20 Commerce Bursaries In South Africa 2022

One of the reasons South Africa is a great study destination is because of the numerous bursaries or scholarships available to students. Commerce students are not left out.

And these bursaries are not for local students alone, international students can apply for them. However, for this post, we will limit it to bursaries for South African students.

Are you a South African Student looking for commerce bursaries/scholarships in South Africa? The World Scholarship Forum Team got you covered, as we bring you a list of South African bursaries.

If this is what you are searching for, waste no time, take advantage of these opportunities, and apply for any of the bursaries in South Africa, and you will be on your way to study for free.

20 Commerce Bursaries In South Africa 2022

Here is the list of South African bursaries:

  • ERIC AND CHARMAINE MABUZA SCHOLARSHIP SOUTH AFRICA
  • TISO FOUNDATION BURSARY SOUTH AFRICA
  • INVESTEC TERTIARY BURSARY
  • TRUWORTHS BURSARY SOUTH AFRICA
  • POWER GROUP BURSARY SOUTH AFRICA
  • SOUTH AFRICAN RESERVE BANK BURSARIES
  • THE PAUL MTHIMUNYE BURSARY FUND SOUTH AFRICA
  • ANGLO PLATINUM BURSARIES
  • OLD MUTUAL INVESTMENT GROUP (OMIG) IMFUNDO TRUST SCHOLARSHIP SOUTH AFRICA
  • MOMENTUM MMI ACTUARIAL BURSARY
  • SCHAUENBURG EDUCATION TRUST BURSARIES
  • ACCESS TRUST BURSARY SOUTH AFRICA
  • NETCARE BURSARY SOUTH AFRICA
  • SOUTH AFRICAN PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION (SAPOA)
  • STANLIB BURSARIES SOUTH AFRICA
  • TCTA (TRANS-CALEDON TUNNEL AUTHORITY) BURSARY SOUTH AFRICA
  • VOLKSWAGEN COMMUNITY TRUST BURSARY SOUTH AFRICA
  • MPUMALANGA PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT BURSARY SOUTH AFRICA
  • STANDARD BANK LEARNERSHIP

#1 ERIC AND CHARMAINE MABUZA SCHOLARSHIP SOUTH AFRICA

The Eric and Charmaine Mabuza Scholarship is awarded to students who wish to become professionals within the IT or Commerce sector.

The scholarship will cover tuition fees, study materials, accommodation, and meals or an allowance if the accommodation does not include meals.

After graduation, students might have to be actively involved in Scholarship Foundation alumni planned activities, attend scholarship Foundation events and contribute to the community by carrying on the mission and vision of the Foundation.

Eligibility:

Applicants must:

  • Be a South African citizen
  • Not be above the age of 35
  • Be studying or have plans of studying towards a qualification within the IT or Commerce sector
  • Be studying or have been granted admission to study at a tertiary institute within South Africa
  • First-year student and about to enter your 2nd year of study if already studying
  • Have achieved a minimum average of 65% per subject AND a minimum overall average of 70% for the previous year of study
  • Be from a previously disadvantaged background with an annual household income R250 000 or less
  • Show dedication and strictly follow the Foundation’s academic requirements
  • Portray diligence, enthusiasm, possess success drive and be willing to contribute to his or her community

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How to Apply:

Apply online at: https://www.mabuzafoundation.co.za/application_portal/

Attach the following documents to your application form (the submission of these documents is very important as your application will not be regarded if any of them are omitted):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Academic transcripts, if currently studying (certified copy)
  • Your proof of income, if employed
  • Motivational letter explaining why you deserve to be awarded the scholarship
  • Parents/ guardians ID documents (certified copies)
  • Parents/ guardians proof of income (latest payslips if employed/ SASSA letter/ proof of UIF/ affidavit if unemployed)
  • Affidavit by parents/guardians (must include: parent/ guardians full name and surname, parent/ guardian ID number, applicant’s ID number, physical address, contact details, how they are related to the applicant, their employment status)
  • Parent/ guardians affidavit (if they are employed they must include their employer’s details, employers contact details, salary per annum and the living conditions of themselves and the applicant) (if they are an informal trader, they must include their type of trade, how long they have been trading and their average monthly salary)
  • Parent/guardians affidavit (the affidavit must state why the applicant does not reside with the parents/ guardians and where the applicant resides)

Shortlisted candidates are usually contacted for an interview.

For additional information, please contact The Eric and Charmaine Mabuza Scholarship Foundation directly:

Tel: 0800 484 822


#2 TISO FOUNDATION BURSARY SOUTH AFRICA

The Tiso Foundation bursary program is awarded to students within all fields of studies offered at Universities or Universities of Technology).

Although, the fields of study listed below will be given preference:

  • Commerce
  • Engineering
  • Medicine
  • Science

Bursary holders will receive academic support and other life skills training.

After graduation, recipients will be granted access to employment opportunities through the Foundation’s network of relationships.

