JSE: Bursary / Scholarship Programme 2018

Closing Date: 30 September 2017

The JSE Empowerment Fund offers bursaries to eligible students.

If you are a top performer and studying a:

  • Commerce,
  • Accounting,
  • Computer Science,
  • Information Technology,
  • Financial Sciences,
  • Economic or Mathematical Science degree,

Requirements 

Applications are restricted to students who are South African citizens within a designated group (African, Coloured and Indian) and with an overall aggregate of 60% and above. The bursary is for students who will be going into 2nd year of university and above. Please note that sponsorship is not given to students going into 1st year.

Please note that you will be required to provide us with a copy of the following documents. If we do not receive them as part of your application, you application will be rejected and you will not be eligible to to apply for the JSE Empowerment Fund bursary.

  • Did you attach a copy of your ID?
  • Did you attach copy of your matric results?
  • Did you attach copies of your last results?

How to apply 

Apply Online for the JSE Bursary / Scholarship Programme

FUNZALUSHAKA BURSARY FOR TEARCHING APPLICATION FORM FOR 2018.

The Funza Lushaka Bursary /scholarship Programme is a national programme headed by the Department of Basic Education, funded by the National Treasury and administered by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS).

 There is no doubt that a solid education is the answer to many of our country’s problems, and as such, the government runs this scheme in order to make it easier for interested individuals to become teachers to help shape our youth.

The bursary is valid for one year at a time, successful bursary holders must re-apply each year if they wish to cover the entire duration of their studies.


Fields of Study

Bursaries are awarded to full-time, part-time and distance education students who have been accepted to higher education institutions for the following degree types:

  • Bachelor of Education (BEd)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Science (BSc), Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) and Bachelor of Technology (BTech), Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) with majors suitable for admission to a PGCE programme upon graduation; at least one of the major subjects must be selected from the priority area subjects listed below.

Priority Area Subjects

Foundation Phase (Gr R-3, ages 5-9):

  • Foundation phase specialisation

Intermediate Phase (Gr 4-6; ages 10-12):

  • African Languages
  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Natural Sciences
  • Technology

Senior Phase (Gr 7-9; ages 13-15):

  • African Languages
  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Natural Sciences
  • Technology

FET Phase (Gr 10-12; ages 16-18):

  • Accounting
  • African Languages
  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Agricultural Technology
  • Civil Technology
  • Computer Applications Technology
  • Economics
  • Electrical Technology
  • Engineering Graphics and Design
  • English Language
  • Geography
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematical Literacy
  • Mechanical Technology
  • Physical Sciences

REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICATION

Applicants for the Funza Lushaka Bursary must meet the following basic requirements in order to be considered:

  • Must be a South African citizen with a valid ID
  • Must have already been accepted to an appropriate field of study at a recognised higher education institution
  • Must be committed to and enthusiastic about a professional teaching career with interests that include working with young people, readiness to face and overcome challenges
  • Must have personal integrity

Academic Criteria

For individuals applying for the first time for university:

  • Completion of matric with an exemption, endorsement or admission to a Bachelor Degree study
  • Level 4 pass / 60% (SG) or 50% (HG) for a matric subject which leads to the priority area
  • For those who wish to specialise in the foundation level:
    • A passing grade in Mathematics/Mathematic Literacy (if the individual matriculated before 2008 when Maths was not compulsory, an overall good performance—average of 50%—may still be considered)
    • Level 4 pass / 60% (SG) or 50% (HG) in home language
  • For those who wish to specialise in technology subjects but did not take those subjects at a matric level, a pass in Maths or Math Literacy is needed

For individuals who are already at university or enrolling for PGCE:

  • A passing grade for all modules studies in the last year of study at university
  • Minimum of 55% average across all modules studied in the last year

For existing bursars who are reapplying:

  • Must have passed 2/3 of the modules/priority area modules studied in the past year
  • Must have a minimum of 50% across all modules and progressing to the next level/year of study


1. Undergraduate (1)

This bursary option encompasses a four-year Bachelor of Education degree, specialising in all five phases.


2. Undergraduate (2)

This particular bursary option is open to those who wish to study any three or four-year long Bachelors degree which includes a field that will allow the student to progress to the one-year PGCE.


