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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ASSET Bursary for W.Cape residents

The Association for Educational Transformation (ASSET) is inviting applications from prospective students in the Western Cape for its bursaries. Bursaries will be awarded to Western Cape residents intending to study at a Western Cape public university next year.

Important note for learners in Grade 12
You should apply to the University or University of Technology of your choice as early as possible to avoid disappointment. You should ensure that all examination results from Grade 11 until June/September of Grade 12 are submitted. Late applications cost more and often lead to frustration when you find your chosen course of study is full.

For more information on how to apply to your chosen Higher Education Institutions
Go to the following links:

University of Cape Town
University of the Western Cape
University of Stellenbosch
Cape Peninsula University of Technology



Please read this information carefully before you fill in the application form.



  • Only South African citizens who are resident in the Western Cape are eligible.
  • Students who are in Grade 12 and intend studying for a first degree, diploma or higher certificate are eligible.
  • You must meet the entry requirements for your chosen field of study.



  • Applications may be made for a University or University of Technology in the Western Cape only.
  • Applications for private institutions or FET Colleges are not accepted.
  • In view of large numbers of applications, only successful candidates will be notified. This will be done by the end of February.



  • Awards are made by a Selection Committee meeting in late January and are based on merit and financial need. Where funds are limited priority is given to students who are financially needy and who are from less advantaged communities.
  • Awards are variable and cover a percentage of the cost of tuition, registration and books.
  • ASSET bursaries are not repayable.
  • Bursars are able to access loans to cover the balance and any other costs through a partnership with NSFAS (National Student Financial Aid Scheme.) Loans through NSFAS are repayable to NSFAS but up to 40% may be converted to a bursary depending on successful results.
  • Bursary funds are paid directly to tertiary institutions.

Download and complete the application form and post it to:
Bursary Department
Association for Educational Transformation
5 Long Street

Please ensure that certified copies of all available supporting documents are enclosed.
Application forms will not be accepted through fax or email.
Hard copies of Application Forms are available from 1 July each year and may be collected from the office or posted to you on request.

Click here to download the application form.

The closing date for bursary applications is 31 OCTOBER.

2014 City of Cape Town Bursaries

The City of Cape Town Municipality is inviting qualifying residents to bursaries for various study fields (see below) to apply for 2014 City of Cape Town Bursaries.

Bursaries for full-time studies at approved tertiary institutions are being offered to people in the greater Cape Metropolitan area, who will be registering for an undergraduate/postgraduate degree/diploma in one of the following fields of study in 2014:

  • ​Agricultural Economics
  • Auditing
  • Atmospheric Science (Honours)
  • Building Development
  • City, Town and Regional Planning
  • Civil Engineering
  • Civil Engineering (Specialisation in Port and Coastal Engineering)
  • Civil Engineering (Specialisation in Urban Engineering)
  • Conservation of the Built Environment/Heritage Studies and Management (Master’s)
  • Development Economics
  • Development Studies
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Electrical Engineering (HC/LC)
  • Energy Management (Master’s)
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Information Systems Auditing
  • Library and Information Science
  • LLB (Specialisation in Labour Law)
  • Local Economic Development
  • Materials and Road Pavement Engineering
  • Material Science (Honours)
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy
  • Project Management
  • Real Estate
  • Social Work
  • Statistics
  • Statistical Science (Honours)
  • Tender and Contract Management
  • Town and Regional Planning
  • Transport Logistics
  • Transportation Studies
  • Traffic Engineering
  • Urban Design
  • Valuations
  • Water and Environmental Science (Honours)

Bursaries will cover registration, examination and class fees.

Enquiries: City of Cape Town: Employment Service Desk: 0860 103 089 (Option 6),
021 400 3619/3601/2044/3899

Closing date: 23 October 2013

Application forms are obtainable from and returnable to the following addresses and at all libraries nearest to you, by no later than the above-mentioned closing date:

  • Brakenfell Municipal Office (cnr Paradys and Old Paarl Roads, Brackenfell)
  • Cape Town Human Resources Employment Counter (Concourse Level, Civic Centre, Cape Town)
  • Helderberg Municipal Office (First Floor, Human Resource Division, cnr Main Road and Fagan Street, Strand)
  • South Peninsula Municipal Office (cnr Victoria and Main Roads, Plumstead)
  • Bellville Municipal Buildings (Voortrekker Road, Bellville)
  • Parow Municipal Buildings (Voortrekker Road, Parow)

Application forms are also avaliable online, CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION FORM NOW.

