SAICA Walter Sisulu University Chartered Accountancy (CA) Bursaries (60% pass in English and Maths required)

Are you an aspirant chartered accountant? Lack funding? Then you will be pleased to know that the Walter Sisulu University in association with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) and University of Cape Town is inviting applications from South African matriculants who have passed their Grade 12 with a minimum of 60% (Level 5) in English and Maths (NOT Maths Literacy) to apply for one hundred (100) FULL bursaries to study towards the 4-year Bachelor of Accounting Science (BCompt) degree at Walter Sisulu University in Mthatha, Eastern Cape.

What are the requirements?

To be considered for the bursary you must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Have passed Grade 12 (Matric);
  • Have marks of 60% or more in Maths and English;
  • Must be a South African citizen; and
  • Meet or exceed the Walter Sisulu University admission score for B.Compt which is 32 points (excluding Life Orientation).

How to apply?

To apply contact Athi Mzimmkulu (the Project Co-ordinator) by email on OR by telephone or cellphone only during normal working hours: Tel: 047 502 2013/2069 OR Cell: 078 320 5528.

**This opportunity is available to all South Africans who meet the requirements. It is not limited to the Eastern Cape. Candidates from all provinces may apply.

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Statistics South Africa 2014 Bursaries

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) is inviting applications from young South Africans looking to pursue their full-time studies in 2014 at any South African university. These bursaries are open to South African citizens who are currently in matric (Grade 12) [or those who have completed matric but are not currently studying] or in university but not beyond their second year of study. Applicants need to be 17 – 21 years old to be considered.

What are the requirements?

You must be studying or planning to study full-time towards any of the following qualifications at a South African university:

  • BA – Geography (majoring in GIS), or Demography or Population Studies
  • BSc – Computer Science or Mathematical Statistics
  • BCom – Economics, or Accounting or Statistics

Depending on your current educational level, you have to meet either of the following sets of minimum requirements to be considered:

Minimum requirements for school leavers (those in currently in Matric or those who have completed it):

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • Be between the ages of 17 and 21 years old
  • Have a university acceptance letter
  • Must have achievement Level 5 in Mathematics (NOT Maths Literacy)
  • Have an aggregate mark of 65% or more.

Minimum requirements for university students (those in currently in their 1st or 2nd year of study):

  • Be between the ages of 17 and 21 years old
  • You must be a South African citizen
  • Must be currently (in 2013) in your 1st or 2nd year of undergraduate studies
  • Have a minimum of 60% pass mark in all major courses.

How to apply?

Download the 2014 Statistics South Africa Bursary Application Form by clicking here  OR you can get the form at any Statistics South Africa provincial office. Send the completed application form together with you CV, certified copies of your ID, Transcript of Academic Record (for university current students only), qualifications and matric (grade 12) certificate to Statistics South Africa by post or in person on the addresses below:

Postal address Physical address
Nozibele Maso

Human Capacity Development

Statistics South Africa

Private Bag X44





Statistics South Africa,

170 Thabo Sehume Street,

Pretoria Central








CLOSING DATE: 10 January 2014

Any late, unsigned, or incomplete application forms will not be considered.

Successful applicants will be notified of their award status on or before 30 January 2014.

If you have any questions regarding this internship please contact Exten Makwela on 082 888 2484 or by email on or Nozibele Maso on 012 310 4855 during normal working hours.

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Nampak Tissue Bursaries 2014

Nampak Tissue invites applications from young South Africans who are interested in studying towards a National Diploma in Pulp and Paper Technology at the Durban University of Technology (DUT) for a period of 3-years starting in January 2014. Bursars will also be required to work on vacations and do in-services training with Nampak Tissue at its tissue making mills. Pulp and Paper Technology is a specialised field of chemical engineering.

What are the requirements?

To be considered for this bursary, applicants have to meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Be a South African citizen;
  • Have a Grade 12/Matric certificate;
  • Having passed Grade 12 with both Mathematics (NOT Maths Literacy) and Physical Science passed with at least C-symbol on Higher Grade or A-symbol on Standard Grade. OR Level 5 pass in both subjects on NSC;
  • You must be a hard worker;
  • Have technical and analytical ability;
  • Be able to achieve high academic results;
  • Be prepared to work shifts in a production environment (both during the duration of studies and after completion).

What does this bursary cover?

This bursary will pay for:

  • Your tuition fee (including registration fees), food, accommodation and books;
  • You will also be paid a monthly stipend.

You will also have the opportunity to work during university breaks (holidays) at Nampak Tissue’s tissue making mills during your 1st and 2nd year of studies. In your final year, you will have the opportunity of doing an in-service training with Nampak Tissue.

How to apply?

To apply for this bursary, please send your application, accompanied by a complete CV and a copy of your Grade 12 (Matric) certificate to Jack Steyn at Nampak Tissue by fax or email on the following details:


Fax: 086 501 7527.

