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Mercedes-Benz Bursary Programme 2016

Get a head-start into the world of work by participating in the Mercedes-Benz Bursary Programme, and transport your career with one of the world’s most successful automotive companies.

The Programme aims to harness outstanding achievers at Grade 12 and Tertiary levels into our fold of growing Talent, by offering the participant financial aid for studies as well as experiential learning.

Why a Mercedes-Benz Bursary?

· Tuition fees, meals and textbooks are paid for

· Work at Mercedes-Benz, Pretoria Head office during your vacations

· Join the MBSA Graduate Development programme after studying

Conditions Apply

Who can apply?

· South African citizens, or permanent residents

· Grade 12 learners

· Students enrolled for, or currently pursuing, full-time studies (1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th year students may apply)

· Anyone studying (or intending to study in):

      o Engineering (Mechanical & Industrial)
      o Human Resources
      o Logistics
      o Procurement/Purchasing
      o Commerce
      o IT
      o Communications

Education

What are the criteria?

· Excellent Grade 12 results with 70% and above in Mathematics, English, Physical Science (or Accounting Stream)

· Maintenance of excellent Tertiary Results, average of 65%

Closing Date: 22 January 2016

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Encouraging Youth Development: Higher-Education Bursaries in South Africa

A list of bursaries for South African students.

Thuthuka Bursaries 2016

Closing Date: 30 April 2015

Thuthuka is offering a bursary to candidates with the following minimum requirements:

To apply you must be African or Coloured, who have obtained at least 60% on Mathematics (5 or above on the NSC Scale of Achievement) NOT MATHS LITERACY

* The learner must be in Grade 12 intending on studying BComm Accounting
* The learner must be financially needy and will be assessed using the NSFAS MEANS TEST to confirm financial need.

The application must have met the above criteria:

The learner must have applied or be in the process of applying to one of the following tertiary institutions:

  • University of Johannesburg
  • University of Cape Town (Bachelor of Commerce code CB011)
  • Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
  • Stellenbosch University
  • University of Pretoria
  • University of Orange Free State
  • University of Witwatersrand (WITS)
  • North West University – Mafikeng

Once the learner has met the above criteria they will be called in for testing. Depending on the test results then the learner may be called in for an interview. Once the learner has met all the above requirements and gone through the relevant test and interview only then will the bursary be provisionally awarded to the learner pending the final Grade 12 results.

Send your application form to:
Postal address:
Thuthuka Bursary Fund
P.O. Box 59875
Kengray
2100

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pwc Chartered Accountant (CA) Bursaries 2016

PWC is offering a ( CA ) Chartered accountant bursaries to high-performing, talented individuals. You will be required to serve a three year (minimum) training contract with the firm on completion of their post-graduate studies.

How to apply?

* applications are online. You are only allowed to apply on their career website

* You will have to register first which might take you a minimum of 10 to 15 minutes if you have all required information

apply online ( PWC Career website )


Nxuba Municipality Bursary 2015: Engineering and Town Planning

CLOSING DATE : 27 February 2015

Nxuba Municipality is offering Engineering and Town Planning bursary to candidates who resides in the jurisdiction of Nxuba Local Municipality. A confirmation letter from the Ward Councillor is required.

Minimum requirements 

Applicants must have obtained the minimum requirements for the relevant degree in one of the above mentioned fields.

The total income of both parents/guardians must not exceed R10 000,00 per month. Final Matric results must be attached to applications.

Bursary application forms will be available at the Reception Offices of Nxuba Municipality at Market Square

ADELAIDE

046-685 0076 or

Donkin Street

BEDFORD

046-684 0034

or on

www.nxuba.org.za

Contact persons : Mr Andile Nqini and Ms Zuko Mankazana

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This week’s selection of available South African bursaries

University of the Western Cape

The University of the Western Cape (UWC) administers a number of funds which make bursary awards to full-time students. The awards range from R1 400 to full-cost awards. You should apply for this assistance when you come to campus for registration. For more information visit the UWC bursaries and loans web page.

* NOTE: Closing dates for applications is 1 March every year for new students and 31 August the previous year for senior students.  

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University of Stellenbosch

Depending on the qualification you are studying towards, Stellenbosch University offers various funding and bursary opportunities for:

* NOTE: Closing dates for the various undergraduate bursaries ranged from 31 July 2014 – 6 December 2014. Closing dates for the various postgraduate bursaries ranges from 12 September 2014 – 15 March 2015.