Eligibility:

Applicants must:

  • Be a South African citizen
  • Age of 18 and 34
  • Black student (Indian, Colored or African)
  • Be studying or wish to study at a University or the University of Technology in South Africa
  • Have achieved a minimum overall average of 70% for Matric
  • Have achieved a minimum overall average of 65% for the latest tertiary results (if a currently tertiary student)
  • From a disadvantaged background and proven financial need
  • Be willing to contribute to his or her community and get involved in empowerment programs
  • Dedicated student and optimist

How to Apply:

Apply online at: https://tiso.devman.co.za/Devman/web/bursary/

Attach the following documents to your application form (the submission of these documents is very important as your application will not be regarded if any of them are omitted):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Latest Matric results, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Latest tertiary results, if currently at tertiary level (certified copy)
  • Proof of registration or proof of acceptance at a tertiary institution
  • Parents/ guardians proof of household income (latest payslips if employed/ affidavit if unemployed etc.)
  • References (with their contact details)

Please contact the Tiso Foundation directly for more information:

Tel: 011 784 4111

Fax: 011 784 4110


#3 INVESTEC TERTIARY BURSARY

The Investec bursary scheme is administered by StudyTrust and offers financial assistance to young South Africans with good academic performance aspiring to continue tertiary education at local universities in financial-related fields as listed below:

  • 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
  • Commercial LLB

Eligibility:

Applicant must:

  • Be a South African citizen
  • Proven financial need
  • Have good academic potential
  • Be First-year Actuarial Science students already at university or Grade 12 students already in possession of a National Senior Certificate
  • Have a minimum of 60% in all subjects as well as a minimum of 70% in Mathematics (not Maths Literacy) and 70% in English FAL or 65% in English HL

How to Apply:

Download and complete the Investec Tertiary Bursary Application Form.

Or apply online through the bursary administrator online at http://www.studytrust.org.za/

  • Endeavor to submit clear copies of documents listed below along with your completed application form to ensure your application is regarded.
  • South African ID
  • Grade 11 results
  • Current year’s June results
  • Most recent results, for those who are not studying this year
  • Official Matric/ NSC results, for those who have completed Grade 12
  • June results or progress report of all subjects, for tertiary students

Proof of household income such as:

  • Payslips/Employer certification/Sworn statement/Income Tax Return, if parent(s)/ guardian is employed
  • Latest financial statements, if parent/guardian is self-employed
  • Sworn affidavits, if the parent(s)/guardian is unemployed
  • Death certificates, if the parent(s) is deceased
  • Divorce certificate, if parents are divorced
  • The sworn statement from one parent, if parents are separated
  • CV

Send your complete applications and documentation, through either:

Email: apply@studytrust.org.za

Fax: 086 567 5604

Post: StudyTrust, Private Bag X16, Braamfontein, 2017

For more enquiries, please contact:

Address: 100 Grayston Drive, Sandown, Sandton, 2196, South Africa

Tel: +27 (0)11 291 3760

Fax: +27 11 286 7777

Email: nicolas.mmako@investec.co.za


#4 TRUWORTHS BURSARY SOUTH AFRICA

Truworths, a South African retail clothing line, awards bursaries to those who wish to study or are already studying in fields related to the fashion and retail industry:

  • Commerce
  • Finance
  • Clothing Production
  • Fashion/ Textile Design
  • Retail Management
  • IT
  • Logistics
  • Consumer Science

Eligibility:

Applicants must:

  • Be a South African citizen
  • Have completed Matric
  • Be studying within one of the fields of study listed either for a degree or national diploma qualification)
  • Be studying at an accredited tertiary institution
  • Have a strong academic record

Disabled students and previously disadvantaged students in 2nd or 3rd year of study will be given preference.

How to Apply:

Applications must be done online at: https://careers.truworths.co.za

You will be required to register an account before you can log in and apply.

Attach the following documents to your application form (the submission of these documents is very important as your application will not be regarded if any of them are omitted):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Full academic record/ transcripts (on tertiary letterhead)
  • Proof of registration for the current and upcoming year (on tertiary letterhead)
  • Motivational letter (explaining why you deserve to be awarded the bursary and where you see your future – in max 250 words)
  • Full Curriculum Vitae

For more enquiries please contact Truworths directly:

Tel: 021 460 2300

Email: careers@truworths.co.za / gradrecruitment@truworths.co.za


#5 POWER GROUP BURSARY SOUTH AFRICA

The Power Group bursary program was created to financially assist students studying in any field relevant to the construction or building industry such as:

Eligibility:

Applicants must:

  • Have completed Matric or currently in Matric
  • Be studying or wish to study in any of the fields of study mentioned above
  • Be studying or wish to study at an accredited University or University of Technology in South Africa
  • Have plans on pursuing a career within the Building and Construction sector

How to Apply:

Apply online at:

University students: http://www.powergrp.co.za/apply-bursaries.php

University of Technology students: http://www.powergrp.co.za/apply-bursaries-tech.php

Attach the following documents to your application form (the submission of these documents is very important as your application will not be regarded if any of them are omitted):

  • ID document (certified copy of)
  • Latest Matric results, if currently in Matric
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy of)
  • Latest tertiary academic record, if currently at University or University of Technology
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Applications are open all year round but shortlisted candidates are contacted 30 days of applying.

You can contact the Power Group directly:

Tel: 021 907 1300

Email: jobs@powergrp.co.za / general@powergrp.co.za

Lastly, this scholarship is not available for 2022.

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#6 SOUTH AFRICAN RESERVE BANK BURSARIES

The South African Reserve Bank Bursary scheme was created in a bid to combat the shortage of skills challenge in the country.

The bursary is offered to students from a disadvantaged background who want to study in any of the following fields:

  • Economics
  • Information Technology
  • Finance
  • Actuarial Sciences
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Law and Accounting

The scheme covers one-off payment for books, accommodation (university accommodation only) and tuition fees, which will be paid to the student.

It will be reviewed every academic year based on the recipient’s results.