Please note:

No late applications will be considered
Received applications will not be acknowledged in writing and copies of supporting documents will not be returned
Should you not have received a response from us by 12 December 2013, kindly accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

Trans-Caledon Tunnel Authority Bursary Programme 2014

Trans-Caledon Tunnel Authority (TCTA)’s Project Naledi Bursary Scheme is a skills development intervention with the objective of ensuring a sustainable supply of trained and skilled people to meet its future human resource needs. The project is a response to government’s developmental agenda of creating a pool of skilled employees and to ensure that the country is competitive in the global economy.
In light of the above, TCTA is calling for learners who are planning to undertake undergraduate studies at identified institutions of higher learning in South Africa to apply for a bursary. TCTA is considering applications for the following core fields of study:
  • Bsc Civil/Mechanical Engineering
  • Bsc Environmental Science/ Management
  • B Business Science (Finance)
  • B Business Science (Banking/ Economic Science)
  • Bsc Sanitation and Water

TCTA’s bursaries cover the full payment of registration, accommodation, meals, study material and a reasonable monthly stipend. Successful bursars will be required to attend a full Mentorship Programme for the duration of their studies.

Application Forms are available as follows: 

Collect hard copy Application Forms at TCTA offices (physical address below), OR Download the TCTA BURSARY APPLICATION FORM BY CLICKING HERE . OR Request a soft copy through e-mail: OR Postal requests (postal address below).

All duly completed Application Forms and supporting documents should be submitted to TCTA and clearly marked Project Naledi Bursary Scheme. These should be addressed to- Senior Manager: Transformation, Stakeholder Management and Communications.

Postal Address: PO Box 10335, Centurion, 0046 Physical Address: TCTA, 265 West Avenue, Tuinhof Building, Stinkhout Wing, Ground Floor, Centurion.  e-mail Address: 

Closing date: 31 October 2013


Department of Correctional Services Bursaries 2014

The Department of Correctional Services is inviting bursary applications from unemployed South African citizens for its 2014 Bursaries. The Department Correctional Services Bursary Programme for 2014 covers various study fields including primary health care (nursing), pharmacy, psychology, medicine, plumbing, electrical, welding, internal auditing, social work, and financial management and accounting among many other fields.

Which fields and qualifications are covered by Department of Correctional Service Bursaries?


Field of Study



BA /or BA Honours


National Diploma OR Degree

Food Service Management

National Diploma

Information Technology



National Diploma / Degree / Honours

(i)                  Social Work

(ii)                EAP

National Diploma/ Degree

Internal Auditing

National Diploma or Degree in Nursing

Primary Health Care

National Diploma or Degree

Financial and Management Accounting

Masters Degree

Counselling OR Clinical Psychology

Artisans: National Diploma

(i)                  Welding

(ii)                Electrical

(iii)               Plumbing

What are the requirements for the Department of Correctional Services Bursary Programme 2014?

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be accepted to study at an accredited South African tertiary institution;
  • Be willing to pay the minimum registration fee if enrolled at a tertiary institution that does not accept the Department of Correction Services’ sponsorship letter, if successful (The registration fee will be repaid to you during the course of the year of study).
  • Be willing to work for the Department of Correctional Services on completion of your studies.

How to apply for the 2014 Department of Correctional Services Bursaries?


2. Fill-in the application form and the course fee outline, attach certified copies of your ID, Grade 12 certificate, Highest qualification OR certified copy of your current transcript academic record if you are already studying at a tertiary institution. Also attach proof that you applied to a tertiary institution or that you are accepted for study at a tertiary institution, and a course curriculum OR a prospectus for your chosen qualification.

