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STANDARD BANK BURSARY FOR 2017 , APPLY VIA “SMS”

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

Investec Bursaries application for 2017 is open

Dear applicant We have received your request for an Investec bursary administered by StudyTrust for 2017 and have pleasure enclosing an application form. When completing the form, please take note of the following:

• Read the instructions carefully

• Return the application form to StudyTrust before 30 September 2016

• Due to a possible postal strike, we encourage applicants to make use of the online application facility http://www.studytrust.org.za.

• Alternatively email your completed form and supporting documents to apply@studytrust.org.za or fax your completed form and supporting documents to 086 567 5604

• Completed application forms may still be submitted to the postal address, StudyTrust, Private Bag X16, Braamfontein, 2017, but please note that any possible interruption in the postal services could result in your form not reaching us

• Applications that are not 100% complete will not be considered.

Please ensure that all the requested documents are attached 1. Selection criteria 1.1 Only applications from South African citizens will be considered. 1.2 The main criteria for the selection of applications is financial need and academic potential. 1.3 Bursary applications are invited from young people who aim to study full time towards an undergraduate university (academic) degree in Commerce (Economics, Business Economics, Accounting, Investments and Finance), BCom Informatics, BSc Computer Science, BSc Information Technology, BIT-Bachelors of Information Technology, BIS-Bachelor of Information Science, Business Science, Science and Mathematics, Engineering or Commercial LLB 1.3.1 1.3.2 Students who apply for an Engineering degree may be considered for the Sasol Inzalo Foundation Bursary should they qualify Only first year Actuarial Science students already at university will be considered. 1.4 Applicants currently in Grade 12 and applicants already in possession of a National Senior Certificate should have obtained at least 60% in all their subjects with a minimum of 70% in Mathematics (not Maths Literacy) and 70% in English FAL or 65% in English HL Please apply timeously for admission to the educational institution of your choice. 2. Instructions for submission of application forms 2.1 Applications will only be considered if completed in full and signed by the applicant and if all the supporting documents have been included. 2.2 Documents that accompany the application form must be certified (see checklist below). Please tick “3” on Yes if you have included a certified copy of the specific document. (Your application will not be considered without the relevant documentary proof, as applicable). 1. South African ID 2. Grade 11 results 3. This year’s June results (or your latest results if you are not studying this year) 4. Official Matric/ NSC results if you have completed Grade 12 5. Tertiary students: June results or progress report of all subjects (if no examinations were written) 6. Payslips for your parent(s)/ guardian if employed (or letter from employer and sworn statement or tax return statement stating income) 7. Latest financial statements if your parent/ guardian is self-employed 8. Sworn affidavits if your parent(s)/ guardian is/ are unemployed 9. Death certificates if your parent(s) is/ are deceased 10. Divorce certificate if your parents are divorced 11. Sworn statement from one parent if your parents are separated 2.3 Bursaries will only be offered to applicants who are currently in Grade 12 or in their first year of University. 2.4 Changing your degree after submitting your application form may lead to a cancellation of the bursary. 2.5 No bursaries are available for private tertiary institutions. 3. Bursary amounts Investec offers full cost bursary annually towards study-related expenses. Terms and conditions apply. 4. Completed application forms: acknowledgement of receipt StudyTrust (Investec’s bursary administrator) will notify you by sms when your application form has been received.

All properly completed applications will be considered and a selection will take place from September to December 2016.

All applicants may be notified of the outcome by sms not later than 21 December 2016.

 

Please contact StudyTrust only if you have not had a response by 15 January 2017 on: Telephone: (011) 403 1632; E-mail: info@studytrust.org.za Please note that only a select few candidates will be shortlisted for this prestigious bursary. Meeting the minimum selection criteria does not imply that an application will automatically be successful

FUNZA LUSHAKA BURSARY FOR TEARCHING 2017

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.

 

CHIETA: Bursary / Scholarship Programme 2017

Closing Date: 31 August 2016 at 15:00

The CHIETA has established a bursary Programme to offer financial assistance to young South Africans who qualify to undertake full­time studies at any accredited South African Public Tertiary Institution within the following subsectors:

Petroleum

Base Chemicals Glass

Explosives Fertilisers

Pharmaceuticals

Fast Moving Consumer Goods

Speciality Chemicals

Surface Coatings

The bursary shall cover tuition fees as determined through statement of account up to the maximum capped amount of R45000.00 for Under­graduates and R60000.00 for Post­graduates per annum. If there is a balance available then books and other expenses can be covered based on proof of expenditure up to the maximum capped amount.

Eligibility

  • South African citizen
  • Youth between the age of 16 to 35 who do not have any other bursary funding
  • Applicants who have recently completed Grade 12/Matric with Mathematics and Physical Science or
  • Applicants who registered with a Tertiary Institution and have passed all their modules of their previous semester or year
  • Such applicants must already be studying at an accredited South African Tertiary Institution in one of the above mentioned field of study

Requirements

  • Applicants must complete in full the Bursary Application form which is available on the CHIETA website
  • Attach a certified ID copy
  • Attach a certified copy of final Grade 12 results or recent statement of results.
  • Certified proof of registration from a Tertiary Institution to be submitted before contract signing if awarded the bursary

How To Apply

All interest parties may download the application form (http://www.chieta.org.za/Portals/0/2016­Bursaryapplication­Form_1.pdf)on www.chieta.org.za (http://www.chieta.org.za) or send an email to bursary@chieta.org.za (mailto:bursary@chieta.org.za) Application forms and supporting documents must be posted to: Mahlatse Xinzi Strategic Projects & WIL Specialist

CHIETA

2 Clamart Road

Richmond

Johannesburg

2092

The application window will open on 18 July 2016 and close on 31 August 2016 at 15:00 (If you have not heard from CHIETA by 09 September 2016 consider your application unsuccessful). CHIETA reserves the right to determine the number of bursary allocations for the academic year based on the total available budget. Applications will be approved at the discretion of CHIETA. Further enquiries can be addressed to: Mahlatse Xinzi or Princess Moumakoe at 011628 7000 or bursary@chieta.org.za (mailto:bursary@chieta.org.za)

Harmony: Bursary / Scholarship Programme 2017

Closing Date: 31 August 2016

BURSARY APPLICATION FORM : 2016

The following documents should accompany this application form:

A certified copy of your personal identity document

Certified proof of your results (if in grade 12, submit grade 11 December results and Grade 12 June results)

Full details of your academic transcript if already at a tertiary Institution Your curriculum vitae/resume

The Objective Of The Harmony Bursary Scheme:

The objective of the Harmony Gold Bursary Scheme is to recruit and select bursars preferably from communities surrounding our operations for full time study at accredited Tertiary Institutions.

The Bursary Scheme accommodates students entering or already at Tertiary Institutions.

How To Apply

 

Apply Online for the Harmony: Bursary / Scholarship Programme 2017 

 

FUNZA LUSHAKA BURSARY FOR TEARCHING 2017

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.

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