Closing Date: 18 November 2013

Please note: Nampak Tissue will give preferred consideration to previously disadvantaged groups.

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W&RSETA Bursary Programme 2014

The Wholesale and Retail SETA (W&RSETA) is offering bursaries for the second consecutive year to learners who have successfully completed W&RSETA Learnerships at NQF level 2, 3, 4 or 5 and who want to register to further their studies at public Higher Education Institutions.

The W&RSETA has identified as one of its strategic objectives the need to support learners who have successfully completed W&RSETA Learnerships by offering them bursaries to further their studies thus addressing Outcome 4.2.3. of the National Skills Development Strategy which is to ensure that high-level national Scarce Skills are being addressed by work-ready graduates from Higher Education Institutions

Learners must have completed the W&RSETA’s NQF 2, 3, 4 or 5 Learnerships and could either be employed or unemployed.

The W&RSETA has made available 1000 bursaries to:

  • 500employed learners and 500 unemployed learners.

  • The programme is for full-time or part-time studies at any public South African University. The duration of the qualification should not exceed 3 years.

  • Learners who will be accepted by their preferred public South African University

This Bursary is restricted to learners who enroll for qualifications related to the Wholesale and Retail Sector and which seek to address any of the following Scarce Skills identified in the W&R Sector Skills Plan:

  • Retail Management;

  • Food and Beverage Scientist

  • Operations Management

  • Purchasing Management (Buyers and Planners);

  • Financial Management

  • Financial Business Analyst

  • Bookkeeping

  • Retail Business Analyst

Applications must be accompanied by the following documents:

  • An updated CV (with contact details etc.);

  • A certified copy of the W&RSETA NQF 2, 3, 4 or 5 certificate;

  • A certified copy of their Matric certificate or equivalent qualification;

  • Proof of University admission; and

  • A completed application form which is obtainable on the W&RSETA by downloading here (CLICK TO DOWNLOAD) or from the W&RSETA Head Office and Regional Offices.


All applications must reach the W&RSETA on or before the closing date 31 October 2013. Information about this specific bursary programme can be obtained from Elizabeth Maila at W&RSETA Head Office on 012 622 9500 or use our free SMS line on 30909 with your details for the W&RSETA to contact you. All Applications must be posted to Private Bag X106, Centurion, 0046

If you do not receive any correspondence from the W&RSETA within a month after the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

Department of Rural Development and Land Reform Bursary Programme 2014

The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform is currently offering  bursaries to qualifying applicants who are South African citizens and wish to  commence with tertiary studies during the 2014 academic year in one of the  following fields of study. Females and people with disabilities are encouraged to  apply.

Fields of study to be funded through this bursary and minimum requirements:

Fields of Study Minimum Requirements (National Senior Certificate)
Bsc in Land Surveying/Geomatics Mathematics and Physical Science
Bsc in Town and Regional Planning/Urban Design Mathematics, Geography and/or Physical Science
Bsc/BA in Geo-Informatics/ Geographic Information Science Mathematics and Physical Science
National Diploma in Surveying/ Cartography Mathematics and Physical Science
National Diploma in Town and Regional Planning Mathematics and/or Physical Science and Geography
Postgraduate studies (Honours/Masters in Geo-informatics / Geographic Information Science) It is a statutory requirement in terms of the PLATO Act (Act 40 of 1984) and the DPSA OSD that candidates must meet the requirements for registration with the Council for Professional and Technical Surveyors (PLATO) after completion of their studies. Consequently it is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the programme offered by the university is accredited by PLATO.


It is the student’s responsibility to seek admission with tertiary institutions and  accommodation within University or University of Technology residence. Applicants  will be expected to enter into a contract with the Department.
The bursary is for a  full-time programme and will be renewed annually based on academic performance  or results.
The Bursary covers:  
  • Tuition.
  • Registration.
  • accommodation.
  • Meals.
  • Living. allowance.
  • Book fees
Applications should include the following: .
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Contact details.
  • Certified copy of identity document.
  • Letter of acceptance from tertiary institution.
  • Matric/Grade 12 results to be forwarded as soon as it is available    

Applications to be forwarded to: The Bursary Officer, Department of Rural  Development and Land Reform, Directorate: Human Resource Development,  Private Bag X833, Pretoria 0001 or hand delivered to: The Bursary Officer,  Department of Rural Development and Land Reform, Directorate: Human  Resource Development, 184 Jeff Masemola Street, Pretoria 0001.

Enquiries: Mr Tony Clark, tel. (012) 312-9662, Ms Lillian Mokgohloa, tel. (012)  312-9713, Ms Ansi Bothma, tel. (012) 312-8249, Ms Makaepea Ralephenya, tel. (012)  312-9142, Ms Thato Langa tel. (012) 312-9757. 

