Gold Fields: Bursary / Scholarship Programme 2018

Only applicants that fulfil the following criteria will be considered for Educational Grants:

  • Historically Disadvantaged Individuals from low-income households in the communities surrounding the South Deep Mine and/or the Labour Sending Areas;
  • students in their first three years of tertiary study (unless the trustees deem a particular case exceptional and decide in their discretion to award an Educational Grant to a post-graduate student);
  • only students applying to universities or TVETs who do not have existing bursaries, scholarships or other forms of funding;
  • applicants in any field which has application (technical or non-technical) in the mining sector in South Africa;
  • first time applicants must have achieved an average pass mark of 60% for the most recent year of study (excluding life orientation);
  • repeat applicants (those who have previously received an Education Grant from the Trust) must have passed the most recent year of study. In the event that such a student has achieved an average pass mark but has failed a particular subject, the Trust shall not pay for the repeat of that particular subject, and the student shall be responsible for the costs of the repeat
  • No dependents of Gold Fields employees or the trustees of the Trust may apply

How To Apply

Download Application Form

Closing Date: 31 October 2018

The Funza Lushaka Bursary

The Funza Lushaka Bursary Programme is a multi-year programme to promote teaching as a profession. Bursaries are available to enable eligible students to complete a teaching qualification in an area of national priority. Recipients of these bursaries will be required to teach at a public school for the same number of years that they received the bursary.

Recipients of the bursary must apply on-line for the bursary in every year. The recipient must also complete the placement information as required in every year. The provincial education department (PED) will place a graduate bursar in a suitable teaching post. If a particular PED does not have a suitable teaching post for the graduate bursar, the applicant may be placed in a PED that does have a suitable post. Please note that bursars cannot choose the school in which they would like to be placed and placement cannot be deferred for any reason.

Read these conditions carefully, and if you agree with them, press the “I accept” button at the end.

  1. The bursary is only awarded to South African citizens with a valid South African ID number.
  2. Allocation of Funza Lushaka bursaries to Higher Education Institution employees, their spouse and their dependents/children is not permissible.
  3. Bursary applicants must already have been accepted into a either BEd or PGCE qualification at an accredited public University. The applicant must also meet the national selection criteria for the Funza Lushaka bursary.
  4. The bursary will only be awarded if two of the priority area subjects are included as a specialisation in the teaching qualification.
  5. Please note that you are responsible for paying your registration fee, awaiting the outcome of the bursary application. Paying for the registration fee, does not mean you will receive the bursary.
  6. The Bursary Selection Committee meets and processes all bursary applications during February and March of the academic year.
  7. The Funza Lushaka Bursary Coordinator at the University will notify you, not later than 30 April, as to whether you have been awarded the bursary or not.
  8. The bursary holder is not allowed to change the area of specialisation on which basis the bursary was awarded.
  9. On qualifying, the bursar will be required to take up a provincial teaching post. The bursar will not be granted permission to defer this contractual obligation, for example, to continue with full-time Honours studies. Nor, will the bursar be granted permission to take a “gap year”.
  10. Bursars will be expected to have and retain an e-mail address and a cell phone contact number for the duration of the study for communication purposes.
  11. The bursary must be repaid if the recipient fails to meet the requirements of the bursary agreement.
  12. The amount that is repayable is the full amount of the bursary received under the programme, less one year’s funding for every year spent teaching at a public school. Interest will be charged at the rate determined by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) who administer financial aspects of the bursary on behalf of the Department of Basic Education.
  13. The bursary is awarded for one academic year at a time. On proof of academic success, the bursary may be renewed each year for the official duration of the qualification. The bursary holder will be required to re-apply from the 1st of October annually.
  14. The applicant should demonstrate good academic ability;
  15. The applicant must show commitment to a teaching career, which includes: interest in working with young people; enthusiasm for a professional career in teaching; readiness to face and surmount difficult challenges and personal integrity;

The priority areas are:

Foundation Phase(i.e. Grades R-3): Foundation Phase (with preference for African Languages)

Intermediate and Senior Phase(i.e. Grades 4-9):Preference will be given for a teaching major in TWO of the following: Languages, Mathematics, Natural Science & Technology.

