Bowmans Bursary South Africa 2021 – 2022

By | January 31, 2019

Bowmans Bursary South Africa 2021 – 2022

ABOUT THE COMPANY – BOWMANS

Bowmans (previously known as Bowman Gilfillan) is a corporate law firm, in fact, it is one of South Africa’s “Big Five law firms”. The company wad formed in 1998 as the result of a merger between 3 law firms, namely Bowman Gilfillan Hayman Godfrey; John & Kernick and Findlay & Tait.

The firm employs in excess of 400 specialised lawyers, and over 550 staff members. Headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, the firm also has offices in 4 countries across Africa (namely South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda).

Bowmans provide specialist legal services over a range of dispute resolution, commercial and corporate law, and finance and banking law. Services are provided in the following sectors: Construction; Mining; Infrastructure; Industrial; Ports, Transport and Logistics; Hotels and Leisure; Technology, Media and Telecommunications; Financial Institutions; Consumers Goods; Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare.
 

 

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED & COVERAGE VALUE

The bursary will be awarded to students in the Law (LLB/ BA/ BCom) faculty.

Each year, Bowmans seek out several Law students with exceptional academic performance, to award full bursaries to.
 

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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):

  • South African citizen
  • Currently in Matric OR currently in tertiary studies
  • Studying or intend on studying towards an LLB/ BA Law/ BCom Law degree
  • Studying or registered to study at a recognised university in South Africa
  • Excellent academic performance
  • Proven financial need
  • *Preference will be given to students from historically disadvantaged backgrounds

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Current Matric students must submit their applications electronically via email to graduates@bowmanslaw.com
(Insert the words “Bursary Application: Your Name” in the email subject line).

Current tertiary students must apply online at https://leap.ly/bowmanslaw
 

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):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Students who have completed Matric: Matric certificate (certified copy) AND latest academic record/ university transcripts (on tertiary letterhead)
  • Students currently in Matric: Grade 11 results
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Motivational letter explaining why you deserve to be awarded the bursary
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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 Bowmans directly:
Tel: 021 480 7800
Email: graduates@bowmanslaw.com

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