Closing date: 30 September 2013. 

Applicants should consider their applications  unsuccessful if they have not received a reply  by 31 January 2014.

Please note that there are no application forms for the bursary, apply as instructed above. If you do not understand anything contact the enquiries people listed above.

2014 South African Institute of Race Relations (SAIRR) Bursaries

The South African Institute of Race Relations (SAIRR)  is inviting applications from students and prospective students studying or intending to study towards any qualification at a South African institution of higher learning to apply for it’s 2014 Bursary Programme. The bursary does not have specific study field requirements, as such any one studying towards a recognised qualification at a South African university, university of technology or college may apply.

How to apply?

Please note that only application forms from the Bursary Department at the South African Institute of Race Relations will be considered. Application forms downloaded from any other websites will not be taken into account.

There are six steps to applying for a bursary from the Institute:

1.  Complete the online application form here. The closing date by which to complete this form is 31st August 2013.

2.  The completed online applications will be reviewed by the Institute.  They will produce a short-list of potential bursary recipients.

3.  The Institute will contact all short-listed applicants.  Each short-listed applicant will be supplied with documents that he or she will require in order to complete the application process.  Please note that if you are not contacted by the Institute by 30th September 2013 then you have not been short-listed.

4.  Short-listed candidates must complete the documents they received under step 3 and return these to the Institute by 15th November 2013.

5.  The Institute’s bursary selection committee will review all those final applications received on or before 15th November 2013 and make decisions about which students are to receive bursaries for 2014.  These decisions will be taken by 15 February 2014.

6.  The Institute will notify the students who have been granted bursaries.

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Transnet extends bursary applications closing date

Transnet has shifted the bursary application closing date to 31 August 2013. The Transnet Bursary Programme covers the following study areas in 2014:

Industrial (Ref No.: 60000173)
Electrical – Heavy Current (Ref No.: 60000167)
Electronic (Ref No.: 60000171)
Mechanical (Ref No.: 60000169)
Civil (Ref No.: 60000175)
Mechatronics (Ref No.: 60000174)
Metallurgy – Physical (Ref No.: 60000170)

To apply for the bursary and to get more information on the bursary please click here to see the original Bursary Bin advertisement of the Transnet Bursary Programme.

The Auditor-General of South Africa 2014 Bursary Programme

The Auditor-General of South Africa (AGSA) is inviting applications from students or matric learners intending to study to become a chartered accountant. The Auditor-General of South Africa is a comprehensive bursary programme paying for school fees, meals, accommodation and books. On completion of your studies you will have to work for the Auditor-General of South Africa.


Must be studying or intending to study towards a qualification as a Chartered Accountant (i.e. BCom Accounting CA stream, Bachelor of Accounting CA stream and BCompt) at a University accredited by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA).

Bursary holders are required to serve articles / training contract with the organisation on completion of their studies as per the bursary contract.

Bursaries are awarded to South African citizens only.

How to apply

To Apply FOR THE Auditor-General of South Africa (AGSA) 2014 Bursary Programme please click here.

Closing Statement

Bursary applications for 2014 academic year will open on the 1 August 2013 and close on 15 September 2013

Illovo Engineering Bursary Programme 2014

One of South Africa’s largest sugar manufacturers, Illovo Sugar Ltd, is inviting applications for its 2014 Bursary Programme for students interested in studying or already studying towards a qualification in either, electrical, mechanical or chemical engineering at a South African university or university of technology. The bursary programme will fund the successful applicants’ studies starting in 2014.

Which fields are covered?

The bursary will consider applications from students studying towards a a degree or national diploma (all those studying towards a national diploma will also have to register for a B.Tech qualification once they complete an in-service training for their diplomas).

The following fields are covered by this bursary programme:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering – Light Current
  • Electrical Engineering – Heavy Current
  • Mechanical Engineering

What will the Illovo Bursary pay for?

It will pay for your school fees, registration fees, accommodation, meals and all prescribed books.

How to apply for the Illovo Bursary?

To apply you have to click here now. Follow all the instructions on how to apply. The Closing date is 30 September 2013 .

Note: You will be required to work for Illovo during vacations and on completion of your studies.

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Foskor 2014 Bursary Programme

Foskor, the leader in phosphate beneficiation, as well as an employer of choice, offers exceptional bursary opportunities to talented and deserving students of all race and gender groups for study at a recognised South African University.

Applicants must meet with the following criteria:

  • Grade 12 with Mathematics and Science on Achievement Level 6 (70%). English at least on Achievement Level 4 (50%)
  • Undergraduates who are currently studying full time, without a bursary, at a recognised South African University in the fields listed below, may also apply.

