Newsletter – August 2016

Hi Everyone,

Please find the latest list of bursaries and scholarships. 

The future for funding scholarships in South Africa and Africa is looking brighter. For example, The PEI – Gates Foundation PhD Scholarship Programme is seeking to award 10,000 PhD Scholarships to African researchers over the next ten years. Read more on this opportunities to come, here.  We will keep you updated. 

Be part of a network which 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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Accenture Education Trust (2nd to 4th year) – Closing 15 August

Students with strong academic ability with limited financial resources, majoring in Bachelor degree in Computers or Electrical / Electronic / Industrial Engineering

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Allan Gray Scholarship – Closing 30 September

Allan Gray Scholarship application is available to current Grade 6 learners wishing to enter high school. The Foundation uses a trusted model, which allows selection from a diverse pool of applicants. Successful applicants known as Allan Gray Scholars are recommended for placement at one of our partner Placement Schools.

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SA Institute of Race Relations (SAIRR) – Closing 31 August

The national bursary programme of the Institute dates back to 1935. Since then our students, among them Mr. Nelson Mandela, who won a bursary worth £120 in the late 1940s, have served the country in almost every field of endeavour. The bursary application process starts online on 1 July 2015 and closes 31 August 2015. Please note that only application forms from the Bursary Department at the South African Institute of Race Relations will be considered.

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NEET – 31 August

NEET was established to support the educational progress of high-potential students from disadvantaged backgrounds, with a special focus on maths and science learners. The NEET focuses on identifying and preparing Grade 12 students to be ready and to study at tertiary institutions, and to support students at tertiary level. Student is connected to a donor.

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The South African Actuaries Development Programme (SAADP) – 31 August

The programme seeks to actively address the problem of the acute shortage of actuarial skills in the black community in South Africa. We do this by unearthing and harnessing mathematical and analytical skills amongst black students in order to expose and help them to capitalise on career opportunities in the field of Actuarial Science.

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Institution of Certificated Mechanical and Electrical Engineers SA Bursaries – 31 August

Bursaries will be restricted to studies in either Mechanical or Electrical Engineering (Heavy Current) which is required by a student to eventually obtain the Certificate of Competency. The bursary will include studies at Technical College, University of Technology or University. The educational institution must have accreditation from ECSA. Only second year student applications will be considered.

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Construction Education and Training Authority(CETA) – 31 August

Bursaries will be made available to develop identified skills, with special emphasis on scarce and critical skills in the construction related field.

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Rhodes Trust

The Rhodes Scholarships are postgraduate awards supporting outstanding all-round students at the University of Oxford, and providing transformative opportunities for exceptional individuals. They are young women and men from diverse backgrounds and interests who show potential to be public-spirited leaders for the world's future.

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Manchester Metropolitan University Undergraduate or Postgraduate Scholarships

Manchester Metropolitan University is offering a number of Vice-Chancellor scholarships for international students. Scholarships are available for pursuing full-time undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes at MMU.

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