FET phase (i.e. Grades 10-12): Preference will be given for a teaching major in TWO of the following:

Accounting; Agricultural Sciences; Agricultural Technology; Civil Technology; Computer Applications Technology; Economics; Electrical Technology; Engineering Graphics and Design; Geography; Information Technology; Life Sciences; Mathematics; Mechanical Technology; Physical Sciences, Languages, Technical Mathematics and Technical Science.

NB. The above terms and conditions must be read, and the “I accept” button must be clicked before you will be allowed to proceed to the application pages.

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IMPORTANT NOTICE:

  • Applications for the Funza Lushaka bursary for 2018 will open on 01 October 2017.
  • Please note that there are a limited number of new bursaries available for 2018.
  • New applicants are advised to also pursue other funding opportunities such as NSFAS.
  • The outcome of the selection process will be available from the University not later than 30 April 2018.

Closing dates:
Re-applications close on 17 November 2017;
New applications close on 12 January 2018.

 

NW Government: Bursary / Scholarship Programme 2018

Closing Date: 31 October 2017

The Office of the Premier invites all learners and students (unemployed youth: 35 years and less) who are South Africans and are residents of the North West Province, who desire to study or are studying on full-time basis at tertiary institutions to apply for Kgetsi-Ya-Tsie (KYT) Bursary and Skills Development Fund bursaries available for the 2018 academic year. Bursaries will be awarded to learners who are financially needy and academically performing well.

These bursaries target Grade 12 learners; those who have already passed Grade 12 in previous years; and students who are already at tertiary institutions. People with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

DEGREE / DIPLOMA IN PROGRAMMES RELATED TO:

  • Agriculture
  • Other Engineering fields
  • Culture
  • Accounting / Commerce and Finance
  • Tourism
  • Health related fields
  • Construction, Building and Roads
  • Education
  • Mining Engineering
  • ICT

Guideline 

  1. Fully completed Bursary Application form (SECTIONS: A – E)
  2. Proof of physical address (home) document: A letter from the Traditional Authority Offices for those residing from the villages and a letter from the Municipality Offices for those of Town / Townships / farm; ( Not statement of account, e.g. water bill, etc.);
  3. Certified copy of ID Document (student);
  4. Certified copy of Statement of results / Matric Certificate (Matric Certificate is compulsory for all applicants)
  5. Certified copy of End of year results /last academic results (Students already at tertiary) 6 Certified copy of University Acceptance letter.
  6. ATTACH PROOF OF PARENT/S’ & GUARDIAN INCOME DOCUMENT/S: SALARY PAYSLIP/S (NB. In case of Deceased parent/s also attach copy of Death Certificate/s).
  7. Are you disabled?
  8. NB. In case the University Acceptance / Admission Letter and the end of year Results (Matric & Tertiary) are not yet received, please submit the Bursary application form with other supporting documents before the closing date and submit the results not later than the 10th January 2018 to fax: 0866249279 / E – mail: dsegwe@nwpg.gov.za / mogotsim@nwpg.gov.za / pmogalane@nwpg.gov.za / gserapelo@nwpg.gov.za

How to apply 

Download Application Form or collect a copy from the following Offices I Distribution Centres:

  • Office of the Premier: Bursary, Learnership & Internship Programmes Unit. (Ga-Rona Building) Ground Floor, West wing.
  • Labour Centres; District & Local Municipalities & Traditional Authority Offices and All the Provincial High Schools.
  • Office of the Premier District Offices :
    • Brits – 45 Harrington Street;
    • Bojanala – Opposite NW FM, Mabe Business Park;
    • Dr. Ruth Segomotsi Mompati – Mini – Garona Building , Entrance B, Vryburg
    • Dr. Kenneth Kaunda – 309 West end Centre, Leask Street, Klerksdorp

NB: The completed Bursary Application Form, together with certified copies of all the required documents should be submitted directly to Office of the Premier, Ga – Rona Building – Bursaries (Ground Floor) or at the Offices / Distribution centres mentioned above.

