KUMBA IRON BURSARIES 2016 – 2017

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Kumba Iron Ore Ltd strives towards making a difference not only in the lives of those they touch but furthermore also in the world we live in.  They believe through their bursary program that they are aiding in preparing the leaders of tomorrow.  They are prepared to stand behind the right candidate all the way.  If you think you have what they are looking for, apply today.

Not only do they have exceptional bursary programs, but they also offer training and support to students and graduates alike.  They are known to be a great employer of choice.  Find out what can Kumba Iron Ore offer you.  If you are currently in Grade 12 / Matric and have a keen interest in engineering fields or geology, Kumba Iron Ore may have a bursary for you.

Here is a look at what they offer exceptionally talented candidates.  Their bursaries include a service binding contract for an equal amount of years as was the bursary time frame.  The bursary will cover the University fees for tuition, registration, exams, accommodation at the University, meals provided at the University, required books, pocket money and also a computer allowance for 2nd year students.

KUMBA IRON BURSARIES AVAILABLE

If you are planning to study in one of the following fields, one of these bursaries may be your answer.

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Information Engineering
  • Geology
  • Mining Engineering
  • Engineering
  • Surveying
  • Science
  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering

KUMBA IRON BURSARIES REQUIREMENTS

To qualify for one of these outstanding bursaries, candidates will require the following:

  • Grade 12 level of education
  • English with a C symbol
  • Mathematics with a C symbol
  • Science with a C symbol
  • Possess a South African ID

KUMBA IRON BURSARIES OPPORTUNITIES

Some of the Kumba Iron Ore Mines throughout South Africa also offer Learnerships for Artisans.

These may include:

  • Fitter
  • Boilermaker / Plater and Welder
  • Diesel Mechanic
  • Electrician
  • Millwright

You will require the following to qualify:

  • Code 08 South African Drivers License
  • Valid Medical Certificate of Fitness or be able to acquire one
  • Grade 12 with four (4) N2 subjects
  • For Millwright with Fitter & Electrical theory, candidate will require five (5) N2 subjects

N2 Subjects that are preferred are as follow:

  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Technical drawing / Engineering
  • Industrial Electronics
  • Structural drawing (Plater)
  • Theory – Fitter
    • Diesel Mechanic
    • Welder / Plater
    • Electrical

You are responsible to provide valid certified copies of all documentation.  Salary will be in accordance with regulations of Kumba Iron Ore Ltd.  The process is known to be fair as well as objective.  Applications that reaches each division late or is found to be incomplete will be discarded.  Housing is not provided for by the mines.  Please note that candidates who have not heard anything in six weeks after closing date has been unsuccessful.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  If you have any inquiries please contact 014 777 3060.

KUMBA IRON BURSARIES APPLICATION

Please include your latest school results, as well as a certified copy of your ID.  You can apply for your Kumba Iron Bursaries Online here.  Once completed and all required documentation attached, you can send your application via e-mail, postage or hand deliver it.  Here are the individual addresses:

KUMBA IRON BURSARIES CLOSING DATE

Please check their website for opening and closing dates. Please be sure to complete the form in detail and attach all documentation as required.

Good luck to all candidates, we hope you only the best for the year ahead.

HCI FOUNDATION BURSARIES 2016-2017

The HCI foundation is a BBE investment company and has stocks in the Southern African Clothing and Textile workers Union. They strive to build communities and give people the opportunity for equality and a better life. They aim to build up the underprivileged and underdeveloped communities of South Africa and hope to make remarkable changes in the communities. They want these people to be self-sustaining and want to assist in the development of the youth in South Africa.

The HCI Foundation provides 950 bursaries every year to financially needed students. They build reliable relationships with the beneficiaries and work to identify their gifts and capabilities. They also feel their beneficiaries are to be held responsible to practice what they have learned and use their skills to build a better future.

HCI FOUNDATION BURSARIES AVAILABLE

Their bursary program is developed to assist financially strained candidates that deserve an academic qualification and to obtain such a qualification. They assist in undergraduate studies and any other year of studies for a first-time qualification or candidates that enroll for Honors at any University in South Africa and also including the University of Technology in South Africa.

Their bursaries are only partial bursaries and they provide the candidates with an amount of R23 000 – R25 000 making up 67% – 75% of the tuition fees. The amount will differ depending on the candidates needed assistance according to the household income. It is only a partial cover so does not include housing, books, meals, transport or expenses. HCI will NOT pay for REPEAT studies or modules.

Bursary candidates will not be expected to pay the fees back unless in a special circumstance. They do feel that candidates should assist in the HCI community projects to give back some of what they have received to the communities. They can assist in mentoring, tutoring, volunteering at hospitals, old age homes or any other form of community service that HCI is part of.

Study Fields

HCI has a bursary program that will cover study in any field at any University, The University of Technology and only a few selected FET colleges in South Africa. They purely provide learners with financial assistance if they deserve it and they will assist in any year of study.

HCI FOUNDATION BURSARY REQUIREMENTS

You will need to provide them with the following documentation:

  • Certified copy of ID
  • Proof of household income or an affidavit confirming unemployment (Proof of any Grants)

If you are in Grade 12 you need to ensure that your year-end results reach them before middle January each year. These can be mailed, faxed or sent via email. Without your results, your application will be disregarded.

Please be aware of the following:

  • You will be notified of your application as it goes through the process and will receive e-mails with every stage of the process.
  • Please check your e-mail regularly and follow them on Twitter and Facebook for more updates.
  • If you have met their requirements you will be receiving an e-mail to confirm this or if you have not qualified you will also be notified.
  • If you are applying for a 1st-year study you will be placed on the short list and you will be interviewed via phone.
  • If you do not meet the needed criteria your application will not be taken into consideration.
  • If you do meet all the needed criteria your application will be sent on to the next stage and the process will begin.
  • Even if you do meet the needed criteria it is not a definite award of the bursary yet.
  • You will be notified by March of the next year if you have received the bursary from the HCI Foundation.
  • Once a bursary has been awarded to a candidate HCI will be in contact with the University of choice and make the payment directly to them on your behave.
  • If you are a South African citizen or a refugee and asylum seeker and meet these requirements you can also apply.
  • You must be under the age of 35 by September of the year you are applying in.
  • You must be a full-time learner at a University in South Africa
  • Must be studying for a 1st-time qualification
  • If you are a student studying or enrolling for Honors
  • If you received a 50% average in Matric (not for Life-Orientation)
  • If your household income is less than R20 000 a month

HCI FOUNDATION BURSARY ONLINE APPLICATION

Follow the link to download the

HCI BURSARY APPLICATION FORM

Or go to www.hcifoundation.co.za, you can also find information on theirBursary Page once applications open. Paper applications are no longer available so please be sure that you have the available time to sit down and fill in the form online. The application will allow you to save, stop and start if you really need to.
You can contact HCI at Tel: 021 4246 010 or e-mail them at bp@hcifoundation.co.za

HCI FOUNDATION BURSARY CLOSING DATE

Bursaries from HCI usually open the beginning of August and close the end of September for applications for the next year. Candidates must remember to provide them with an e-mail address that is working and a cell phone number that works. If you are a learner applying for 2nd-year of study or higher bursary then you need to give your student number. You will need to know the total amount of your parents / guardians combined income.

WATER AFFAIRS BURSARIES

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Do you love the outdoors, nature and all it has to offer?  Does biology and science make you excited?

Would you love to learn about water purification and usages, about the laws pertaining to our environment and the earth’s structure?

If any of these are what you desire, then the Department of Water Affairs may be the ideal place for you!  If you are in need of funding to peruse your dreams, to complete your studies, the Department of Water Affairs may be able to help you with a bursary.  If your fields of interest lies within Environment studies, Microbiology, Engineering, Chemistry and more, you are at the right place.

The Department offers talented, young individuals the opportunity for further study via their bursary program.  This is for full-time studies towards a qualification within a specific field.  Candidates who receive these bursaries will have the following covered by the Department:

  • Registration fees
  • Tuition fees
  • Residence fees
  • Meal fees
  • Book or study material allowance
  • A personal allowance

Candidates who receive bursaries from the Department of Water Affairs will be required to join the companies Water Learning Academy, upon completion of their qualification.  This will be on a fixed term basis not exceeding 5 years, and no less than 3 years.  If the candidate decides, that they no longer want to be part of this program after completion of their studies, they will be held responsible for payment of all bursary funding, plus interests back to the Department.

