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FNB: Bursary Programme 2015
Our Bursary Programme 2015 is one of our flagship Corporate Responsibility Programmes. The aim of this initiative is to give tertiary education access to financially disadvantaged, yet academically strong students. This will ensure that FNB is playing a role in contributing towards the economic development of South Africa, as we create a larger pool of talent to enter the formal sector.
Economic & Management Sciences
Business Information Technology
Requirements for FNB Bursary
- A certified copy of this year’s June exam results. If no examination was written a rapport of appropriate progress with a minimum of 60% in Mathematics, English and Physical Science.
- A copy of your final results if you have completed your NSC (matric).
- Your academic record if you are currently studying at a tertiary institution.
- Two testimonials: The first by your principal or lecturer and the other by a community leader (e.g. your spiritual leader, local civic leader, etc.).
- An essay on your life in Section 7. This essay must be written by you personally. Your parent / guardian / friend may include a letter of recommendation.
Proof of income/salary of parent(s) or guardian. (e.g. payslip or letter from employer or sworn statement or tax return statement).
A certified copy of your South African Identity Document (ID).
How To Apply for Bursary
Post: PO Box 29192, Melville, 2109.
Closing Date: 30 September 2014
Interested applicants can apply for the Fellowship opportunity during their Grade 12 school year or during their first year of university. The Fellowship application is open to learners and students from South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Swaziland. The Fellowship selection team aims to correctly select talented individuals from the Southern African region so that the Fellowship is awarded to individuals that are most able to leverage this opportunity. The Fellowship selection team specifically focuses on attracting eligible applicants using effective assessment tools and rigorous and reliable processes to make sure that eligible candidates are fairly assessed and that the correct decisions are made. Fellowship applicants need to fulfill the criteria indicated below.
General Selection Criteria
Fellowship Applicants need to be able to show a track record of leadership or being entrepreneurially minded. The Foundation’s framework to measure this as follows:
Achievement Excellence: The ongoing pursuit of excellence with tangible and specific focus on setting goals. A motivation to make a difference and leave a mark.
Intellectual Imagination: Demonstrated by an established record of intellectual achievement; an ability to see the unseen, challenge the status quo and suggest that things could be done differently.
Courageous Commitment: The courage and dedication to continue, realising that applying consistent commitment has a way of overcoming.
Spirit of Significance: A weight of personality that comes from living a life personified by passion and integrity.
Personal Initiative: A person who makes things happen and celebrates the satisfaction of bringing new things into being. Independent, proactive and self-starting
Apart from being entrepreneurially minded, there are a couple of mandatory academic requirements that applicants need to fulfil:
South Africa Grade 12 (2014 Applications Open)
South Africa 1st Year University (2014 Applications Open )
SACOB’s Bursary Initiative:
Win a bursary worth R20 000! Each bursary offered is for the full ICB Junior Bookkeeper National Certificate consisting of 4 skills programmes to be completed in 2013, they are: Bookkeeping to Trial Balance, Business Literacy, Payroll and Monthly SARS Returns and Computerised Bookkeeping.
The South African College of Business (SACOB) is gearing up for the festive season by giving away bursaries for the full ICB Junior Bookkeeper National Certificate (SAQA ID: 58375) to lucky matriculating students. Valued at approximately R20 000, each bursary consists of four skills programmes: Bookkeeping to Trial Balance, Business Literacy, Payroll and Monthly SARS Returns and Computerised Bookkeeping. The job market is a notoriously tough nut to crack and a matric qualification alone is no longer sufficient to gain access to the working world. SACOB’s intention with this initiative, which is aimed specifically at school leavers, is to offer South Africa’s next generation workforce a golden opportunity at a time when they need it most.
Terms and Conditions:
The Bursary is for the full ICB Junior Bookkeeping Qualification, consisting of 4 skills programmes (Bookkeeping to Trial Balance, Business Literacy, Payroll and Monthly SARS Returns and Computerised Bookkeeping) and is not transferable for cash
Includes full access to the 2013 Online Classroom and all study material as well as ICB 2013 membership fees and one assessment entry per course
Excludes re-writes and ICB membership fees for 2014 onwards
Valid for the Online Classroom for the period of 18 February 2013 to 14th November 2013
Have to be 16 years or older
Completed matric in 2012
Must have access to a computer and the internet
Must participate in the forums and post questions on the Student Support Centre
Must connect to SACOB via our social media platforms ie. ‘like’ SACOB on our facebook page and follow us on Twitter
Bursaries are awarded at the discretion of the College or Media Partner
Your details may be used for publicity or promotional material
Revered all over the world as the father of a nation, the figure of peace and the spirit of democracy, Nelson Mandela has never wandered from our thoughts. With his current health in the balance, the South African College of Business (SACOB) believes that the best way to honour his life’s work is through their 67 Minutes pledge for 2013; to contribute to one of Nelson Mandela’s greatest passions – education.
