Bursaries & Scholarships - September 2017



Newsletter - September 2017

Hi,

Please find a list of bursaries and scholarships for September 2017. For more information on scholarships and bursaries visit our the NEW upgraded gostudy website, www.gostudy.net/sa. This website provides free online career information and guidance to learners making their career and subject choices. Gostudy provides:

- Career guidance questionnaires

- Occupation descriptions

- Information on study opportunities

- Information on where to study

- Bursary and scholarship information.

Regards

Dennis Stead
PACE Career Centre



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Hugh le May Fellowship - Closing 31 August

Rhodes University is offering three and six months residential Fellowship in alternate years to senior scholars. Only qualified applicants should apply i.e. At the conclusion of the Fellowship, the Fellow will be required to present a report on the work undertaken. The Fellow will be required to appropriately acknowledge the Fellowship and Rhodes University in all publications emanating from the period of the Fellowship.




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National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) - Closing 31 August

The NFVF provides funding to students in financial need to pursue film and television related studies at all accredited tertiary institutions in South Africa. International bursaries are also awarded to post graduate students who wish to study a course that is NOT offered at any South African tertiary institution.



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Munich RE Graduate Development Programme - Closing 31 August

Munich Re is one of the world's leading reinsurance companies with more than 11,000 employees at over 50 locations around the globe. We are working on topics today that will concern the whole of society tomorrow, whether that be climate change, major construction projects, gene technology or space travel. The MRoA Graduate Trainee Programme will give you a thorough introduction into the many different activities of a leading global reinsurer and advance your personal development. The Programme provides the opportunity to hone your professional, technical and social skills over a year (with a possibility to renew for a second year). Seeking graduates majoring in Mathematics/Statistics, Computer Sciences, Marketing, Risk Management, Occupational Therapy, Nursing, Biokinetics, Physiotherapy.



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Klaus-Jürgen Bathe Leadership Scholarships for UCT Students - Closing 31 August

The Klaus-Jürgen Bathe Leadership Scholarships are awarded on an annual basis to selected UCT undergraduate students with demonstrated leadership potential, for the purposes of financially supporting the scholars as they continue with their chosen degree programmes at UCT, at the same time developing their leadership potential through additional Programme activites, to better prepare them for eventually taking up significant leadership roles in South Africa or other African countries.

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Allan Gray Orbis Fellowship Programme - Closing 31 August

Grade 12 learners and first year university students from the following countries: South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Swaziland. For pioneering bright young students, to produce high impact responsible entrepreneurs.



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Volkswagen Foundation Scholarship for Postdoctoral Research (Sub-Saharan Africa)- Closing 05 September

This very specific Postdoctoral Fellowship Program by the Volkswagen Foundation aims at providing sustainable support for research in the Engineering Sciences in Sub-Saharan Africa. It offers opportunities for postdoctoral researchers at both junior and senior (i.e. 3 – 6 years post-PhD) level to develop and conduct their own research projects.

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Starke Ayres Bursary - Closing 31 August

Starke Ayres's bursary programme aims to harness outstanding achievers at tertiary levels into our fold of growing talent, by offering the participant financial aid for studies. South African citizens currently studying or intending to study Full Time at a South African university in the following fields: BSc- Genetics / Plant Breeding / Plant Production / Soil Science / Plant Science. Only applications from students who have completed their first year at a Tertiary Education Institution will be considered (i.e. 2nd year students onwards).

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Multichoice Graduate Programme - Closing 31 August

MultiChoice is the Video Entertainment segment of the Naspers, which is a broad-based multinational media group headquartered in South Africa and Dubai with principal operations in pay television and video entertainment. The group operates in almost 50 countries in Africa. The MultiChoice Graduate Program provides an overview into different roles and departments within the Video Entertainment Technology (VET) division i.e. Information Technology, Broadcast Technology as well DSTV Digital Media: whether you enjoy analytics, development, user interface design or programming there’s a place for you in our organisation

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Liberty Learnership Programme - Closing 05 November

Liberty's learnership programme is aimed at introducing young talent to a career in the financial services sector that includes workplace experience and formal training. The learnership programme is supported by the Insurance Sector Education and Training Authority (INSETA) and learners receive an NQF Level 4 qualification as well as eight months’ work experience.

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Volkswagen Foundation Scholarship for Postdoctoral Research (Sub-Saharan Africa) - Closing 05 September

This very specific Postdoctoral Fellowship Program by the Volkswagen Foundation aims at providing sustainable support for research in the Engineering Sciences in Sub-Saharan Africa. It offers opportunities for postdoctoral researchers at both junior and senior (i.e. 3 – 6 years post-PhD) level to develop and conduct their own research projects.

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BMW Speedup Bursary - Closing 15 September

The BMW Speedup bursary provides bursary support and a graduate development programme for high potential future employees. It offers participants paid vocational experience, the opportunity to participate in dialogue development sessions with our associates, individual projects and assignments as well as the potential for further participation in the BMW SA Graduate Programme.

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Allan Gray Orbis Fellowship Programme (High School) - Closing 30 September

The Foundation offers high school scholarships to learners who demonstrate the potential to excel academically, and who have the desire to fully engage in available opportunities. Scholarship recipients, known as Allan Gray Scholars, receive funding for high school tuition. It is the Scholarship’s vision to develop a community of young entrepreneurially minded leaders so that Scholars will become Candidate Fellows or gain access to university. The Scholarship was created to broaden the pool of Fellowship applications from those who are able to demonstrate financial need in Southern Africa. The Scholarship focuses on the development of intellectual imagination, encouragement of personal initiative, infusion of spirit of significance, courageous commitment and pursuit of excellence.

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SA Institute of Electrical Engineers Bursary Scheme - Closing 30 September

The bursary is awarded to students with financial needs and on academic merit. It is also renewable after consideration of the student’s progress.

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Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries - Undergraduate - Closing 30 September

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 awards target the previously disadvantaged and impoverished persons from poverty-stricken and rural communities. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries - Undergraduate - Closing 30 September

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 awards target the previously disadvantaged and impoverished persons from poverty-stricken and rural communities. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Group 150 bursaries for undergraduate studies - Closing 30 September

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. 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. Enquiries can be directed to Nadia DeLaRey at Nadia.DeLaRey@standardbank.co.za.

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Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education (FPE) - Closing 01 October

Through the Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education (FPE) the Pharmaceutical Society promotes and administers the availability of bursaries for undergraduate study of pharmacy at recognised institutions in SA from the second year of study onwards.

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Coronation Exceptional Student Bursary - Closing 30 September

Coronation has a bursary programme that identifies previously disadvantaged learners from designated groups with academic potential who want to study. During their studies, students are offered mentorship from within the business and vacation work as preparation for the working world. The intention is that once the bursary students graduate, they would be employed by Coronation. COMPLETED APPLICATIONS MUST BE RETURNED BY EMAIL TO: bursaries@excelatuni.com OR BY FAX TO: 086 535 6089.

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Unemployed Direct Learner Bursary (Transport SETA) - Closing 31 August

The Transport Education and Training Authority (TETA) invites Unemployed Learners registered / planning to be registered within TVET and HET Institutions to submit applications for bursary funding. This bursary funding is aimed at addressing the scarce and critical skills within the transport industry. The bursary award targets previously disadvantaged and impoverished youth from rural and urban communities within South Africa, females and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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