BURSARIES

Applications for the 2014 intake of the Investec Bursary are now open until 31 September 2013

Investec is offering partial bursaries for the 2014 academic year to students who aim to study full time towards an undergraduate university 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
  • Commercial LLB

APPLY for INVESTEC BURSARY HERE

 

Dept Of Agriculture, Forestry And Fisheries: Bursaries 2

Closing Date: 30 September 2013The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries intends awarding comprehensive bursaries to qualifying applicants pursuing and/ or intending to further their studies in critical scarce skills in agriculture, forestry and fisheries sectors for the 2013 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 deep rural communities. Females and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Field of Study Requirements
  1. B.Sc. Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural Engineering)
Mathematics and Physical Science 6 (70-79)
  1. Bachelor of Veterinary Science (BVSc.)
  2. B.Sc. Viticulture and Oenology
  3. B.Sc. Food Science
  4. B.Sc. Plant Pathology
  5. B.Sc. Agric Soil Science
  6. B.Sc. Agric Agronomy
  7. B.Sc. Forestry and Wood Science
  8. B.Sc. Geo-informatics
  9. B.Sc. Marine Biology
  10. B.Sc. Oceanography and Marine Biology
  11. B.Sc. Ichthyology specializing in Aquaculture
Mathematics and Physical Science 5 (60-69)
  1. National Diploma: Food Technology
  2. National Diploma: Forestry
  3. National Diploma: Oceanography
Mathematics and Physical Science 5 (50-59)
  1. Postgraduate studies (B.Tech, B.Sc. Hons, M.Sc. and Ph.D) in different agriculture, forestry and fisheries study fields linked to DAFF priority research projects.

NOTES

  1. It is worth noting that certain fields of studies are only available at certain institutions of higher learning:
    • B.Sc. Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural Engineering): University of KwaZulu –Natal
    • Bachelor of Veterinary Science (BVSc): University of Pretoria
    • B.Sc. Viticulture and Oenology: University of Stellenbosch
    • B.Sc. Forestry and Wood Science: University of Stellenbosch
    • B.Sc. Oceanography and Marine Biology: University of Cape Town
    • B.Sc. Ichthyology specializing in Aquaculture : Rhodes University
    • National Diploma: Forestry : Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
    • National Diploma : Oceanography : Cape Peninsula University of Technology
  2. Applicants must be South African citizens.
  3. Applicants must complete relevant application form (download for  Undergraduate |  Postgraduate)
  4. Successful candidates will be informed from 27 January 2014 after the National Bursary Committee has finalised the selection process. If you do not hear from us by end of January 2014, consider your application to be unsuccessful.
  5. All completed bursary application forms together with certified copies of ID and certificates/performance results should be sent to the following address:
Attention: Ms Amanda Shokane For further enquiries please contact
Directorate: Sector Education and Training Department of Agriculture, Forestry and FisheriesPrivate Bag X250
PRETORIA 0001
Mr Kaizer Ndlovu : 012 319 7358Ms Tshilidzi Netshilema : 012 319 7848

NB.

(i) 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.

(ii) The National Bursary Committee will make use of the Bursary Scheme’s 14 point system to allocate points to shortlisted applicants.

(iii) 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 agriculture, forestry and fisheries sectors.

 

Bursaries

This is a guide to the available bursaries offered by various companies to the South African students who are furthering or intending to further their studies at the South African high schools or institutions of higher education. This guide is not a substitute for the information provided by the respective bursary offices. This guide should be read in conjunction with the company bursary websites and any information provided by bursary institutions to obtain current and relevant information that may change as part of different company policies.

 

 

Welcome to Eskom‘s Bursary  and In-Service Training online application forms

 

The Eskom bursar application is open for the 2014 intake. Eskom will be awarding bursaries to South African learners intending to study in the fields of Engineering, Accounting, Commerce, Communications and Human Resources and who qualify for selection. The application process will close on 31 July 2013. Please note that applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

 

The selection requirements are as follows:

 

University bursary holder
Prerequisites: Matriculation exemption (or equivalent) and written proof of acceptance for admission by university and faculty
Minimum criteria: Matric exemption