All bursary holders are to submit their school results before the 31st of December each year.

After completion of studies, recipients will work for SARB for a time equivalent to the bursary duration, else a full payment of the bursary made to SARB.

Eligibility:

Applicant must:

  • Have a minimum 60% rating in the June Matric/Grade 12 examinations
  • Have been accepted by a South African University
  • Be a South African citizen
  • Be below the age of 30

How to Apply:

Download and complete the SARB Bursary Application Form (pdf)

Alternatively, contact SARB-Bursaryapplications@resbank.co.za to acquire the latest application form.

Endeavor to submit clear copies of documents listed below along with your completed application form to ensure your application is regarded:

  • June (current year) matric results or Matric results if completed before the current year
  • Proof of acceptance at an accredited institution
  • Essay of 250 words to motivate your case
  • South African ID

Application form and complete documents should be submitted by:

Post: Mr. John Legoete, P.O. Box 30632 BRAAMFONTEIN 2017

Fax: 086 609 7183

Email:applications@careerwise.co.za / SARBursaryapplications@resbank.co.za

The deadline for applying is 30th of September everywhere. Successful applicants are usually contacted three months after the deadline.

For additional information, please contact:

Mr. John Legoete

Post: P.O. Box 30632 BRAAMFONTEIN 2017

Email:

applications@careerwise.co.za

SARB-Bursaryapplications@resbank.co.za


#7 THE PAUL MTHIMUNYE BURSARY FUND SOUTH AFRICA

The Paul Mthimunye Bursary Fund support financially strained and high academic performing high school and tertiary students within the Steve Tshwete Local Municipality (in Mpumalanga).

The Bursary Fund receives support from community members, the private sector, the Mpumalanga Provincial Education Department and the Steve Tshwete Local Municipality.

The Fund is awarded to students within the following fields of study:

  • Accounting
  • Law
  • Science
  • Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Technology
  • Other fields of study related to the labor market

High school students are to receive outright grants while tertiary students receive bursary loans.

Eligibility:

Applicants must:

  • Be a South African citizen
  • Be a resident within the Phola and Greater Middelburg (Ogies) area
  • Come from the Steve Tshwete Local Municipality
  • Have financial need
  • Be currently in Matric or have completed Matric with a Bachelors pass (exemption)
  • Be studying or have plans of studying in any of the fields listed above.

How to Apply:

Download and complete the Paul Mthimunye Bursary Fund Application Form (.pdf)

Attach the following documents to your application form (the submission of these documents is very important as your application will not be regarded if any of them are omitted):

ID document OR birth certificate (certified copy of)

Current Matric students: Grade 11 results and latest Matric results (certified copies of)

Tertiary students: Matric certificate and latest tertiary results (certified copies of)

  • Proof of enrollment or acceptance to study at an accredited tertiary institution
  • Proof of residence
  • Parents/ guardians/ spouse proof of income (latest payslips if employed/ affidavit if unemployed)

Applications must be submitted to:

The Administrator

P.O. BOX 390

Middelburg

1050

Applications are open all year round.

You can contact The Paul Mthimunye Bursary Fund directly:

Mpumalanga office

Tel: 013 242 1785

Email: info@paulmthimunyebursary.org.za

Website


#8 ANGLO PLATINUM BURSARIES

The Anglo Platinum bursary scheme is awarded to high performing students in any of the mining industry-related or relevant fields.

The scheme provides recipients with the opportunity to train their skills and also apply it to real-life scenarios.

This bursary scheme covers the financial needs of recipients including medical and computer allowances.

What makes the bursary worthwhile is that recipients will also be offered permanent employment with Anglo Platinum Limited.

Eligibility:

Applicant must:

  • Be a Grade 12 learner or currently studying towards a South African degree or Bachelor of Engineering Technology qualification
  • Have with interest in mining-related degrees
  • A minimum of 60% in Mathematics and Physical Science
  • Have strong academic records and leadership skills
  • Drive and enthusiasm to tackle new challenges
  • Be actively involved in campus and community activities.

How to Apply:

Download and complete the Anglo Platinum Bursary Application Form. (pdf)

An application can also be done online at their bursary application page.

Attach certified copies of the following documents:

  • Latest academic records and results
  • South African ID
  • Grade12 Certificate and tertiary academic results

Submit your applications by any of the following ways:

Post:

The Bursary Department, Anglo Platinum Development Centre, P.O. Box 450 KROONDAL 0350 South Africa

Email: bursaries@angloplat.com

Deadline:

The deadline for submission of applications is 15 May annually. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and this usually ends by the 31st of July

For further enquiries concerning the bursary scheme by

Post: The Bursary Department, Anglo Platinum Development Centre, P.O. Box 450 KROONDAL 0350

South Africa

Tel: 014 596 0184

Email: bursaries@angloplat.com


#9 OLD MUTUAL INVESTMENT GROUP (OMIG) IMFUNDO TRUST SCHOLARSHIP SOUTH AFRICA

The Imfundo Trust, an Old Mutual Investment Group (OMIG) scholarship initiative was created to increase the availability of black qualified professionals in the asset management industry in South Africa

The scholarship will provide funding for students studying within the following fields:

The award will cover registration fees, tuition fees, prescribed textbooks, study materials, feeding, accommodation and a small stipend for miscellaneous expenses.

The scholarship is renewable based on student’s academic performance.