The following South African Institutes of Higher Learning is accepted by the Department, in respect to their bursary program:

  • Rhodes University
  • Pretoria University
  • Cape Town University
  • Western Cape University
  • Stellenbosch University
  • Limpopo University
  • Free State University
  • Kwa-Zulu Natal University
  • Walter Sisulu University
  • Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
  • Venda University
  • Witwatersrand University
  • Johannesburg University
  • Zululand University
  • University of Technology Vaal
  • University of Technology Durban
  • University of Technology Tshwane
  • University of Technology Central
  • University of Technology Cape Peninsula

WATER AFFAIRS BURSARIES AVAILABLE

If you are planning to study into one of the following directions, the bursaries offered by the Department is just what you need.

Fields available to study

  • Cartography
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Aquatic Science
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering – Heavy Currents
  • Engineering
  • Hydrology
  • Geo-hydrology
  • Geology
  • Geochemistry
  • Geographical Information Systems
  • Microbiology
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Law
  • Environmental Management
  • Surveying
  • Water Care
  • Microbiology
  • Water Utilization
  • Limnology
  • Water and Sanitation
  • Water Resource Management

BURSARY REQUIREMENTS

If you are currently in grade 12 or studying towards one of the above-mentioned fields, you may apply if you meet all other requirements.

To study in one of the fields offered by the Department, candidate will require the following:

  • Grade 12 level of education
  • Proficient in English (read, write & speak)
  • Be a South African citizen
  • Possess a valid South African ID document
  • Have proof of acceptance from an Institute of Higher Learning
  • If studying, provide academic records

Candidates need to attach certified copies of all documentation, please keep original, and only provide certified copies.

Documentation required to accompany your application are as follow:

  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • ID document
  • Registration letter / acceptance letter from Institute of Higher Learning
  • Proof of application to such Institutes
  • ID documents of parents / guardian
  • Proof of income of parents / guardian
  • If studying, please submit record of academic results, including yearly marks, percentages or symbols

Bursaries that are awarded will be based on a balance in accordance with the following:

  • The financial need of candidates
  • Academic performances of candidates
  • Race and gender
  • The need within the company for each specific field

Once a short-list is made of successful candidates, these will be invited for an interview.

Bursaries that are awarded will be revised each year, thus, bursaries are renewed year to year, depending on the performance of each candidate.

APPLICATION

Bursaries online applications are not available.  You can apply for your bursary by downloading and completing this form.  Please include your latest school results and certified copy of your ID, as well as all documentation as stated above. Visit their website for more information or their Learning Page.

Submit this form, fully completed along with certified documentation to:

Department of Water Affairs

Director

Learning Company

Private Bag X313

Pretoria

0001

Alternatively, forms can also be e-mailed to:

bursaries@dwa.gov.za

CLOSING DATE

These bursaries open the 1st of April each year for applications for the following year and then close the end of July of that same year.  Bursaries will be awarded for study the following year.

FULLBRIGHT SCHOLARSHIP & BURSARY PROGRAM 2016 – 2017

From 1953 the Fulbright Exchange program has allowed more than 1500 South African and American candidates to share a joined experience.  The main goal of this program is to bring to life a common appreciation between the people of the two countries with an Educational Exchange Program.  During this period, the Fulbright program has seen the rise of exceptional leaders whereof many have come from disadvantaged societies within South Africa.  Many of these were part of the apartheids era in South Africa and now they have become part of the South African Government and Parliament, some are leaders in Educational Institutes and others have moved on to the private sectors with a couple even in the non-profit sectors.

Grants are awarded for research, curriculum development, teaching as well as Master’s and Doctoral studies in a wide range of fields with assistance from the U.S. Mission to South Africa public affairs office.  There is a growth opportunity in professional, intellectual and even artistic talent for deserving candidates.  Most of the funding for this program comes from the U.S. Government and both South African and U.S. Institutes aid with non-monetary assistance. Candidates will not only meet and work with people from the host countries but will also encounter citizens from all over the world in their classrooms, libraries as well as at social events.

FULLBRIGHT BURSARIES AVAILABLE

Grants are rewarded for eight months to two years and usually only commence about 15 months after application deadline.

Fields of study made available to deserving candidates are as follow:

  • Master’s Studies – Only for candidates with completed Honors / Bachelor or the equivalent that is a 4 years University study or B. Tech Technikon Degree.
  • PhD Studies – Only for candidates with a Master’s Degree.
  • Non-Degree Studies – Only for candidates that are registered to study for a PhD within South Africa. 

FULLBRIGHT BURSARIES REQUIREMENTS

Candidates wishing to apply must take note of the following:

  • Before completing your application make sure you upload your letters of reference and transcripts then save your application.
  • Your application will only be considered once it has been completed and submitted electronically with all the requirements met after or on the 2ndof February each year.
  • Candidates must have at least three references submitted and these are crucial to your application and all ought to be from teachers or professionals and must be in English.
  • All selected candidates will be required to complete one or more of the following tests in order to gain admission to a University in the U.S.:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language – TOEFL
  • Graduate Records Examination – GRE
  • Specific fields require additional GRE tests
  • Graduate Management Admission Test – GMAT

FULLBRIGHT BURSARIES APPLICATION

Bursaries online application can be made by visiting the Foreign Fulbright Program but you will also need to carefully read the instructions found on this page before applying or even completing the application form.  For more information candidates can also call 012 – 431 4155 or send an e-mail to the SAfrica@state.gov alternatively send mail to P.O. Box 9536, Pretoria, 0001.

Here are some tips to aid you in completing the application form successfully:

  • You are allowed to copy and paste information into the provided text boxes.
  • Please remember that there is only a limited amount of space per text box and if your information entered is too much, all will not be display.
  • Try to not use only capital letters for answering questions even fields for name, surname, address, etc must be completed in upper and lower case letters.
  • The pages allowed for you to write your essays will, however, display all text, not like the text boxes, but it is still recommended to keep it to the point and preferably not more than one page per essay.
  • Check each page as it will be displayed by clicking the PREVIEW button that will be located in the top right-hand corner to ensure all you added will be seen.  To return to your application simply close the PDF view.

Please also keep in mind that there are questions that are obligatory to complete before submitting so use the ‘Applicator Inspector’ that you will find on the home page to make sure they are all completed.  Also, remember that awards are not automatically renewed and all references MUST be submitted online as paper copies will not be accepted.

FULLBRIGHT BURSARIES CLOSING DATE

Applications usually close closer to the end of November each year and candidates should ensure that all required documentation along with a completed application has been submitted on time as no late entries will be considered.  Incomplete application forms or forms that do not have all the required documentation added including the place of interview will not be considered.

Candidates can start an application and return to complete it at a later stage if they cannot do it in one sitting. The information they entered will remain there.  Please remember that once you have pressed submit you will no longer be able to make changes, so ensure you have everything correct and completed before selecting to submit.

BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO BURSARIES 2016 – 2017

The company recognizes the need for proper education as well as its importance when it concerns the individual; therefore, they have a couple of different programs available.  They provide support for exceptional undergraduate candidates who wish to successfully finish their qualifications.  If you believe you have what it takes then British American Tobacco South Africa may be looking for you.

After completion of a qualification they also have a Global Management Trainee Program.  This program gives talented individuals the opportunity to train intensively and develop their talents.  It is a two-year program offering a stable job opportunity.  This program offers candidates amazing leadership and business progress opportunities within a high presentation setting.

BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO BURSARIES AVAILABLE

Their bursaries offer candidates aid in completing their graduate qualification, as well as Post Graduate Degrees or Honors.  If you are interested in registering for their Management Trainee Program visit BAT Careers and register your details with them.

Once a candidate has applied for their Management Trainee Program, British American Tobacco will have a look at each candidate and if your expertise is needed within the company, they will arrange for an interview.  These interviews will take place with a company manager in your area and also one of their Human Resources members.  After the interview, you may receive an invitation to demonstrate your skills at one of their assessment centers.  Here you will be assessed through a number of activities.  They will, however, keep you informed through the entire selection process.

STUDY FIELDS

If you are a graduate and keen on completing your studies these are the options they offer, but their bursaries are not limited to these fields of study.

  • Information Technology
  • Industrial Engineering

For post graduate level they invite candidates following these fields of study, although also not limited to only these.

  • Marketing
  • Accounting
  • Information Technology
  • Industrial Engineering

Their Management Trainee Program has the following fields of study available but not limited to only these.

  • Marketing
  • Accounting
  • Natural Science
  • Public / International Relations
  • Commercial Law
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Human Resources

BAT BURSARIES REQUIREMENTS

Students wanting to apply for a bursary will require the following:

  • Undergraduate or Final Year of Undergraduate Degree in one of the following
  • Commerce
  • Agricultural Science
  • Food Technology
  • Food Chemistry
  • Natural Science (Organic Chemistry)
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Public / International Relations or Communications
  • BCom Law
  • Human Resources
  • Candidates must have a learners or a drivers license
  • You need to be a South African Citizen
  • A valid South African ID

BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO BURSARIES APPLICATION

Bursaries online applications are not available at present but candidates can contact Riana in connection with the BAT South Africa Bursary Program by sending her an e-mail at riana_cassiem@bat.com.  You can also obtain more information regarding the British American Tobacco Company’s bursary program by visiting their web page British American Tobacco Company South Africa.