  • Technical disciplines Exemption with
    • Mathematics 60% /5
    • Physical Science 60% / 5
    • English 50% / 4
  • For non-technical disciplines
    • average 60% / 5
Selection Tools
  • Interview
  • Psychometric assessment (applicable in the 2nd year of study)
  • Health declaration
University of technology bursary holder (This bursary is granted only for a maximum of a three year period including P1 and P2 (National Diploma)
Prerequisites Senior Certificate (or equivalent) and written proof of acceptance for admission by the universities of technology and the department
Minimum criteria:
  • For technical disciplines Senior Certificate with?
    • Mathematics Core Maths 50%/4
    • Physical Science Core Science50%/4
  • For non-technical disciplines
    • Average 50%/4
Selection Tools
  • Interview
  • Health declaration
FET bursary holder: a learner awarded a bursary under the FET Bursary Scheme to qualify as an artisan
Prerequisites/ Minimum criteria:
  • Minimum criteria: Grade 10 with:
    • ?Mathematics
    • ?Science
  • Desired criteria:
    • Grade 12
    • Mathematics
    • ?Science
Selection Tools
  • Interview
  • Medical exam /health declaration

 

The application process will close on 31 July 2013. Please note that applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

To apply please click here

 

TOTAL South Africa Bursaries 2014

Target Group

for full-time tuition at an FET college or a university in order for them to achieve a formal qualification e.g. a certificate, diploma or degree.

The aim of the bursary programme is to:

  • Enhance youth development and employability
  • Create a pool of talent to feed into the internship programme
  • Create a skills pool for scarce and critical skills
  • required by the company

We offer bursaries in the following fields:

  • Engineering (Mechanical, Industrial, and Civil)
  • Economics
  • Finance (Accounting or Tax)
  • Marketing
  • Environmental Studies
  • Human Resources
  • Logistics/Supply Chain Management
  • Law and Governance
  • Health and Safety

Who is eligible to apply?

Priority consideration for bursaries is given to previously disadvantaged South African students who have successfully completed their Grade 12 with a university exemption.
Bursaries are also provided to students in their third year of studies provided they have achieved an average of 65% or greater for years 1 and 2 and require funding to continue their studies.

To be eligible learners should not be receiving any financial assistance from another institution or company. Applicants should be between the ages of 18 and 23.

What does the bursary cover?

  • Tuition fees
  • Books and stationery
  • Accommodation (if necessary, subject to review)

Applications should include the following information to be considered:

  • Application letter motivating why a bursary should be awarded
    in your favour
  • Curriculum Vitae with contact details (more than one contact
    number or address)
  • Certified copies of recent academic record/transcript
  • Proof of registration/admission letter from tertiary institution
  • Certified copy of identity document
  • Proof of parents’/guardian’s income

How to Apply

Download Application FormApplications can be emailed to: total-training@total.co.za or sent via post to:
Training and Development Division
Total South Africa,
3 Biermann Avenue,
Rosebank, Johannesburg

Closing Date: 30 October 2013

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ABSA: Bursary Programme 2014

This bursary programme helps Absa employ top talent and it also offers financial support to fulltime students studying towards one of the following qualifications:

Bachelor or postgraduate degree in:

  • Accounting (towards CA(SA) or CIMA or ACCA)
  • Actuarial Sciences
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Informatics
  • Statistics
  • Engineering (Industrial OR Financial OR Process)
  • Risk or Investment management

Agricultural Sciences majoring in one of the following:

  • Animal science with Agricultural Economics
  • Soil science with Agricultural Economics
  • Horticulture with Agricultural Economics
  • Viticulture with Agricultural Economics
  • Agronomy with Agricultural Economics
  • Plant production with Agricultural Economics

Qualifying criteria for Postgraduate and undergraduate university students:

  • Applicants must be studying full-time for the 2013 academic year at an accredited South African university towards one of the qualifications listed above
  • Undergraduate or postgraduate students must have achieved a minimum average of 70% in the first semester of their degree studies for the 2013 academic year
  • Applicants must not have a criminal record

Qualifying criteria for 2013 matriculants:

  • Applicants must have achieved a minimum average of 80% for the June 2013 examinations
  • Applicants must be studying full-time for the 2014 academic year at an accredited South African university
  • Applicants must not have a criminal record

Closing Date: 15 August 2013

How to Apply

Apply Online

This bursary programme helps Absa employ top talent and it also offers financial support to fulltime students studying towards one of the following qualifications:

Bachelor or postgraduate degree in:

  • Accounting (towards CA(SA) or CIMA or ACCA)
  • Actuarial Sciences
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Informatics
  • Statistics
  • Engineering (Industrial OR Financial OR Process)
  • Risk or Investment management

Agricultural Sciences majoring in one of the following:

  • Animal science with Agricultural Economics
  • Soil science with Agricultural Economics
  • Horticulture with Agricultural Economics
  • Viticulture with Agricultural Economics
  • Agronomy with Agricultural Economics
  • Plant production with Agricultural Economics

Qualifying criteria for Postgraduate and undergraduate university students:

  • Applicants must be studying full-time for the 2013 academic year at an accredited South African university towards one of the qualifications listed above
  • Undergraduate or postgraduate students must have achieved a minimum average of 70% in the first semester of their degree studies for the 2013 academic year
  • Applicants must not have a criminal record

Qualifying criteria for 2013 matriculants:

  • Applicants must have achieved a minimum average of 80% for the June 2013 examinations
  • Applicants must be studying full-time for the 2014 academic year at an accredited South African university
  • Applicants must not have a criminal record

How to Apply

Apply Online

 

 

Bursary: East Rand Youth Trust (Residents of Ekurhuleni only)

Value
Full tuition and residence fees

Duration
1 year renewable

Tenable
Any recognised public tertiary institution in Gauteng

Who Can Apply
Residents of Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality. This bursary is awarded on the basis of academic achievement to learners who have achieved a minimum of a B aggregate in matric. In addition to excellent academic qualifications, the Trustees will be looking for some of the following qualities: leadership skills, sound personal conduct and community spirit. This bursary is aimed at previously disadvantaged individuals from a household with a monthly income of less than R3000-00. Learners should already be registered at a recognized institution in Gauteng.

Closing Date
31 October

Address
The Trust Administrator
East Rand Youth Trust
P O Box 965
Kempton Park
1620

 

Marketing Internship

Ref. No 203

Internship Program: Marketing

Location: Cape Town, South Africa

Number of internships offered: 1

Start of program: negotiable

Length of program: 3-6 months

Short description of the program:
Online travel company and tour operator

Internship tasks: E-marketing, PR, Social Media Marketing, own Marketing projects

Applicant requirements:
• Student of marketing studies
• At least 20 years old
• Good English, written and spoken
• Good team player
• Attention to detail, efficiency, good people skills, strong sales driven personality, high energy, independent, pro active.

To apply for this internship, please contact us by email contact@kickstart.co.za and include the reference number with your enquiry. We will contact you with all the relevant application information!

 

Investec Bursary for 2014

Investec is offering partial bursaries for the 2014 academic year to students who aim to study full time towards an undergraduate university degree in various fields.

Fields Covered:

  • 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
  • Commercial LLB.

These degrees represent fields of relevance to the financial services and other key industries. The main criteria for the selection of applications are financial need and academic potential.

Applications are open to:

  • All young SA citizens with academic potential who are in need of financial assistance
  • Pupils holding or working towards a matric exemption with a minimum of 60% in English and Mathematics (not Maths Literacy) and a 50% pass rate in all other subjects
  • Students who wrote matric (Grade 12) prior to 2008 should have a minimum of 60% in Maths (HG) and English (HG).

This opportunity allows successful candidates to access funding:
Investec contributes a partial bursary of R70 000 per year towards study-related expenses. To cover any shortfall, applicants are thus advised to also apply through the Financial Aid Office of their university of choice for a study loan from the National Student Financial Scheme (NSFAS).

How to Apply

Download the application form below and send to the specified address before the closing date

Application Form.

APPLICATIONS CLOSED on 30 September 2013

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Online Marketing Internship

Ref. No.: 208

Internship Program: Online marketing

Location: Cape Town, South Africa

Number of internships offered: 1

Start of program: negotiable/throughout the year

Length of program: 3-6 months

Short description of the program:

This company is an online marketing agency. They specialize in WordPress websites which offer their clients an easy to use Content Management Systems.
The company is a social media specialist that has developed several software applications and services which will improve the efficiency of internal communication, collaboration and online marketing activities of its users. These products and services include the development of media rich web pages, social media optimization and consultation.

Internship tasks:

Will be relating to the aspects which a Marketing Plan covers, such as SWOT, Competitors, Positioning, Product/Service Mix, Customer Analysis, Forecasting (sales/budget) with the use of “Marketing Plan Pro” software.

