Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust (CRET) Bursary South Africa 2018 – 2019

ABOUT THE COMPANY – CYRIL RAMAPHOSA FOUNDATION

The Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation, previously known as the Shanduka Foundation, was founded by Cyril Ramaphosa and the Shanduka Group in 2004. However, in 2015, the Foundation underwent a name change and is currently known as the Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation. The Foundation’s mission is to create opportunities for students by way of education and enterprise development.

In 1996, Cyril Ramaphosa started assisting students from disadvantaged backgrounds with bursaries to attend university. The funding was earned from his public speaking engagements and in 2000, the Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust (CRET) was established. Today, the CRET is an independent non-profit organisation of the Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED & COVERAGE VALUE

The Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation founded the Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust (CRET) Bursary Programme in order to assist students from financially disadvantaged backgrounds, who demonstrate strong academic results and would otherwise not be able to afford to study further.

The bursary is open to students in any field of study (provided that the studies are no longer than 5 years).
The bursary coverage will be based on students needs, but may include the following: tuition fees, prescribed books and other study materials, meals, accommodation and a living expense allowance (if motivated).

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • South African citizen
  • Between 16 and 30 years old
  • Completed Matric OR currently in Matric
  • Studying or have applied to study towards an undergraduate qualification (NOT postgraduate)
  • Studying or have applied to study at a recognised and accredited institution in South Africa
  • Strong academic record
  • Leadership skills
  • Empathetic ability
  • Strong developmental communication skills
  • Proven financial need
  • *Preference will be given to those studying towards essential and scarce skills (per the Department of Labour, SETAs and labour and economic advisors)

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Download and complete the CRET Bursary Application Form (.pdf)
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric mid-year, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
  • Matric mid-year AND final results, if completed Matric (certified copies)
  • Parents/ guardians ID documents (certified copies)
  • Parents/ guardians proof of income (payslips if employed certified copies/ proof of pension or grant if applicable)
  • Testimonial from an educator or community official
  • Motivational essay (explaining why you deserve to be awarded the bursary, the support you expect to receive from the bursary and life values)

 

Applications must be submitted electronically via email to: cretbursary@cyrilramaphosa.org
(Insert the words “CRET Bursary Application – Your Full Name” in the email subject line).

CLOSING DATE

30 November 2018.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)

PSG Bursary South Africa 2018 – 2019

ABOUT THE COMPANY – PSG

PSG is a top independent financial services group, who provide services such as financial planning, investments, unit trusts, stockbroking, life insurance, healthcare, estate and trust services, personal and commercial short term insurance. The company has been operating since 1998, and are present not only in South Africa, but also in Mauritius and Namibia.

The companies services are split into 3 major categories: “PSG Insure” for commercial and personal short-term insurance; “PSG Wealth” for individual, family and business wealth management services; and “PSG Asset Management” for global funds, segregated portfolios and local unit trusts for individuals and institutions.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED & COVERAGE VALUE

The PSG Bursary is for students who are studying towards an Engineering or IT Degree qualification and are wanting to further their career in the financial services industry.

Bursaries will be awarded within the following fields of study:

  • Actuarial Science
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Investments Management (CFP will be an advantage)
  • Informatics
  • Information Systems
  • Information Technology
  • Software Development
  • Computer Science
  • Data Analytics
  • Project Management
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering

 

The bursary will provide coverage of the following expenses: tuition fees, prescribed textbooks etc.

Apart from the financial support, students will also receive the following:

  • mentoring, coaching and hands-on training
  • entrance into the graduate programme
  • working experience within the financial services industry

 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • South African citizen
  • Completed Matric
  • Studying towards a degree qualification within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Achieved a minimum overall average of 65%
  • Able to keep calm and work well under pressure
  • Able to work well in a team
  • Pay close attention to detail
  • Resilient
  • Energetic
  • Solution oriented
  • Ambitious
  • Self-motivated

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Applications must be done online at: CLICK HERE
(Reference number: #PSG-51343)

Before you can apply, you will be required to Register an account here: CLICK HERE – thereafter you must Login here: CLICK HERE
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your online application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Degree qualification certificate (certified copy)
  • Academic transcripts
  • Curriculum Vitae

 

CLOSING DATE

30 November 2018.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact PSG directly:
Head Office
Tel: 0800 551 552
Email: info@psg.co.za

KwaZulu-Natal Department of Transport Bursary South Africa 2018 – 2019

ABOUT THE COMPANY – KZN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Transport, established in 1994, aims to provide a safe, accessible and regulated road transportation system for its residents.