Eligibility:

Applicants must:

  • Be a South African citizen
  • Completed Matric or currently be in Matric
  • Good academic results
  • Have achieved a minimum result of 60% for English HL OR 70% for English FAL in Matric
  • Achieved a minimum result of 70% for Mathematics in Matric
  • A minimum overall average of 70% in Matric
  • Be studying or have plans of studying full time within one of the undergraduate fields of study listed above (Degree or Diploma including BTech)
  • Be studying or intend on studying at an accredited university within South Africa
  • Financial need alongside the inability of parents or guardians to afford tertiary institution fees.
  • Not be a recipient of any other form of funding.
  • Students from rural and township areas will be given preference

How to Apply:

Apply online at: http://www.studietrust.co.za

Attach the following documents to your application form (the submission of these documents is very important as your application will not be regarded if any of them are omitted):

  • ID document (certified copy of)
  • Matric June results, if currently in Matric (certified copy of)
  • Matric certificate/ results, if completed Matric (certified copy of)
  • Complete tertiary academic record, if at tertiary level (certified copy of)
  • Proof of admission/ provisional admission to the institution you applied at, if not currently at tertiary level
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Parents/ guardians proof of income:
  • if unemployed: sworn affidavits
  • Employed: latest payslips (certified copies of)
  • Self-employed: sworn affidavit declaring monthly income or latest audited financial statements (certified copies of)
  • Deceased: death certificate or a sworn affidavit (certified copies of)
  • Residing with your guardian while parents are alive: guardians latest payslips (certified copies of)
  • Parents are divorced: divorce certificate (certified copy of)
  • if parents are separated: a sworn statement from one parent confirming separation

CLOSING DATE

Shortlisted applicants are usually contacted for an interview.

Contact Study Trust directly:

Contact Person: MrThembaMdluli (Bursary Applications & Enquiries: The Applications Officer) / MrSibusisoLukhele (Bursary Administration & Support)

Tel: 011 403 1632

Email: apply@studytrust.org.za


#10 INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (IDC) BURSARIES

IDC offers a bursary program to qualified students with good academic standing but is in financial need to continue higher education.

The bursaries are awarded to those studying in any of the following fields:

  • Engineering (BSc Industrial, Chemical, Electrical, Electronic, Mechanical, Mining, Metallurgy, Civil, Analytical Chemistry and Geology)
  • Applied Commercial Sciences (Bcom Accountancy CA, Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, Investment Management, Agriculture and Environmental Science).

The bursary program covers accommodation, feeding allowance, tuition and registration fees, bi-annual books and stationery allowances and expenses.

Bursaries are renewed each year depending on student’s academic performance.

After graduation, recipients could be required to work for IDC for a duration equivalent to the bursary funding.

Eligibility:

Applicant must:

  • Be a South African citizen
  • Have qualified for admission to a University or the University of Technology and FET college or already enrolled and completed one or more years.
  • Not be a recipient of any other funding sources
  • Minimum B aggregate symbol for grade 12 Maths and Science.
  • Have a minimum C aggregate symbol average for applicants already at university

Preference will be given to applicants from rural areas. Bursaries will not be awarded to applicants studying at a college or private university.

How to Apply:

Download and complete the IDC Bursary Application Form (pdf)

Alternatively, visit their website for the latest application form.

Endeavor to submit clear copies of documents listed below along with your completed application form to ensure your application is regarded:

  • Grade 11 results, this year’s Grade 12 June results, NSC/Matric results, latest academic results for tertiary students and applicants not studying this year.
  • Provisional admission letter to the institution you applied to
  • ID document
  • Household proof of income (payslips or audited financial statements)
  • Death certificate or a sworn affidavit if parent(s) / guardian / spouse is deceased
  • Divorce certificate if parents are divorced
  • A sworn statement from one of the parent if they are separated

Documents and completed application forms should be submitted by:

Post: Industrial Development Corporation (IDC)

PO Box 784055

Sandton

2146

Fax: 0862103946/3197

Email: bursary@idc.co.za

Deadline

The deadline is the 30th of June every year and shortlisted candidates are contacted 30 days after the deadline.

For more information, please contact:

MsNolonwaboNguqu

Tel: 011 269 3946

Email: nolonwabon@idc.co.za


#11 MOMENTUM MMI ACTUARIAL BURSARY

A South African financial firm formed from the merger of two insurance and financial services companies in South Africa, Metropolitan and Momentum, MMI has been listed as the third-largest financial and insurance company in South Africa on the JSE Stock Exchange.

Applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered.

Eligibility:

  • Be a citizen of South Africa
  • Currently, be in Matric or have completed it
  • Have a minimum 85% rating for Mathematics and Additional Mathematics and Mathematics 3 in Matric
  • Have a minimum A mark in at least 2 other subjects in Matric
  • Be studying or planning to study towards an Actuarial Bachelors’ degree
  • Be studying or planning to study at The University Stellenbosch or UCT

How to Apply:

Register for an online MMI profile on their website.

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Endeavor to submit clear copies of documents listed below along with your completed application form to ensure your application is regarded:

  • Certified copy of ID
  • Certified copy of Matric certificate, if completed Matric
  • Matric most recent results, if currently in Matric
  • Proof of tertiary/university acceptance
  • Most recent tertiary academic record, if currently at tertiary level

Contact MMI directly at:

Address: 268 West Avenue, Centurion, Gauteng, 0157

Post: Momentum, PO Box 7400, Centurion, 0046

CAPE TOWN

Email: Zenobia.Lambrechts@mmiholdings.co.