Applicant requirements:
Student of marketing studies
At least 20 years old
Good English, written and spoken
Good team player
Attention to detail, efficiency, good people skills, strong sales driven personality, high energy, independent, pro active.

To apply for this internship, please contact us by email contact@kickstart.co.za and include the reference number with your enquiry. We will contact you with all the relevant application information!

 

Tourism Internship
Ref. No.: 209

Internship Program: Tourism

Location: Cape Town, South Africa

Number of internships offered: 1

Start of program: January 2014

Length of program: 3-6 months

Short description of the program:

This company is a full-service destination management company with a distinctive personal touch. Based in Cape Town they are operating throughout Southern Africa.
They are primarily known for innovative Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events.

Internship tasks:

Marketing, Business Administration

Applicant requirements:

Student of tourism studies
At least 20 years old
Good English, written and spoken
Good team player
Efficiency, high energy, high motivation, self-discipline

To apply for this internship, please contact us by email contact@kickstart.co.za and include the reference number with your enquiry. We will contact you with all the relevant application information!

 

SABMiller: Bursary Programme 2014

In addition to financial support, the bursars are also afforded the opportunity to learn more about the world of work by participating in the resolution of real business challenges, through structured summer school or vacation work.

SAB expects its bursars to maintain high academic standards and exemplary behavioural conduct during their years of study. After the successful completion of their degrees, the will bursars join the company full time as graduate trainees.

SAB bursaries are currently available in the areas of:

  • Biological Science
  • Chemical Engineering and
  • Mechatronics/ Mechanical Engineering.

How to Apply

Biological Science/ Chemical Engineering

Mechatronics/ Mechanical Engineering:

Closing Date: 16 August 2013

APPLY HERE!

 

SANDF: Military Skills Development System Programme 2014

The SA Navy is offering young South Africans citizens an excellent opportunity to serve in uniform over a two year period. The Military Skills Development System (MSDS) is a two year voluntary service system with the aim of equipping and developing young South Africans with the necessary skills in order to compete in the open market.

Young recruits are required to sign up for a period of two years, during which they will receive Military Training and further Functional Training.

Minimum Requirements for Scares Skills:

  •  South African Citizen (Relinquish any other citizenship).
  •  Aged between 18 and 22 with Grade 12 or 18 and 26 for graduates with National Diploma or N6 Certificate in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.
  •  Student Engineering applicants must have a completed Grade 12 with a degree/national diploma admission with Mathematics and Physical Science as passed subjects with at least B symbol or Level 6 for both subjects.
  •  Combat and Technical applicants must have completed Grade 12 with a degree admission with Mathematics and Physical Science as passed subject with at least D symbol or Level 4 for both subjects.
  •  Preferably single.
  •  Not be area bound.
  •  Have no criminal offences.
  •  Comply with medical fitness requirements for appointments in the SANDF.
  •  Be free form physical disabilities and not suffer from claustrophobia or a fear of heights.

After completion of Military and Officers training in the first year, Combat, Engineering and Technical Candidates will commence Studies at Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Durban University of Technology and University of Cape Town .

How to Apply

Download the Application Form

THE APPLICATION FORM MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH THE FOLLOWING CERTIFIED DOCUMENTS

  • 1. Copy of ID
  • 2. Copy of Matric Certificate
  • 3. A Short CV
  • 4. Highest achieved qualification (e.g. Degree, National Diploma or N6 Certificate)

Enquiries

Admission Enquiries can be directed to: SANDF Recruitment Centre at (012) 339 4000. If interested in the MSDS in the SA Navy, kindly complete the application form with the requested documents & post to:

Department of Defence, SA Navy Headquarters
Private Bag X104, Pretoria, 0001

Should you not receive a response within 60 days after the closing date, kindly consider your application unsuccessful

Further information can be obtained on.

Further information can be obtained on www.dod.mil.za or www.navy.mil.za

 

Clicks Learnerships

Learnership Training Contract: Eastern Cape

posted on the 06 June 2013

To successfully complete a National Certificate: Pharmacy Assistance Learnership Programme through the accredited Pharmacy Healthcare Academy.

