2016 Bursaries

Sasol 2016 Bursary

Upon successful completion of the study period, students will be employed within the Sasol Group through its Graduate Development Programme.

Only applicants who meet the minimum criteria will be invited to a selection interview. It is a comprehensive package that covers both financial as well as developmental support throughout the study period. All applications are done electronically. Sasol gives preference to candidates with exceptional academic record who also participate in extra curricular activities. Due consideration is also given to those individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds who meet minimum requirements. Applications for a Sasol bursary close on 29 February 2015.

What does a Sasol bursary include?

  • 100% prescribed university tuition fees, registration fees and exams fees.
  • An amount equal to the average rate for accommodation in single room at university hostel at university at which the Sasol bursar is studying. Rate is determined by Sasol in conjunction with the university.
  • Amount for meals based on three meals per day as determined by the university.
  • Amount of approximately R8000,00 per annum, towards book and pocket money.

Fields of study accommodated by the Sasol Bursary Scheme:

The Sasol bursary scheme offers bursaries on the basis of a service binding contract after graduation for a period equal to the tenure of the bursary.

Applications may be submitted for one of the following fields of study: http://www.sasolbursaries.com/sasol_internet/frontend/bursary/bsr_index.jsp?index=1&articleid=3

Bursaries are not always awarded in each field of study every year. Applicants should submit an application based on a real interest in the field and not only because they may secure a bursary.

How to apply: To apply for the 2016 Sasol Bursary, go to: http://www.sasolbursaries.com/sasol_internet/frontend/bursary/bsr_index.jsp?index=1&articleid=6. Closing Date: 29 February 2015.

 

Harmony Gold 2016 Bursary

The Harmony Gold Bursary Scheme awards successful applicants bursaries for full-time study at accredited tertiary institutions. The scheme covers tuition and residence fees, the cost of prescribed text books, and also provides a personal allowance. Applications close 31 May 2015.

Harmony Gold acknowledges that their employees, present and potential, have aspirations but perhaps not the means to be formerly educated in their fields of interest. To this end, it has created the Harmony Gold Bursary Scheme.

The scheme is designed to contribute to the development of historically disadvantaged South Africans.

Preference is given to the following fields, which are functional to the mining industry:

  • Finance
  • Geology
  • Human resources
  • Mechanical and electrical engineering
  • Metallurgy
  • Mining engineering.

Applications for Harmony Bursary Scheme open from 1 January to 31 May 2015 (every year), to be used the following year. If application is successful, you will enter into contractual obligation with Harmony. All details of agreement will be explained in full.

Please note:

  • All applications to be received by or on 31 May 2015.
  • New bursaries to be allocated will be for the calendar year 2016.
  • Students applying for bursaries; with less than a B Symbol in Mathematics and Physical Science will not be considered. Students applying for bursaries in Finances with less than a C Symbol in Mathematics and a B Symbol in Accounting will not be considered.
  • Due cognisance is given to future human resource requirements when bursaries are awarded.

How to apply: Bursary applications are now open. Apply at: http://www.harmony.co.za/job-seekers/bursaries/online-bursary-application.

Important: Note that South African universities now require a prospective student to first apply for admission before he/she can register. In order to study in 2015 you must have applied to register with your university of choice by 31 March 2015.

 

FoodBev SETA 2016 Bursary

FoodBev SETA invites full-time students to apply for undergraduate, as well as postgraduate bursaries for studies conducted during 2015. Applications close 15 March 2015.

Undergraduate Bursaries (BF2012U) – First Year Students Only:

The following areas have been identified as scarce skills in the Food and Beverages Manufacturing sector:

  • BSc Mechanical Engineering
  • B.Tech Mechanical Engineering
  • BSc Electrical Engineering
  • B Tech Electrical Engineering
  • BSc Electronics Engineering
  • B Tech Electronics Engineering
  • B Tech Production Management
  • Diploma in Production Management
  • Diploma in Packaging Management
  • B Com
  • B Compt
  • B Sc Chemistry/Biochemistry/Biotechnology/Microbiology/Food Science
  • B Tech Food Technology
  • B Bus Sc Marketing
  • Degree in Consumer Science
  • Degree in Environmental Health Science.

Full time students enrolled for their first year of studies, as stipulated above, for either a 3 or 4 year qualification are invited to apply.

Research and Innovation Bursaries (BF2012R):

The Bursary Grant is available to full time students to subsidize research and/or innovation project costs leading to a post-graduate qualification, which is deemed to be relevant to the food and beverage manufacturing industry. Preference will be given to research studies leading to a PhD degree.

Completed application forms (FoodBev SETA Undergraduate Bursary Application FormFoodBev SETA Bursary Application Instructions; FoodBev SETA Research and Innovation Application Form) with all supporting documents can be submitted to FoodBev SETA by 15 March 2015.

Applications may be submitted via any one of the following:

E-mail: bursary@foodbev.co.za.

Fax: 086 649 2279

Personal delivery to:
13 Autumn Street
Rivonia
2128.

No applications via mail will be accepted, and no applications received after 15 March 2015 will be taken into consideration.