Bursaries are for B Degrees only in the following fields of engineering:

  • Mechanical
  • Instrumentation
  • Electrical
  • Mining
  • Chemical
  • Geology

Applications should contain the following documentation:

  • Summarised Curriculum Vitae – 1 Page (including contact details)
  • Certified copy of Grade 12 certificate
  • Certified copy of your ID document
  • Registration document from a University stipulating field of study

Applications, including all necessary documentation and quoting reference FOSB2013, should be faxed to 035 902 3321 / 015 789 2072 or sent via e-mail to

Closing Date: 31 December 2013

If you have not been contacted by 31 March 2014, please assume that your application was unsuccessful.

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Barloworld Education Trust Bursaries 2014

Barloworld, the distributor of leading international brands and provider of integrated rental, fleet management, product support and logistics solutions, is inviting applications for its Barloworld Education Trust bursaries for 2014.

Applicants are invited for consideration of the 2014 bursary in the following areas:

  • Engineering
  • Industrial
  • Mechanical
  • Mining
  • Supply Chain (Logistics)
  • Information Technology – BSc Computer Sciences
  • Sales and Marketing


You will be eligible to apply if you meet the following criteria:

  • Preference will be given to  2nd, 3rd or 4th year students studying  towards one of the  above-mentioned qualifications,
  • Studying  full-time at  recognised Institutions of Higher Learning, Universities or Universities of Technology, and
  • Have obtained a pass symbol in all their subjects in their June/July 2013 examinations
  • Previously disadvantaged individuals as defined in BBBEE codes
  • South African citizens


How to apply

Application forms should be obtained from Barloworld HR department or Barloworld internet (Click here to download the APPLICATION FORM also download this information letter (click here) which will guide you on how to apply)

Applications should be submitted by 31st July 2013 online or posted to:
The Barloworld Education Trust
PO Box 782248
Sandton 2146

  • Enquiries may be e-mailed  to    / Tel (011)445-1155  (Hayley Gaberthuel).
  • The BET may call for additional information and/or a personal interview with the
  • Successful  and unsuccessful  applicants will be advised in writing by  31st October 2013.
  • Please note that no other bursary grants may run concurrently with a BET bursary.
  • Preference will be given to students who show academic and leadership potential.

Denel Dynamics 2014 Internships and Bursaries


Denel Dynamics offers bursaries to top performing South Africans who have a passion for engineering in a high-tech environment and who are achievement driven.

The bursary award will cover: • University Tuition • Books • Accommodation• Computer allowance • Allowance
An individual is eligible to apply for a BURSARY provided the following minimum conditions are met: • Should be studying/ intend to study a BEng degree (in one of the fields listed below) at a recognised South African University • Has not received any other bursary for the same period for which they are applying • South African citizen • Has not failed any subjects and an average of 60% for the current academic year.

Internships (Engineer-in-Training):

Denel Dynamics offers a 12 month Internship programme to top performing Engineering GRADUATES providing them with a true learning opportunity by being able to execute real product development work in a safe learning environment.

On completing the 12 month programme, the engineering graduates will have solid training in a high-technology product development environment, which will allow them to continue their career with confidence. They will have an excellent understanding of the work environment enabling them to make informed choices with regards to their future and in the work place.

An individual is eligible to apply for an INTERNSHIP provided the following minimum conditions are met: • Has a BEng degree (in one of the fields listed below) from a recognised South African University • South African citizen • Has not failed any subjects and attained an average of 60% in his/her final year • Has completed not more than 1 year of formal work experience since graduating.

Bursaries and Internships are awarded are in the following engineering fields: 

  • BEng Mechanical
  • Electronic
  • Computer
  • Aeronautical
  • Mechatronic and Industrial

TO APPLY CLICK HERE (Please note: you will be required to register an account at the destination website)

Applications close on 31 August 2013

Investec Bursary Programme for 2014

Investec is inviting applications from South African matriculants, current Grade 12 learners and first year students to apply for their 2014 bursary programme. The main criteria for the selection of applications is financial need and academic potential.

Study fields funded
Bursary applications are invited from young people who aim to study full time towards an undergraduate university (academic) degree in :

  • Commerce (Economics, Business Economics, Accounting, Investments and Finance),
  • BCom Informatics,
  • BSc Computer Science,
  • BSc Information Technology,
  • BIT-Bachelors of Information Technology,
  • BIS-Bachelor of Information Science,
  • Business Science,
  • Science and  Mathematics,
  • Engineering or
  • Commercial LLB

Students who apply for an Engineering degree may be considered for the Sasol Inzalo Foundation Bursary should they qualify  .
Only first year Actuarial Science students already at university will be considered for this specific degree .