The Department is responsible for managing the provinces transportation system, as well as: implementing Road Safety Campaigns and Awareness Programmes; constructing, repairing and maintaining the provincial road network; regulating traffic; registering and licensing drivers and vehicles; managing and controlling public and freight transport operations, as well as provincial vehicle fleet.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Transport will be awarding bursaries within the following fields of study:

  • Civil Engineering (BSc)
  • Transportation Economics (National Diploma)
  • Transportation Management (Diploma)
  • Logistics Management (Diploma)

 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • South African citizen
  • Between 18 and 35 years old
  • Reside within the KwaZulu-Natal province
  • Currently in Matric OR have completed Matric
  • Studying or intend on studying within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Accepted/ provisionally accepted to study OR have a CAO receipt
  • Good academic record
  • From a previously disadvantaged background/ vulnerable group

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Download and complete the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Transport Bursary Application Form(.pdf)
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Grade 11 report, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Full academic record, if currently studying (certified copy)
  • Proof of acceptance or registration from a tertiary institution
  • Degree/ diploma syllabus from the tertiary institution (including number of modules and number of years of study)
  • Outline of tuition fees from the tertiary institution
  • Parents/ guardians ID documents (certified copies)
  • Parents/ guardians death certificate if deceased (certified copies)
  • Parents/ guardians proof of income/ affidavit or proof of unemployment from Department of Labour
  • Parents/ guardians income and expense statement
  • Motivational letter about why you deserve to be awarded a bursary

 

Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Hand delivery:
The Bursary Unit
Department of Transport
172 Burger Street
Pietermaritzburg
3201

2) Post:
The Bursary Unit
Department of Transport
Private Bag X9043
Pietermaritzburg
3200

CLOSING DATE

9 November 2018.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact the KZN Department of Transport directly:
Contact Person: N Khanyile
Tel: 033 355 8828 / 033 355 8794

Msunduzi Municipality Bursary South Africa 2018 – 2019

ABOUT THE COMPANY – MSUNDUZI MUNICIPALITY

The Msunduzi Municipality is located in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa and encompasses Pietermaritzburg. It is a local municipality in uMgungundlovu District Municipality, and is in fact the smallest of the districts 7 municipalities. The Municipality has 37 wards, with Pietermaritzburg as its seat and currently has a population of over 620 000.

It is a Category B municipality and covers an area of approximately 751km². The Municipality’s services include: Health; Water and Sanitation; Electricity; Housing; Informal Economy; Building Control & Signage; Billing; Environment and Library. Its main economic sectors include: community services, finance, transport, manufacturing and trade.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

The Msunduzi Municipality, in line with its Human Resources Development Strategy, are awarding bursaries to students who are currently studying or have been accepted to study one of the following qualifications:

  • Electrical Engineering (Heavy Current) (National Diploma)
  • Civil Engineering (BSc/ National Diploma)
  • Town Planning (National Diploma)
  • Land Survey/ Geomatics (BSc)
  • Survey/ Geomatics (National Diploma)
  • Geographic Information Systems (BSc)
  • Environmental Health (BHSc)

 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • South African citizen
  • Reside in Pietermaritzburg
  • Completed Matric OR currently in Matric
  • Studying or plan to study in one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Studying or accepted to study at a tertiary institution
  • From a disadvantaged background
  • Willing to work in Local Government

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Download and complete the Msunduzi Municipality Bursary Application Form (.pdf)
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric mid-year and prelim results, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Full academic record/ transcripts, if currently studying (certified copies)
  • Letter from the tertiary institution confirming enrollment or application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Parents/ guardians proof of income
  • Proof of guardianship, if not living with your parents

 

Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Hand delivery:
Prof Nyembezi Building
Ground Floor
Foyer Application Box
341 Church Street
Pietermaritzburg
3201

2) Post:
The Msunduzi Municipality
Private Bag x 321
Pietermaritzburg
3200

(Please quote the following reference number on your application: BUR 19)

CLOSING DATE

2 November 2018.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)

Alfred Nzo District Municipality: Bursary / Scholarship Programme 2019

Closing Date: 11 January 2019

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified persons for external bursary programme for 2019. Academic year. Alfred District Municipality bursary funds the following scarce and critical skills:

  • BSc: Community Water Services and Sanitation, BSc Water Resource Management or any other water and sanitation related qualification
  • Civil / Building Engineering
  • Town and Regional Planning
  • Environmental Management
  • Environmental Health Management
  • Geographic Information System
  • Information Communication Technology / BSc Computer Science
  • MBCHB (medicine)
  • Pharmacy
  • BSC Environmental and water science-
  • BSc Geology
  • Marine engineering
  • Bachelor of Radiography
  • Chemical engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Metallurgical engineering
  • Economics
  • Architect