3. Graduate

This bursary option is available to individuals who have qualified for the PGCE, i.e. those who have graduated from their degrees that include majors in priority areas.

Each of the three qualifications mentioned above must include subjects in at least one priority area for which the individual plans to specialise in as a teacher. Students will also have to specialise in a particular phase for the Bed and PGCE qualifications.


FUNZA LUSHAKA BURSARY PACKAGE
 

SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL HAVE THE FOLLOWING COVERED THROUGH THE FUNZA LUSHAKA BURSARY:

  • Tuition fees
  • Accommodation costs (for either residence or approved accommodation)
  • Meals
  • Small monthly allowance for living expenses
  • In exceptional circumstances, travelling costs may be included if the cost of travelling hiders the student from accepting the bursary


Selection Process

The university to which the individual has applied for the bursary will notify them of the outcome of their Funza Lushaka online applications; a letter will also be sent from the Department of Basic Education.

Funza Lushaka will use email or SMS as a means of communication with bursars, so they are expected to have a valid and working email address as well as a cell phone.


Important Information

What Happens After the Qualification
After the bursar has successfully completed all studies and holds the qualification of a certified teacher, he or she will be contractually obligated to teach in a provincial teaching post for every year that they received a bursary. Individuals will be allowed to choose the province; if, however, there is no post available in the selected province at the time, the bursar will have to accept an offer in a different province.

This contractual obligation may not be deferred, i.e. the bursar must start teaching immediately after qualification; no gap year may be taken.

Support
Individuals who have any further question or concerns can get the Funza Lushaka contact details directly from the university to which they have applied. If any issues can not be resolved by the designated administrative coordinators, only then should the Department of Basic Education be contacted.


How to Apply For the Funza Lushaka Bursary?

Individuals can only apply for the bursary once they have been accepted to the university of their choice and have been allocated a valid student number – the student number is needed in order to complete the Funza Lushaka application form online. More information on their bursary program can be found on theFunza Lushaka Website.

FUNZA LUSHAKA BURSARY CLOSING DATE?

Applications must be submitted for the Funza Lushaka bursary from 1st October before the closing date of 13th January.

Re-applications must also be submitted online before the closing date of 20th December.

Application closing dates will be published online Here if there are any changes.

Bursaries at Provincial Treasury

The Western Cape Provincial Treasury offers bursary opportunities to Grade 12 learners and post- and undergraduate students interested in pursuing careers.

Fields in:

  • Economics.
  • Fiscal and Public Policy.
  • Accounting.
  • Public Finance (Expenditure and Revenue Analysis and Management).
  • Corporate Governance (Risk Management, Corporate Finance, Business and Public Administration).

How to apply for a bursary?

STEP 1:

Click Here

to print the application form.

STEP 2: Complete the application form and attach the required supporting documents

STEP 3: Applications together with supporting documents must be addressed to Mr D van Aarde.

It can be posted to:

The Western Cape Provincial Treasury,
Corporate Services Relations Management,
Private Bag X9165,
Cape Town

8000

or hand delivered to:

Legislature Building,
15 Wale Street,

Cape Town

It must be placed in the box marked: Provincial Treasury Bursary Applications: Full-Time Study 2018

The External Bursary programme was initiated in 2001.

The Provincial Treasury aims to develop specifically identified external learners in scarce occupational classes to obtain qualifications or additional qualifications.

It gives historically disadvantaged students the opportunity to better their qualifications, to develop a pool of talent from which the department can recruit and attract potential employees in the scarce skills category and to develop skills in disadvantaged communities with particular emphasis on building economic empowerment capacity and to enable members of disadvantaged communities to compete in the labour market.

The advertisements for external bursaries are placed in external print media and the website in July or August yearly.

Minimum Requirements

The external bursary is offered to all South Africans between 17-35 years of age who reside in the Western Cape.

Applicants must have obtained an average of 60% or higher for the previous year of study at high school, university or technikon and they should not be in possession of another bursary.

The Financial poverty index with regard to annual household income, in gradients of R150 000 and below, between R150 000-R300 000, R300 000-R450 000 and R450 000 plus is also considered with preference given to disadvantaged candidates.