The company believes in each individual as well as South Africa’s diverse communities and is, therefore, looking forward to your applications.  They are directed on values of independence with responsibility and offer candidates an extraordinary performance-based setting wherein to excel.  British American Tobacco is an open-minded company that also inspires their employees to show enthusiasm and spirit.

Their Management Trainee Program information can be accessed via this link and British American Tobacco encourages candidates to register their information with them.

BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO BURSARIES CLOSING DATE

Bursaries applications usually close the end of August each year so be sure to have your application in on time.

FIDELITY FUND BURSARIES PROGRAM 2016 – 2017

Bursaries made available yearly by the fund are for study in the Law fields as well as further study in these fields.  The Fund is dedicated to aiding the education of legal practices within South Africa.  They also allocate fund for the following institutes:

  • LSSA – Law Society of South Africa
  • BLA – Black Lawyers Association
  • Law Faculties at South African Universities
  • Law Clinics at South African Universities

Their financial aid is used to fund legal education as well as development projects.  Candidates with a passion for the truth in addition to a desire for justice are urged to apply in the fields available.

FIDELITY FUND BURSARIES AVAILABLE

Candidates applying for a bursary must be considering these fields of study:

  • Law
  • LLB Law

Candidates currently studying at an institute of higher learning can apply for one of the following fields of study:

  • BA Law
  • BComm Law
  • BJuris
  • BProc

Bursaries will only be awarded for a period of two years.

FIDELITY FUND BURSARIES REQUIREMENTS

Candidates wishing to apply must have the following documentation and certified copies have to be attached to your completed application:

  • Candidates must be South African citizens
  • Candidates must have a valid ID book or card
  • Candidates must currently be studying at an accredited Institute of Higher Learning.

Candidates that are practicing attorney’s / candidate attorney’s need to read the following before applying as this will influence their bursary opportunities:

  • These bursaries are awarded to candidates studying at a South African University and intended to improve on the candidate’s professional qualifications at the time.
  • These bursaries are given by the Fund’s Board of Control’s Bursary Committee and for further study only.
  • Bursaries will only be for an amount of R7000 yearly and for a period of two years only.

FIDELITY FUND BURSARIES APPLICATION

Bursaries online application cannot be done but for additional information please feel free to visit their webpage and download the application.  Candidates interested in applying can also send a request for an application to Mr. Shawn Africa via one of the following means:

Postage:

Mr. Shawn Africa

Bursary Coordinator

Attorneys Fidelity Fund

5th floor

Waalburg Building

28 Wale Street

Cape Town

8001

OR TO

Mr. Shawn Africa

Bursary Coordinator

Attorneys Fidelity Fund

P.O. Box 3062

Cape Town

8000

Contact details and fax:

Tel. No.: 021 424 4608 / 021 424 5351

Fax. No.: 021 423 4819

E-mail:

LLBbursary@fidfund.co.za

All candidates that are applying MUST post or hand deliver applications with all required documentations as any applications faxed or send by e-mail will not be considered.

FIDELITY FUND BURSARIES: CLOSING DATE

The closing date for applications is usually around the middle of August each year, although candidates should ensure all needed documentation as well as the application is thoroughly completed, and ought to reach them ahead of the closing date.  Applications open again the beginning of each year and candidates are urged to visit their site for applications and more details.

If you feel the Law industry is where you want to be and you also want to work with like-minded individuals to make a difference, then apply for a bursary with Fidelity Fund.

ERNEST & YOUNG BURSARIES 2016-2017

Ernest & Young Bursaries 2016-2017

Ernest & Young proudly supports and motivates students and workers alike to reach their full potential provisionally as well as personally.  They strongly encourage individuals to take personal interest in knowing who they are and knowing what they want to achieve in life.  They offer widening as well as gratifying experiences that keeps you driven while working or studying.

Ernest & Young offers high achievers the opportunity to further their careers and achieve their goals while presenting their clients the best in the financial field.  If you want an awarding career that can take you higher professionally as well as personally then Ernest & Young might just have what you need.

If you have the skills and the driven ambition then you will fit right in and can pursue a fulfilling career in Tax, Assurance and Advisory services.  You will find employment at Ernest & Young challenging but they provide first class backing and offers occupational growth combined with their culture giving rich openings and variety to their employees.

ERNEST & YOUNG BURSARIES

They expect candidates to be responsible but will also offer support where they can.  If you love working with numbers and can portray your enthusiasm and energy into your studies, you will be able to make a difference at Ernest & Young.  If you are currently studying or plan to study as Chartered Accountant (SA) then Ernest & Young could have a bursary program that will suit your needs.

Ernest & Young provides the following to their bursary students:

  • Tuition fees for University
  • Meal fee for residency
  • Book fees
  • Registration fee for University
  • Accommodation fee for stay at University
  • Pocket money according to need

ERNEST & YOUNG BURSARIES AVAILABLE

Candidates for bursaries should have a solid belief, as well as a commitment to becoming qualified in the field of Chartered Accountant (SA).  Their academic records must portray this and their financial situation should confirm the need for financial assistance.

Successful candidates will be required to sign a three years’ service agreement with Ernest & Young that will commence upon successful completion of studies (Honors degree).

Bursaries from Ernest & Young will be available for students who are currently studying or who would like to study in the following fields:

  • BCom Accounting
  • BAcc Business Science
  • CTA
  • HNS

Candidates who are currently studying must be following the CA stream and also candidates that are studying into equivalent directions need to be following the field of study.

ERNEST & YOUNG BURSARIES REQUIREMENTS

When applying for a bursary from Ernest & Young candidates will be required to have the following:

  • Certified copy of ID book
  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Must proof the need for financial assistance
  • A complete CV
  • Matric certificate
  • Academic record that is up to date
  • English ‘C’ Grade or higher on ‘Higher Grade’ received in your June exam if you are currently still doing your Matric.
  • Pure Mathematics ‘C’ Grade or higher on ‘Higher Grade’ received in your June exam if you are currently still doing your Matric.
  • A minimum of 60% is needed if you are already studying towards a BComm degree or corresponding degree at any SAICA accredited institute.  This symbol will be required for your year-end result unless you are currently in your 1st year whereas it needs to be achieved in your June exams.

ERNEST & YOUNG BURSARIES APPLICATION

To apply for a bursary from Ernest & Young candidates can contact them at 011 772 3000 (JHB Branch) or 021 443 0292 and ask for the HR Representative at that specific office.  The HR Representative can supply you with more information regarding bursaries online application for the different areas.

Visit their web page for additional information about what they can offer not only to bursary candidates but also in all aspects of business.

They can also be reached at the following address via postal services:

Ernest & Young

Graduate Recruitment

Private Bag X14

Northlands

2116

You will also need to supply the required documents and attach them to your application upon applying for a bursary.

ERNEST & YOUNG BURSARIES CLOSING DATE

Closing date for bursary applications differ. Candidates can apply for a variety of bursaries from February to the end of September each year. Students must ensure that all documents and forms are completed correctly and submitted beforehand to avoid disappointment as no late entries will be accepted.  Please ensure that the forms are completed fully and all relevant documentation is certified and attached to your application before submitting.

Ernest & Young offers the perfect working environment for students that want a rewarding professional career.  They prefer candidates who are enthusiastic, motivated and driven for success both personally and professionally.  In return, they offer flexibility, support and an atmosphere of integrity that keeps their employees striving for more.

If this sounds like the perfect place for you then you should apply for a bursary with Ernest & Young and your dreams may just become your reality.

EXXARO BURSARIES (2016-2017)

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HOW TO APPLY FOR THE EXXARO BURSARIES?

Exxaro is a top 40 JSE constituent and a South Africa founded Mining group. This group is offering Matriculated South Africans the opportunity to obtain a degree or diploma in the mining industry. Their bursaries include registration fees, tuition fees, computer fees, book fees, housing and meal fees as well as extracurricular fees. Exxaro does not, however, provide for travel to the University from home or the other way round. This should, however, not prevent anyone from applying for a bursary as the other benefits are comprehensive.

They will ensure vacation work as prescribed by the Institution of Study for In-Training experience and also provide you with a brilliant career. They specialize in Coal, Base Metals, Ferro-alloys, Mineral Sands and Iron. Exxaro has mining operations throughout the world with the Africa continent, Asia, and Australia being the largest countries of concern. The mining industry is bursting at the seams and many opportunities are arising daily. If you really want to study in this line but are unable to do so due to financial strain then these bursaries are ideal. If you have a constant drive and passion in this line of education you should apply.