  • Incomplete Application Form; Application Form received after the closing will not be considered / will be disregarded.
  • If applicants do not hear from this Office after four (4) months from the closing date, they should accept that their Applications were Unsuccessful.

For more information please contact the following numbers: 018 388 1212 / 1308/ 1259 / 1207 / 1304

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.

 

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

General

Omnia makes the world smaller with Global Opportunities.

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

ESKOM BURSARIES FOR 2018

Eskom, Africa’s largest producer of electricity, is offering different types of bursary schemes to South African candidates who intend to further their skills and education at recognised higher education institutions. With steadily expanding industrial, commercial and mining activities, and an ever-present need for competent, skilled workers within the industry, Eskom’s bursary schemes assists in educating/training hopeful applicants.

 Apart from merely growing its own workforce and meeting its business objectives, Eskom’s goal is to educate the people of South Africa, resulting in national benefits such as empowerment, productivity and an overall improved lifestyle. Those who have the drive to further educate themselves and work toward a better future but lack the finances or means to do so should jump at this type of opportunity.

What sets Eskom’s bursary scheme apart from others is the fact that bursaries are applicable not only to universities, but also technikons and FETs (Further Education and Training). Below is a comprehensive list of which fields of study candidates can enter into.

Universities (successful completion of studies result in a degree):

  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Environmental Studies
  • Accounting
  • Supply Chain
  • IT

Technikons / Universities of Technology (successful completion of studies result in P1 and P2 National Diplomas):

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgy
  • Environmental Science
  • Safety and Risk

FETs (successful completion of studies result in qualification as an artisan):

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

Bursaries are only granted for undergraduate studies, not postgraduate studies.

REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICATION

Individuals who wish to apply will have to meet a certain set of requirements in order to be considered for the any of the three Eskom bursaries available:

  • Must be a South African citizen with a valid ID number
  • Must hold a National Senior Certificate or its equivalent
  • Must have written proof of acceptance for admission by an accredited South African higher education institution (for full-time studies)

In order to study at a university, applicants must have taken English, Physical Science and Mathematics at school; the minimum grades obtained for all three subjects must be either C (HG) in the old symbol system or a 5 in the new symbol system.

To study at a technikon, applicants must have obtained a minimum grade of D (HG) / C (SG) in the old symbol system or a 4 in the new symbol system for the same three subjects.
To study at an FET, applicants must have obtained a minimum grade of>E (HG) / D (SG) in the old symbol system or a 4 in the new symbol system for the same three subjects.

Those who are already enrolled at a higher institution must have passed all registered subjects in the current year of study.

1. FULL ESKOM BURSARY

This bursary is mainly geared towards the needs of Eskom as a business; it is awarded to deserving academic students. After completing their studies, the successful candidates will enter into a work-back obligation, which means that they will work at Eskom for the same duration of time as what they have benefited from the bursary.

The full package covers the following:

  • Tuition fees
  • Residence or other accommodation fees
  • Meals
  • Book allowance
  • PC allowance
  • Vacation allowance and accommodation

2. ESKOM MERIT BURSARY

Of the three Eskom bursaries available, this is the one that applicable to those academic deserving students who are disadvantaged, either financially or because of a disability, or those who are part of other Eskom initiatives. There is no work back obligation after completing studies with this bursary.

This bursary package covers the following:

  • Registration fees>
  • Tuition fees
  • Residence or other accommodation fees
  • Meals
  • Book allowance

3. ESKOM SCHOLARSHIP

The scholarship is strictly offered for the children/dependents of current Eskom employees. If the applicant is a deserving student and his/her parent or guardian has been working for Eskom for a minimum of five years, then he/she could be eligible.

The scholarship covers the following:

  • Tuition fees
  • Residence or other accommodation fees
  • Meals
  • Book allowance

SELECTION PROCESS

Applications that are short-listed will be notified both via telephone and written correspondence by mid-August. They will then be invited to attend an interview which will be conducted during August to October; a medical declaration or examination may also take place. Of those candidates, the final selection will be awarded based on a successful interview and satisfactory academic and medical fitness results.