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Thuthuka Bursary Fund

If you are interested in studying to become a Chartered Accountant but do not have the funds then this bursary opportunity is for you. Thuthuka Bursary Fund Trust is open.

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W&RSETA Bursary Programme for 2015

W&RSETA Offers 1000 bursaries to students studying Wholesale and Retail Qualifications at Universities and Universities of Technology

The Wholesale and Retail SETA (W&RSETA) has identified as one of its strategic objectives the need to support learners who have registered to further their studies at Public Higher Education Institutions thus addressing Outcome 4.2.3 of the National Skills Development Strategy which is to ensure that high-level national Scarce Skills are being addressed by work-ready graduates from Higher Education Institutions.

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Current South African Bursary Programmes

Transnet Bursary Scheme

Transnet is a focussed and integrated freight transport company which is essentially driven by five operating divisions Transnet freight rail, Transnet engineering, Transnet national ports authority, Transnet port terminals, Transnet pipelines and specialist units (Transnet Capital Projects and Transnet Property).

These operating divisions, supported by Company-wide specialist functions, give meaning to our philosophy of “One Company, One Vision”.

It is with pride that we announce that our business philosophy of “delivering freight reliably”  not only applies to our business practices but also to you as one of our prospective future bursary holders. This aligns to address Transnet’s skills needs in support of the Transnet Market Demand Strategy.

We welcome the interest you have shown in Transnet as a prospective future employer and trust that we can, through our bursary scheme, assist you to make your dreams come true.

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Anglo American Bursary Programme

Anglo American Platinum places a high degree of importance on the training and development of our employees. We are expanding to meet market demands, and introducing modern technology into our operations. For this reason, we need high calibre professionals to operate and manage our operations. Our bursary scheme is mainly designed to give young professionals an entry point into the Company. The scheme not only provides these bursars with an academic qualification, but it also gives them all the skills they will need to launch a successful career in the Company and in the mining industry.

The scheme is attractive in many respects – not only does it cover all of the financial needs of bursars, but it also provides medical cover and includes a computer allowance. And most importantly, it offers the prospect of a permanent position with the world leader in platinum.

Applications open from 1 January 2015 and close on 15 May 2015 and decisions for the following year are typically made during September.

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AfriSam Bursary Programme

To ensure the continued success of our business, our bursary scheme is meant to provide financial support to registered undergraduate students who are currently in their 2nd year at a recognised South African University of Technology.

We are offering bursary opportunities and inviting the following talented and high performing full-time students to apply:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Mining Engineering

Students with an excellent track record (minimum 65% average in academic results) and who are in need of financial assistance are invited to apply.

Send your application to:

Ntando Ngidi, e-mail: KZN.HR@za.afrisam.com

On subject line reference as follows: “Bursary 2015 – Diploma”

Applications must consist of a CV, certified copy of ID as well as latest academic results.

You must also submit a 500 word essay motivating why AfriSam is the ideal training ground for your chosen career.

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Bursary Programmes 2015

Nedbank

Nedbank strives to be Africa’s most admired bank. That’s why we are always looking to appoint the kind of people who can Make Things Happen. Through the Nedbank Bursary Fund, bursaries are made available to help academically able students meet the costs associated with studying at higher-education institutions.

The bursary covers the cost of fulltime tuition, registration, examination and compulsory charges, prescribed textbooks, university residence accommodation and meals.

Eligibility criteria include South African citizenship, Nedbank transformation targets, academic achievement (an average pass mark of at least 65% and meeting all registration criteria of a South African public university or university of technology), a financial-means test, and whether the proposed intended degree addresses an identified scarce skill at Nedbank.

Bursary applications to fund the next academic year will be accepted from 1 February to 30 April annually.

If you’re thinking of studying for a degree at a university but do not have the financial means, the Nedbank Bursary Fund is your opportunity towards attaining a better future. Learn more


 

Aurecon

At Aurecon, we know we are only as strong as our people. And we believe that our business’ future relies on the education and skills of tomorrow’s leaders. So we invest in various bursary programmes, to help develop and support passionate, driven and innovative individuals.

Aurecon bursaries are awarded to deserving students for studies at various tertiary institutions in fields specifically related to the company’s activities. Students from approved universities which offer programmes that lead to professional careers in engineering are considered, with bursaries available for students studying towards a Bsc or Bend in the fields of Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.