EXXARO BURSARIES AVAILABLE

If you are planning to study in any one of the following directions these bursaries are just what you need.

  • Geology – Hons compulsory
  • Mining Engineering
  • Metallurgy
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Industrial
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Mining Technician – B Tech
  • Mine Surveying – B Tech – MRM

EXXARO BURSARIES REQUIREMENTS

If you are currently still in grade 12 but would like to apply you will be pre-evaluated with your grade 11 levels and you can also apply if you have just matriculated.

To study for a degree, you will need to have a

  • Grade 12 level of education with at least a level 6 in Mathematics and Science
  • Level 5 for English
  • Possess a South African ID

To study a diploma course, you will need at least a

  • Level 5 in all three those subjects
  • Possess a South African ID

MORE EXXARO OPPORTUNITIES

You can apply for a BSc 4-year program if you are a historically underprivileged citizen of South Africa.
If you have passed your grade 12 or are in grade 11 at the moment you can be considered for this program. Exxaro will sponsor you for the first year and include the tuition, meal fees, housing fees, book fees and make contributions towards extra expenses. You can look for a development plan at the affiliated Exxaro Universities of Pretoria and after an effective accomplishment of the first year of the program, you will be eligible for the full bursary.

You will require the following:

  • Level 4 Mathematics & Science
  • Level 4 English
  • Validation by the University

As part of this specific bursary, Exxaro will sponsor four teams (2 members in each team) full entry to the Absa Cape Epic race. This also includes free entry, pre-training support and training camps with some of the Absa Cape Epic race experts. This is a bicycle race and the idea is to help talented riders progress in finishing the race. Both competitors must be part of the Exxaro BCS 4 year program and be 26 or younger before the 31 December of the year they are participating.

EXXARO BURSARIES APPLICATION

Please include your latest school results and certified copy of your ID. You can find more information on the Exxaro Bursary Site, download the application apply form, complete it and hand it in at the closest representative to you. You will find details to the representatives on the second page of the application.

Selected candidates will be contacted to complete a psychometric test and a NBT (National Benchmark Test. From here selected candidates will be asked to partake in an interview. Once this is completed the committee will select the candidates that will receive bursaries and these candidates will be notified in 3 weeks after the interview process. Candidates will then also have to complete a medical examination before receiving their bursary offer letter.

EXXARO BURSARIES CLOSING DATE

This bursary program usually opens every year with the start of February and closes for applications 29th March.

The bursaries available for students interested in these directions are very comprehensive and Exxaro still has the right to limit which fields will be available each year as is needed. Therefore, a limited amount of Exxaro bursaries will be accessible and due to the high demand you will need to submit your forms at the soonest possible time. Also indicate why you should be eligible for a bursary and what your interests are in the mining, science, and engineering field.

They assist underprivileged students and students with little financial assistance to grow. Exxaro expects the approved candidates to sign an offer of employment before studies commence for a period of time suitable to repay the bursary costs.

NSFAS BURSARY 2016-2017

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The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) provides loans and gives various NSFAS bursaries to students at all 25 of our public universities, as well as the 50 public FET (Further Education Training) colleges. Instead of having to repay the monetary value as with loans, bursars who apply for a NSFAS bursary will enter into a contract to work in a specific sector in South Africa for a specified amount of time after their graduation.

NSFAS has been highly successful in helping to educate the youth; available funding has grown from R441 million in 1999 to a whopping R8.5 billion in 2013.

NSFAS BURSARY REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICATION

The following basic requirements must be met in order to apply for any of the NSFAS bursaries; applicants must:

  • Be South African citizens
  • Comply with the entry requirements set by the universities of their choice / have proof of registration or acceptance to said university

Once successfully awarded the bursary, students must pass all courses and complete the qualification within the minimum time frame prescribed by the particular university to avoid the risk of having to repay the bursary amount.

In some cases, bursars may be required to report their particular NSFAS bursary exam results in order to continue to receive funding.

All applications will require certified copies of the following:

  • ID document
  • Grade 12 results
  • Parent/guardian’s ID and employment documents (salary slips/pensions slips if applicable/affidavit if unemployed)
  • Proof of university acceptance/registration

NSFAS BURSARY PACKAGE

Unless otherwise stated, the bursary fund will allow for a portion of, if not all of, the following study-related costs:

  • Tuition
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Travel
  • Prescribed books/study material

The amounts prescribed for the above-mentioned costs will be dependent on the outcome of the NSFAS Means Test. This test assesses to what extent the student’s family can contribute – mainly through determining the gross annual family income. Students can qualify for varying amounts up to the maximum of R60 000 per year.

1. FUNZA LUSHAKA BURSARY

The Funza Lushaka bursary is available to individuals who wish to study to become teachers. Read our detailed article for more information and access to the NSFAS online application.

2. SOCIAL WORK SCHOLARSHIP

This bursary is available to students who are currently studying Social Work as well as prospective students who wish to enrol and work towards a Social Work degree. The bursaries are conducted through the Department of Social Development.

The bursary package will also cover funds needed for practicals.

How to Apply

Applications can be found on the DSD website from 1 September every year (or visit your regional Department of Social Development office). This particular NSFAS closing date is 31 October.

Contact Details
Ms Vuyelwa Mngadi; tel: (012) 312 7294 / email: VuyelwaM@dsd.gov.za

Ms Kefiloe Bosman; tel: (012) 312 7223 / email: Kefiloeb@dsd.gov.za

3. SCARCE SKILLS BURSARY

This bursary is funded by the National Skills Fund (NSF) with the purpose of supporting the development of scarce skills in South Africa. Scarce skills include fields such as Engineering, Science, Commerce, IT and Medical. The full list of skills/occupations can be found on the Department of Higher Education document, from page 14.

In addition to the basics, this bursary also includes a maximum of R150 for Internet access (paid directly to the university) and a R3 300 cash allowance (paid directly to the bursar’s bank account) for books, study equipment and other expenses as needed.

Those who wish to apply for Engineering, Geology or Science degrees must have achieved a minimum of level 6 for Mathematics and Science. Those who wish to apply for Accounting degrees must have achieved a minimum of level 6 for Mathematics.Mathematics Literacy will not be accepted.

How to Apply
The NSFAS Bursary application form for this particular bursary can be found on the Career Wise website and the closing date is 30 May.

Contact Details
Email: nsfburs@careerwise.co.za / info@careerwise.co.za

Tel: 0861 007 787

4. NSFAS BURSARY FOR NATIONAL CERTIFICATE (VOCATIONAL) AND CERTAIN REPORT 191 COURSES AT FET COLLEGES

Vocational and Further Education and Training (FET) courses are those that offer education and training for students who plan to work towards a specific range of jobs or employment possibilities. In some cases, students may qualify for admission to the University of Technology in order to continue their studies at a higher level. In order to qualify for this bursary, candidates must demonstrate that their potential for academic success with a minimum overall average of 50%.

How to Apply
Visit the NSFAS website or simply visit your nearest FET college to apply. Applications open in October and September each year. For more information have a look HERE.

Contact Details
Tel: 0800 87 22 22

5. BURSARY FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

This bursary programme, conducted through the Department of Higher Education and Training, is applicable to disabled students who wish to study in all fields of study as long as they are accredited higher and further education and training programmes. Candidates must also be academically able and financially needy (as determined by the NSFAS Means Test or at the discretion of the Disability Support Unit).

In terms of defining a disability, it is regarded as a long-term impairment (has lasted or is likely to persist for at least 12 months) that is recurring and substantially limiting. For this programme, chronic diseases are also included as a disability; these include HIV/AIDS, diabetes, asthma, cancer and tuberculosis (TB).

The NSFAS bursary also covers the costs of an assistive device or human support that the student needs in order to improve their quality of life.

NSFAS Contact Details

For any further queries either visit the NSFAS Student Bursaries page, call 0860 067 327 or email info@nsfas.org.za.

SAMA BURSARIES

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Is medicine your field of specialty?

SAMA originated in 1998, it is known today as an association of experts within the medical field. It is open to private as well as public medical doctors, they are however a voluntary member association. They focus on the interests and needs of their associates, within all health care fields, while also standing in as a trade union.

Due to the scarcity of skilled professionals in a specific area of medicine, SAMA offers bright individuals the opportunity to become experts, fighting diseases, and building on sound medical assistance in South Africa. Their bursary program only offers partial aid to selected candidates and ought to be seen as an additional bursary. Implicating that bursary candidates may have other sources of bursary funding along with this one.

This bursary funding is open for candidates from Grade 12 who wish to study in the fields provided. It is additionally also made available for candidates who are already studying from their first year to their fourth year. Funding will however only be paid into their University account where they are studying within the Medical field.