It is in this spirit that SACOB has pledged 67 bursaries that will be made available over 67 minutes on Tata Madiba’s Birthday – Thursday, 18 July.
Six bursaries — valued at a total of R300 000 – will be awarded for each of the 11 ICB Accounting Programme courses, while the remaining bursaries will be offered across all ICB Accounting Programme courses at the discretion of the college.
The bursary includes all study material and access to the Online Classroom. Students who qualify will need to cover their own ICB Membership and Assessment Fees however, should they pass these exams and assessments, SACOB will reimburse the Assessment Fee to the student.
If you are ready to take the steps to a greater future, log onto www.sacob.com this Thursday. The window of opportunity will be open for 67 Minutes, from 10h00 – 11h07 and can be accessed through the banner on the homepage.
Winners will be announced on and notified by 19 July, 2013. Bursaries are awarded at the discretion of the College and are not transferable. Additional T&Cs apply.
The South African Reserve Bank bursary scheme
1. Purpose of the bursary scheme
The South African Reserve Bank (the Bank), as part of addressing the severe shortage of skills in South Africa, provides bursaries to students in relevant fields of study who are from disadvantaged backgrounds.
The purpose of the bursary scheme is to assist financially needy students who obtain good results in Matric/Grade 12 and who want to study in fields relevant to the Bank.
The bursary is intended for undergraduate studies at a South African university on a full-time basis.
2. Studies for which bursaries will be granted
The studies that students intend to pursue shall have a bearing on, and be applicable to, the functions and activities of the Bank. (For more information on the Bank, visit the Bank’s website: www.reservebank.co.za). This includes, for example, Economics, Information Technology, Finance, Law and Accounting, and excludes, for example, Medicine, Dentistry and Social Work.
A bursary will be granted from the first academic year and reviewed annually
Bursary holders need not reapply for the bursary each year.
3. Criteria for awarding bursaries
Over and above the criteria set out in paragraphs 1 to 3 above, the following will be used as guidelines in the awarding of bursaries:
· Bursaries will be awarded to students who obtain 60 per cent in the June Matric/Grade 12 examinations. Final awarding of a Bank bursary is subject to a student’s final Matric/Grade 12 results and enrolment acceptance at a South African university.
· Bursaries will be awarded to South African citizens only.
· The total number of students and related bursary costs will be reviewed annually.
· An annual one-off payment for books, accommodation (university accommodation only) and tuition fees will be made to a student.
4. Post-bursary obligations
The Bank will have first right of refusal with regard to funded students, that is, bursary holders will be obliged to work for the Bank for a period equal to their bursary period, unless the Bank chooses not to employ them.
Students who choose not to work for the Bank despite the Bank offering them a position after completing their studies will be required to pay the full cost of the bursary back to the Bank.
The Bank will provide students who are Bank bursary holders vacation work opportunities that are funded by the Bank.
5. How to apply
The closing date for submission of applications shall be 30 September of each year.
Examination results, university enrolment form (student number) and any other supporting documents must be submitted with the application form.
Completed application forms must be emailed to:
Or posted to:
Ms Vinessa Naidoo
Human Resources Department
South African Reserve Bank
370 Church Street
6. Submission of examination results by bursary holders
Bursary holders will be required to submit their examination results before 31 December of each year, regardless of whether or not they will be awarded a bursary for the following year.
7. Bursary agreement
Potential bursary students will be required to avail themselves to be interviewed and to be tested.
Successful applicants(s) for the bursary will be expected to sign an agreement with the Bank.
Clicks is fast establishing a reputation as employer of choice in the market and offers exceptional career and developmental opportunities for talented individuals in the Pharmaceutical field.
Clicks has established a Pharmacy Bursary Scheme to offer financial assistance for qualifying applicants to undertake or continue full-time study in the field of Pharmacy at any of the Pharmacy Schools in South Africa.
