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Government bursaries

Gauteng City Region Academy (GCRA) (Various Fields)
Study fields:

Various Fields

Requirements:

All qualifying youth, with particular preference given to youth from Gauteng, who wish to study for an undergraduate and/or post-graduate programme at an accredited and registered Post School Education and Training institution in South Africa.

Closing Date
29 February 2024

Private company bursaries

Poliomyelitis James Gear International Fellowship Application (Science & Mathematics)
Study fields:

Science & Mathematics

Qualification Sponsored:

Medical degree or Degree in Veterinary Sciences or a Doctorate in the Sciences or equivalents. 

Requirements:

  • The fellowship is a prestige award made only to those eminently well qualified to receive it. 
  • Those eligible for the award are postgraduates with at least a medical degree or degree in veterinary sciences or a doctorate in the sciences or equivalents. 
  • Potential applicants may need to be interviewed by members of the Scientific Advisory Panel. 
  • Fellows will be required to give an undertaking to return to South Africa for at least 3 years upon completion of their research project internationally. 
  • Preference will be given to South African citizens or individuals with permanent resident status. 
  • The deadlines for submission of applications must strictly be adhered to. Applications must arrive at the NICD on or before the deadline date.  No late applications will be considered. 
  • Ensure that all sections of the form are completed and all requested documents uploaded before submission.
  • On return to South Africa, the applicant can apply for an amount of R 250,000 for a 1-year post-fellowship research grant at an approved South African Institution.

Closing Date
28 February 2024
Poliomyelitis MSc Bursary Application (Science & Mathematics)
Study fields:

Science & Mathematics

Qualification Sponsored:

Masters in Virology

Requirements:

  • MUST be registered for the degree the applicant applies for
  • Applicants that have obtained a minimum pass of 60% – please make sure you attach the latest academic record as proof
  • Years of support: MSc = 2 years
  • Preference will be given to South African citizens or individuals with permanent resident status.
  • The deadlines for submission of applications must strictly be adhered to. Applications must arrive at the NICD on or before the deadline date. No late applications will be  considered
  • Ensure that ALL sections of the form are completed and ALL requested information is attached.
  • Very Important: Upon completion of the degree the PRF would like you to confirm that the student graduated as well as a list of publications.
  • After completion of your MSc a Final Bursary Form MUST be submitted and can be downloaded from here.

Closing Date
28 February 2024
Poliomyelitis Research Foundation PhD Bursary in Virology (Science & Mathematics)
Study fields:

Science & Mathematics

Qualification Sponsored:

Virology

Requirements:

  • The PRF works to improve the health of the nation by supporting research into VIROLOGY.
  • MUST be registered for the degree the applicant applies for
  • Applicants that have obtained a minimum pass of 60% – please make sure you attach the latest academic record as proof
  • Years of support: PhD = 3 years
  • Preference will be given to South African citizens or individuals with permanent resident status.
  • The deadlines for submission of applications must strictly be adhered to.
  • Applications must arrive at the NICD on or before the deadline date. No late applications will be considered

Closing Date
28 February 2024
Poliomyelitis Research Grant in Virology (Science & Mathematics)
Study fields:

Science & Mathematics

Qualification Sponsored:

Research in Virology

Requirements:

  • Research grants are awarded to established researchers who have a track record of independent innovative research supported by a significant publication record.
  • This grant will only be awarded to applicants in possession of at least a PhD or equivalent degree.
  • The PRF must be acknowledged in all publications arising from a proposal funded by the PRF.
  • The deadlines for submission of applications must strictly be adhered to. Applications must arrive at the NICD on or before the deadline date. No late applications will be  considered
  • Ensure that ALL sections of the form are completed and ALL requested information is attached.
  • After completion of your PhD a Final Bursary Form MUST be submitted and can be downloaded from here. 

Closing Date
28 February 2024
Shoprite Biological and Agricultural Sciences (Science & Mathematics)
Study fields:

Science & Mathematics

Qualification Sponsored:

Shoprite Biological and Agricultural Sciences

Requirements:

  • 60%+ Aggregate
  • 3rd or 4th academic year
  • SA citizen
  • 27 years old and younger

Closing Date
30 April 2024
Shoprite Criminology Bursary (Social Sciences)
Study fields:

Social Sciences

Qualification Sponsored:

Criminology

Requirements:

  • 65%+ Aggregate
  • 2nd academic year
  • SA citizen
  • 27 years old and younger

Apply online at :

Shoprite Criminology Bursary

Closing Date
30 April 2024
Shoprite Food Science Bursaries (Science & Mathematics)
Study fields:

Science & Mathematics

Qualification Sponsored:

Food Technology (Food Tech) or Food Science degree

Requirements:

  • 60%+ Aggregate
  • 3rd or 4th academic year
  • SA citizen
  • 27 years old and younger

Closing Date
30 April 2024
Shoprite Information Technology Bursaries (Information Technology)
Study fields:

Information Technology

Qualification Sponsored:

Information Technology Bursaries

Requirements:

  • 60%+ Aggregate
  • Minimum 65% in Mathematics (from 2nd year of study)
  • Students in 2nd to 4th academic year/Honours
  • SA citizen
  • 27 years old and younger

Closing Date
30 April 2024
Shoprite Retail Business Management Bursary (Management & Planning)
Study fields:

Management & Planning

Qualification Sponsored:

Retail Business Management

Requirements:

  • 65%+ Aggregate
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th (Advanced Diploma) academic year
  • South African citizen
  • 27 years old and younger

Closing Date
30 April 2024
Shoprite Supply Chain & Logistics Bursaries (Numerical &Financial)
Study fields:

Numerical &Financial

Qualification Sponsored:

  • Bachelors of Commerce: Logistics (Quantitative Management)
  • Bachelor of Science: Operational Research or related degree/qualification

Requirements:

  • 60%+ Aggregate
  • 2nd or 3rd academic year
  • SA citizen
  • 27 years old and younger

Closing Date
30 April 2024
Shoprite: Accounting (Various Fields)
Study fields:

Various Fields

Qualification Sponsored:

Accounting (CA Stream - SAICA)

Requirements:

  • 65%+ Aggregate
  • Minimum 65% in Accounting, Taxation and Auditing
  • 2nd, 3rd and 4th academic year/ PGDA / CTA
  • SA citizen
  • 27 years old and younger

Apply online at :

Shoprite: Accounting

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