  • Applicants currently in Grade 12 and applicants already in possession of a National Senior certificate should have obtained at least 50% in all  their subjects with a minimum of 60% in Mathematics (not Maths Literacy) and 60% in English.
  • Applicants who wrote Matric  (Grade 12) prior to 2008 must have obtained a minimum of a C-symbol in both Mathematics (HG) and English (HG).
  • Bursaries will only be offered to applicants who are currently in Grade 12 or in their first year of University.
  • Changing your degree after submitting your application form may lead to a cancellation of the bursary.
  • No bursaries are available for private tertiary institutions.

Bursary amounts

The bursary amounts are reviewed and are subject to change every year.  For the 2013 academic year successful applicants received a partial bursary  to the value of R70 000. Applicants are thus advised to also apply through the Financial Aid Office of their university of choice for a study loan from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) to cover the shortfall. Terms and conditions apply.

Studietrust (Investec’s bursary administrator) receives thousands of application forms each year and it is therefore not possible for us to acknowledge  receipt of all completed forms. All applications will be considered and selection will take place from September to December 2013. All applicants will be notified of the outcome by sms not later than 14 December 2013. Please contact us only if you have not had a response by 15 January 2014 on:
Telephone: (011) 403 1632; E-mail:

How to apply

When completing the form, please take note of the following:

  • Read the instructions carefully
  • Return the application form to Studietrust before 30 September 2013
  • Send the completed form, together with the required documents, to Studietrust, PO Box 29192, Melville, 2109. No faxed or e-mailed  applications will be accepted
  • Applications that are not 100% complete will not be considered. Please ensure that all the requested documents are attached
  • Only applications from South African citizens will be considered.

CLOSING DATE: 30 September 2013

Actuarial Science Bursary 2014 | Old Mutual

If you love numbers and think you have what it takes to be an actuary then we have an offer for you! Old Mutual offers Actuarial Science bursaries to study at the University of Cape Town or Stellenbosch University.

Take a minute and ask yourself a few questions:

  • Are you dedicated and self-driven?
  • Are you a maths whiz?
  • Do you have good communication skills?
  • Do you like a challenge?
  • Do you have that x-factor that sets you apart from all others?

If you answered “Yes” to the questions then you’re half way to becoming a recognised top-earning professional! The other half requires hard work and dedication.

The Actuarial Bursary Programme offers you and other young South Africans the opportunity to develop an actuarial career.

What you get

Just take a look at what the University of Cape Town and Stellebosch University bursary covers:

  • All tuition.
  • Accommodation with meals.
  • General and book allowance.
  • Travel allowance (where applicable).
  • Incentives for good performance.
  • Academic and emotional support.
  • Good networking opportunities.
  • Vacation work from second year.

Post Graduation

After your studies you can enjoy:

  • Guaranteed employment after university.
  • One-on-one mentoring by an experienced qualified actuary.
  • In-house rotation programme exposing you to professional development across all areas.
  • Working with acknowledged industry-leading experts in different fields, shaping South Africa’s financial future!

What you need to qualify

You need Mathematics with a strong A-plus result and A’s and B’s for the rest of your matric subjects.


Actuarial Bursary Application Form (85kb pdf).

Preference will be given to South African black learners i.e. Africans, Coloureds and Indians (in terms of the Employment Equity Act). Please ensure that the application is completed in your own writing.

Additional Documentation

Send certified copies of:

  • Your identity document.
  • Your results.

Useful information:

  • Read through the requirements carefully.
  • The Application deadline is 30 July.
  • If your results are not available please send your application form in indicating that your results will follow as soon as they are available.
  • Provide valid contact details.
  • Sections 8 and 9 need to be completed by your school principal (not applicable to university students).
  • Don’t forget to attach your biography and essay to your application form.


The Coordinator Actuarial Bursary Applications

Actuarial Resource Development (2M)
Old Mutual
Po Box 66
Cape Town

Only applications submitted directly to this office will be considered (i.e. please do not deliver your applications to branches or submit via a financial adviser).

Submissions will be shortlisted and those candidates will be interviewed.

Selection Process

If you do not hear from us it is your responsibility to contact the Bursary Office.


Tel: +27 (0)21 509 2656 / +27 (0)11 217 1707.

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Accounting Bursary | Old Mutual

Old Mutual South Africa is inviting applications from prospective and current accounting students to apply for their accounting bursary programme. Applications closes on 15 July.

Well-trained, qualified accountants contribute significantly to the success of Old Mutual and South Africa. That’s why we offer bursaries to the best young financial minds, to people who are passionate about pursuing a career in Chartered Accounting and making a real difference!

What does the bursary offer?

Old Mutual Accountancy Bursaries cover:

  • The full costs of tuition at University of Cape Town (UCT).
  • Residence fees and one annual return flight home for students who are not studying in their hometown.
  • Vacation work.
  • The better the quality of your degree the more incentives you will be offered.
  • Book and general allowance.

How to qualify for the bursary?

You need a matric with at least 70% or Level 6 for all subjects including Mathematics (not Maths Literacy) and English.