If candidates who receive funding fail their funding will be stopped. This bursary will be continual yearly as long as the bursary candidate keeps their grades up and pass successfully each year.

SAMA BURSARIES AVAILABLE

SAMA offers bursaries to talented candidates who have a strong passion for helping others. They provide financial aid to deserving candidates to study within the medical profession.

Some of these include fields.

  • Bachelor of Medicine
  • Bachelor of Surgery

SAMA BURSARIES: REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must be South African citizens.  Candidates must include a detailed curriculum vitae with contact details. Ensure you have contactable references, as well as any information you feel may be suitable to the application.  Please also include certified copies of all relevant certificates and ID Document.

Applicants will be obligated to have the following:

  • Candidates must have Matric
  • Candidates must be in need of financial assistance
  • Candidate must have exceptional academic records
  • Candidates from a historically disadvantaged background will get preference
  • Candidates must be proficient in English, read, write and speak
  • Candidates must have good communication skills
  • Candidates must show a commitment to learn
  • Candidates must provide a letter of acceptance from a Medical Education Program within South Africa

Candidates who receive additional funding may do so, however, this needs to be declared to the committee. Candidates currently studying in the medical fields mentioned may also apply for funding if they meet all requirements.

The following will be taken into consideration by the committee for bursary awards:

  • Academic Merits of candidate
  • Leadership Qualities of candidate
  • Recommendations received
  • Awards or Prizes received
  • Historical Disadvantage

SAMA BURSARIES: APPLICATION

SAMA bursaries online applications are made available on their website. Candidates are urged to download all the applicable forms and ensure they are correctly, as well as completely filled in before submitting them. For more detail along with the required forms, candidates can go HERE. Forms can be downloaded from the bottom of this page. Alternatively, candidates can also have a look HERE and HERE.

Candidates applying must ensure they complete all fields of the application, and sign the form before sending it in. Candidates must ensure that they provide the following documentation, certified copies only with their application:

  • South African ID Document or Birth Certificate
  • Address, e-mail details, contact details and full names as is found on ID document
  • A letter of acceptance from a Medical School within South Africa
  • A motivational letter of Curriculum Vitae (2 pages Max)
  • Recommendation letters
  • Awards or Prizes received

Applicants can return the application with relevant documentation to, karlienp@samedical.org or post to SAMA

 

Any application that is missing information or documentation, will not be considered.

SAMA BURSARIES: CLOSING DATE

These bursaries provided by SAMA can only be applied for from the start of August, until the end of September yearly.

Applications that are not filled in completely, missing a signature, missing documentation or are received late, will not be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Candidates are urged to please allow between one and three months for correspondence. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applicants must fill in the form completely, sign it and attach an up to date Curriculum Vitae, with all certified copies of documentation as stipulated. All applications must be completed in English.

Good luck to all candidates applying for these bursaries!

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION BURSARIES 2016 -2017

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Do you just love children, do you feel teaching is your ultimate calling?

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of South Africa’s youth?

If this is what you want, then the Department of Education may have a bursary for you!

The bursary program provided by the Department is a multi-year program.  It also promotes teaching at public schools as that is where the need lies.  They are devoted to providing learners of all ages, with a quality education.  The children of South Africa strive for a better future, with highly trained teachers, the Department can fulfill this need.  You can aid in making this vision a reality, by becoming a teacher!

The Department provides full-cost bursaries to eligible, talented candidates.  This will aid these candidates to receive a complete, and full teaching qualification within one of the national priority fields.  Successful candidates will, however, be required to teach at one of the public schools in South Africa, for the same amount of years as the duration of their studies.

Are you not sure, well, here are some reasons why to consider teaching as a career path!

  • Do you love learning?  Turn that love into teaching and help other experience the joy of learning.
  • Did you have a favorite teacher that made a difference for you?  You can be that teacher to someone else!
  • Would you love to see someone else succeed?  Experience the joy of being able to give another person hope, to see them learn to write, read, count and strive towards their dreams.
  • Help children understand the value of all things in life, and aid in building strong and proud citizens.
  • You can once again see the world through the eyes of a child, see them grow and become even more special.
  • Serve the community and your country, but most of all the children who need your help.
  • Share your own knowledge while sparking curiosity in tender minds.
  • Pass on the love you have for learning, giving hope for the future, building a solid and honored nation.

Candidates who receive bursaries can ask to be placed in a province of their liking, however, they may not decide which school they would prefer to be employed in.  The Department concerned will make the final decision.  Upon completion of their studies, candidates will be placed where there is a suitable opening.  If there is no opening within the selected province, the Department has the right to place candidate where there are a suitable opening and a need.

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION BURSARIES AVAILABLE

If you are planning to study into one of the following directions these bursaries are just what you need.

Bachelor of Education – B.Ed.

  • Foundation Phases – Grades R to 3
  • Intermediate Phases – Grades 4 to 6
  • Senior Phases – Grades 7 to 9
  • Further Education Phases – Grades 10 to 12

Bachelor Degree

  • Bachelor of Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Technology
  • Bachelor of the Arts
  • Bachelor of Computer Science

Post Graduate Certification in Education – PGCE.

  • All Majors that allow for this level of education

BURSARY REQUIREMENTS

If you are currently still in grade 12 or studying at an institute of higher learning in one of the fields mentioned, you may apply for a bursary with the department.

To qualify for any of these bursaries, candidates must adhere to the following:

  • Grade 12 level of education
  • Must be proficient in English
  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Possess a valid South African ID
  • Must be committed to teaching and making a difference
  • Must provide proof of the need for financial aid

Candidates must also provide proof of acceptance at an institute of higher learning.  Candidates from a previously disadvantaged background will be given preference.

BURSARY APPLICATION

Please include your latest school results and certified copy of your ID, Curriculum Vitae as well as all other documentation as is indicated.

You can apply for your bursary online here and read more about Funding your Studies and becoming a Teacher.

It is highly recommended to carefully read the information provided prior to the application.  Then also, carefully consider your answers before entering them into the application form.  Answer all questions truthfully and precise.  Ensure all documentation is certified, and attached before submitting your application.

CLOSING DATE

Applications close the middle of January each year, thus, it is suggested that candidates ensure their applications, with all required documents reach the Department before this date.

Candidates are also urged to pursue alternative funding, as there is a limited number of bursaries available each year.  Due to high volumes of applications, the Department will only be contacting those who have made the short-list.  If you have not heard from the Department within three months after closing, candidates can consider their applications as unsuccessful.  These candidates can re-apply the following year.

DAVID MORRISON BURSARIES

Are you a compassionate person always willing to care for the health needs of others?

Do you love doing research and finding solutions to difficult situations?

Are you seeking to make a change in the lives of other people?

Then this fund may have a bursary that is suitable for you!

South Africa has a great need for professionals within all fields of the health industry, many of these fields are seen as a scares field and in them the need is even greater. If you have motivation, ambition and a love for your fellow man, then you may just be where you want to be and assistance to complete your life’s goals are within reach.

The world has many career paths to enter and opportunities for the talented students. Health science is no different, yet, it is also a scary place and might not be all you wanted in life. However, with a solid education life becomes a little easier. This fund provides just such opportunities for qualifying students.

If you know that caring for others and helping those that cannot help themselves is the career path you would love to follow, then you may have found your route. To find out what you need to do and which fields are available continue reading below. This bursary offers successful candidates financial assistance to complete their education and enter the workforce prepared.

DAVID MORRISON BURSARIES AVAILABLE

There is a variety of fields made available yearly to talented candidates. However, most of their main bursaries will be within the health science and health care fields. Bursaries made available by this fund will be for financial aid and candidates are selected according to academic results and financial need.

There are many fields to consider, here are some that are included for applicants to consider:

  • Virology
  • Fitness Studies
  • Audiology
  • Toxicology
  • Microbiology
  • Biomedical Science
  • Biomedical Technology
  • Heath Care
  • Health Science

DAVID MORRISON BURSARIES REQUIREMENTS

As with any other bursary, candidates will have to adhere to the set requirements before applying for a bursary from the David Morrison Fund.

Candidates interested in applying must have and provide the following:

  • Applicants must be South African citizens
  • Applicants must hold a valid ID document
  • Applicants must hold a valid Matric certification
  • Applicants must provide proof of financial need
  • Applicants must provide a copy of parents / guardians ID documentation
  • Applicants must have exceptional academic results
  • Applicants must be proficient in English
  • Applicants must provide a details Curriculum with up to date contact details
  • Applicants must have a letter of acceptance to a University or Institute of Higher Learning
  • Applicants must be able to proof their passion for their choice of study
  • Applicants must attach a short essay on their interests and reason for application

Applications with recommendation letters are preferred, but not obligatory. Candidates must hold a great passion for working with people, for caring for their mental and physical well-being. Candidates with compassion, empathy, patience and integrity are ideal.