GAUTENG

Email:

Siboniso.Nxumalo@mmiholdings.co.za


#12 SCHAUENBURG EDUCATION TRUST BURSARIES

Created to contribute to the socio-economic development of South Africa, the Schauenburg Education Trust financially assists qualified students who wish to complete studies in the fields identified as scarce or rare skills in order to make those skills more readily available.

Bursaries are awarded according to merit, financial need and will cover the 100% of the prescribed university tuition fees, registration fees and exam fees, an amount equal to the average rate for accommodation at a university hostel to which the student is studying, three meals a day, textbooks and course material as well as living allowances.

The bursary program is not available to students already in other bursary program and can be withdrawn if the holder does not meet requirements.

Eligibility:

Applicant must:

  • Be full time second or third-year students studying Electrical Engineering Degrees (BEng or BSc) or Business Administration/Management Degrees at specified South African universities
  • Black as per BEE legislation, Black women, Black students (Note that preference will be given to disabled black students)
  • Under the age of 35
  • Be a South African citizen with a valid ID
  • Willing to attend interviews and further examinations
  • Be willing to spend university holidays working at Schauenburg Systems (Pty) Ltd
  • Have a minimum level 6 for Maths (not Maths Literacy), Science, and English in their matric year
  • Have an excellent academic record

How to Apply:

Apply online at http://schauenburg.co.za/schauenburg-education-trust-application-form/

Submit matric results and most recent full academic record, together with the application.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview by the Bursary Administrators as well as the Trustees.

Successful applicants will be given the necessary details and information about the Schauenburg Education Trust Bursary Scheme and required to sign a written contract.

For further inquiries, please contact:

Address: 26 Spartan Road, Spartan Ext.21, Kempton Park, 1619, South Africa

Post: PO Box 145, Isando, 1600, South Africa

Tel: +27 (010) 590 1571

Fax: +27 (011) 974 0077

Email: sales@schauenburg.co.za

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#13 ACCESS TRUST BURSARY SOUTH AFRICA

The Access Trust is a non-profit organization aimed at selecting suitable applicants and funding their studies in job fields scarce within the country.

The Trust is currently funding students studying or planning to study within a Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) college in the Western Cape.

The following fields of study are those to which the bursary will be awarded:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Construction/ Building & Civil Engineering
  • Business and Management Studies
  • Information & Communication Technology
  • Education (ECD)
  • Farming Management
  • Travel and Tourism
  • Sports Fitness and management
  • Hospitality
  • Performing Arts
  • Practical Programs

Eligibility:

Applicants must:

  • Be between the ages of 18 and 28
  • Completed Matric
  • Achieved a minimum 50% pass rate
  • Have proven financial need
  • Undertake studies at one of the following TVET colleges: College of Cape Town, South Cape College, West Coast College, Boland College, Northlink College, False Bay College.

How to Apply:

Download and complete the Access Trust Bursary Application Form (pdf)

Endeavor to submit clear copies of documents listed below along with your completed application form to ensure your application is regarded:

ID document/ Refugee status/ Asylum Seeker status (certified copy),

Matric academic history (all results) OR Full academic history (certified copy),

Parent/ guardians proof of income (3 months latest payslips/proof of SASSA grant income/ affidavit if unemployed),

A character reference from a school teacher/ community leader,

Motivational letter about why you should be awarded the bursary, your career plans, what and why you plan to study, etc.

Completed application forms and supporting documentation must be submitted in one of the following ways:

Email: info@accesstrust.org.za

Post:

PO BOX 1853

Wynberg

7800

Hand-delivered:

123 Main Road Wynberg

Upper Floor

Wynberg Centre

7800

The bursary closes on the 30th of November annually.

For further inquiries, please contact:

Tel: 021 797 3118

Email: info@accesstrust.org.za


#14 NETCARE BURSARY SOUTH AFRICA

Netcare is the biggest provider of private healthcare within South Africa and the United Kingdom with its headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa and boasts of about 28,000 employees on its payroll.

The company’s bursary program is awarded to high performing students studying within the Pharmacy or Commerce faculty who are in need of financial support to pursue their career in the medical world.

The bursary will cover tuition, prescribed textbooks, accommodation and an allowance for other expenses.

Eligibility:

Applicants must:

  • Be a South African citizen
  • Have completed Matric
  • Be studying or wish to study towards a qualification within the fields of Pharmacy or Commerce
  • Be studying or been admitted to study at an accredited tertiary institution in South Africa
  • Have an excellent academic record
  • Financial need

Disadvantaged students will be given preference

How to Apply:

Download application form from their website

Attach the following documents to your application form (the submission of these documents is very important as your application will not be regarded if any of them are omitted):

  • ID document (certified copy of)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy of)
  • Latest tertiary academic record, if currently at tertiary level
  • Proof of tertiary admission/ acceptance
  • Parents/ guardians proof of income (latest payslips if employed: certified copies of/ affidavit if unemployed)
  • Motivational letter

Submit your application electronically via email to:

education@netcare.co.za

“Netcare Bursary Application – Your Full Name” should be your email subject line).