Postgraduate applicants should have already obtained a B. Degree within one or more of the fields indicated above.

Closing Date:

29 September 2017

HOW TO APPLY

Click Here to VIEW AND DOWNLOAD APPLICATION

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Anglo Gold Ashanti: Bursary / Scholarship Programme 2018

Closing Date: 31 August 2017

AngloGold Ashanti oilers bursary opportunities ¡n 2018 to learners who will enroll for fulltime degree or diploma tertiary studies in all fields of study, including finance. Send your application before 31 AUGUST 2017, ¡f you think you have what it takes!

Application criteria and condition of the company sponsorship programme:

  • Opportunities are open to South African citizens (below the age of 35 years), who are residents of Matlosana, Merafong and our major labour sending areas of the Eastern Cape and to the children of the company’s employees.
  • Candidates must be in possession of a National Senior Certificate or latest Grade 12 results.
  • For applicants who are already at university, kindly submit your full academic record of study.
  • AngloGold Ashanti will select all applications in accordance with its commitments and guidelines as outlined in its Social and Labour Plans (SLP).

Candidates must be in possession of and submit certified copies of the following:

  • South African identity document.
  • National Senior Certificate (or equivalent) or latest Grade 12 results; and/or university results if already in university.
  • Proof of school (letter from the school)
  • Proof of residence (e.g. water and lights account).
  • Please ensure that you complete the online information in full as this will serve as your CV.

How to apply 

Apply Online for the Anglo Gold Ashanti: Bursary / Scholarship Programme 2018(Please include your full details and all relevant certified documents with your application.)

Alternatively, visit the AngloGold Ashanti Training and Development Centre in Merafong or Matlosana should you require assistance with your online application.

Should you not be contacted within 21 days from the closing date stated above, please consider your application as unsuccessful. AngloGold Ashanti is committed to the transformation obectives outlined in the MPRDA and the Mining Charter.

 

Eskom: Bursary / Scholarship Programme 2018

Closing Date: 31 July 2017

Therefore a number of Eskom bursary schemes are available to assist capable students to acquire good education which is essential for a better future.

Eskom bursary schemes offered are:-

Bursary
Offered mainly based on business needs of the business, given to the following individuals:

  • Academic deserving students
  • South African citizen
  • After completion of studies, to work-back obligation equal to contract duration
Scholarship
Offered exclusively to Eskom employees children / dependence based on the following:

  • Academic deserving students
  • Years of service by employee (minimum of 5years in service)

 

Fields of study 

Universities

  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Accounting
  • Supply Chain
  • IT
  • Computer Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Nuclear Engineering
Technikons

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgy
  • Safety and Risk
  • Environmental Science
Further Education & Training (FET)

  • Boiler Makers
  • Control & Instrumentation
  • Electricians
  • Fitters & Turners
  • Mechanical
  • Millwrights
  • Welders
  • Plumbers
  • Bricklayers
  • Carpenters
  • Power Plant Operators

Criteria 

Individuals legible to apply must meet the following requirements:-

  • Applicants must be South African citizens with a valid ID number
  • National Senior Certificate or equivalent
  • Written proof of acceptance for admission by higher education institution
  • Applicants must be for full time studies at an accredited South African institution
  • Applicants must be willing to undergo an interview and medical examination or health declaration

Students to study at the University

Subjects Old Symbols New Symbols
English HG (C) 5
Physical Science HG (C) 5
Mathematics HG (C) 5

Students to study at the Technikons/University of technlology

Subjects Old Symbols New Symbols
English HG (D) SG (C) 4
Physical Science HG (D) SG (C) 4
Mathematics HG (D) SG (C) 4

Students to study at the Further Education and Training (FET)

Subjects Old Symbols New Symbols
English HG ( E ) SG (D) 3
Physical Science HG ( E ) SG (D) 3
Mathematics HG ( E ) SG (D) 3

Applicants that are already at Higher institution:-

The applicant must have passed all their registered subjects in that current year

