Newsletter: October 2016

Hi Everyone,

Please find the latest list of bursaries, scholarships and internships available for various fields of study, expiring soon. Shares this information with learners, friends and family members who you think will benefit.

All the best,

Dennis Stead

PACE Career Centre

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African Scholars' Fund (TVET College) - Closing 31 October

Students wishing to attend a Public FET college in the Western Cape, Eastern Cape and North West Provinces. Applicants should not be older than 25 years of age. A minimum of Grade 10 with Mathematics and Science is required for technical courses. 

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Access Trust (TVET College Bursaries) - Closing 30 November

The Access Trust provides financial support to students studying at TVET College in the Western Cape. Bursaries are for full-time post-matric courses at Western Cape Public TVET colleges. Bursaries are for needy young people in socio-economically vulnerable urban and rural communities doing full-time post-matric courses at Western Cape Public TVET colleges only for: Engineering Studies, Occupational programmes (except beauty and hair-dressing), Information Technology, Business Studies, National Diploma Farming Management, Education Studies, Sport Administration, Sport Coaching, Performing Arts, Bursaries are not awarded for NCV courses. Students who have other bursaries may not apply for an Access Trust bursary.

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Funza Lushaka Bursary Programme (DoE) - Department of Basic Education (DBE) for reapplications - Opening on 04 October

The Funza Lushaka Bursary Programme is a multi-year programme that promotes teaching in public schools. Full-cost bursaries are available to enable eligible students to complete a full teaching qualification in an area of national priority. Recipients of these bursaries will be required to teach at a public school for the same number of years that they receive the bursary. Note: the closing date is for students reapplying for funding only. New applications close in January.

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Monash South Africa Bursary – Closing 15 November

Monash South Africa, a campus of Monash University Australia is an institution of higher education situated in Johannesburg, South Africa. The Monash South Africa scholarship process occurs twice a year in November and May. Monash South Africa scholarships are available to South African and International students.

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NEET (National Economic Education Trust Fund) - Closing 31 October

For Matric (Grade 11) students, from disadvantaged backgrounds, who have applied to, and received acceptance into a university or university of technology. The NEET focuses on identifying and preparing Grade 12 students to be ready, and to study at tertiary institutions.

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PPS Chairman's Fund - Bursary Fund (Post-graduates students only) – Applications Opening 14 October & Closing 31 December

Students must be registered at a participating South African University or University of Technology (listed below) registering for a fourth academic year of study or post-graduate degree and must be studying towards a profession, which on qualification, would be eligible for PPS membership.

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Commonwealth Scholarships for Master’s and PhD study – (Postgraduate students) – Closing 3 December

Commonwealth Scholarships for Master’s and PhD study in the UK are offered for citizens of developing Commonwealth countries. These scholarships are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID). Approximately 300 scholarships are awarded each year.

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Swaziland Scholarship Services – Closing 31 December

This scholarship is awarded to Form 5 Swazi students who wish to study in the country, in South Africa or in other recognized Universities. The scholarship covers pre-service training, first degree and diploma courses as well as Post-Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) and an Honours Degree in Psychology.

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Gates Cambridge Scholarships for International Students – Closing 02 December

Gates Cambridge Scholarships are highly competitive full-cost scholarships. They are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge. Gates Cambridge Scholars are expected to be academically outstanding with the ability to make a significant contribution to their discipline while in Cambridge. At the start of the application process, potential Scholars are ranked by the department they are applying to.

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UK Government Chevening Scholarships for International Students – Closing 03 November

Applicants from all fields of study are invited to apply for the UK government Chevening Scholarships for International Students. Applicants should hold a degree that is equivalent to at least an honours degree in the UK before applying.

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South African Sugar Association (SASA) Bursaries - Closing 17 October

To promote innovation in South African sugarcane agriculture, the South African Sugarcane Research Institute (SASRI) hosts a dynamic post-graduate programme on the SASRI campus in Mount Edgecombe, KwaZulu-Natal. The research is conducted under the supervision of SASRI scientists who are affiliated with several leading South African universities, including the University of KwaZulu-Natal, University of Pretoria and University of the Free State and Stellenbosch University.

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