DAVID MORRISON BURSARIES APPLICATION

David Morrison bursaries applications online are not made available, candidates may enquire at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, campus career center for an application form. Completed applications must also be returned to this University.

Application inquiries can also be made to:

The Scholarship Office

University of Witwatersrand

Private Bag 3

Wits

2050

Johannesburg

Please ensure all relevant documentation is certified and accompany your application. The candidate must also sign the application and ensure all fields are completed in full. Candidates will also be able to find out more regarding these bursaries from the Witwatersrand University financial center and campus career center.

DAVID MORRISON BURSARIES CLOSING DATE

There are at this time no closing date for these bursaries, thus, candidates may submit their applications during the year.

The fields of study made available by this fund are some of the scarce career fields and South Africa is always in need of professionals within these. However, candidates must have a love and need for caring for others as these paths may seem emotionally, as well as physically draining and overwhelming at times.

BESTMED BURSARIES

If helping the sick and caring for those who cannot care for themselves, gives you a reason to live, then one of the fields within nursing may just be what you need. There are multiple directions one can take and also further studies going into a variety of careers with a solid nursing diploma or degree behind you. If you would like to make a difference in the lives of others, yet, you do not have the finances to complete your studies, then a bursary within the nursing field may be what you need.

BestMed has high standards, they believe to inspire that which lies within, and assists in providing excellence in quality care and medical innovation.

This association takes great interest in growing values of dignity in those who hold a great passion for the medical field. This Institute offers successful candidates leading motivation, building of character and knowledge to assist in their personal and professional growth.

Build the necessary skills to a winning career in the medical profession. Become a professional in nursing with compassion and quality in each step. Candidates can apply yearly for their bursary program, if they meet the requirements of the endowment. The bursary covers tuition fees and study material.

They offer so many possibilities within further study, these are towards many nursing fields for candidates who loves caring and working with those who require medical help. They deliver value to all candidates and create new healthcare horizons by implementing successful solutions to affordable health care. BestMed provides quality to the public of South Africa.

BESTMED BURSARIES AVAILABLE

At this point BestMed has NO bursaries available.

DENEL DYNAMICS BURSARIES 2016 2017

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This company is known to be a leader within technological systems. They offer great services to multiple defence forces. Their scope of operations includes space solutions, guided weapons, missiles along with unmanned vehicle systems and integrates systems. Their range of products is manufactured, designed and even developed within South Africa.

Except for this company being tactical partners with the South African Defence Force, they also supply services to other defence forces throughout the world. This company is on the forefront of exploration and innovation within the fields of technology, science and engineering. They seek only the brightest and top minds, employing engineers with great intellectual enthusiasm.

They believe in employing local talent, transforming not only the business industry but also the people within every community. They offer their successful candidates great opportunities for education and also skills development. These are delivered by their bursary program, their mentorship and skills transfer while keeping the talent pool moving.

They focus on innovation, development and the evolution of reliable systems and products. Their quality meets the highest standards and this is also what they expect from each successful candidate. This company has extended its reach and now offer new services with pioneering products to combat poaching, to secure borders and even improve cyberspace operations.

This company may be a state-owned institute, yet is it commercially driven. The deliver ground-breaking technology on all fields within security, aerospace, maritime, defenses and more. They compete globally upholding great standards and provide services to a wide range of clients.

If this is where you belong and you have a brilliant mind, then maybe Denel Dynamics is the company for you. Successful candidates who receive a bursary will have the following covered by the Denel Dynamics bursary program:

  • Full cost of tuition at selected University
  • All required books
  • Accommodation costs
  • A monthly allowance
  • Computer allowance

DENEL DYNAMICS BURSARIES AVAILABLE

Candidates who want to apply for a bursary from Denel Dynamics may do so within the specific fields provided by the company. All the fields provided are however within a high-tech engineering field. These will, therefore, be for a National Diploma or a BEng/BSc Degree.

These fields of study are as follow:

  • Electronic
  • Computer Science
  • Industrial
  • Mechatronics
  • Mechanical
  • Industrial

DENEL DYNAMICS BURSARY REQUIREMENTS

Candidates wishing to apply within one of the above-mentioned study fields may do so yearly. Candidates will, however, be required to adhere to all the stipulations as set by this company.

The minimum requirement for candidates are as follow:

  • Candidates must be South African citizens
  • Candidates must hold a valid ID Document
  • Candidates must either be studying at a registered Institute for Higher Learning within South Africa or planning to study at one within their field of application
  • Candidates must hold a minimum of sixty percent average
  • Candidates must have passed all subject
  • Candidates must not hold any other bursary

DENEL DYNAMICS BURSARY APPLICATION

Denel Dynamics bursaries online applications are made available yearly. Candidates interested in applying to this company within any of the mentioned fields may do so via their website.

Candidates will also find additional information and can lodge their application. However, you will be required to register with the company first. Candidates are reminded to ensure all provided information is correct and up to date.

Candidates may also upload their curriculum vitae when registering. Please make sure you have all required documentation at hand when making your application. Late applications, as well as applications that are missing documentation, might not be considered. Thus, it is important to ensure all fields are completed and all documentation attached.

DENEL DYNAMICS BURSARIES: CLOSING DATE

Closing date for bursaries provided by this company is usually in August. These usually open yearly around April.

Candidates are urged to read the application carefully, to ensure they answer all questions truthfully and supply information that is relevant. If you have a passion for all thing innovative, high-tech and the fields of engineering, then Denel Dynamics may be the company for you.

BBD BURSARIES 2016 – 2017

 

These bursaries are awarded to talented individuals who have a great interest in the Information Technology or IT field.  BBD believes in equal opportunity and has a diverse mix of men and woman from all races and cultures employed and they encourage this in their bursary program as well.  They would like the very best talented candidates to apply that absolutely need the assistance.

Their bursary program pays certain costs for university study concerning tuition fees needed, prescribed books, residence, and meals, as well as including a monthly allowance.  They mainly look at the financial need in addition to academic results when selecting and approving candidates.

BBD BURSARIES AVAILABLE

BBD has the following fields of study available for bursary students to choose from:

  • Informatics
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Engineering
  • Software Engineering

BBD BURSARIES REQUIREMENTS

Candidates applying for these bursaries will have to provide the following documentation as well:

  • Candidates must be South African citizens with valid ID Books or ID Cards.
  • Candidates must qualify for study at a South African University or be studying at one.
  • Candidates who have a passion for building and creating software and computers.
  • Candidates must have strong Mathematic skills.
  • Candidates with an academic average of 65% or higher can apply.
  • Candidates must have proven skills in written and verbal communications.
  • Candidates must be in dire financial need and must also be able to prove this need.

Considerations will only be given on the basis of academic merit and financial need.

Candidates with disability and from a previously disadvantaged background will receive preference.

BBD OPPORTUNITIES

BBD also has a Learnership program and a Graduate Employment Program that students can have a look at if they are interested in either.  Here is a quick overview of each.

BBD Learnership

The company offers 2 openings in February each year and 2 in August.  Candidates will receive a minimum wage monthly and the learnership program will run for a period of one year after which candidates will have a recognized qualification in IT.  Candidates will receive an education in the classroom as well as in the workplace during this year.

The following requirements have to be met for students to apply:

  • Candidates must have less than one year’s work experience.
  • Candidates must be a South African citizen.
  • Candidates must have a National Diploma in IT or relevant field of study.
  • Candidates must be open minded and be extremely energetic with great work ethics.
  • Candidates must also possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Candidates must be able to give great attention to detail.
  • Candidates with a burning need for learning, teamwork, growth, knowledge partaking as well as cooperation can apply.
  • Candidates must show self-discipline, be able to take accountability for their actions and also possess perseverance.

BBD Graduate Employment Program

There are usually a limited number of vacancies available for this program and this gives candidates the opportunity to become full-time employees of BBD.  Candidates in this program will receive accelerated training, mentorship and exposure to the work field thus guaranteeing a perfect start in their careers.

The following requirements have to be met to apply:

  • Candidates must be South African citizens.
  • Candidates must have less than one years working experience.
  • Candidates must have an average of 65% in their academic results or higher.
  • Candidates with a B Sc computer science or engineering in IT or similar qualification may apply.
  • Candidates must have proven writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Candidates with a burning need for learning, teamwork, growth, knowledge partaking as well as cooperation can apply.
  • Candidates must show self-discipline, be able to take accountability and also possess perseverance.
  • Candidates must be open minded and be extremely energetic with great work ethics.
  • Candidates must be able to give great attention to detail and be interested in furthering their careers.

