StudyTrust Bursaries South Africa 2021 – 2022

By | October 15, 2020

StudyTrust, established in 1974, are an educational public benefit organisation which helps learners find study opportunities. The company administers bursaries and scholarships by various large companies, as well as providing mentorship to assist tertiary students with academic and personal development.
 

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

StudyTrust are offering 3 types of bursary programmes, sponsored by a various blue-chip South African companies and international companies:

1) Bursaries for Universities of Technology students: for studies at public Universities of Technology in South Africa.

2) Bursaries for TVET and Agricultural students: for studies at public TVET and Agricultural institutions in South Africa.

3) Bursaries for University students: for studies at a public University in the following fields: Accounting and Auditing/ Actuarial Science/ Advertising and Media/ Aeronautical Engineering/ Agriculture and Forestry/ Biological Sciences/ Biotechnology/ Business and Management Studies/ Chemical Engineering/ Chemistry/ Civil Engineering/ Computer Science/ Consumer Science/ Data Science/ Economics/ Electrical and Electronic Engineering/ Entrepreneurship/ Finance/ Food Science/ Forensic Science/ General Management/ Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation and Tourism/ Human Resources/ Industrial and Organisational Psychology/ Industrial Engineering/ Information Systems/ Information Technology/ Insurance/ International Relations/ Investments/ Law/ Manufacturing Engineering/ Marketing/ Materials Science/ Mathematics/ Mechanical Engineering/ Mechatronic Engineering/ Mining Engineering/ Office Administration/ Operational Research/ Physics/ Project Management/ Quality Management/ Quantitative Management/ Retail Management/ Risk Management/ Sales/ Statistics/ Supply Chain Management/ Taxation/ Transport and Logistics
 

MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE

The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses (across all 3 bursary programmes): tuition fees, study materials, prescribed books, accommodation, meals, transport, a living allowance and a laptop.

Students will also receive the following: individual attention, mentoring, financial support and personal development of skills and competencies to succeed as a student and in the working world.
 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):
Universities of Technology students:

  • South African citizen
  • Completed Matric OR currently in Matric
  • Achieved a minimum overall average of 50% in Matric
  • Achieved a minimum of 50% for every subject in Matric (Mathematical Literacy is accepted), if currently in Matric
  • Achieved a minimum of 50% for every tertiary subject, if currently studying at tertiary level
  • Intend on studying full time at a Universities of Technology in 2021
  • Intend on studying at a one of the following public Universities of Technology: Cape Peninsula University of Technology/ Central University of Technology/ Durban University of Technology/ Mangosuthu University of Technology/ Nelson Mandela University/ Tshwane University of Technology/ University of Johannesburg/ Vaal University of Technology
  • Total household income of NOT more than R650 000 per year
  • Current Universities of Technology Students who have participated in committees and outreach projects, as well as leadership positions attained, will have an advantage
  • The following skills will be beneficial to your application: Decision Making, Critical Judgment, Proactivity & Self-Motivation, Resilience/ Tenacity, Behavioral Competencies, Leading and Managing Change, Social Responsibility, Technical Competencies

TVET and Agricultural students:

  • South African citizen
  • Currently in Matric OR completed Matric
  • Achieved a minimum overall average of 50% in Matric
  • Achieved a minimum of 50% for every subject in Matric (Mathematical Literacy is accepted), if currently in Matric
  • Intend on studying full time at a TVET and Agricultural in 2021
  • Intend on studying at a one of the following public TVET and Agricultural institutes: Boland College/ Buffalo City TVET College/ Capricorn TVET College/ Central Johannesburg TVET College/ Coastal KZN TVET College/ College of Cape Town/ Eastcape Midlands TVET College/ Ehlanzeni TVET College/ Ekurhuleni East TVET College/ Ekurhuleni West TVET College/ Elangeni TVET College/ Esayidi TVET College/ False Bay TVET College/ Flavius Mareka TVET College/ Gert Sibande TVET College/ Goldfields TVET College/ Ikhala TVET College/ Ingwe TVET College/ King Hintsa TVET College/ King Sabata Dalindyebo TVET College/ Lephalale TVET College/ Letaba TVET College/ Lovedale TVET College/ Majuba TVET College/ Maluti TVET College/ Mnambithi TVET College/ Mopani South East TVET College/ Motheo TVET College/ Mthashana TVET College/ Northern Cape Rural TVET College/ Northern Cape Urban TVET College/ Nkangala TVET College/ Northlink TVET College/ Orbit TVET College/ Port Elizabeth TVET College/ Sedibeng TVET College/ Sekhukhune TVET College/ South Cape TVET College/ South West Gauteng TVET College/ Taletso TVET College/ Thekwini TVET College/ Tshwane North TVET College/ Tshwane South TVET College/ Umfolozi TVET College/ Umgungundlovu TVET College/ Vhembe TVET College/ Vuselela TVET College/ Waterberg TVET College/ West Coast TVET College/ Western TVET College
  • Total household income of NOT more than R650 000 per year
  • Current Universities of Technology Students who have participated in committees and outreach projects, as well as leadership positions attained, will have an advantage

University students:

  • South African citizen OR have working rights in South Africa
  • Currently in Matric OR completed Matric
  • Achieved a minimum overall average of 50% in Matric
  • Achieved a minimum of 50% for every subject in Matric (including Mathematics – Mathematical Literacy is NOT accepted), if currently in Matric
  • Achieved a minimum of 55% for every tertiary subject, if currently studying at tertiary level
  • Intend on studying full time at a public University in 2021
  • Intend on studying within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Total household income of NOT more than R650 000 per year
  • The following skills will be beneficial to your application: Decision Making, Critical Judgment, Proactivity & Self-Motivation, Resilience/ Tenacity, Behavioral Competencies, Leading and Managing Change, Social Responsibility, Technical Competencies

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Applications must be done online at:

Universities of Technology students: https://leap.ly/opportunities/432
TVET and Agricultural students: https://leap.ly/opportunities/433
University students: https://leap.ly/opportunities/434

You will be required to Register an account before you can Login and apply.
 

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):
Universities of Technology students:

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric latest results, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Latest Universities of Technology results, if currently studying (certified copy)
  • Proof of household income

TVET and Agricultural students:

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric latest results, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Latest TVET and Agricultural institute results, if currently studying (certified copy)
  • Proof of household income

University students:

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Proof of working rights in SA, if not a South African citizen
  • Photograph of yourself (clear professional, head and shoulder)
  • Matric latest results, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Latest University results, if currently studying (certified copy)
  • Proof of household income

CLOSING DATE

30 September 2021.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
 

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Study Trust directly:
Bursary Applications & Enquiries
Tel: 011 403 1632 / 087 511 3373
Fax: 086 563 7495
Email: apply@StudyTrust.org.za

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