the following for successful candidates who are awarded a bursary:

  • Full tuition fees
  • Full accommodation fees
  • Fees for the required / prescribed books
  • A personal allowance will also be given to candidates

Harmony Gold seeks candidates with vision, motivation and a drive to flourish.  Their bursaries will aid in providing these candidates with the knowledge, skills plus qualifications needed to succeed.


Candidates can have a look at the following fields of study when applying for a bursary with Harmony Gold:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Human Resource
  • Geology
  • Finance
  • Metallurgy
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering


Candidates interested in applying for a bursary with Harmony Gold will also need the following documentation:

  • Students must be a South African citizen.
  • Students must have a valid ID book or card.
  • Students must supply full academic records.
  • Students must provide proof of financial aid requirements.
  • Students must be registered for study at an institute of higher learning for the following year.
  • Students who apply for Geology or Science Degrees must have a minimum of a Level 5 for Science as well as Mathematics, Mathematics Literacy is not acceptable.
  • Students who apply for Engineering must have a minimum of a Level 6 for Science as well as Mathematics, Mathematics Literacy is not acceptable.

Candidates from a disadvantaged background will receive preference when applying.


For bursaries online application please feel free to visit Harmony Gold and see what they have available for you.  All candidates must ensure that the application is completed fully and all documentation attached.  Candidates can also have a look at the additional opportunities that Harmony Gold has to offer via their website.


The closing date for Harmony Gold bursary applications is usually the end of May and they open the 1st of January yearly.

Candidates are urged to keep an eye on their web page for other opportunities as well as additional closing dates.  Some may only open in the middle of March and close the end of August.

Candidates interested in any of the fields mentioned above must also remember that successful applicants will be asked to enter into a work contract with Harmony Gold for a period as agreed upon.  The details stipulated in the contract will be discussed with qualifying candidates.

So if you have what is required and would like to join Harmony Gold be sure to get your application in on time with all required documentation.

ISASA Bursaries 2016-2017

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ISASA offers Students that want to study in the field of teaching the opportunity to do so with assistance of bursaries to selected candidates yearly.  If you are doing your Matric this year and have English with either Science or Mathematics as subjects you could qualify for a bursary if you meet the requirements.  Even if you are currently studying at University with English and either Mathematics or Science as subjects you can also apply.  If you love teaching and know that this is what you want to do then your dreams could be within reach.  ISASA is one of the largest and oldest private school associations in Southern Africa and has a variety of bursaries available each year for candidates who want to further their education as well as provide South Africa’s youth with the best teachers.  If you think you have what it takes as well as a love for children and a passion for teaching you should have a closer look at what ISASA can offer you.

ISASA delivers top service to more than 730 private schools fluctuating from pre-school up to post-matric with a broad spectrum ranging from Cultural communities, Philosophies, Religious affiliation, socio-economic as well as education levels.  ISASA is also a non-profit organization that provides their members interest protection, best practice promotion, quality education and sustainability.  The schools under their wings educate more than 161000 pupils giving them the best education possible.


Bursaries from ISASA include the following as part of their bursary program:

  • UNISA Tuition fees fully covered
  • UNISA Text Book fees fully covered

Bursary candidates will also have the opportunity to be mentored by professionally qualified school teachers.


Bursaries are available to Grad 12 pupils, foundation phase, intermediate as well as FET teachers who need the opportunity to further their study in the following fields:

  • Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) this is a four-year study field
  • Post Graduate Degree (PGCE) this is a one-year study field

These degrees are available in the following subjects:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science

Applicants will also have an opportunity to receive training at an ISASA school as well as have access to teaching & learning resources.


To apply for a bursary through ISASA candidates needs to supply the following documentation:

  • Certified copy of Birth Certificate or applicants ID Document
  • Candidates must be South African citizens
  • Matric candidates need to supply their mid-year results or latest results received
  • Matriculated candidates must supply their year-end results
  • Matric exemption with a B pass
  • Matric exemption with a minimum of 60% for English
  • Matric exemption with a minimum of 60% for Mathematics or Science
  • University students need to supply Certified copies of their Senior Certificate
  • University students need to supply Certified copies of their complete Academic Records up to date
  • University Graduates need to have English as a Major
  • University Graduates need to have Mathematics or Science as a Major
  • Tertiary Students must have English with credits
  • Tertiary Students must have either Mathematics or Science with credits

All documentation must be certified and accompany a fully completed application form to be eligible for a bursary.  Students wishing to apply must also send a Statement Letter / Introduction Letter explaining why they should be considered for a bursary.  They should supply information on what they would be able to offer if given the opportunity and also explain what makes them unique and why they would be an asset to the program.