BBD BURSARIES APPLICATION

Candidates who would like bursaries online applications can do so via this link yearly.  Please ensure all documents are in one of the following file formats and ready to be attached to your application form.  Only DOC. – PDF. and TXT. Files will be accepted.

BBD BURSARIES CLOSING DATE

Closing date for bursary applications are yearly at the end of October and no late entries will be considered.  If a candidate has not had any contact from BBD within a month after closing you have not qualified, as qualifying candidates will be contacted within that time frame.

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY & FISHERIES BURSARIES 2016 – 2017

 

This government department has bursaries available for qualifying candidates each year to study further in a field they love that is seen as critical and scarce in the sectors of their industry.  Their bursaries are to aid the financially restricted candidates that have a great potential and a desire to study further.

The following will be covered by the bursary awarded to selected candidates:

  • Tuition fees
  • Book fees
  • Accommodation fees
  • Meal fees
  • A monthly allowance fee

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE BURSARIES AVAILABLE

The following fields of study are available with a bursary from this department and some only at specific Universities:

  • B Sc Agricultural Soil Science
  • B Sc Agricultural Agronomy
  • B Sc Plant Pathology
  • B Sc Oceanography & Marine Biology
  • B Sc Forestry & Wood Science
  • B Sc Geo-informatics
  • National Diploma in Food Technology

University of Kwa-Zulu Natal

  • B Sc Bio-resource Engineering / Agricultural Engineering

University of Cape Town

  • B Sc Marine Biology

University of Pretoria

  • Bachelor – Veterinary Science

Rhodes University

  • B Sc Ichthyology Specializing in Aquaculture

University of Stellenbosch

  • B Sc Food Science
  • B Sc Viticulture & Oenology /  Soil Science / Plant Pathology

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

  • National Diploma in Forestry

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

  • National Diploma in Oceanography
  • National Diploma in Fisheries Resource Management

Postgraduate subjects are also available for B Tech / B Sc / Honors / M Tech / PhD / M Sc and D Tech within the different fields of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries as required by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries.

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE OPPORTUNITIES

The department also provides Internships and a Youth Development Program for unemployed youth in South Africa.  The selected individuals that get awarded these opportunities will receive on the job training in technical skills, public service skills, business skills as well as critical life skills.  With these skills, they will be able to move on to the formal work sector and become a success story.

They have four main fields available and these are as follow:

  • Young Professional Development Plan which is for graduates with a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture, Forestry or Fisheries that which to improve and move forward with Honors, Masters, B Tech or Ph.D.  There are usually about 20 openings available and successful applicants will need to sign an internship agreement.
  • Agri-Export Technologists Program is for unemployed graduates with Agricultural Science, Environmental Health or Food Technology with a minimum of a three-year National qualification.  Candidates awarded these opportunities will be placed in the appropriate industry establishments under exceptional leadership and guidance.  There are a limited number of openings not exceeding 25 for candidates that are interested.
  • Employment opportunities are always available for qualified graduates that are unemployed and between the ages of 18 & 35, with the required qualifications in one of the fields of study within Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry as set by the department.
  • Experimental Training Opportunities are made available for undergraduates registered in one of the fields of study within Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry.  The selected candidates are required to complete experimental training in order to obtain their degree or diploma.

For more information on the selection process, the requirements and how to apply have a look here or visit the Department of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries web page.

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE BURSARIES REQUIREMENTS

The requirements for fields of study as above will depend on the subjects needed for those fields although there are a few common basic requirements.  For the different study fields and their respective requirements please have a look at the information provided on the application.

The following will be required of all candidates:

  • All candidates must be South African citizens with a valid ID Book or ID Card.
  • All candidates must supply certified copies of income for both parents.
  • All candidates must supply certified copies of their academic results.
  • All candidates must have Mathematics and Physical Science as subjects.
  • All candidates must be previously disadvantaged, poverty stricken or from deep rural communities.

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE BURSARIES APPLICATION

Bursaries online applications can be found here under the bursaries tab or visit www.daff.gov.za for more information.  Your completed application form with all the relevant documentation can also be sent to the following address.

Director

Sector – Education and Training

Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Private Bag X 250

Pretoria

0001

 

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE BURSARIES CLOSING DATE

Closing date for bursary applications are usually in the beginning of September each year and candidates will be notified during January of the following year.  If applicants have not received a response by the end of January of the following year their applications have been unsuccessful.

Selection works on a 14 point system and there is only a number of available bursaries per year as deemed needed by the Department of Agriculture.  Candidates must ensure that the application forms are filled in completely and all the required documentation certified and attached to the application.

ALLAN GRAY BURSARIES 2016 – 2017

Allan Gray strives to help financially strained pupils to complete their high school education by placing qualifying candidates at their partner placement schools.  Candidates that show an innovative business potential that can prove they need financial support will be considered for these bursaries.  This bursary program helps pupils develop their full potential as to become successful responsible entrepreneurs with a passion.

Entrepreneurial programs will be made available to successful candidates to provide them with a more solid start in life.  Allan Gray knows that every candidate is special in a way and comes from different unique backgrounds but they intend to provide each with the skills needed to become educated members of society that can start and run a business successfully.  They offer unique opportunities for South African students as well as students from Swaziland and Botswana.

ALLAN GRAY BURSARIES

Bursaries cover the following within its terms:

  • Full High School tuition fees
  • Boarding fees where applicable
  • Allowance for the needed books
  • Allowance for the needed stationary
  • Allowance for school uniforms
  • Allowance for private clothes
  • Allowance for traveling if deemed necessary
  • Allowance for Extra activities at the school
  • Pocket money

They do try and place students in their own provinces but the available space does not always allow this and the child needs to know that they might be placed in another province.

ALLAN GRAY BURSARIES AVAILABLE

The bursaries available are dependent on the space they have available in each province.

The schools in each province that are partner placement schools are as follows:

Western Cape

  • Bishops
  • St Cyprians
  • Rustenburg Girl’s High School
  • Rondebosch Boy’s High School

Eastern Cape

  • Clarendon Girls’ High School
  • Selborne High School College
  • Grey High School
  • Collegiate High School for Girls

 Kwa Zulu Natal

  • Epworth independent High School
  • Michael House
  • Pietermaritzburg High School for Girls

Gauteng

  • St Mary’s High School in Waverly
  • St Alban’s High School College
  • St Andrew’s Girls’ High School
  • King Edward VII High School

ALLAN GRAY BURSARY REQUIREMENTS

Candidates who want to be considered need to adhere to the following conditions and necessities:

  • Grade six pupil in current year
  • Have an overall average of 70% or higher
  • Have an average for English of 70% or higher
  • Have an average for Mathematics of 70% or higher
  • Have an average for Literacy of 70% or higher in the Annual National Assessments (ANA)
  • Have an average for Numeracy of 70% or higher in the Annual National Assessments (ANA)
  • Candidate will be required to provide proof of the need for financial assistance
  • Candidate must be a South African citizen
  • All required documentation needs to be certified.

Candidates need to reveal the following characteristics as well:

  • Pupils who are inventive and highly resourceful shows Intellectual Imagination
  • Pupils who are brave/gutsy, as well as determined/resolute, shows Courageous Commitment
  • Pupils who are equipped to address change and yield action shows Personal Initiative
  • Pupils who love to make an effect on others and make changes shows a Spirit of Significance
  • Pupils who set high academic, as well as non-academic principles for themselves show Achievement Excellence

ALLAN GRAY BURSARIES APPLICATION

Bursaries online applications are not available but the application form can be found here or for any additional information please visit their web page by clicking on the link provided.

To be eligible for this bursary a pupil needs to follow the selection process guidelines as follow:

  • Complete the application form
  • Attach the following certified copies to your application form
    • Birth Certificate / ID Book / Passport for the applicant
    • ID Documents for both parents / guardians
    • If needed the Death certificate of parent / guardian
    • Grade 5 end results
    • Grade 6 mid-year results
    • Annual National Assessment (ANA) results with school stamp on for Grade 6
    • Proof of latest income slip or statement for both parents / guardians
    • If the parents / guardians own a business income statements must be provided
    • If the parents / guardians own a business 3 months bank statements will also be required
    • If parents / guardians are un-employed an original affidavit needs to be provided with reasons for being unemployed
    • Signature of both parents / guardians is required on the application form

If the form is incomplete or all the required documentation is not supplied the application will be unsuccessful.

  • Candidate will be placed on a short list and notified of the interview time and date
  • Candidates on the short list will also receive an invitation to attend a two-day selection camp
  • Recommendations will then be made of candidates to the placement schools
  • Finally, the bursary will be awarded and candidates will be required to sign a memorandum of agreement with the foundation as well as the placement school.