We fund up to R80,000.00 (subject to change) per annum to every bursar to support them in their studies. We also provide practical training applicable to the qualification, as required by their educational institution. Learn more


 

Old Mutual

Old Mutual is the largest and most well-established financial services provider in Southern Africa. Our proud heritage and prominent position in the industry is reflected in our operational strength and performance (across all our business interests), our robust balance sheet, powerful financial flexibility (with access to international capital markets) and our diversity of business. Read more about Old Mutual .

Well-trained, qualified accountants contribute significantly to the success of Old Mutual and South Africa. That’s why we offer bursaries to the best young financial minds, to people who are passionate about pursuing a career in Chartered Accounting and making a real difference!

Old Mutual Accountancy Bursaries cover:

  • The full costs of tuition at University of Cape Town (UCT).
  • Residence fees and one annual return flight home for students who are not studying in their hometown.
  • Vacation work.
  • The better the quality of your degree the more incentives you will be offered.
  • Book and general allowance.

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PWC: Exordia Graduate / Internship Programme 2015

Closing Date: 20 February 2015

PwC Exordia is looking for graduates to join their Internship to start 01 March 2015.

Requirements

If you are academically excellent, with either an Honours Degree, Degree, B-Tech or National Diploma in Information Technology, Informatics, Engineering, we’re looking for MicroSoft AX Dymanics Consultants, Dynamics CRM Consultants.Sage Consultants, Developers and Programmers.

How To Apply

Please submit your CV, your full academic transcripts, ID and matric results to shamolia.dursen@za.pwc.

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Bursaries in Transport, Engineering and the Built Environment

What is the Masakhi’ iSizwe Centre of Excellence?

At the beginning of 2006, the Department of Transport and Public Works of the Provincial Government of the Western Cape established the Masakh’ iSizwe Centre of Excellence with the vision to make available to the province, the country and the continent of Africa cohorts of professionals in engineering and built environment fields critical to the growth of the economy. These professionals will be characterised by excellence in learning, citizenship and service.

Which Bursaries Does the Masakh’ iSizwe Centre Offer?

The Masakhi’ iSizwe Centre of Excellence offers bursaries for study towards a degree or higher diploma in the following disciplines:

  • Architecture.
  • Construction Management.
  • Civil Engineering.
  • Electrical Engineering.
  • Mechanical Engineering.
  • Quantity Surveying.
  • Town and Regional Planning.
What Does the Bursary Cover?
  • During term time the bursaries cover:
  • Tuition fees.
  • All prescribed books and materials.
  • Accommodation and meals (or transport costs).

Bursaries are renewed each year for the duration of the degree, subject to academic performance and fulfilment of the bursary conditions.

Will I Have to Pay or Work Anything Back?

The bursaries are offered on a work-back basis. In other words, you will have to work for the public service for every year of the bursary. During your studies you will also need to:

  • Attend workshops, learning events and meetings organised by the Centre.
  • Undertake academic vacation placements at sites determined by the Centre.
  • Participate in service learning and/or volunteer programmes organised by the Centre.
Where Can the Bursaries be Taken up?
  • University of Cape Town.
  • University of the Western Cape.
  • University of Stellenbosch.
  • Cape Peninsula University of Technology.
Who Can Apply for a Bursary?

To apply for one of these bursaries you must be:

  • A South African citizen.
  • Be accepted at the relevant tertiary institution.

Preference will be given to financially disadvantaged female learners from rural areas of South Africa.

INSTRUCTIONS:

How Do I Apply?

Bursaries are advertised in all leading and community newspapers during September each year. The closing date for applications is 30 September every year. Applications can be faxed or delivered to:

  • Masakh’iSizwe Centre of Excellence
  • Department of Transport and Public Works
  • Private Bag X 9185
  • Cape Town
  • 8000
  • Fax: 021 483 2615

You can also download a bursary application form.

Where Can I Find out More Information?