Please contact Netcare directly:

Head Office: 011 301 0000

Gauteng (South West) campus: 011 628 7600

Gauteng (North East) campus: 012 644 4900

Western Cape campus: 021 949 5271

Kwa-Zulu Natal campus: 031 581 8200

Eastern Cape campus: 041 363 2138

Email: education@netcare.co.za


#15 SOUTH AFRICAN PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION (SAPOA)

The SAPOA Bursary Fund is awarded to deserving students studying in the following fields:

  • BSc Property Studies,
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Construction Studies
  • BCom Finance with Property Valuation and Management as a major
  • BSc Quantity Surveying
  • BCom Property Valuation and Management
  • BSc Town and Regional Planning
  • Real Estate
  • Property Management

Bursaries are awarded based on student’s academic performance, financial need and budget available.

Bursary funds are paid directly to institutions and directly to bursary recipients under peculiar circumstances.

Bursary holders may be offered employment opportunities after graduation by the group or its partner companies through the Graduate Development Program.

But this is not compulsory.

Eligibility:

Applicant must:

  • Be a South African citizen
  • Have currently registered as students for a property-related qualification at a CHE accredited Institution in South Africa
  • Not be a post-graduate student or applicant except for certain qualifications which will award the applicant registration in the property industry
  • Have good academic standing
  • Have proven the need for financial assistance

How to Apply:

Download and complete the SAPOA Bursary Application Form.

Endeavor to submit clear copies of documents listed below along with your completed application form to ensure your application is regarded:

  • Recent matric certificate (Grade 12)
  • Acceptance letter from an accredited institution
  • Latest official academic transcript or record
  • Recent South African ID
  • Recent breadwinner/parent/guardian valid South African ID
  • 1 – 2 pages of personal statement
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Written verification of the accredited program’s average costs for one academic year
  • Detailed CV which includes work experiences and backgrounds

Then submit application form and required documents either by:

Post:

SAPOA Bursary Fund

P O Box 78544

SANDTON

2146

For Attention: Bursary & Career Specialist

Email: bursaryfund@sapoa.org.za

For Attention: Bursary & Career Specialist

Hand delivery:

SAPOA Bursary Fund

36 Wierda Road West

Paddock View Building

Wierda Valley

SANDTON

2196

For Attention: Bursary & Career Specialist

Please be informed that faxed applications and incomplete will not be accepted.

You can contact the Bursary Fund Department:

Address: 36 Wierda Road West, Hunt’s End Office Park Paddock View, Wierda Valley, Sandton

Post: PO Box 78544 Sandton 2146

Tel: 011 883 0679

Fax: 086 458 6955

Email: bursaryfund@sapoa.org.za


#16 STANLIB BURSARIES SOUTH AFRICA

A subsidiary of the Standard Bank Group, STANLIB manages more than R500 billion assets or 500,000 individual and institutional clients.

Its bursary program provides financial support to academically outstanding and previously disadvantaged students of tertiary level education to study at any university in South Africa.

Established in 2005 and has helped about 46 students since then, the scheme is awarded to students studying in any of the following fields:

  • Actuarial Sciences
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Investment Management
  • Accounting

Eligibility:

Applicant must:

  • Be an undergraduate degree or Post-graduate degree, students
  • Be a South African citizen

How to Apply:

Download and complete the STANLIB Bursary Application Form.

Endeavor to submit clear copies of documents listed below along with your completed application form to ensure your application is regarded:

  • South African certified copy of ID book or smart ID card
  • Certified ID copies of parent/guardian
  • Certified copy of the death certificates, if parents are deceased
  • Parent/Guardian proof of salary
  • Certified copy of June report card as well as final year-end results, if in matric
  • A minimum average of 70% in courses or subjects, with Mathematics and not Mathematics literacy
  • Certified copy of the academic transcript, if already in University

Send your application form and required documents by either:

Hand Delivery: 17 Melrose Boulevard, Melrose Arch, 2196

Post: P O Box 202, Melrose Arch, 2076

Email: bursary@stanlib.com

The application process usually begins in mid-September and closes by the 31st of October annually.

Successful applicants are usually contacted 3 weeks after application deadline so it’s advisable to complete and send in applications as soon as possible.

For further inquiries contact:

Address: STANLIB 17 Melrose Boulevard, Melrose Arch, 2196

Post: P O Box 202, Melrose Arch, 2076

Email: bursary@stanlib.com

Fax: 0867 277 501 or 011 448 6666


#17 TCTA (TRANS-CALEDON TUNNEL AUTHORITY) BURSARY SOUTH AFRICA

TCTA offers 10 bursary awards to high academic performing students from a previously disadvantaged background who possess the drive to succeed in their chosen career path.

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Bursaries are awarded to students studying in any of the following fields:

  • Chemical Engineering (BSc or BEng)
  • Civil Engineering (BSc or BEng)
  • Electrical Engineering (Controls & Instrumentation) (BSc or BEng)
  • Mechanical Engineering (BSc or BEng)
  • Environmental Law (BSc)
  • Bsc Environmental Management
  • Environmental Science (BSc)
  • Accounting
  • Commercial
  • Finance

Related numerate Degree programs

  • Compliance
  • Legal
  • Risk

The fund will cover registration fees, tuition fees, prescribed books, accommodation, stationery, meals (in residence) and a monthly allowance for miscellaneous expenses.

After graduating, students will be placed in a 2-year internship program within the TCTA community based on the availability of opportunities. The bursaries are renewable dependent on students’ academic performance.