You also need to commit to our CA Training Programme after which you will work for Old Mutual for a specified period of time. Please apply timeously for admission to the university.

How to Apply

Download the application form (CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD) which must be completed in your own writing. You can also contact the Bursary co-ordinator at +27 (0)21 509 2656 for an application form.

Useful information

  • Read through the requirements carefully.
  • Send certified copies of your identity document and your results, not originals.
  • Application deadline is 15 July.
  • If your results are not available please submit your application form in the meantime and indicate that your results will follow as soon as they are available.
  • Provide valid contact details.
  • Sections H & I of the application form need to be completed by your school principal.
  • Don’t forget to attach the required hand-written biography and essay to your application form.
  • We will not accept application forms sent by fax or email.
  • Only South African citizens can apply.
  • Please note that this opportunity is intended for EE/AA candidates only.


The Coordinator – Accounting Bursary
FinRisC Human Resources (4C)
Old Mutual
Po Box 66
Cape Town

Contact Number

Tel: +27 (0)21 509 2656

Old Mutual is the largest and most well-established financial services provider in Southern Africa. Our proud heritage and prominent position in the industry is reflected in our operational strength and performance (across all our business interests), our robust balance sheet, powerful finanical flexibility (with access to international capital markets ) and our diversity of business.


PwC Tax Bursaries 2014

Qualifying students must be studying towards the following disciplines:

  • Currently in the 3rd year of study towards the B Acc/LLB degree and intend to register for the 4th and 5th year of study
  • Currently in the final year of the B Com Law degree and intend to register for the post graduate two year LLB degree
  • Currently in the 3rd year of study towards the B Bus Sc degree (financial accounting and law stream) and intend to register for the 4th and 5th year of study
  • Students who intend registering for the Masters in Taxation or LLM  in Tax Law degrees may also apply.

Bursary students are required to maintain a consistenly good academic record at university and to pass the required number of subjects in each academic year according to PwC’s requirements. Bursary holders are also required to complete the appropriate work period with the firm on completion of their post-graduate studies depending on the value of the bursary awarded or the number of years for which the bursary is awarded.

Competencies / Skills:
Qualifying students must obtain consistent passes in all subjects with an average of at least 60%. Proficient in English with strong communication skills. Must have participated in sport and/or other extramural activities at school and/or university. Good interpersonal skills, drive, determination and leadership potential.



PhD Trainees (Ref: Health Economist PhD Intern 04.13) X 2 required | HSRC

PHHSI seeks to appoint two PhD trainees, with an interest and specialisation in Health Economics for a period of three years. The successful candidates will be based in Pretoria or Cape Town.

The Internship Programme in the HSRC is meant to provide the successful candidates with an opportunity to further develop their research expertise by working with subject experts and project specialists. The internship experience is intensive and requires mature individuals who are able to work under supervision and participate effectively in a team. The successful individuals will be required to balance their day to day duties and responsibilities in PHHSI and the HSRC with their PhD studies related work and complete their thesis within 3 years. Time is set aside for this purpose.

Key responsibilities will include:

In addition to completing their PhD degrees within three years, the PhD  trainees are required to participate in all aspects of the research process as they work with staff on research projects related to health care financing and health systems research. Among other duties they will participate in the following activities under supervision:

  • Conceptualisation and execution of research projects;
  • Writing funding proposals for funding applications;
  • Collection and analysis of data;
  • Producing peer reviewed research articles that appear in accredited scientific journals
  • Write up of research results including workshops and conferences presentations, high quality research reports and manuscripts for submission to accredited scientific journals;
  • Developing own personal academic competencies through formal and informal training activities;
  • Assist with administrative matters in the research environment.

Key requirements:

  • For a PhD Internship, applicants must be in possession of a Master’s degree (or equivalent qualification) and be registered for, or about to register for, a PhD with a registered South African University;
  • Have an interest and some experience in Health Economics and any other of the priority research areas of PHHSI (e.g. infant, child and maternal health including reproductive health; nutrition; social determinants of heath such as smoking, alcohol and stress; health promotion and disease prevention, and gender in health and development);
  • Experience in and understanding of quantitative and qualitative research approaches will be a strong recommendation;
  • Proficiency in or working experience with some or all of the following programmes:  MS Access, Excel, Word, SPSS, STATA, Nvivo, AtlasTI or other relevant statistical packages;
  • Sound knowledge of data management and data analysis or statistical skills will be advantageous;
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment;
  • Good communication and leadership skills.

The HSRC offers attractive, market-related packages depending on qualifications and experience.

Applications: In your application, please include: your CV, a letter of motivation, the advert reference, the details of three recent referees (with telephone, fax and e-mail contact details), and photocopies of up to three of your sole or first-authored publications.  The HSRC will only consider applications that comply with the above requirements.  Applicants may be required to undertake a written exercise in the competencies required for the position.