3. Return the application together with all the documents in Step 2 above to any of these addresses (You must hand deliver or send by normal post (NOT registered mail):


Post your application to:

Ms. Portia Goliath

Private Bag x393,

Pretoria, 0001




Hand deliver to Physical Address:

Broll Building 1077,

Corner Festival and

Arcadia Street, Hatfield, Tshwane


(Enquiries: Tel 012 420 0190)

Limpopo/Mpumalanga/North West

Post your application to:

Mr. Eddie Nhlengethwa

Private Bag x142,

Pretoria, 0001




Hand deliver to Physical Address

Masada Building

C/n Proes and Paul Kruger Street, Pretoria Central, Pretoria


(Enquiries: Tel 012 306 2100/2026)

Western Cape

Post your application to:

Mr. Ngcanga FD

Private Bag x1,

Edgemead, 7407



Hand deliver Physical Address

Breede River Street

Montagu Drive

Monte Vista, 7460


(Enquiries: Tel (021) 550 6068 /78 OR Switchboard: 021-350 6000)

Northern Cape/ Free State

Post your application to:

Mr. Charles Matsapola

Private Bag x20530

Bloemfontein, 9300




Physical Address

Zastron Street 103

Agrimed Building



(Enquiries: Tel (051) 404 0266)

Eastern Cape

Post your application to:

Mr. Twani SV

Private Bag x9013,

East London, 5200


Physical Address

Ocean View, Terrace

East Block

Moore Street, East London

(Enquiries: Tel (043) 706 7803/7840)


Post your application to:

Ms. Rajashree Moodley

Private Bag x9126,

Pietermaritzburg, 3200




Hand deliver Physical Address

Eugene Marais Road

Napierville, Pietermaritzburg


(Enquiries: Tel (033) 355 7303/ 7359)

  • You have to either download the application form and course fee outline above OR go fetch it at the addresses listed above.
  • Faxed, emailed or incomplete application forms will not be considered
  • Any applications that come after the Closing Date: 13 September 2013 at 15:45 will also NOT be considered.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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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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NUMSA 2014 Bursaries

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) is inviting applications from members’ children and children of Numsa staff members to apply for Numsa 2014 Bursaries for university and university of technology studies. The bursaries are available only for FULL-TIME studies at a South African university or university of technology.

What are the requirements?

First and foremost, your parents have to be NUMSA union members or staff members. The you must meet the following criteria to be considered for a NMSA bursary:

You must be studying or planning to study towards any of the following:

  • Information Technology (IT)
  • B Com degree majoring in Auditing, Financial Management LLB, Accounting and Industrial/Labour Relations
  • BSc Engineering (Degrees and National Diploma)
  • B Education (Majoring in Maths and Science)
  • Biomedical Sciences and BSc Computer Science
  • Engineering: Civil, Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical, Metallurgical, Industrial.

How to apply?

To apply you must download the application form (CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD)

Return the application form together with all the required documents to NUMSA on or before 30 August 2013 by post on the address provided on the form.

If you have any questions regarding this bursary please contact Gezile Gumede on 011 783 3578 or by email

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CSIR 2014 Bursary Programme

Are you a university student studying towards a degree in any of the science fields listed below? A matric/grade 12 learner planning on taking up any of the science studies listed below in 2014? Are you eager to have your studies in 2014 funded by one of the CSIR 2014 Bursaries? The CSIR is offering both post-graduate and undergraduate bursaries to deserving students/learners who are performing above average in their studies, you have to obtain an average of at least 65% in your studies. If your average is below 65%, you do not qualify.

Which qualifications will the CSIR 2014 Bursary Programme cover?

Undergraduate: You have to be studying or planning to study towards a a Bsc OR BEng  in any of the following fields:

  • ICT
    • Software Engineering and Computer Engineering
    • Electronic Engineering
    • Computer Science / Computational Linguistics / Information Systems / Information Technology
    • Remote Sensing
  • Built Environment
    • Town and Regional Planning
    • Civil Engineering
    • Architecture
    • Coastal Engineering
    • Applied Mathematics
  • Defence and Security
    • Computer Science
    • Electronic
    • Mechanical
    • Electrical (light current)
    • Aeronautical
    • Industrial
  • Information Security
    • Biomedical Engineering
    • Electronic
    • Computer Science
    • Computer Engineering
    • Electrical
  • Material Sciences and Manufacturing
    • Second- or third-year Mechanical Engineering with specialisation on modelling and simulation in materials
    • Chemistry
    • Electronic  
    • Second-year Physics or Chemistry with a focus on Energy Materials or Materials Science
    • Physics
  • Natural Resources and Environmental Science
    • Ecology/Biological Science (Biodiversity/Ecosystems/Restoration)
    • Third-year in Meteorology/Climatology/Geography
    • Earth Observation
    • Oceanography/Coastal

Post-graduate studies: You have to be studying towards a postgraduate qualification in any of the following:

  • Honours Degree in:
    • Environmental Sciences
    • Third-year in Meteorology/Climatology/Geography
    • Meteorology/Climatology/Geography
  • Any post graduate degree (e.g. Honours, Masters, Doctorate) in:
    • Aeronautical
    • Electronic
    • Electrical (light current)
    • Mechanical
    • Computer Science
    • Industrial
  • A BTECH Degree in:
    • Information Technology

What is covered in the CSIR 2014 Bursary?