Selection process

  1. pplications should be submitted to Eskom by no later than 31 July each year, for the following academic year.
  2. Applications should preferably be submitted online by using this website. Applicants who do not have internet access can also post their application or hand-deliver them to the nearest Eskom offices.
  3. All applicants short listed to attend an interview will be notified. Notification is done telephonically as well as per written correspondence.
  4. Selection interviews normally take place during August to to October each year. Applicants will be required to attend an interview and sometimes a medical declaration/examination might be done.
  5. Final selection and award is subjected to a successful interview, satisfactory academic results and medical fitness.
  6. Applicants will be told of the outcome from/between October to December of that year. Please note that no correspondence will be entered into prior to this date.
  7. Successful candidates will then be provided with comprehensive documentation relating to the Eskom bursary scheme as well as a written contract and other documentation for completion to be returned back to Eskom.

Bursary package

Full Eskom Bursary Scholarship
Registration Fees  ✓  ✓
Tuition Fees  ✓  ✓
*Residence or Accommodation Fees  ✓  ✓
Meals  ✓  ✓
Book Allowance  ✓  ✓
PC Allowance  ✓  ✖
Vacation Allowance and
Accommodation
 ✓

✓= Provided
✖=Not Provided

* = Amount payable is determined by Eskom

Other information to take note of:-
Applicants may not receive any other grant for the same qualification without prior written approval from Eskom

  1. Vacation work costs will be borne by the relevant business units on approval by the same said business unit.
  2. The bursary is for maximum of five (5) years where bridging is applicable
  3. Failure on bridging/first academic year, bursary will be cancelled without an obligation
  4. From 2nd academic year onwards, failure to progress to the next academic year, bursary to be suspended
  5. The bursary will be suspended for one year (university) or trimester (University of technology) if the student fails. The bursary will only be reinstated once, thereafter on failure again automatic cancellation is applied
  6. The bursary will have to be paid back on cancellation (full value and compound interest at prime rate)
  7. Bursaries are only granted for undergraduate studies, postgraduate studies bursaries are not granted unless there is a need and approval is received from the relevant business units Divisional Executives.

How to apply 

Download Eskom Bursary application form and emailed to bursaryqueries@eskom.co.za

Transnet Bursaries for 2018 [Download The Application Form]

Full-time undergraduate

Full-time bursaries are awarded annually according to the employment needs of the company. All our full-time students are viewed as potential employees – depending on vacancies being available after successfully completing their qualifications.

Bursary Value

The comprehensive bursary covers the following:
Tuition fees
Accommodation and meals
Book Allowance
Experiential training
Students are allowed to study at a South African University of their own choice who offers the relevant fields of study.​

Selection

After the screening of applications by the Transnet Bursary Department, candidates – based on academic performance on secondary or tertiary level – will be invited to be interviewed. The interviews will take place in Johannesburg, Bloemfontein, Cape Town and Durban.
The final selection and award is subjective to the following:
Interview
Satisfactory academic results
Medical fitness

What will Transnet expect from me? (Contractual Obligations)

Students are required to render one year’s service for every year of financial aid received from Transnet after acquiring the qualification.
Subjects failed must be repeated at student’s own cost. Termination of the bursary will be in consultation with the student and the training institution.
If the student fails to comply with the requirements of the bursary agreement, the bursary becomes payable in terms of the agreement.
The bursary will be renewed annually if the student’s academic performance is satisfactory.

Vacation work

Vacation work is available during June/July or December/January holidays.
The following information must be supplied:
Required period
Preferred location
Accommodation arrangements are the student’s responsibility and must be paid for by the student with the allowance received.

Work Integrated Learning

University of Technology Students:
Transnet provides work integrated to students who have a completed S4 in-order to obtain the qualification in line with the requirements set by the training institution.​​​​​​

Transnet Engineering Bursaries/Scholarships Opportunities for 2018

As part of our human capital development strategy. weareoffering bursaries to BEng or B.Sc. Engineering students.  This aligns to address Transnets skills needs in support of the Companys Market Demand Strategy Bursary Application (B.Eng or Bsc Engineering)

Requirements

Grade 12 Learners (SA Citizens) with outstanding achievements, minimum five symbol in Mathematics and Physical Science and students currently studying towards B Eng or B.Sc Engineering are encouraged to apply for one of our comprehensive bursaries in the followingdisciplines:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering (Heavy Current)
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Metallurgy  Engineering (Physical)