The Department of Transport and Public Works

Jo-Ann Beukes

  • Project Manager
  • Department of Transport and Public Works
  • Tel: 021 483 8924
  • Fax: 021 483 2615
  • E-mail: Jo-Anne.Beukes@westerncape.gov.za

Lee Maggott

  • Bursaries Programme Administrator
  • Tel: 021 483 9545
  • Fax: 021 483 2615
  • E-mail: Lee.Maggott@westerncape.gov.za
  • Masakh’ isizwe Centre of Excellence

For further information, visit westerncape.gov.za

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2015 ABSIP Bursary application is now open

The ABSIP Bursary is aimed at financially supporting disadvantaged black students who have demonstrated academic excellence, a passion to pursue a career within financial services industry and be studying at any university in South Africa.

Through partnerships that ABSIP has forged with its corporate and individual members, funding has been secured to cover the university costs of such deserving students. ABSIP would like to thank the Standard Bank Group and all those who have made the initiative possible. We are also excited by the recent sponsorship commitment of Regiments Capital to support ABSIP and the student membership.

The ABSIP Bursary is aimed at financially supporting disadvantaged black students who have demonstrated academic excellence.The ABSIP bursary is only open to disadvantaged black students. The relevant course of study is commercial degree or a related discipline however a course of study that is considered critical or in short supply to the broader South African economy will also be considered. The bursary offers financial assistance based on academic merit and financial need.

Download the bursary application form 

This application form should be faxed to 0865495147 or emailed to students@absip.co.za no later than 30 November 2014

Bursary information source: ABSIP website

Umgeni Water Bursary Scheme 2015

Umgeni Water is committed to support tertiary education in various fields and is offering three (3) bursaries to full time second year UNIVERSITY students pursuing degrees in the fields mentioned below which will benefit the organisation and the water sector. Position Reference No: UWB2015
Position Title: Umgeni Water Bursary Scheme 2015
Job Type Classification: Development Position
Location – Town / City: Pietermaritzburg

Reporting To (Position Title): Skills Development Facilitator

Key Responsibilities:

What does the Umgeni Water bursary cover?

Tuition and registration fees, prescribed books & stationery, meals and accommodation .Tuition and accommodation fees will be paid directly to the University.

Minimum Qualification, Knowledge & Skills:

  • Number of Bursaries per field of study
  • Civil Engineering x 1 Chemical Engineering x 1 Electrical Engineering x 1

Eligibility

Candidates meeting the following criteria may apply:

  • South African citizens who are residents of KwaZulu-Natal would be given first preference
  • Meet entry requirements for the second year of chosen field (provide proof of academic record)
  • Applicants who are already studying, must have passed all courses for which they are registered at the university for the study period to date (50 % aggregate)
  • Applications must be for full time studies only
  • Demonstrate potential for academic success
  • Short listed candidates will undergo a psychometric assessment and interview
  • Bursaries will be awarded to designated groups or applicants with a financial need
  • Applicant may not receive any other grant for the same qualification without prior written approval
  • A service contract equal to the duration of the bursary

Close Date: 2015/02/27

 

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Aspen: Graduate / Internship Programme 2015

Location: Johannesburg
Duration
: 9 – 12 months

Marketing Development Programme

This Internship programme is for a fixed period of 12 months during which learners will be exposed to practical and theoretical knowledge of pharmaceutical marketing. It is envisaged that field trips will form part of the curriculum as such learners must be willing and able to travel.

Requirements
  • Must have a completed a BCom Marketing Degree / Marketing Diploma
  • Be in possession of a valid driver’s license
  • Be computer literate (Microsoft – Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Work well under pressure
  • Able to work in a team
  • Have strong attention to detail
  • Project management capabilities
  • High learning agility
  • Be results oriented
  • Be customer focused
  • Able to prioritise and multi-task
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Numerate
  • Take Initiative
  • Have a positive, can do attitude
  • South African Citizen
How to apply

Apply for the Aspen  Marketing Development Programme

Procurement Development Programme

This Internship programme is for a fixed period of 12 months during which learners will be exposed to practical and theoretical knowledge of procurement. It is envisaged that field trips will form part of the curriculum as such learners must be willing and be able to travel.

Requirements

In order to be considered for this opportunity, applicants must meet these minimum requirements:

  • Must have a completed a B Degree in Business Management / Supply Chain
  • Be computer literate (Microsoft)
  • South African Citizen
  • Work well under pressure
  • Able to work in a team
  • Have strong attention to detail
  • Project management capabilities
  • High learning agility
  • Be results oriented
  • Be customer focused
  • Able to prioritise and multi-task
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Numerate
  • Take Initiative
  • Have a positive, can do attitude
How to apply

Apply for the Procurement Development Programme

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