Conditions of Eligibility

  • Preference will be given to disadvantaged individuals, and proof thereof must be provided.
  • Students residing within Alfred Nzo area of jurisdiction
  • Youth between ages 16-35
  • Students who are financially needy and academic deserving
  • Students who are intending to study at a recognised South African tertiary institution for the aforementioned fields

Requirements: Applicants should submit the following documents with the application forms:

  • Motivation letter
  • Grade 12 certificate or latest results for current grade 12 leaners
  • Proof of enrolment or acceptance letter from recognised tertiary institution
  • Certified copy of ID
  • Proof of residence from Ward Councillor
  • Parents proof of income/death certificate(s) affidavit in cases where the student does not have one or both parents.

How To Apply

Download Application forms, or obtain from ANDM Offices, local municipalities,(umzimvubu, Matatiele, Ntabankulu, and Mbizana )and Ward Councilors. Successful students are expected to enter into a contractual agreement with Alfred Nzo District Municipality.

The agreement contains all general provisions related to the bursary. Alfred Nzo District Municipality reserves the right to determine the total number of bursary allocations for the academic year based on the total budget available. Applications must be submitted to: The Senior Manager Corporate Services, Alfred Nzo District Municipality, ERF 1400 Ntsizwa Street, Private Bag X 511, Mount Ayliff 4735.

All queries should be directed to Ms. A.N. Zibobo: Human Resource Development Section by telephone on (039) 254 5112/5125

Successful candidates will be informed on or before 31 January 2019.

Swartland Municipality: Bursary / Scholarship Programme 2019

Closing Date: 7 September 2018

Swartland Municipality will be offering bursaries for full – time studies at approved tertiary institutions to those persons residing in the greater Swartland Municipal Area. Candidates who will be registering for an undergraduate degree/diploma in one of the approved fields of study in 2019 are encouraged to apply.

Approved fields of study:

  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Accounting
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Internal Audit
  • Risk Management

Bursaries will cover registration, examination and class fees.

Minimum requirements for bursary:

  • Applicants must be South African Citizens, aged 17 to 35 years
  • A minimum level of 70% in the subjects Mathematics and Accounting at high school ( learners currently in grade 12 should please submit results for December 2017 and June 201 8 )
  • Must not be in possession of another bursary
  • Preference will be given to candidates from historically disadvantaged societal groups and/or individuals with disabilities.

Only hand delivered or posted applications will be considered. If you do not receive any communication within three months after the closing date for applications, please consider your application as unsuccessful. Telephone enquiries should be directed to Gaynor April at ( 022 ) 487 – 9400.

No late applications will be considered. Applications will not be acknowledged in writing and copies of supporting documents will not be returned. Only successful applicants will be notified.

The Municipality reserves t he right not to award bursaries.

How To Apply

Completed application forms and including certified copies of qualifications, are to be forwarded to the Human Resource Section, Private Bag x52, Malmesbury 7299. Applications forwarded via fax or e – mail will not be accepted . Swartland Municipality is committed to Employment Equity and endorses the principles of Affirmative Action. People with disabilities are therefore encouraged to apply.

Accenture: Bursary / Scholarship Programme 2019

Engineering Closing Date: 15 September 2018

Scholarships available for 2nd – 4th year / Honours, of full-time study at a tertiary institution

The Accenture (South Africa) Education Trust is an independent Education Trust for the purposes of assisting financially needy students with strong academic ability, who intend on pursuing studies in Information and Communications Technology.

Applications will only be considered from students who major in one of the following disciplines:

Degree Courses

  • BSc in Computer Science + Honours
  • BCom or BSc in Informatics, BIT
  • Information Systems + Honor’s  or

BEng:

  • Electrical Engineering (Light Current)
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Information Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering

Tertiary Institutions

  • University of Cape Town
  • University of the Western Cape
  • Rhodes University
  • University of Pretoria
  • University of Johannesburg
  • University of the Witwatersrand

Who may apply?

  • Applicants must be South African citizens.
  • Awards will be judged in accordance with significant financial need, evidence of family income will be required
  • Academically deserving students who demonstrate an ability to succeed in their studies.

What does the scholarship cover?

  • The full cost of the tuition fees, registration fees and examination fees.
  • The full cost of residence fees and meals.  For students living in a self-catering residence, a meal allowance will be provided.
  • A book allowance to cover the cost of prescribed books only.
  • A laptop computer.