The bursary is a comprehensive bursary which will pay for your registration fees, tuition fees, books, food, computer and other related expenses.

How to apply for a CSIR Bursary?

To apply for this bursary you must have the following ready:

  • An updated CV, a certified copy of your ID document, and your latest results – all should be scanned.
  • Remember that you must be a South African citizen who will be enrolled for any of the qualifications above at a South African University in 2014.

TO APPLY CLICK HERE on or before the CLOSING DATE: 13 September 2013.

Should you not here from CSIR by 31 October 2013 please accept that your application was unsuccessful. If you have any questions about this bursary programme kindly contact the CSIR Bursaries department at
(do not send your applications to this email address, you must apply online at the link above.)

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Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries 2014 Bursaries

The national Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has been issuing bursaries to students and matric learners for studying agriculture, forestry and fisheries-related careers for a number of years and most of their bursary recipients a doing very well both in the private and public sector of the South African economy.

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Bursary Programme is inviting applications from matric (grade 12) students who want to pursue a career in one of the agriculture, forestry and fisheries-related qualifications listed below or who are already at university studying towards any of the qualifications listed below.

What are the requirements for the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Bursary Programme?

To be considered for a Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries bursary you have to be intending to study or currently studying towards one of the following and meet the specified requirements:

Degrees or Diplomas that are funded by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries for 2014 Minimum requirements

1. Bachelor of Veterinary Science (BVSc.)

2. B.Sc. Bioresource Engineering

(Agricultural Engineering)

You must have a Matric/Grade 12 National Senior Certificate with the following subjects passed with atleast Level 6 (70 – 79 percente pass mark):

  1. Physical Science

  2. Mathematics

3. B.Sc. Marine Biology

4. B.Sc. Food Science

5. B.Sc. Plant Pathology

6. B.Sc. Geo-informatics

7. B.Sc. Forestry and Wood Science

8. B.Sc. Agric Agronomy

9. B.Sc. Agric Soil Science

10. B.Sc. Viticulture and Oenology

11. B.Sc. Ichthyology specialising in Aquaculture

12. B.Sc. Oceanography and Marine Biology

You must have a Matric/Grade 12 National Senior Certificate with the following subjects passed with atleast Level 5 (60 – 69 percente pass mark):

  1. Physical Science

  2. Mathematics

13.National Diploma: Forestry

14. National Diploma: Food Technology

15. National Diploma: Oceanography

You must have a Matric/Grade 12 National Senior Certificate with the following subjects passed with atleast Level 4 (50 – 59 percente pass mark):

  1. Physical Science

  2. Mathematics
Postgraduate Bursaries at the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Postgraduate studies in any agriculture, forestry and fisheries-related study areas linked to DAFF priority research projects at the following postgraduate levels:

  1. Baccalaureus Technologiae (BTech)

  2. Honours (Bsc. Hon.)

  3. Masters (M.Tech. OR Msc.)

  4. Doctors (D.Tech. OR PhD)

The bursary will give preference to previously disadvantaged and poor people from deep rural communities that also poverty stricken. Anyone, including females and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Applicants have to be South African citizens.

What will a Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries pay for?

If you are awarded a bursary by the department, you can expect it to pay for your tuition fees (school fees), books, food, accommodation and also pay you a monthly allowance for the duration of the bursary. Please note: you may be required to work for the department when you complete your studies.

How to apply

To apply you have to click here to download the bursary application form for 2014 (CLICK NOW TO DOWNLOAD)

Complete the application form, attach certified copies of your ID, qualifications and statements of results and send it by post to:

The Director (Ms Amanda Shokane)

Directorate: Sector Education and Training
Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Private Bag X250

Closing Date: 30 September 2013

Should you have any further questions regarding this bursary please contact the following contact people:

Ms Tshilidzi Netshilema : 012 319 7848
Mr Kaizer Ndlovu : 012 319 7358
Should you not hear from the department by 31 January 2013 please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
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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.