Forms and inquiries can be e-mailed to the following sections scholarship@allangrayorbis.org this is for Grade 6 pupils orfellowship@allangrayorbis.org for Grade 12 or 1st-year students.  For more information on their Fellowship program or their Scholarship program visit these pages online.

CLOSING DATE

Closing date for applications is the beginning of September each year and candidates are asked to refrain from faxing or e-mailing application forms.  You can however obtain an application form via sms and you will also receive notifications about the progress of you application via SMS so it is also of utmost importance to include a cellphone number on your application.  To receive an application form you can simply sms ‘SCHOLAR’, as well as ‘YOUR FAX NUMBER’ to 36777 and an application will be faxed to you.

Applicant’s approval is completely up to the Allan Gray Scholarship Foundations discretion.  The foundation is also not obliged to give any details upon unsuccessful applications.

VOLKSWAGEN BURSARIES 2016 – 2017

Volkswagen bursaries are made available to candidates wishing to complete their education to gain qualifications relating to the motor vehicle industry.  This bursary program provides financial assistance as well as vacation work to talented candidates.  The company awards bursaries according to their needs yearly.  Candidates who are studying their second year or going into their second year of study can apply.  These studies have to be through a recognized institute of higher learning within South Africa.

Volkswagen South Africa offers these programs to aid development via academic knowledge and skill.  Volkswagen is constantly looking for talented candidates with initiative and innovation as reflected by their brands to assist candidates in reaching their dreams. 

VOLKSWAGEN BURSARIES AVAILABLE

Service binding contract after graduation for a period equal to the tenure of the bursary will have to be accepted.  Volkswagen South Africa also has a Graduate Trainee Program and a VW Technician Trainee Program available for interested candidates.  Volkswagen is looking for driven and dedicated candidates interested in the motor industry that wants to improve not only their knowledge but also their skills.  Both of these trainee programs are for a period of 12 months and after successful completion candidates will be given the opportunity to join their workforce.

These programs are aimed at helping candidates with a degree in a range of fields to gain a solid foundation.  With this knowledge, they will also be able to build a solid career.  The Technical Trainee Program will also cover P1 & P2 which are needed for an Engineering Diploma.  The graduate trainee program is directed at candidates in their final year of study although exceptions can be made for candidates who have recently completed their studies.

For more detail visit Volkswagen South Africa’s web page as given under the Bursary Application sector here below.

Study Fields

The fields of study available can be any of the following, depending on the current need of the company:

  • Logistics
  • Corporate Communications & PR
  • Purchasing
  • Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Human Resources
  • Sales & Marketing

VOLKSWAGEN BURSARY REQUIREMENTS

Candidates wanting to apply will need to provide the company with the following documentation:

  • Candidates must be South African citizens
  • Candidates must provide a Certified copy of their valid ID
  • Proof of household income
  • Full academic results
  • Enrollment at an institute of higher learning
  • Candidates will be given preference if from a rural area

Please be aware of the following

After closing the applications will be reviewed and a shortlist will be made.

All candidates on the short list will be contacted for interviews.

After completion of all interviews, bursary candidates will be selected and notified.

VOLKSWAGEN BURSARIES APPLICATION FORM

You can get the bursaries online application form from their website by clicking here: Bursary inquiries.

All applications must be submitted online.  For additional information on their bursary program please go to this webpage.  For additional information on all that Volkswagen South Africa has to offer.

VOLKSWAGEN BURSARY CLOSING DATE

Depending on the company requirements each year, the bursaries available will differ, but applications are made available the beginning of June and close the middle of August.  Check on a regular on their site for any opportunities that may interest you.

BMW BURSARIES 2016 – 2017

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Do you love motor vehicles, technology and investing in a greater future?

BMW prides itself, as they are committed to investing in the future.  They are committed to advancing in their people, and this is what makes them unique as well as successful!  Employment equity is a serious thing, thus, they ensure a multiplicity of employees within all levels of business.

BMW believes in creating equal opportunities, forming a solid company with skilled labor.  They recognize the talent of each individual, giving their employees a competitive edge to succeed.  They seek candidates who would like to make an impact, who strives for the best and always gives their utmost everything in all they do.

Would you like to shape your future?  BMW has the ideal opportunity to reach your dreams in life.  Add sparks to all you are with this program.  Their bursary program is aimed at developing young talent while ensuring stable growth.  Their bursary program includes many perks for successful candidates.

The BMW bursary program includes financial support for the following:

Registration fees

Class fees

Accommodation fees at the Institute of Higher Learning

Prescribed book or learning material fees

Examination fees

Their bursaries program is designed to help candidates reach their full potential.  Except for the financial aid they make available, candidates could also have the opportunity for vacation work.  Candidates may be asked to sign an employment contract with the company, for a period as is deemed required.

Brighten not only your future but also build a stable environment around you with assistance from the BMW bursaries program.  If this is the path you want to follow, let BMW help you move.

BMW BURSARIES AVAILABLE

If you are planning to study in one of the following directions, the bursaries offered by BMW may just be what you need.  Candidates can apply for a range of study fields, including the following:

  • Production
  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Production Engineering
  • Engineering
  • IT
  • Technology
  • Computer Science
  • Business Management
  • Finance

BURSARY REQUIREMENTS

If you would like to apply for a bursary from BMW, candidates must provide all required documentation, complete the application form and meet all requirements.

ANGLO PLATINUM LTD BURSARIES 2016-2017

Anglo American Platinum is the leader in the world’s platinum industry and also one of the largest mine concerns in South Africa. There is a wide range of career choices with Anglo Platinum Limited but not all of them over outstanding bursaries. Their bursary packages offer not only the financials needed to study at the different institutes but also include medical aid and a computer allowance. Anglo Platinum then also provides their students with permanent placements in their company. Not only in their operations here in Southern Africa but also in the global Anglo Group.

This bursary scheme from Anglo Platinum is there to give young, eager students the opportunity to gain needed qualifications to assist them in the mining industry and give them a successful career. It also provides them with the skills that they will need to be successful. They offer stable and enriching opportunities to make our youth elevate above all their expectations and live a happy fulfilled live.

ANGLO PLATINUM LTD BURSARIES AVAILABLE

If you are planning to go to University or the University of Technology you will have the opportunity to first live your career choice before going off to study. Anglo Platinum will give you the opportunity to receive practical training before deciding that the choice you have made is the correct career for you. You will be able to study the career of your choice under the care and supervision of highly qualified practitioners. You will also receive a comprehensive allowance during your training period. This will allow you to be certain that the career you are embarking upon is the one you want and that you enjoy what you are going to do in the future. This year is called the ‘Exposure Year’ and Anglo American Platinum believes strongly that it is a valuable experience and it is recommended quite highly.

University

  • Geology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Mine Surveying
  • Finance / Accountancy
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Rock Engineering
  • Ventilation Engineering

To study Rock Engineering candidates must study either Mining Engineering or Geology before embarking on Rock Engineering studies.

University of Technology

Studies at this University consist of the same subjects as per Universities above and require the same necessities as you need for Universities and will also provide you with the same perks.

Practical Training

  • Ventilation Training
  • Mine Surveying

For these fields, you can obtain the needed qualification through practical training.

ANGLO PLATINUM LTD BURSARY REQUIREMENTS

To qualify for a bursary in all the fields mentioned above you will need at least a grade 12 academic certificate with a minimum of sixty percent in each of the following subjects.

  • Mathematics
  • English
  • Physical Science

Physical science is not a requirement if you are applying for a bursary in finance or information.

ANGLO PLATINUM LTD BURSARY APPLICATION

You can also do your bursaries online application to ensure that it has been sent to the right place and in time. If you are interested in applying read this Information sheet and access the bursaries application form in the link below:

ANGLO PLATINUM APPLICATION FORM

If you have all the needed requirements then you can send them with your completed application. Send your application together with your certified academic results, testimonials and a covering letter stating which bursary you want to apply for and why you feel you are the ideal candidate for such a bursary.

Anglo Platinum Limited also has bursary programs from time to time for 1st and 2nd-year students that would like to have a career with them. To enquire about such bursaries visit Anglo American Platinum Website and see what they can offer. Here you will also find the email address and details on how to submit your application.

BURSARY CLOSING DATE

The closing date is each year in May and after closing the company will select candidates for available bursaries. This process is a very delicate and well developed one. They receive many applications each year and have to make their decisions with great care to ensure that the right candidate is chosen. Selected candidates will be contacted.

Anglo Platinum Limited strongly believes that operations can only be successful it the most qualified candidates are used and this is why they are prepared to run such and extensive bursary program. They produce thirty-eight percent of the world’s platinum and they strive to equip their staff with the best possible education and experience. If you have the right attitude and determination to be considered for one of their exciting bursaries then you should apply today. Join a diverse, vibrant and technologically advanced company offering the best there is to all of their employees.