Bursaries online application forms are not available but candidates can have a look at the present application forms here they are for 2014 but will be updated as soon as the new application process starts you can moreover visit their web page for any other information.

You can also contact ISASA for more information on bursaries available or E-Mail,  furthermore, you can send them your application form and documents via registered post at the following address:


P.O. Box 87430





The closing date for bursary application forms is in the middle of July each year but candidates are urged to try and have their forms reach ISASA well before the deadline.

Candidates should ensure that ALL required documentation is CERTIFIED and accompanies the fully completed APPLICATION form.

ISASA is devoted to giving South African teachers the best there is available when it comes to education as well as committed to providing South Africa’s youth with pathways of knowledge.  If you feel you want to give children a better education and assist them to reach their goals ISASA could be your way to doing so.  Apply today for an education in educating and make your dreams come alive.



Are you passionate about numbers, accounting business finances and accounting forensics?

Do you excel in Mathematics, while enjoying business economics?

If numbers and equations are your first love, then you are in the correct place!

They work with corporations, companies, small business and big businesses.  SNG deals more than just boundless occasions, they offer applicants the opening to discover, while learning from skilled experts within this industry.

SNG was established in 2011 by a merger of great companies, offering a legacy stretching over 29 years within this industry. Thus ranking the fifth largest firm in this industry throughout Southern Africa. Initially, this company was known as an advisory and consultation company. They have come a long way since then, delivering global competitiveness. They offer exceptional client services and innovative solutions across many platforms.

They offer services not only to the public sector but furthermore also to corporations and companies of all sizes. They are a leader within all accounting and auditing sectors. They aim to please their clients in the long-haul, not only serving day-to-day features.

There is multiple opportunities in the wide world, experience what is out there with assistance from SNG. They offer successful candidates not only a great learning experience but also more opportunities to enrich their careers with exceptional knowledge, learn to solve problems in real time, as well as solving challenges businesses are faced with daily.

Their bursary program provides the following to successful candidates:

  • Tuition fees
  • Accommodation
  • Monthly stipend


This company offers great opportunities for each and every one. There available bursaries may differ yearly depending on the need within the company.

Yearly there will be a range of bursaries available within any one of the following fields:

  • Finance
  • Actuarial Science
  • Accounting
  • Business Analyst
  • Economics
  • Statistics
  • Financial Fraud
  • Financial Planning


Individuals interested in applying must include a detailed curriculum vitae with contact particulars, reachable references, as well as any data they feel may be appropriate to their submission.  It is advisable to also include certified copies of all applicable certificates and ID.  Candidates must be permanent South African citizens.

Individuals applying will also need to have the following:

  • Must hold a valid South African ID Document
  • Must be a High School student, either in Grade 11 or 12
  • Must have English with a pass rate of 60% or higher
  • Must have Core Mathematics with a pass rate of 60% or higher
  • Must be in need of financial assistance

Each application will be reviewed and assessed, the academic performance and financial need of each candidate will be taken into consideration. SNG is committed to equality and their bursary program is open both to internal and external applications. Candidates applying must, therefore, please bear-in-mind that internal applications will be considered first. Previously disadvantages South Africans who proves great performance academically will also be considered.

Skill-sets required from applicants are as follow:

  • Must be a team player
  • Must be able to cope with pressure
  • Must give great attention to all details
  • Must be able to work communicate exceptionally well
  • Must be goal orientated
  • Must be open to challenges with a great need for learning
  • Must be results orientated
  • Must be able to effectively manage their time
  • Must have strong personal values

Successful candidates will be monitored during the year and their progress evaluated. This is to ensure the required academic progress is made. Successful candidates must also be available for vacation work as deemed necessary by the company.