Please submit your application to: : The HR Generalist, Private Bag X9182, Cape Town, 8000 or hand deliver it to the HSRC, Ground Floor Reception, Plein Park Building, Cape Town. E-mailed and faxed applications will not be accepted.  For further enquiries, please contact Professor Demetre Labadarios on +27(0)21 466 7802.

The HSRC is committed to accelerating the improvement in the proportion of its senior managers, research leaders and support staff who are black, female or disabled.

Closing date: 13 May 2013. We encourage applicants to submit prior to that date. Applicants who have not been contacted within eight weeks should assume that their application has been unsuccessful. Only candidates who are interviewed will be advised of the outcome of the interview.


SizweNtsalubaGobodo 2014 Chartered Accounting Bursaries

SizweNtsalubaGobodo is inviting matric learners and current students studying towards a CA(SA)  qualification at a SAICA-recognised university to apply for their 2014 Chartered Accounting bursary programme. The full/partial bursary will be awarded to previously disadvantage students (South African), who have consistently proven academic excellence/performance.

Students will also be expected to maintain an excellent academic progress throughout their level of studies.

Full bursary includes payment of tuition fees, accommodation, books and monthly allowance.

Minimum Requirements

Students must be currently studying and/or planning to study towards a Chartered Accountant (SA) qualification with an SAICA accredited University.

Students must obtain a minimum of 60% per subject.

Student will be awarded bursaries on the basis of consistent academic performance (awarding of full/partial bursary will depend on current financial status, which will be reviewed by the firm).


Progress will be monitored and evaluated on a quarterly basis to ensure academic progress.The student must readily avail themselves at all times for vacation work at SizweNtsalubaGobodo.


Good Luck

INTECSEA/ WorleyParsons South Africa Bursary 2014

WorleyParsons South Africa is inviting prospective students and current students in engineering fields to apply for their bursary for 2014.

What are the requirements for the WorleyParsons Bursary?

You have to be studying towards an engineering qualification at a South African university or be planning to study towards a qualification in the field of engineering in 2014.

How to apply?

Please download the WorleyParsons RSA Bursary Application Form by clicking here. Then fill it in and attach the following documents to the application:
  One ID photograph
  Certified copy of your ID
  Certified copy of matric results
  Copy of most recent University results (on a University letterhead)
  Certified copies of other relevant certificates or qualifications

THE CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 31 APRIL 2013. Candidates will be advised of the outcome by end of October 2013

Send your fully completed application form with the required documents to:

WorleyParsons Bursaries
Human Resources – Learning and Development Department
WorleyParsons RSA (Pty) Ltd
P.O. Box 22

Goodluck! The Bursary Bin.

2014 SAB Mechanical / Mechatronics Engineering Bursaries

South African Breweries (SAB) is inviting learners who are in matric or those already at university to apply for their 2014 Mechanical / Mechatronics engineering bursaries. Application would have to be studying or planning to study towards a BSc degree in Mechanical or Mechatronics Engineering at a South African university in 2014.

Do your other ingredients include a BSc degree in Mechanical or Mechatronics Engineering combined with an unquenchable desire to learn, grow and exceed your own life expectations?

Join our powerful world of opportunity and purpose!

Get drafted!

Competence Requirements
Bursaries are available to South African citizens who have:

• Achieved an average of 70%+, are matriculating at the end of 2013

• Already studying with a 65 %+ average and who show good leadership potential

• Studying towards a BSc Mechanical/Mechatronics Engineering qualification

Output and Accountabilities
In addition to financial support, our bursars are also afforded the opportunity to learn more about the working world by participating in the resolution of real business challenges, through structured summer school or vacation work.
SAB expects its bursars to maintain high academic standards and exemplary behavioural conduct during their years of study. After the successful completion of their degrees, our bursars join the company full time as graduate trainees.
Additional Information
The advert has minimum requirements listed. Management reserves the right to use additional / relevant information as criteria for short-listing.  The South African Breweries is an equal opportunity employer and all employment decisions will be in line with the company’s equity strategy.

Nedbank 2014 Bursaries

Are you a grade 12 or current university student looking to further your studies next year?  Do you believe that a better future is achievable but don’t have means to finance your studies?

Apply for a Nedbank bursary and join a vision-led, values-driven organization that is building Africa’s most admired bank.