Eligibility:

Applicants must:

  • Be a South African citizen and have a valid ID
  • Below the age of 35
  • Unemployed as at the time of applying
  • Come from a previously disadvantaged background
  • Have completed Matric
  • Possess a National Senior Certificate (with university entrance pass)
  • Have achieved a minimum of 60% for all subjects in Matric
  • Be studying or been granted admission to study full time at University is one of the fields of study listed above
  • Have achieved a minimum of 65% for all main subjects
  • Have proven financial need with parents not earning more than R350,000 yearly after-tax deduction
  • Not have parents or relatives working for the TCTA
  • Not be a recipient of any other bursary or sponsorship
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Preference will be given to (African/ Indian/ Colored) individuals, students with strong academic records, students living close to any TCTA site, students with disabilities, students in need of financial support and females.

How to Apply:

Download and complete the TCTA Bursary application form in either (.docx) or (.pdf) format.

Attach the following documents to your application form (the submission of these documents is very important as your application will not be regarded if any of them are omitted):

  • South African ID document (certified copy of)
  • Matric National Senior Certificate (certified copy of)
  • Latest University academic results, if currently studying at tertiary level (certified copy of)
  • Letter of admission/ acceptance from your University
  • Motivational letter in support of your bursary application (why you should be selected to receive a bursary)
  • Breakdown of study fees from your University including tuition, books and accommodation in residence fees (account statement/ quote/ invoice)
  • Parents or guardians’ ID documents (certified copies of)
  • Parents or guardians proof of income (latest payslips if employed, affidavit if unemployed, death certificate if deceased, proof of grant if receiving a grant etc.)

Ensure to submit the application electronically by email to: interns@tcta.co.za

“TCTA Bursary Application – Your Full Name” will be your email subject line.

TCTA can be contacted directly:

Trans-Caledon Tunnel Authority

Contact Person: NomvulaMhlambi

Tel: 012 683 1258

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#18 VOLKSWAGEN COMMUNITY TRUST BURSARY SOUTH AFRICA 2022

Volkswagen AG is a German car manufacturing company that was founded in 1937.

The Trust focuses on 6 major areas: Education; Youth Development; Enterprise Development; Environment; Employee Volunteerism and Health, Community, Wellbeing.

This is all in a bid to educate and train disadvantaged individuals to lead better lives.

Bursaries will be awarded to students studying within the following fields:

  • Business Studies
  • Commerce
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Science

The bursary will cover tuition fees, prescribed books, accommodation, and transport.

And also provide the students access to mentorship programs so as to properly equip them in transitioning into the workforce.

Eligibility:

Applicants must:

  • Be a South African citizen
  • Have completed Matric
  • Be studying within one of the fields of study listed above
  • Be studying at an accredited tertiary institution in South Africa
  • Have achieved excellent academic results in the previous year of study
  • Note that preference will be given to students residing in Uitenhage and surrounding areas and also those in dire need of financial assistance.

How to Apply:

http://www.vwcommunitytrust.co.za/

Attach the following documents to your application form (the submission of these documents is very important as your application will not be regarded if any of them are omitted):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Full tertiary academic record (on tertiary institution letterhead)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Parents/ guardians ID documents (certified copies)
  • Parents/ guardians proof of household income (latest payslips or bank statements if employed, affidavit if unemployed, death certificate if deceased)
  • Proof of residence (if residing within Uitenhage or surrounding areas)

The deadline for applying is usually on the 31st of July every year.

Please for more enquiries, contact the Volkswagen Community Trust directly by:

Tel: 041 994 4399

Fax: 041 994 5587

This scholarship for commerce students is not available in 2022. Check back when it opens.


#19 MPUMALANGA PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT BURSARY SOUTH AFRICA 2022

The Government of the Mpumalanga Province awards bursaries to unemployed students who wish to further their studies in any of the following fields of study:

  • Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, and Land Administration:
  • BVSc Veterinary Science
  • Veterinary Public Health BSc
  • BSc Agricultural Engineering (Bio-Resource Engineering)
  • National Diploma in Veterinary Nursing
  • National Diploma in Veterinary Technology
  • Department of Health:
  • Medicine
  • Dental Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech and Hearing Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Radiography
  • Medical Orthotics and Prosthetics
  • Clinical Engineering
  • Pharmacy
  • Diploma in Emergency Medical Services
  • Masters in Clinical Psychology
  • B Cur Degree
  • Department of Public Works, Roads and Transport:
  • Architectural Science/ Technology
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Land Surveying
  • Building Science
  • BSc Construction Science
  • Transport Economics
  • Transport Planning/ Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Aviation Technician/ Inspector
  • Office of the Premier:
  • Agricultural Management National Diploma
  • Work-Study & Technology & Job Evaluation National Diploma or Degree
  • Organisational Design & Job Evaluation National Diploma or Degree
  • Bachelor of Arts: Youth Development
  • BSc Hons/ BTech: Building Science
  • Civil Engineering BSc Hons/ BTech:
  • BSc Hons/ BTech: Quantity Survey
  • Department of Human Settlements:
  • Construction Management
  • Construction Science
  • Land and Property Development Management
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Urban and Rural Studies
  • Architectural Studies
  • Department of Co-operative Governance & Traditional Affairs:
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Graphic Design
  • Department of Economic Development and Tourism:
  • BCom Economics
  • Economic Statistics and Analysis
  • Econometrics and Economic Modelling
  • Energy Economics
  • Mining Economics
  • Information and Knowledge Management
  • Geographic Information System (GIS)
  • Industry/ Infrastructure Development
  • Tourism Management and Development
  • Masters Local and Regional Economic Development
  • Department of Safety, Security, and Liaison:
  • Criminology Degree or Diploma
  • Road Traffic and Municipal Management
  • Road Safety Management
  • Engineering
  • Road Transport
  • Provincial Treasury:
  • BSc Information Technology
  • B Com Financial Management
  • Financial Accounting B Com
  • B Com Internal Auditing
  • National Diploma in Financial Management
  • National Diploma in Financial Accounting
  • ND Internal Auditing
  • Department of Culture, Sports and Recreation:
  • Human Museum Scientists
  • Indigenous Knowledge System
  • Library Information Studies
  • Heritage Management
  • Heritage Site Management
  • Information Science: Archival Studies
  • Siswati and IsiNdebele practitioners Degree or National Diploma
  • Department of Education:
  • BEd4 year undergraduate degree – specializing in Foundation Phase
  • BEd4 year undergraduate degree – specializing in Mathematics and Natural Science Intermediate
  • Specializing in Mathematics and Physical Science or Computer Science Further Education and Training – BEd4 year undergraduate degree –
  • BEd4 year undergraduate degree – specializing in African Languages-Sepedi, Isizulu, IsiXhosa ISesothoSeTswana, XiTsonga, IsiNdebele. And SiSwati, Senior Phase to Further Education and Training
  • BEd 4-year undergraduate degree – specializing in Technology and Vocational-Senior Phase to Further Education and Training
  • PGCE or ADE 1-year undergraduate degree – specializing in Foundation Phase and Intermediate, Phase in African Languages, referred above and Maths and Natural Science for Intermediate
  • Phase Senior Phase to Further Education and Training – specializing in Technical Subjects, Vocational Subjects, Mathematics, African Languages, Foundation Phase, Computer Science, Physical Science, Natural Science