The following criteria and conditions apply:

  • Applicable for 2nd to 4th years of study, including Honours level. Please note that the Education Trust does not sponsor first year students.
  • Renewable annually, provided the following criteria are met: consistent satisfactory academic performance; demonstrable leadership qualities and participation in extra-mural activities; Participation in activities which benefit others.

How To Apply

Scholarship applications close on the 15th of September 2018.  Please send an email to request an application form: SA.CorporateCitizenship@accenture.com or Call Thandeka on 011 208 4205 for more information.

RBCT: Bursary / Scholarship 2019

Closing Date: 28 September 2018

Richards Bay Coal Terminal Proprietary Limited is offering the following bursaries to suitable candidates who intend to study full time or are already studying full time at recognised tertiary institutions:

  • BSc / ND Electrical Engineering
  • BSc / ND Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelors of Commerce (Accounting)
  • Bachelors of Education (Senior and Further Education and Training Phases)

All applications will be assessed on merit and financial need.

NB: Applicants who reside within the King Cetshwayo (formerly Uthungulu) District Municipality areas will be given first preference. Short-listed applicants will be required to participate in an assessment programme to further determine their suitability

How To Apply

Application forms are available from the Richards Bay Library. They are also available from Mandy Smith at (035) 904-4297 or on the e-mail indicated below. Completed bursary application forms must be posted to:

The Bursary Administrator, PO Box 56, Richards Bay 3900 before Friday, 28 September 2018.

Late application forms will not be considered.

Applicants who have not received any communication by 31 October 2018, must accept that their applications were unsuccessful.

AGSA: Bursary / Scholarship Programme 2019

  1. Requirements/Conditions
  • The bursary is only for Chartered Accountancy studies, i.e. must be studying or intending to study towards being a Chartered Accountant (i.e. BCom Accounting CA stream, Bachelor of Accounting CA stream and BCompt).
  • The bursary will only be awarded for full time studies done at a University accredited by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA).
  • Once awarded, the bursary will cover tuition fees, university accommodation, meals and books.
  • Bursary holders are required to serve articles / enter into a training contract with the organisation on completion of their studies as per the bursary contract.
  • Only South African citizens will be awarded a bursary.

All candidates must be:

  • Proficient in English with strong communication skills
  • Have good interpersonal skills
  • Have a drive, determination and commitment to succeed
  • Have strong leadership potential

Grade 12 students:

  • Must obtain matric exemption and university acceptance
  • Must obtain at least 60% for English
  • Must obtain at least 60% for Mathematics (not Maths literacy)
  • Please attach the following documents in your application: Copy of ID, Grade 11 year end results,  University acceptance letter and Grade 12 mid-year results

2nd Year Students

  • Obtain over 60% for Financial Accounting
  • Obtain over 60% for Managerial Accounting
  • Please attach copy of ID and full academic record with latest results

3rd and Final Year Students

  • Obtain over 60% for Financial Accounting
  • Obtain over 60% for Managerial Accounting
  • Obtain over 60% for Taxation
  • Obtain over 60% for Auditing
  • Must obtain over 60% pass in all subjects
  • Please attach copy of ID, academic record with latest results and acceptance letter into the CTA programme

How To Apply

Please note the following before applying:

  • You have to register your profile before applying.
  • The documents you upload should be in PDF format and should not exceed 2MB
  • If you make a mistake, the system will delete your uploaded documents and you have to upload them again.

To fill in the application form please :APPLY HERE

PSG: Bursary / Scholarship Programme 2019

Closing Date: 30 November 2018

Our PSG Bursary Programme aims to create a pipeline of young talent within the financial services industry.

What is in it for me?

  • Financial assistance regarding your post-graduate programme (Tuition, textbooks etc)
  • Entry to the Graduate programme the following year.
  • Continuous coaching, mentoring and on-the-job training
  • Work exposure within the financial services industry

Minimum Requirements

  • Be South African Citizens
  • Degree in one of the following disciplines:
    • Actuarial Science
    • IT (Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science, Informatics, Project Management, Software Development, Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence)
    • Engineering (Electrical, Electronic and Computer, Mechanical, Industrial)
    • Math/Stats (Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Sciences, Statistics)
    • Investments Management (CFP is advantageous)
  • Average of 65% and above

Personal Attributes

  • Ambitious & looking to advance in their career within the financial services industry
  • Energetic with a solution oriented attitude
  • Good at working in a team
  • Able to remain calm under pressure
  • Resilient
  • Attention to detail

How To Apply

Apply Online for the PSG: Bursary / Scholarship Programme 201e