Learners looking to apply for a Nedbank bursary must meet the following minimum requirements.
• Must be completing Grade 12 or have completed Grade 12
• Students already registered with a recognised university (i.e. currently in 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th year or
post-graduate study)
• Aggregate of 65%
• Must be in Financial need
• Must study full time at a registered university of the Council of Higher or university of technology

Our bursary programme can help you fulfil your future career aspirations if you intend studying in one of the following fields:


  • BSC Mathematics and Statistics
  • BSC Actuarial Science
  • BSC Computer Science
  • BSC Quantity Surveying
  • BSC Agriculture
  • BSC Property & Construction studies
  • Engineering
  • Quantity Surveying
  • BComm Accounting
  • BComm Marketing
  • BComm Human Resourcing
  • BComm Business Finance
  • BComm Business Management
  • BComm Business Science
  • BComm Economics
  • BComm Marketing
  • BComm Mathematics and Stats
  • BComm Banking
  • BComm Risk Management
  • LLB/Law
  • N. Diploma IT/BTech IT
  • N. Diploma Property
  • related studies
  • N. Diploma Quantity Surveying

Bursary allocations are aligned with Nedbank’s transformation objectives, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
When applying, submit a copy of your Grade 11/12 or university results.

Click here to apply

If you need more information 0r have a question to ask about this bursary programme, please contact Nedbank’s Bursary Department on the following details:

Tel: 011 294 2756
fax: 011 295 2756

Kindly download, print, complete and sign the budget analysis form and ensure you email it to Only applications with a completed and signed budget analysis form will be considered.

Technikon Bursar Civil X2 available at Eskom

Position: Technikon Bursar Civil X2 (Re-Advert)
Task Grade: TR2
Area of specialisation: Civil [In-service training (P1 & P2) and bursary for completing S3 and S4 studies for civil candidates]
Department: Training
Business Unit: Koeberg Operating Unit
Location: Western Cape
Reference Number: 50155100DK/329-1136782

Closing Date: 18 April 2013

Minimum Requirements

  • Qualification(s) :
    • Grade 12 including Mathematics and Science and a completed S2 qualification in the designated field. (All subjects completed)
    • Reserved for candidates who require in-service training to obtain their Diploma
    • Proof of eligibility to register for P1 and or P2 in-service training at the relevant University of Technology

Key Responsibilities

  • Be a team player
  • Be safety conscious
  • Have emotional resilience
  • Be responsible and committed
  • Have a high level of drive and motivation
  • Have the ability to perform physical work
  • Have a high level of technical learning ability
  • Have the ability to understand technical concepts
  • Have a conscientious and self-disciplined approach
  • The successful applicants would be expected to complete P1 and P2 practical training(18 months)

If you have not been contacted within 28 days of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Note that the appointment of the candidate is at Eskom’s sole discretion, taking into account factors that Eskom considers relevant including but not limited to Eskom’s employment equity policy. Eskom supports a smoke-free environment.


2014 Harmony Bursaries

Harmony is one of South Africa’s leading gold producer and it is counted among world leaders in gold mining. The mining company is inviting students and prospective students already studying or intending to study at a South African university to apply for the bursary for 2014 tuition.

The objective of the Harmony Bursary Scheme is to recruit and select bursars for full time study at accredited Tertiary Institutions. By educating, training and developing individuals who demonstrate the appropriate skills, knowledge and competence, value creation is sustained for the company and all it’s stakeholders.

The scheme contributes to the development of historically disadvantaged South Africans and covers tuition and residence fees, as well as prescribed textbooks and a personal allowance.

What are the requirements of the 2014 Harmony Bursary?

  • When you are ready to apply online, get electronic copies of your results, CV and Id
  • All applications should be received by or on 31 May 2013.
  • Information provided should be supportive of your application.
  • Students applying for bursaries; with less than a B Symbol in Mathematics and Physical Science will not be considered. Students applying for bursaries in Finances with less than a C Symbol in Mathematics and a B Symbol in Accounting will not be considered.

Preference is given to the following fields, which are functional to the mining industry:

Mining Engineering

Mining is an underground or open cast process whereby minerals are extracted by means of explosives.


Metallurgy is the study of the economical recovery of precious metals and minerals. (Exploring by use of all the disciplines and techniques.)

Mechanical and Electrical Engineering

A competent Electrical or Mechanical Engineer is a member of the management team at each operation. They are responsible for the safe installation and the proper operation, running and maintenance of all machinery, both electrical and mechanical. They are also responsible for the safe erection and proper maintenance of all buildings and structures on these operations.


At Harmony the Geologist is an integral member of the Management Team, and is accountable for extracting ore body in an optimal manner. At an early stage the geologist will apply his/her knowledge to the practical solution of problems in the underground environment, liasing closely with the production teams. Daily duties include underground mapping, borehole logging, data collection and synthesis (structural, sedimentological and grade) and communication of their findings to the rock breaking teams.


The finance department is responsible for all financial transactions. The correct allocation, classification and value of these transactions should be done on a daily basis.

The function is also responsible to ensure that the company complies with certain statutory requirements as lined out by the Companies and Tax Acts.

Applying for a bursary

To apply for a bursary for 2014, please complete our online application form before 31 May 2013. All bursaries awarded will lead to a contractual obligation between Harmony and the bursar.