Nestlé Bursary Programme 2014

As part of its Future Talent Bursary Program, Nestlé South Africa is offering 2014 bursaries for students who are currently in their second or 3rd year of study at a university or university of technology in South Africa studying towards a degree or diploma either Mechanical / Electrical Engineering; Food Science / Technology; or Agriculture.

What are the minimum requirements for the Nestle Bursary Programme in 2014?

  • You have to be in your 2nd or 3rd year studying towards a degree or diploma in any of the following:
    • Agriculture
    • Food Science or Food Technology
    • Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • You MUST achieve an average of over 65% in your studies.
  • Must be computer literate in Microsoft Office
  • MUST be a South African citizen or permanent resident.
  • Demonstrate good communication and interpersonal skills.

How to apply for the Nestlé Bursary Programme

The application process is entirely online. CLICK HERE TO APPLY. PLEASE NOTE THAT CLOSING DATE IS 26 JUNE 2013

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Anglo American Bursary Programme

South African mining giant, Anglo American, is inviting applications from current and prospective students for its bursary programme for the 2014 academic year. The Anglo American bursary is a comprehensive bursary and will cover tuition, residents and books among other necessities for the full duration of studies provided the bursary holder is also performing to the satisfaction of the bursary funder (Anglo American).

Which study areas are considered for the Anglo American Bursary Programme in 2014?

The following study areas will be given preference as they represent the core business of Anglo American:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Extractive Metallurgy
  • Risk Management (Safety)
  • Sustainability & Environmental Studies
  • Mineral Processing
  • Mining
  • Construction Studies
  • Land Surveying
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Law

How to apply for the Anglo American Bursary for 2014?

There are no physical application forms to be filled in. The application process takes place entirely online.

TO APPLY CLICK HERE (You will have to register for an account on the destination page)


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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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Kumba Iron Ore Bursary Programme

Kumba Iron Ore’s bursary program is designed for people like you, people with the intent and desire to make a difference in their lives and keep the wheels of the South African economy turning. If you know who you are and where you are going, Kumba can be your vehicle to help you get there.

Our bursary program is exceptional and all-inclusive.

It covers for:

  • Registration fee
  • Tuition fee
  • Books allowance
  • Computer and calculator allowance
  • Accommodation and meals allowance
  • Excursion fee
  • Paid vacation work
  • 12 months experiential trainin
  • Personal development training

We offer bursaries in the following studies:

  • Mining engineering
  • Metallurgical engineering
  • Electrical engineering (Heavy current)
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Industrial engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Geology (Honours)
  • Minerals Surveying (BTech)



  • Pure Maths & Science (Achievement level – 6 & 7)
  • English (Achievement level – 5)


  • Pure Maths & Science (Achievement level 5)
  • English (Achievement level – 5)

Applicants who meet all the selection criteria as determined by Kumba will qualify. Preference will be given to learners from our operational local communities (Sishen, Kolomela and Thabazimbi mines).

To apply: Print application form.

All completed application forms with academic results must be emailed to or faxed to 086 645 5160.

Should you not hear from us a month after you have applied, please consider your application unsuccessful.

2014 Liberty Bursary Programme

Bursaries are granted for full-time study of Actuarial Science at various tertiary institutions.  Applicants must show the ability to innovate and share our passion for people; thus maintaining our competitive advantage.
Successful applicants are expected to do a minimum amount of vacation work during the June and December holidays at Liberty Life’s Head Office in Braamfontein, Johannesburg.

Bursaries are reviewed after each examination based on the student’s academic performance and are renewed annually.  All bursaries are granted on merit, but preference is given to black (African, Coloured and Indian) applicants.

• Excellent overall results including a distinction for higher grade mathematics.
• A minimum of two distinctions (including mathematics) if higher grade physical science is one of the incumbent’s subjects.
• A minimum of four distinctions (including mathematics) if physical science is not one of the incumbent’s subjects.
• At tertiary level, students must maintain continuous excellence in academic performance in all subjects.
• Good leadership qualities and participation in extramural activities such as sports, debating societies, chess clubs and various Olympiads, etc are an added advantage.

Costs Covered:
• Tuition fees are paid for each academic year of study and reviewed annually based on academic performance.
• Residence fees/subsistence allowance is paid for shared accommodation at a university residence.
• A monthly subsistence allowance is paid if the student chooses not to live at the university residence.
• A book allowance is paid annually for the purchase of textbooks.
• First year students qualify for a calculator allowance. Applications are open to all students regardless of the year of study. Once approved, the bursar will enter into an agreement with Liberty Life that will be renewed annually.
All bursars are obliged to complete a period of employment for every year of sponsorship. The standard employment contract will be entered into once studies are completed.


