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

NSFAS: Bursary/ Scholarship Programme 2017

To all 2017 first year studentsAll students who will register at public universities / TVET colleges for the first time in 2017 and need financial support can now apply directly to NSFAS for financial assistance. Applications will remain open between 01 August 2016 and 30 November 2016.

To all current university/ TVET college students already funded by NSFAS

NSFAS is in a process to receive all your information and details from the university/college where you are currently enrolled. You will be automatically migrated to the student-centred model, and will be notified by SMS/post once NSFAS has received and registered your details.

To all current university/TVET college students, who are not funded by NSFAS, but intend to apply for NSFAS assistance for the 2017 academic year

All the above mentioned students – including those who were previously on a government funded bursary programme not offered by NSFAS – can apply for NSFAS financial assistance for the 2017 academic year from 01 September 2016 to 30 November 2016.

To apply on the NSFAS website, you will be required to register first to create your personal online account, and then proceed to fill and submit the application form online. You may need about 30 minutes to complete this online process, and must also have scanned copies of the following required attachments:

  • Matric Certificate
  • Identity Document/Birth Certificate
  • Last Academic Results
  • Proof of parents income (If parent/s employed)
  • Death Certificate/s (If parent/s deceased)
  • Doctor’s Certificate (If permanently disabled)

How To Apply

Apply Online for the NSFAS: Scholarship Programme

TRANSPORT EDUCATION TRAINING AUTHORITY (TETA) Bursary/Scholarships for 2017

DIRECT LEARNER BURSARY SUPPORT FUNDING

WINDOW: 2016-2017

BURSARY GUIDELINES

1. WHO CAN APPLY? – Grade 12 learners intending to study transport related qualification in 2017 academic year – Currently registered students at Institutions of Higher learning (including TVET Colleges) and require funding for 2017 academic year – People who completed matric ( Senior Certificate) in previous years and not currently studying who intends to study transport related qualifications in 2017 academic year

2. WHAT CRITERIA MUST I MEET TO BE ABLE TO APPLY FOR A BURSARY? – Applicants must be South African citizens with a valid ID number. – Applicants must be applying for study fields specified on the advert. – Applications must be for full-time studies towards an academic qualification at an accredited institution of higher learning – Applicant must be unemployed – Applicants must be 35 years old or younger. – Academically performing applicants with an minimum pass mark of 60% will be given preference – Applications from designated groups will be given preference. – Candidates applying for pilot training (Commercial Pilot License) should be in possession of a valid Private Pilot License (PPL).

3. INSTANCES WHERE THE APPLICATION MAY BE DISQUALIFIED – Incomplete applications will not be considered for further assessment and evaluation – If the applicant does not meet the eligibility criteria stated above – If the applicant does not supply all the information required in the application form. – If the applicant does not submit the supporting documents as per the checklist on the application form

4. GUIDELINES FOR COMPLETING THE APPLICATION FORM

Please read the guidelines before completing and submitting your application form.

Documents to be attached with the application form

Grade 12 / Matriculants (Prospective 1st year Students) – Grade 12 Statement of Results – Certified ID copy of applicant – Certified ID copies of parents/guardian – In case of a deceased parent, certified copy of death certificate is required – Proof of income (payslip); if parents are unemployed, affidavit is required – Acceptance letter from Institution of Higher Learning – Proof of application for study at the Institution of Higher Learning ( where acceptance letter is not yet received) – Valid proof of accreditation in the event that the learner applied at a private Institution of Higher Learning – Quotations for tuition fees, accommodation etc.

TVETs (Previously known as FET Colleges)

– Passed Grade 9 and intend to study from (N1-N3) – Senior Certificate and intend to study from (N4-N6) – Certified ID copy of applicant – Certified ID copies of parents/guardian – In case of a deceased parent, certified copy of death certificate is required – Proof of income (payslip); if parents are unemployed, affidavit is required – Acceptance letter from College – Proof of registration (where applicable) – Quotations for tuition fees, accommodation etc. – Valid proof of accreditation in the event that the learner applied at a private College

Undergraduate (Currently registered)

– Certified ID copy of applicant – Certified ID copies of parents/guardian – In case of a deceased parent, certified copy of death certificate is required – Proof of income (payslip); if parents are unemployed, affidavit is required – Acceptance letter from Institution of Higher Learning – Proof of registration – Quotations for tuition fees, accommodation etc. – Valid proof of accreditation in the event that the learner applied at a private Institution of Higher Learning – Full Academic Record from previous years – Financial Statement indicating the status quo of the learners account

Pilot training (Commercial Pilot License)