Sizwe Ntsaluba Gobodo bursaries online applications are not available, yet, candidates can find more information on their website.  Applicants can also ask about their bursary program via e-mail by sending your inquiry to or Applications may be submitted to the firm directly.

Successful candidates will be contacted for an interview and a psychometric assessment.  Candidates who do not hear from the company can deem their applications as unsuccessful as all short-listed candidates will be informed. Successful applicants will also receive a training contract and will be required to work for the firm once their studies have been completed.


The closing dates of their bursaries may differ yearly depending on the need within the company. Candidates can, however, send them an enquiring e-mail round the middle of each year as their usual closing date is the end of September.

Please ensure you attach all relevant certified documentation to your application, in addition to a curriculum vitae.  The curriculum vitae should reflect your expertise, competencies along with your skills and interests. We hope you all the best of luck on your studies and for the future.

SAIRR Bursaries 2016-2017

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SAIRR’s bursary program can be dated as far back as 1935.  Students like Nelson Mandela gained bursaries through them and all bursary candidates from the late 1940 have served South Africa well in all fields and have only been a proud part of South African heritage.  From 1980, more than 3657 students have received bursaries and graduated in fields like Science & Engineering, Business & Commerce, Medicine, Health Science & Dentistry, Education, Law and also Arts to name but the most prominent.  In 2010, thirty candidates graduated in that year alone.  High percentages of bursaries are awarded to black South African’s and the company has spent more than R221 Million on bursaries.

SAIRR invites candidates to apply for bursaries every year whether you are a Grade 12 student or already learning at an accredited higher learning institute in South Africa.  Candidates studying at any University, The University of Technology or one of the accredited Colleges throughout South Africa are free to apply in any field of study.  They prefer the Engineering fields and preference will be given to previously disadvantage South African candidates.


Applicants will have to contact SAIRR directly to find out what costs are covered by the bursaries available each year.  They do have a preference for engineering field of study and also encourages candidates to find employment in the Metal or Engineering sectors after successful completion of studies.


SAIRR can be contacted for more information on available bursary fields but here is a list of the most common bursary fields that they offer candidates:

  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Electro-Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Built Environment
  • Engineering

Most of these fields are for BEng or BSc


Candidates wanting to apply will also need to meet the following criteria:

  • Successful completion of Grade 12 / Matric
  • Matric candidates must have Mathematics as a top subject
  • Matric candidates must have Science as a top subject
  • Post Matric must provide Matric Certification with high results
  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Must hold a valid South African ID document
  • Must be studying full-time at one of the accredited institutes of higher learning
  • Must have applied at one of the accredited institutes of higher learning and must have proof of acceptance
  • Must meet the Academic requirements
  • Must proof the need for financial assistance

After the closing date has been reached the institute will review all online applications and compose a short list there off for candidates that may be awarded bursaries.  The candidates on the short list will then be contacted by the institute and further documentation will be supplied to these candidates.  These candidates need to complete the forms received and have them submitted to the institute no later than the middle of November each year.

Candidates who have not heard from the institutes by the end of September have not made the short list and no further contact will be entered into.

After all the applications have been received fully completed by the shortlisted candidates the institutes committee will then review those applications.  Out of those applications received before the middle of November, candidates will be selected for bursaries.  The final selection will be made by the middle of February and the successful candidates who will receive bursaries from SAIRR will be notified.


Bursaries online application can be found here any application that has been downloaded from another website will not be eligible for a bursary.  For your application to be considered you have to download it from their website directly or complete it online via their web page.  Bursaries used to be accepted via mail but according to their website, this is no longer the case.  Candidates who do not have access to internet services can contact SAIRR directly for more information regarding application thru postal services.

For any information you can send postal inquiries to the following address:

Bursary Department

P.O. Box 32597



PLEASE remember application forms must be completed online and not posted, faxed or hand delivered.  All other required documentation must be certified and accompany your application to be adequate for a bursary from SAIRR.  For more information on what they offer or other contact details please visit their web page here.


Bursary applications open the beginning of July each year and will close the end of August each year so if you wish to apply for a bursary with SAIRR make note of these dates.  ONLY online applications will be CONSIDERED for bursaries as well as only applications via their own website will be accepted.