CLOSING DATE: 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.

Get more information on what actuarial science is by visiting this old mutual video: CLICK HERE

Good Luck

Transnet Bursary 2014

Transnet is calling all prospective students or current students studying or planning to study an engineering related degree or diploma (see list below) or environmental management in the academic year 2014 to apply for the Transnet Bursary 2014.

Full-time bursaries are awarded annually according to the employment needs of the company. All our full-time students are viewed as potential employees – depending on vacancies being available after successfully completing their qualifications.

Bursary Value

The comprehensive bursary, covers the following:

  • Tuition fees
  • Accommodation and meals
  • Book Allowance
  • Experiential training

Students are allowed to study at a South African University of their own choice who offers the relevant fields of study.

 Fields of study covered by the Transnet Bursary in 2014
This list may vary depending on the needs of the company:
B. Engineering OR  B.Sc
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)


After the screening of applications by the Transnet Bursary Department, candidates – based on academic performance on secondary or tertiary level – will be invited to be interviewed. The interviews will take place at Johannesburg, Bloemfontein, Cape Town and Durban.

The final selection and award is subjective to the following:

  • Interview
  • Satisfactory academic results
  • Medical fitness


How to apply for the Transnet Bursary for 2014

Before you can apply start by downloading the 2014 Transnet Bursary Application Form by clicking here

E-mail your completed application form, CV and proof of academic result to or fax it to (011 774 9235.)
Closing date: 31 August 2013 (extended)

Current students studying towards the above qualifications with excellent academic records (only SA citizens without any other bursary obligations) are also invited to apply. Relevant reference code to be indicated on the application form.

You can also download the Transnet Bursary Advert in PDF by clicking here

Good Luck! The Bursary Bin

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.

2014 Murray and Roberts Bursaries

Murray & Roberts offers bursaries for top South African achievers who desire to be part of a world class organization with a global presence.

Bursaries are available for students studying towards a BSc, B Eng or B Tech qualifications in the fields of Engineering (civil; mechanical; industrial; electrical and mining), Quantity Surveying and Building/Construction Management.

Regrettably NO first year bursaries are available for 2014.

Murray & Roberts is committed to the principles of Employment Equity.


To qualify for a Bursary the student must:

Murray & Roberts bursary selection process:

Phase 1 - Apply from 11 February until 10 June 2013. CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE
Phase 2 - Should you be successful in the first phase, you will be invited by email to complete an online assessment (end of June)
Phase 3 - Should you be shortlisted after Phase 2, you will be invited by email to attend an assessment and practical round in Johannesburg or Cape Town (middle of July)
Phase 4 - Should you be shortlisted after Phase 3, you will be invited by email to attend panel interviews in Johannesburg (beginning of August)
Phase 5 - Should you be shortlisted after Phase 4, you will be invited by email to attend 2nd round interviews at the offices of the Murray & Roberts company that has shown interest in placing you (middle of August)
Phase 6 -
Offers will be made to successful candidates (Beginning of September)
* All communication will be sent via email, and some emails may be sent during the June/July holiday so please make sure that you check your emails regularly.

Group Five Bursaries 2013

Group Five construction is looking for bursary applicants studying towards the following fields:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Software Engineering

Applicants should be in their second to fourth year of study.

The ideal candidate will have the following competencies:


  • Consistently achieve good academic results
  • Computer literary
  • Communite effectively (verbally / written)


  • building and construction industry trends
  • creative, lateral thinking and problem-solving approaches
  • mathematical principles
  • physical science principles
  • safety and first aid codes of good practice

With over 30 years of construction experience, we have played a major role in the development of southern Africa’s infrastructure, achieving a reputation both nationally and internationally for innovation and professionalism. We pride ourselves in being one of South Africas top three construction and materials manufacturers, while also earning ourselves an international reputation.

Closing date: 28 February 2013


Bell Dewar LLB Bursary

Bell Dewar is offering a full scholarship to a penultimate year LLB students. The recipient will be required to participate in vacation work programmes offered to him/her by Bell Dewar.