– Grade 12 statement of results – Certified ID copy of applicant – Certified ID copies of parents/guardian – In case of a deceased parent, certified copy of death certificate is required – Proof of income (payslip), if parents are unemployed, affidavit is required – Acceptance letter from flying school – Copy of a valid Private Pilot License – Quotations for training costs

Commercial Diving

– Applicant must be 18 years old or older – Certified copy of the highest qualification – Must be able to swim – Must be able to read, write and understand English – Certified ID copy of applicant – Certified ID copies of parents/guardian – In case of a deceased parent, certified copy of death certificate is required – Proof of income (payslip), if parents are unemployed, affidavit is required – Acceptance letter from diving school – Quotations for training costs, equipment etc 6 For the following designated institutions, proof of accreditation from the relevant authority must accompany the application form:

INSTITUTION                                                                RELEVANT AUTHORITY

Private HEI and TVET Colleges                                  Department of Higher Education & Training /CHE ( DHET)

Flying School ( for Pilot Training)                              South African Civil Aviation Authority ( SACAA)

Diving  Schools ( for Commercial Diving)                 Department of Labour ( DoL) .

IMPORTANT POINTS TO NOTE

– If the applicant is below the age of 18 years, the application form must be co-signed by the parent or guardian. – It is your responsibility to ensure that the application form is complete, accurate and that you have all of the necessary documents to support it. – TETA reserves the right to withdraw the award of a bursary should the applicant perform substantially weaker academically than the academic performance presented during the application process.

An application for TETA Bursary, including all your supporting evidence, must be received NOT later than 30 September 2016 at 16:30.

– Late applications will not be accepted.

 

How to apply 

Click here to download an application form now 

Standard Bank Bursary for 2017 , Apply via "SMS" click here for full instruction

Standard Bank Bursaries, connecting the brightest young Africans with the educational opportunities they need, we can secure real progress for them and for our continent. It’s how they shape and strengthen the next generation of African talent and African leaders. Bursaries

Standard Bank Group Bursary

This scheme is targeted at school-leavers (matriculants or A level students) wishing to pursue an undergraduate degree in commerce, science, engineering or technology.

Interested applicants must be registered with one of the following centres of excellence to qualify:

  • The Sumbandila Scholarship Trust,
  • Thandulwazi Maths and Science Academy
  • The Star Schools
  • Maths Centre Incorporating Sciences
  • Promaths
  • Sci- Bono
  • Hammanskraal Project
  • Targeting talent Wits
  • TRAC
  • Osizweni Education and Development Centre (OEDC)
  • Hulisani project
  • SSP
  • Kutlwanong centre for maths, science and technology Project
  • UCT The Schools Improvement Initiative (SII)

Standard Bank Group Postgraduate Bursary

For financially deserving and academically sound undergraduates wishing to pursue postgraduate studies in commerce, science, engineering, mathematics and technology at our preferred academic institutions.

Standard Bank Group 150 bursaries – undergraduate studies

In honour of our 150th anniversary in 2012, we launched our 150 bursary and scholarship fund, designed to promote academic excellence (in various disciplines within commerce, science, engineering and technology) and to target a range of recipients.

To apply for this bursary you must be a well- rounded, undergraduate student with strong academic results and entering your second or third year of study in commerce, science, engineering, mathematics and technology at our preferred academic institutions.

Preferred academic institutions/universities for our bursary opportunities are:

  • University of Cape Town
  • Wits University
  • University of Pretoria
  • Rhodes University
  • University of KwaZulu-Natal
  • Stellenbosch University
  • University of Johannesburg

You can apply using one of the following options:

Mail: Write a letter containing your name, surname and a valid postal address and postal code to: Standard Bank Bursary Programme, Studietrust, Private Bag X16, Braamfontein 2017

Email: Send an email explicitly requesting a Standard Bank bursary application form, and containing your name, surname and a valid postal address and postal code to: apply@studietrust.org.za

SMS: Sms the word STANDARD, your name, surname, postal address and postal code to 31022.

Website application: Fill in an online application form on: www.studietrust.co.za

You can apply using one of the following options:

– Mail: Write a letter containing your name, surname and a valid postal address and postal code to: Standard Bank Bursary Programme, Studietrust, Private Bag X16, Braamfontein 2017

– Email: Send an email explicitly requesting a Standard Bank bursary application form, and containing your name, surname and a valid postal address and postal code to: apply@studietrust.org.za

– SMS: Sms the word STANDARD, your name, surname, postal address and postal code to 31022.

Click Here to Apply NOW at StudieTrust