Minimum Requirements
? Successfully complete a minimum of twelve months training at a registered Clicks Pharmacy and under an approved tutor

? Attend the required training interventions and successfully complete the competency assessments

? Submit a Portfolio of Evidence

? Provide support to the healthcare team in the Pharmacy under the supervision of a registered Pharmacist and within the legal scope of practice as outlined by the South African Pharmacy Council (SAPC)

? Upon successful completion you may become eligible for permanent employment as a Qualified Basic (Pharmacist Assistant) and you may be selected to further your qualification towards the Further Education and Training Certificate: Pharmacist Assistance

Job Specification
Qualifications and Experience:

? Matric with Maths at a pass rate of 50% or higher (Essential)

? English as first or second language with a pass rate of 50% or higher (Essential)

apply online

 

Vodacom Bursary 2014

Since the scheme was started in 1999, more than 1 000 bursaries have been awarded.

Areas of study

Applicants can apply for a Vodacom Foundation Bursary if they intend to gain a qualification in one of the following fields of study:

Engineering and Operations 

  • Electrical or Electronic Engineering  (Light Current only);

Information Technology

  • BSc Computer Science;
  • BSc Computer Engineering; or
  • Information Systems

Who is eligible to apply?

Applicants need to meet the following requirements to apply for a Vodacom Foundation Bursary.

The applicant:

  • must be a South African citizen
  • must undertake full-time undergraduate studies in a South African tertiary institution
  • be a member of a family who’s total household income does not exceed R150 000 per year
  • must pass Grade 12 with exemption
  • must obtain a minimum “C” symbol in both Mathematics and Science Higher Grade
  • must be younger than 25 years
  • may apply if already in his/her first year of studies in an accredited South African tertiary institution and meet all criteria above

How to Apply

Download Vodacom Bursary Application Form

 

2014 Technology Internship Programme at Accenture

Accenture are offering an internship opportunity to students as part of their Technology Internship Placement programme located in Pretoria.

Apply for the Technology Delivery Centre Network Internship

On our Technology Internship Placement, you can expect to be immersed in live project work from the first month of joining. Intense and rewarding, the scheme allows you to make your first mark on a vast global business, while forming connections with exceptional people at every level.

What will I be doing?

After a few weeks spent on a formal induction, you’ll embark on a four-week training programme at our offices in Johannesburg. You’ll study technologies including Java and SAP (ABAP).Then we’ll assign you to a project where you’ll build your skills ‘on the job’. By the end of the six to eight months, you should come away with some valuable skills – and hopefully with an offer to join us when you graduate.

If you’re passionate about innovation in technology, this is the placement for you.

Training & development

The progression of our people is fundamental to everything we do. This is as true for students who join us on the technical internship program as for our graduates and full-time employees. Your starting point will be our formal induction programme.

It’s a way to welcome you into the Delivery Centre Network that has been designed not only to give you an overview of our work, the processes, tools and packages we use, but also to introduce you to your potential future colleagues.

After your training programme it’s on to your first assignment. This is the opportunity to put what you learnt in the classroom into practice and supplement that formal training with on-the-job skills building that will help you keep pace with changing technologies.

What do I need to Apply?

  • - Updated copy of your CV
  • - Latest Academic Record
  • - Certified copy of ID

How to apply

Apply Online

 

 

ATC/AIM /ATSO Training Bursary Programme > Close Date: 26-Jul-2013

 Summary
Job Title ATC/AIM /ATSO Training Bursary Programme
Location Johannesburg
Type of position Bursary
If contract, period of contract
 Job Advert
Overview ATNS provides air traffic services throughout the country and is responsible for the provision of the air traffic control and navigation system infrastructure necessary to ensure a safe and effective service
Major Activity Bursary Programme:The training bursary provides each bursar with an opportunity to conduct their studies at the Aviation Training Academy (ATA) in Bonaero Park.
After the successful completion of the initial course at the ATA, ATNS may offer the bursar a eighteen months fixed term contract to complete the necessary operational on the job training including additional studies at the ATA.
Minimum Qualifications Grade 12 with Pure Mathematics and EnglishSymbols HG D, SG C or Level 4 and above18 years or olderFluent in English with no speech impedimentsMedically fit
Minimum Experience No experience required but aviation passion and knowledge will be advantageous.
Skills & Knowledge ConfidentGoal DrivenExcellent communication skillsDisciplined and reliable

apply here at here

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