  • Students must be registered for the penultimate year of their LLB
  • An average of 65% and over for the years of study already completed is required
  • Financial need is not a criteria, but may be a consideration
  • The successful candidate will be a person who, in the opinion of the firm, has the potential to become an effective attorney at Bell Dewar
  • The candidate should be a balanced individual demonstrating leadership qualities, an interest in community issues/projects and strong self motivation

Once the recipient has graduated successfully, he/she will be required to accept articles of clerkship with the firm, if offered.

TO APPLY CLICK HERE then click on “Bursaries”


Dr JS Moroka Local Municipality Executive Mayor’s Bursary Scheme 2013


Dr. J.S Moroka Local Municipality offers bursary opportunities for qualifying applicants from the historically disadvantaged families residing within the area of jurisdiction that wish to undertake full-time studies at any South African University or Technikon in the following fields:

  • Civil Engeneering • Town Planning • Property Valuation


  • Only citizens residing within the Dr J.S Moroka Municipal area of jurisdiction.
  • Learners must meet admission/entry requirements of the tertiary institution they are registered with.

Please Note:

  • Successful candidates should be willing to undertake employment in the Municipality should such be made available.
  • Selected bursars will be expected to enter into a contractual agreement with the Municipality.

The bursary covers Tuition, prescribed books, accommodation and meals. Application forms are obtainable at the Dr J.S Moroka Municipal Head Office, Siyabuswa, in the HR office, Mbibane Unit Office, Libangeni and Mathanjana Unit Office, Mmametlhake.

Completed application forms, accompanied by:

  • Certified copy of ID
  • Latest academic record / results (June) or Matric results if completed already.
  • Proof of residence Applications must be submitted to: The Acting Municipal Manager, Private Bag X4012, Siyabuswa, 0472, or be hand-delivered to the Human Resource Office, Municipal Head Office, 2601/3 Bonginmfundo Street, Siyabuswa, or in any of the Unit offices, i.e. Mbibane or Mathanjana Unit Offices.
  • Incomplete and faxed forms will not be considered.

NB: Latest matric results must be submitted to the HR office as soon as they are obtained (or at least within (7) seven days from the date of publication).

For more information: Mrs Busane N.P Acting Manager Admin (013) 973 1101 or 973 1390 Or go to: (Application forms can also be downloaded from this website [NOTE FROM The Bursary Bin: The municipality's website is currently OUT of ORDER, please call Mrs Busane on the number provided].

Closing Date: 11 January 2013 at 12h00.

2013 National Department of Tourism Bursaries

The National Department of Tourism invites applications for bursaries from unemployed South African under graduate andpost graduate students  for the 2013 academic year in the following fields of study:

  Econometrics
  Economics
  International Tourism Relations
  Political Studies
  Social Science (specialising with Monitoring and Evaluation)
  Sustainable Tourism Development

Applicants must: be South African citizens, be studying at an accredited South African Educational Institution in one of the above mentioned field of study,  and be  prepared to enter into an agreement with the Department. Do counter-service in the Department upon completion of the qualification and do not have any other bursary funding.

Applicants must note the following:

  Application forms must be posted or hand delivered by not later  than  9 November 2012.
  Applicants must complete Departmental bursary application form (Click here to download), attach certified copies of qualifications, recent academic records,  Identity Document, proof of registration, proof of guardian’s income, and  motivational letter.
  Application forms are available here (click here to download) or at the reception of National Department of Tourism.
  Correspondence will be limited to the successful candidates.


Mr Ignatius Ngoveni   (012) 444-6183
Ms Nonhlanhla Sindane  (012) 444-6173
Ms Bagcinile Khumalo  (012) 444-6158

All Applications must be directed to the Director-General, Private Bag X424 Pretoria 0001, or hand delivered to Tourism House, 17 Trevenna Street, Sunnyside, for attention to  Mr Ignatius Ngoveni.

No faxed or e-mail applications will be considered.

Department of Rural Development and Land Reform Surveying/ Geomatics Bursary Opportunities 2013

The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform is currently offering bursaries to students who are South African citizens to study in one of the following fields:

  • BSc in Geomatics/Land Surveying
  • National Diploma in Surveying
  • National Diploma in Cartography
  • National Diploma/degree in Town and Regional Planning.

The tertiary institutions that offer the qualifications are:

  • University of Cape Town (UCT)
  • Tshwane University of Technology (TUT)
  • University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN)
  • Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT)
  • Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT)
  • Durban University of Technology (DUT)
  • University of Johannesburg (UJ).