How To Apply

Download application form

Apply to: Carlton Centre, 150 Commissioner Street, Bursary Office, 21st Floor, Johannesburg , 2001
 Fax: (011) 774 9235 or email:bursaries@transnet.net
Closing Date: 31 July 2017

Omnia Bursaries for 2018

Qualifications

  • BSC Agricultural Science
  • BSC Chemical Engineering
  • BSC Chemistry
  • B Eng Mechanical Engineering
  • B Eng Computer Engineering (Software Development)

Experience

  • Studying towards degree and / or planning studies in 2018.
  • Good Academic Performance.

Duties

The incumbent will have an opportunity to learn about Nutriology “the science of growing” through vacation work.

Job Competencies

  • Attention to details 
  • Analytical skills 
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Excellent language skills
  • Computer literacy 
  • High energy levels

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How To Apply

Apply Online for the Omnia Bursary / Scholarship Programme

Closing Date: 30 September 2017

Dept of Agriculture Bursaries & Scholarships for 2018

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) intends to award comprehensive bursaries to qualifying applicants pursuing and/or intending to further their studies in critical scarce skills in the agricultural, forestry and fisheries sectors for the 2018 academic year. The bursary will cover tuition, accommodation, books, meals and monthly allowance. The bursary awards target the previously disadvantaged and impoverished persons from poverty-stricken and rural communities. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

1. BSc Bioresource Engineering
(Agricultural Engineering)
2. Bachelor of Veterinary Science (BVSc)Requirements
Mathematics and Physical Science 6 (70–79)
3. BSc Viticulture and Oenology
4. BSc Plant Pathology
5. BSc Food Science
6. BSc Entomology
7. BSc Forestry and Wood Science
8. BSc Marine Biology
9. BSc Oceanography and Marine Biology
10. BSc Ichthyology specialising in AquacultureRequirements
Mathematics and Physical Science 5 (60–69)
11. National Diploma: Food Technology
12. National Diploma: Forestry
13. National Diploma: Marine ScienceRequirements
Mathematics and Physical Science 4 (50–59)
14. Postgraduate studies (BTech, BSc, Hons, MTech, MSc, DTech and PhD) in different agricultural, forestry and fisheries fields of study relating to DAFF priority research projects. Successful candidates will be appointed as interns and placed with the relevant industry/research institution/institution of higher learning as young professionals. Successful candidates will also be allocated a mentor and will receive a monthly allowance from the Department.
NOTES:

It is worth noting that certain fields of study are only available at certain institutions of higher learning:
BSc Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural Engineering): University of KwaZulu-Natal
Bachelor of Veterinary Science (BVSc): University of Pretoria
BSc Viticulture and Oenology: University of Stellenbosch
BSc Forestry and Wood Science: University of Stellenbosch
BSc Oceanography and Marine Biology: University of Cape Town
BSc Ichthyology specialising in Aquaculture: Rhodes University
National Diploma: Forestry: Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
National Diploma: Marine Science: Cape Peninsula University of Technology
Applicants must be South African citizens
Applicants must complete the relevant bursary application forms available from the website address: www.daff.gov.za click on “Vacancies”
Applicants who apply for fields of study that are not listed above will not be considered
Please note that communication will be limited to successful applicants only. If you have not received any communication from the department by 15 January 2018, after the National Bursary Committee has finalised the selection process, consider your application unsuccessful
All completed bursary application forms together with certified copies of ID and certificates/performance results should be sent to the following address:
Directorate: Sector Education and Training
Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Private Bag X250
Pretoria 0001
Mr Vusimuzi Mngomezulu, tel. (012) 319-7923 or Ms Boitumelo Maleka, tel. (012) 319-7024
NB:

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries reserves the right to determine the total number of bursary allocations for the academic year based on the total budget available
The National Bursary Committee will make use of the Bursary Scheme’s 14-point system to allocate points to short-listed applicants
The Bursary Scheme of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries is in fulfilment of the sector strategic objective of elimination of skewed participation in the agricultural, forestry and fisheries sectors.
How To Apply

Download Undergraduate Application Form

Download Postgraduate Application Form

Closing Date: 30 September 2017