Applications will be adjudicated by a panel of evaluators appointed by FoodBev SETA. The decision of the panel will be ratified by the FoodBev SETA Board and their final decision will be binding.

Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application at the latest 30 March 2015.

 

WK Construction 2016 Bursary

Closing date: 30 June 2014
Who can apply? Candidates who have successfully completed their 1st year of study , or present evidence that the applicant will do so before the award of the 2014 bursaries.Download WK Construction 2014 Bursary Application Form.Please print and complete the application form to be submitted with a CV (max 2 pages), as well as a copy of academic results to: nadya.cloete@wkc.co.za

Allan Grey Orbis Foundation 2016 Bursary

Allan Gray Orbis Foundation offers the exceptional Allan Gray Fellowship to Southern Africa’s pioneering bright young students. It aims to develop students, known as Allan Gray Candidate Fellows, into Southern Africa’s future high impact entrepreneurial leaders. Every year, the Foundation selects the best and most ambitious Grade 12 and first year university students from Southern Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Swaziland to join its vibrant community of Allan Gray Candidate Fellows.

The Fellowship includes comprehensive financial support alongside exposure to thought leaders, mentorship and entrepreneurial mindset development. Access to postgraduate funding is available to those who have excelled in their tertiary studies and the Fellows Programme.

Interested candidates can apply for the Fellowship opportunity during their Grade 12 school year or during their first year of university.

Fellowship Application: Selection criteria

Fellowship Applicants need to be able to show a track record of leadership or being entrepreneurially minded. The Foundation’s framework to measure this as follows:

  • Achievement Excellence: The ongoing pursuit of excellence with tangible and specific focus on setting goals. A otivation to make a difference and leave a mark.
  • Intellectual Imagination: Demonstrated by an established record of intellectual achievement; an ability to see the unseen, challenge the status quo and suggest that things could be done differently.
  • Courageous Commitment: The courage and dedication to continue, realizing that applying consistent commitment has a way of overcoming.
  • Spirit of Significance: A weight of personality that comes from living a life personified by passion and integrity.
  • Personal Initiative: A person who makes things happen and celebrates the satisfaction of bringing new things into being. Independent, proactive and self-starting.

Apart from being a leader or entrepreneurially minded, there are a couple of mandatory academic requirements that applicants need to fulfill:

Mandatory requirements: South Africa Grade 12

  • SA Citizenship
  • Belief in the future of your country
  • An ambassador of the Foundation’s intended profile, namely demonstrating Intellectual Imagination, Personal Initiative, Spirit of Significance, Courageous
  • Commitment and Achievement Excellence
  • Intention to study for a Commerce, Science (excluding Medicine), Engineering, Law or Humanities (majoring in Politics, Philosophy, or Economics) degree at WITS, UJ, UCT, NMMU, Rhodes or UP
  • Minimum C (level 5) in Pure Mathematics for Grade 11 results
  • Minimum B (Level 6) average for Grade 11 results (excluding Life Orientation)
  • Complete the National Benchmarking Test by 30 July 2014
  • Candidates must not be older than 21 years of age in 2014.

 

How to apply – South Africa Grade 12:

Application process:

Download the Allan Grey Orbis Foundation 2014 Fellowship Application Form. or SMS “Gr12 and your Fax Nr. or email address” to 36777 to have an application form faxed or emailed to you.

Submit a hard copy of your application form before or on the closing date to:

46 Hof Street
Oranjezicht
Cape Town

OR

8th Floor
Forum Building
Maude Street
Sandton.

Alternatively post it to:

Allan Gray Orbis Free Post License No. CB11349
Kloof Street
8008.

Application deadline for South Africa is 30 April 2015.

If you are in Grade 12, write the National Benchmarking Test by 30 July 2015.

Mandatory Requirements: 1st Year University

  • An indication of entrepreneurial flair and passion
  • Belief in the future of your country
  • An ambassador of the Foundation’s intended profile, namely demonstrating: Intellectual Imagination, Personal Initiative, Spirit of Significance, Courageous
  • Commitment and Achievement Excellence
  • Minimum of a 65% average for your mid-year exam results (June)
  • Citizenship of South Africa, Namibia, Botswana or Swaziland
  • Studying for a Commerce, Science (excluding Medicine), Humanities (majoring Politics, Philosophy or Economics) or Engineering degree
  • Studying at the following universities WITS, UJ, UCT, NMMU, Rhodes, UWC, Stellenbosch, TSIBA or UP
  • Applicant not older than 22 in 2014.

How to apply – 1st Year University:

Application Process

Allan Grey Orbis Foundation 2014 Fellowship Application Form

You can also SMS “1st Year and your Fax Nr. or email address” to 36777 to have an application form faxed or emailed to you.

Submit a hard copy of your application form before or on the closing date to:

46 Hof Street
Oranjezicht
Cape Town

OR

8th Floor
Forum Building
Maude Street
Sandton.

Alternatively post it to:

Allan Gray Orbis Free Post License No. CB11349
Kloof Street
8008.

Application deadline for South Africa is 30 April 2015.

2014 Bursary Information Pack

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