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.

Minimum requirements: Mathematics, Physical Science and English. All at least C+ (Higher Grade C). The Bursary covers: Tuition, registration, accommodation, meals, living allowance and book fees.

Applications should include the following information:

  • 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 must 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 (previously Jacob Mare) Street, South Block, Pretoria 0001.

Enquiries: Thato Langa, tel. (012) 312-9757, Makaepea Ralephenya, tel. (012) 312-9142, Ansi Bothma, tel. (012) 312-8249.

Closing date: 30 October 2012

Consider you application as unsuccessful if no reply has been received by 31 January 2013.

ATNS Training Bursary Programme 2013

ATNS provides air traffic services throughout the country and is responsible for the provision of the air traffic control and navigation system infrastructure necessary to ensure a safe and effective service.

Bursary Programme:

The training bursary provides each bursar with an opportunity to conduct their studies at the Aviation Training Academy (ATA) in Bonaero Park.
After the successful completion of the initial course at the ATA, ATNS may offer the bursar a eighteen months fixed term contract to complete the necessary operational on the job training including additional studies at the ATA.


    • Grade 12 with English and Mathematics (not Mathematics Literacy)
    • Symbols HG D, SG C or Level 4 and above
    • Must be 18 years or older

This bursary if for someone who is: fluent in English with no speech impediments, Confident, Goal Driven.

No experience required but aviation passion and knowledge will be advantageous.

ATNS is an equal opportunity employer that strives to achieve a diverse workforce broadly representative of our people. This position will be filled in line with the objectives of ATNS’ Employment Equity Plan and therefore candidates from designated groups as per the Employment Equity Act of 1998, are encouraged to apply.



The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) bursaries 2013

The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) bursaries 2013

The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) intends awarding comprehensive bursaries during the 2013 academic year to qualifying applicants wishing to further their studies in scares skills fields, aligned to the mandate of the dti. Applications are welcome from across the nine provinces, as follows:

Fields of Study Requirements
BCom Economics •  English 60-69 level 5•  Mathematics 60-69 level 5
BCom Econometrics •  English 60-69 level 5•  Mathematics 70-79 level 6
BCom Statistics •  English 60-69 level 5•  Mathematics 70-79 level 6
BCom Economics & Econometrics •  English 70-79 level 6•  Mathematics 70-79 level 6
BCom Economics & Statistics •  English 70-79 level 6•  Mathematics 70-79 level 6

NB! In addition to the above requirements, applicants should:

•  Currently be in the process of completing or has completed grade 12 but are not currently registered at a University;

•  Be South African citizens;

•  Show proof of admission (provisional admission to a higher education institution where the applied field of study is offered); and

•  Submit completed bursary application forms, Click HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION FORM

Completed bursary application forms, together with copies of admission letters, ID photos and certified copies of certificates/performance results, should be directed to the following address:

Attention: Mr Norman Hlungwani

Department of Trade and Industry

Private Bag X84



For enquiries, contact Norman Hlungwani via telephone: (012) 394 3423 or e-mail:

Preference will be given to qualifying applicants from previously disadvantaged groups.

Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The closing date for under-graduate bursary applications is 31 October 2012.

National Arts Council Bursaries for Post-graduate and Undergraduate studies

The National Arts Council of South Africa is a funding institution for the arts. This entity of the Department of Arts and Culture also awards bursaries in arts fields such as theatre, dance, crafts, literature, music and visual arts; and it is currently inviting applications from suitably qualified persons and educational institutions for the academic year of 2013.

The National Arts Council invites post graduate students and registered education and training institutions that are involved in studies or provide tuition in the fields of theatre, dance, crafts, literature, music and visual arts to submit applications for bursary funding.

Applications invited are for individual post graduate studies and block institution bursaries for undergraduate students who will be studying in South Africa during 2013.

  • Closing date: 14 September 2012
  • Outcomes available on 09 December 2012

Please note that late and incomplete applications will not be considered at all and no exceptions will be made. Application forms are available from the National Arts Council office or can be downloaded below:

Bursary Application form 2013 Academic year

For more information, contact the Arts Development Officers at the NAC office.


Postal address: National Arts Council, PO Box 500, Newtown, 2113

Physical Address: 66 Margaret Mcingana Street, Market Theatre Precinct, Newtown, 2113.