Eligibility:

Applicants must:

  • Be a South African citizen,
  • Be currently in Matric or have completed Matric,
  • Be currently studying or plan on studying in one of the fields of study listed above
  • Be a resident in the Mpumalanga province
  • Have proven financial need,
  • Have achieved a minimum of 60& (or level 5-7) in Mathematics, Physical Science and English,
  • Female students and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Preference will be given to students from previously disadvantaged backgrounds, as well as those from rural communities.

How to Apply:

Apply online at: http://www.mpumalanga.gov.za/education/default.asp?nav=bursaries

Attach the following documents to your application form (the submission of these documents is very important as your application will not be regarded if any of them are omitted):

  • ID document (certified copy),
  • Parents/ Guardians proof of income (certified copy of payslips/ affidavit if unemployed/ death certificates if deceased),
  • If disabled: proof of disability from a registered medical doctor/ clinic/ hospital,
  • Previous academic qualifications (certified copies),
  • Proof of residence in Mpumalanga (utility bill – certified copy),
  • Residents of the CRDP municipalities: stamped letter proof of residence from the local municipality’s CRDP coordinator,
  • Current Matric students must add:
  • June results (certified copy),
  • Final Matric results must be submitted when available (in January of the following year),
  • Proof of acceptance/ provisional acceptance/ registration from tertiary institution (to be submitted by 18 December at the latest),
  • Matric final statement of exam results
  • Current tertiary students must add:
  • Matric certificate (certified copy),
  • Latest tertiary academic results,
  • The final end of year results must be submitted when available

Submit your completed applications either by:

Post:

The Bursary Unit

Mpumalanga Department of Education

Private Bag X 11341

Nelspruit

1200

Hand delivery:

The Department of Education (Provincial Office)

Riverside Government Complex Building

5 Upper Ground Floor

Nelspruit

1200

Email and fax applications will not be accepted.

You can contact the Mpumalanga Provincial Government directly on any of the following numbers:

013 766 5355

013 766 5243

013 766 5368

013 766 5370

013 766 5077

#20 STANDARD BANK LEARNERSHIP 2022

A 155-year-old financial establishment and the largest African banking group, Standard Bank Group has operations in about 20 countries spread across the African continent.

The Standard Bank Learnership program helps unemployed South African matriculants and graduates gain employment experience in the financial services industry.

It is a 12-month program that provides professional exposure to recipients giving them the opportunity to function in different roles within its branches and offices throughout South Africa.

Recipients will sign a 12-month fixed-term employment and learnership contract. And also receive a learner allowance of R2 500 a month for the duration of their program.

Candidates will receive an accredited National Certificate in Banking (NQF level 4) after the successful completion of the program.

Eligibility:

Applicant must:

  • Be between the ages of 18 to 30
  • Have good communication and oral skills as well as reading and writing English skills
  • Have completed Matric with passing mark in Mathematics, Mathematics Literacy, and Accounting
  • Be computer literate
  • Be currently unemployed
  • Not be enrolled at any other institution
  • Not have registered on any other learnership program.
  • Applicants will also undergo background-check for register for employees dismissed, credit record, criminal record, reference checks with previous employers (if applicable), educational qualifications and proof of South African citizenship, residency or work permit.

How to Apply:

(Note that no other form of application will be accepted)

Fill and complete the online application form to register your profile.

Fill and complete the online assessment and have at least a 60% mark.

Applicants will be contacted to perform competency-based tests if successful in online assessment.

Then go for a face-to-face interview.

You can contact the Standard Bank Group for more information:

Address: 9th Flr Standard Bank Centre 5 Simmonds StreetJohannesburg 2001

Post: P O Box 7725 Johannesburg 2000

Tel: 0860 123 000

Email: information@standardbank.co.za

Conclusion

These are the South African scholarships and bursaries for commerce students. Do well to apply before the deadline.

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