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Private company bursaries

Cape Gate Isaac Joffe Fellowship Bursary (Engineering)
Study fields:

Engineering

Qualification Sponsored:

  • Electrical & Information Engineering
  • Mechanical, Industrial & Aeronautical Engineering

Requirements:

  • South African citizen
  • Completed Matric
  • Studying full time towards an Electrical Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering (B.Ing) degree qualification
  • Completed your 1st year of studies
  • Entering your 2nd year of study
  • Studying at a recognised and accredited University in South Africa
  • Achieved a minimum “C” symbol for overall average in 1st year final results
  • Proven financial need
  • Students will be required to take part in paid vacation work at the company, during the December to January holidays.
  • Bursaries are awarded for 1 year at a time and are renewable each year based on satisfactory academic performance.
  • Once students have graduated, they will be required to work for Cape Gate (Pty) Ltd for the equal duration of funding received.

Closing Date
28 February 2021
Grand West (Various Fields)
Study fields:

Various Fields

Qualification Sponsored:

  •  Tourism and hospitality
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Math, Science and Technology

Requirements:

Applicants must reside and be registered full time for undergraduate study at a higher education institution in the Western Cape 

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Grand West

Closing Date
1 February 2021
Momentum (Information Technology)
Study fields:

Information Technology

Qualification Sponsored:

Coding and Web Design

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Momentum

Closing Date
31 January 2021
The Poliomyelitis Research Foundation (Various Fields)
Study fields:

Various Fields

Qualification Sponsored:

  • BSc (Hons) – Applicants that have obtained a minimum pass of 60%
  • Masters – Applicants that have obtained a minimum pass of 60%
  • PhD

Requirements:

South African citizens

Closing Date
28 February 2021

Government bursaries

Elias Motsoaledi Local Municipality (Various Fields)
Study fields:

Various Fields

Requirements:

  • Residents in the Elias Motsoaledi Municipality
  • Previously disadvantaged
  • Should have received provisional acceptance letter from the public university, university of technology or TVET college
  • Must have not received financial assistance from the municipality in the previous financial year

Closing Date
21 January 2021
Funza Lushaka (Educational Support Services)
Study fields:

Educational Support Services

Qualification Sponsored:

Undergraduate studies

  • 4-year Bachelor of Education degree (BEd), specialising in Foundation Phase (Grade R – 3), Intermediate Phase (Grade 4 – 6) and Senior and Further Education and Training Teaching (Grade 7-12).

Graduate studies

  •  One-year Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) for graduates whose degrees reflect two priority subjects where one module/course was successfully completed or studied at third year level while the second priority subject was successfully completed or studied at second year level

 

Requirements:

  • South African citizens with a valid South African ID number
  • The applicant should demonstrate good academic ability
  • Applicants should be 30 years and below to qualify for the Funza Lushaka Bursary
  • Allocation of Funza Lushaka bursaries to Higher Education Institution employees, their spouse and their dependents/children is not permissible
  • The Funza Lushaka bursary does not fund extended programmes
  • The applicant must be accepted into an approved BEd degree or PGCE programme to specialise in two or more of the priority areas
  • The applicant should demonstrate good academic ability
  • The applicant must show commitment to a teaching career, which includes: interest in working with young people; enthusiasm for a professional career in teaching; readiness to face and surmount difficult challenges and personal integrity
  • The applicant must be committed to teach in any school to which a student may be placed by a Provincial Education Department (PED).

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Funza Lushaka

Closing Date
28 February 2021
KwaZulu Natal Department of Economic Development Tourism and Environment (Engineering)
Study fields:

Engineering

Qualification Sponsored:

Aeronautical Engineering

Requirements:

  • South African Citizens residing in KZN
  • Applicants must come from a disadvantaged background, preferably in the rural areas
  • Student must be accepted at the University of Pretoria or Wits University to study Aeronautical Engineering
  • Students must be the ages 15-35
  • Motivation for requesting the bursary
  • Indication of KZN residential address ie. statement of water, lights or electricity

Closing Date
28 February 2021

Scholarships

The Campus France office in South Africa (Various Fields)
Study fields:

Various Fields

Qualification Sponsored:

Master’s or Doctoral programme

Requirements:

  • Citizen and resident of South Africa
  • Under the age of 33 years old on 1st January 2021
  • Applicants must be eligible for admission to the chosen Master’s or Doctoral programme
  • Application for university admission at three French universities should take place at the same time as the scholarship application (admission letters or at least correspondence with the institutions will be required)
  • Applications to French public universities are recommended since they have French government subsidised fees
  • French proficiency is not required, provided they are pursuing a study course in English and have the ability to conduct research in English

Closing Date
20 January 2021

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