This forms part of our commitment to the Pharmacy profession and our investment in the development of future talent.
What the Clicks Pharmacy Bursary students includes
The Clicks Pharmacy Bursary Scheme offers bursaries of R30 000.00 each to deserving Pharmacy Students from first to fourth year of studying.
Bursaries that are allocated to students will, pending the successful completion of their studies each year, be extended to their next year of study.
Who qualifies? Bursary Criteria
Any student enrolled to study BPharm at a recognised university
- Applicants must be SA citizens.
- Applicants’ academic track records will be considered.
- Applicants must be interested in pursuing a career in Retail Pharmacy
- Individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds who meet the minimum requirements would be given preference.
Clicks Bursars would be bound contractually to, after graduation, do their Pharmacist Internship and, after completing their Community Service, complete a year of service for each year of receiving the Bursary at Clicks.
Bursary funds will be paid directly to the University to administer in cooperation with selected students.
Clicks reserve the right to withdraw the offer of a Clicks bursary if the candidate performs substantially weaker academically than the academic performance presented during the application process.
Clicks Bursars are required to complete the compulsory practical time (externship) in a Clicks dispensary from their second to fourth year of study.
What if I need more information?
Enquiries about the Clicks Bursary Scheme for Pharmacy Students may be directed to the Clicks Learning and Development team by email, firstname.lastname@example.org. Telephonic queries can be directed to Zurika Gibson on 021 460 1911 during office hours.
In the past 12 months more than 60 students were awarded bursaries from the Bursary Scheme. These students ranged from first to final year students and are studying at various universities throughout South Africa.
In November 2010 Clicks was recognised as one of the companies contributing to the development of students at the University of North West at a function held at La Toscana – Monte Casino by the university.
An investment in bursaries is an investment in our people. Clicks plan is to increase its investment in bursary opportunities and in so doing increase its investment in helping to build the pharmacy pipeline for South Africa.
Dis-Chem’s bursary scheme aims to attract B.Pharm students who have what it takes to become part of an exciting team.
Job Type Classification: Intern;
Location – Town / City: All regions;
- Promoting the use and selling of ethical medication;
- Preventative, pro-motive, curative and rehabilitative health care;
- Determine formulae and ingredients needed to fill prescriptions; and
- Advisory and Information Service.
- Passion for customer service excellence;
- Organized and reliable;
- Team player with good people skills;
- Working knowledge of Unisolve an advantage;
- Coaching and Managing of pharmacist assistant an advantage;
- Able to work retail hours (weekends);
- Ability to present and communicate information effectively;
- Ability to analyse and interpret numbers and data.
Qualifications & Experience:
The bursary will only be awarded to South African Citizens and will only be considered if the applicant has a valid South African ID number.
The bursay will be subject to official certified confirmation of the student’s 1st and 2nd year-end results. Consequently, Dis-Chem gives preference to 3rd year students and appplicants with an exceptional academic record and who also participate in extra curricular activities.
Benefits & Remuneration:
Market Related Remuneration
Mentorship from leading SA Pharmacists.
All applicants will be considered, with the understanding that Dis-Chem pursues the South African legislative employment equity guidelines.
Please be aware that internal candidates will be considered first before reviewing external applicants. Dis-Chem reserves the right to terminate or suspend any form of employment with the group based on misrepresented or untruthful information provided through this application process.
What are Commonwealth Bursary and Fellowships?
The Commonwealth Bursary and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) is an international programme under which member governments offer Bursaries and fellowships to citizens of other Commonwealth countries. The CSFP was established at the first Commonwealth education conference in 1959, and over 26,000 individuals have benefited.
The Commonwealth Bursary Commission in the United Kingdom (CSC) is responsible for managing Britain’s contribution to the CSFP.
The CSC supports around 700 awards annually. Awards are funded by the Department for International Development, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and the Scottish Government, in conjunction with UK universities. The CSC also nominates UK citizens for Bursaries to study in other Commonwealth countries under the CSFP.
The CSC makes available seven types of award:
- Bursaries for PhD research
- Bursaries for Master’s study
- Shared Bursary with UK universities in support of Master’s programmes
- Academic Fellowships for staff serving in developing country universities
- Split-site Bursaries for PhD students to spend up to one year in the UK
- Professional Fellowships for mid-career professionals in developing countries
- Distance Learning Bursaries for developing country students to study UK Master’s degree courses while living in their own countries
What financial support does the plan offer?