Successful applicants will be notified from October to December and will receive comprehensive documentation and a written contract which is to be completed and returned to Eskom.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Applicants may not receive any other grant for the same qualification without receiving prior written approval from Eskom.

Bursary Length
A bursary for a university or FET is valid for a maximum of five years where bridging is applicable. Bursaries for technikons are granted for a maximum of three years.

In Cases of Failure
If a student is to fail in the first academic year/bridging, the bursary will be cancelled with no obligation to the individual. If they pass the first year but fail from the second academic year onwards, the bursary will be suspended; the suspension will last for one year (university) or one trimester (technikon) and there will only be one chance for it to be reinstated.

If they fail again after a suspension, the bursary will be cancelled. In the case of cancellation, the bursary will have to be paid back: full value plus compound interest at prime rate.

HOW TO APPLY

All Eskom bursaries’ application forms must be submitted to Eskom by 31 July for the following academic year.

The preferred submission method is via the Eskom bursaries’ online application form which can be found here:

Click here to apply 

 

Glencore: Engineering Bursary / Scholarship Programme 2018

Closing Date: 05 May 2017

Engineering Bursaries Glencore Ferro Alloys Bursaries are offered in the following fields of learning:

  • Mechanical Engineering (Ref. W001)
  • Metallurgical Engineering (Ref. W002)
  • Electrical Engineering (Ref. W003)
  • Mining Engineering (Ref. W004)

We recognise the importance of developing and maintaining a strong professional skills base. In this context, the continuous flow of new talent into our operations is a strategic commitment to our future, and to yours.

Selection:

Selection is based on academic results and an interview with Glencore Ferro Alloys. Applicants from the local communities of our respective operations in an area will take preference.

Minimum requirements:

  • Grade 12 applicants: A minimum of a B symbol in Maths, Science and English
  • 1st and 2nd year applicants: 100% pass rate in all subjects.

What the Bursary offers:

  • Registration and tuition fees
  • Accommodation and meals
  • Prescribed textbooks
  • A monthly allowance
  • Paid vacation work
  • A compulsory “work back” period – 1 year for every sponsored year.

How to apply

Email your application to: bursary@glencore.co.za

Nelson Mandela Children Fund: Nursing Bursary / Scholarship Programme

The bursaries are available for both short (credit bearing) courses and for post graduate nurse training diplomas (one or two years) at recognised and accredited South African Universities.

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The Trust is keen to hear from all post graduate nursing students interested in specialising in paediatric nursing, who are planning to further their studies in 2015, 2016 & 2017 and who are self-funded. If you are a registered nurse with at least two years applicable experience and are in excellent health and you want to focus on one of the following areas of paediatric specialities:

Neonatal Nursing, Child Nursing, Oncology Nursing, Nephrology Nursing, Intensive Care Nursing, Operating Theatre Nursing

You are requested to carefully read our Bursary Agreement and our Administrative Requirements before completing the on-line application form (hard copies are also available on request) and more specifically, to note the post study obligation to come and work back time equal to your period of studies at the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital (in Johannesburg) when it opens its doors in 2016.

To assist with administrative efficiency, all bursary applications should ideally come through our website: www.nelsonmandelachildrenshospital.org. You may also request application forms from Shaun at 087 150 2101 during office hours. Preference will be given to applicants from all designated groups and where possible, people with physical disabilities. Copies of CVs, qualifications and 3 work references will also be required and will be subject to third party scrutiny.

Please note that no further correspondence will take place until the Trust has determined which applicants have been shortlisted for interviews. Should you not have heard from the Trust within two weeks of submitting your bursary application, consider your application unsuccessful. The Trust reserves the right to NOT make any bursary awards. Bursary applicants who have been interviewed and to whom the Trust wishes to grant bursaries should note that they will also have to be accepted by the participating academic institutions.

Please note: The undergraduate bursary covers second-year studies onwards, i.e. undergrads who have completed their first year of study. This is in addition to post-graduate nursing studies.

How To Apply

Apply Online for the Nelson Mandela Children Fund: Nursing Bursary / Scholarship Programme