The Bursaries and fellowships cover most costs associated with your study/time in the UK. This can include, where appropriate, return airfares, tuition fees, maintenance costs, study and other allowances. The terms and conditions of each type of Bursary and fellowship vary.
What courses does the plan cover?
Commonwealth Bursaries for Master’s and PhD study are available for postgraduate study at any UK university which has a funding agreement with the CSC. Commonwealth Split-site Bursaries support candidates who are undertaking PhD study at a university in their home country to spend up to one year at a UK university as part of their academic work. Awards are not limited to specific courses, but candidates must be able to demonstrate that their proposed study will develop leadership potential (for candidates from developed Commonwealth countries) or have a development impact on their home countries (for candidates from developing Commonwealth countries).
Commonwealth Shared Bursaries are offered to developing country students who would not otherwise be able to study in the UK, for specific Master’s degree courses.
Commonwealth Distance Learning Bursaries allow developing country students to study UK Master’s degree courses while living in their own countries. The Bursaries are available for specific courses selected by the CSC on the basis of their quality and relevance to development.
Commonwealth Bursaries are also available for undergraduate study for citizens of the Falkland Islands, the Maldives, St Helena and the Seychelles only.
Commonwealth Academic Fellowships provide mid-career staff in developing country universities with the opportunity to network and update knowledge and skills related to their academic subject and responsibilities.
Commonwealth Professional Fellowships offer mid-career professionals from developing Commonwealth countries the opportunity to spend a period (typically three months) with a UK host organisation working in a relevant field.
Who is eligible to apply?
The eligibility criteria for each type of scholarship and fellowship vary. More information is available on the CSC website.
How and when do you apply?
The application process for each type of scholarship and fellowship varies. More information is available on the CSC website.
What happens if your application is successful?
To help you prepare for your study abroad, we can provide information on the UK, and help you with specially-created information packs and pre-departure briefings before you leave for your studies.
If your Bursary or fellowship is awarded for study in the UK, you will be funded to live in the UK for the period of your study. During this time, you will be able to work part-time (no more than twenty hours per week), or full-time during the academic holidays. For more information on working while you study in the UK, please visit the Education UK website (link).
You will not be able to work permanently in the UK once your course is finished. You are expected to return to your country, where you can put your new skills and experience into practice.
For more information on Commonwealth Bursaries and Fellowships in the UK, please visit the CSC website, and for countries other than the UK.
What we offer:
- Bursaries to 1st year students studying BSc Forestry at Stellenbosch University
- Bursary covers tuition, accommodation, meals and books
What we require:
- Must be a South African citizen
- Solid academic record for 1st semester BSc Forestry at Stellenbosch University
- Must have a Driver’s license or must obtain a license before being placed in a plantation
- Preference will be given to HDSA (historically disadvantaged South African) students
Completed application forms must be submitted by no later than 15th September each year. The following application documents are necessary:
- Motivational letter
- Short Curriculum Vitae
- Certified copy of Matric certificate
- Certified copy of Identification Document and Driver’s license
Mondi Business Paper
Forest Bursary Committee
DAAD, the German Academic Exchange Service, in association with AIMS, provides five in-region bursary for a PhD programme in Mathematical Sciences. These scholarship are available to students wishing to commence a PhD programme at a South African University. Funds awarded by the bursary must be used towards covering the costs of tuition fees, living expenses, medical insurance, books, stationery, research literature expenses, study permit and research.
African nationals from Sub Saharan countries (excluding South African nationals), and not older than 36 years of age on the date of nomination may apply. Women are particularly encouraged to submit an application.
Applications for 2014 are now open. An application form for a DAAD scholarship for Postgraduate Studies must be completed. The application form and the following documents must be submitted to the address below:
- Curriculum Vitae (Europass format)
- Recommendation by your head of department
- Copies of all university degree certificates (certified copies only)
- Copies of all university transcripts (certified copies only)
- At least temporary admission letter indicating the fees structure of the required university (original or certified copy only)
- Declaration of acceptance from academic supervisor (original only)
- Detailed and precise description of the research proposal with detailed working plan and time schedule until graduation.
POSTAL ADDRESSThe Administrative Officer DAAD PhD Scholarships 6 Melrose Road Muizenberg 7945 South Africa
Applications must reach AIMS by 30 November. Applications will be pre-selected by AIMS before forwarding a short-list to DAAD in Bonn for final approval.