Cenfri Bursary South Africa 2024

By | March 18, 2024

Cenfri Bursary South Africa 2024

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROVIDER – CENFRI

Cenfri Bursary South Africa | The Centre for Financial Regulation (Cenfri) is a leading independent African economic impact agency, based in Cape Town; South Africa and Kigali; Rwanda.

The company seeks to boost economic growth and increase the benefits from sustainable development to low-income households and businesses in emerging markets.

Over the past two decades, they have worked with private foundations, UN agencies, governments, think tanks, multinational companies, universities and tech innovators to deliver meaningful change.

ABOUT THE CENFRI BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

Cenfri is inviting students to apply for their bursary programme, for the 2024 academic year.

Bursaries will be awarded for studies towards a Masters-level qualification, within Economics or a related field.

MORE ABOUT THE CENFRI BURSARY PROGRAMME – EXPENSES COVERED, OTHER BENEFITS & SELECTION

The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: tuition and a monthly stipend.

Students will also receive the following benefits:

  • a dedicated mentor to guide them through the academic year
  • the opportunity to gain work experience while studying – a minimum of 6 weeks of paid internship time onsite at Cenfri’s offices in Durbanville and through remote work
  • prospects to join the team of research analysts full-time after graduation and on successful completion of the programme

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to participate in a panel interview, technical-ability assessments and psychometric assessments. If you do not receive any feedback, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

www.zabusaries.com is committed to keeping you up to date with the latest bursary opportunities, and this article covers all details about the Cenfri Bursary.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CENFRI BURSARY

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):

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must be entering a 1 year, or final year of a Masters-level qualification in Economics or a related field, in 2024
  • You must have a strong interest in research-related activities
  • You must have a passion for development
  • You must have achieved a minimum overall GPA of 65% or higher, in the current or most recent academic year of enrolment at a higher education institution
  • You must be an Employment Equity candidate
  • You must be in need of financial support
  • You must have good writing skills
  • You must have good presentation skills
  • You must have good interpersonal skills
  • You must have good quantitative skills
  • You must have good analytical skills
  • You must have advanced English language skills (verbal and written)
  • You must be proficient in MS Office applications
  • You must be able to work independently and as part of a team
  • You must have knowledge of Stata and the analysis of household survey data (advantageous)
  • You must be passionate about real-world development
  • Preference will be given to students residing in Cape Town (in order to fully take advantage of the workplace experience, mentorship and company experience)
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HOW TO APPLY FOR THE CENFRI BURSARY

Applications must be submitted online at: Cenfri Bursary Application 2024

Enter “www.zabusaries.com” in the field asking how you heard about the Cenfri bursary.
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your online bursary application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Full academic record including most recent results (on institutions letterhead)
  • Motivational essay to support your application (2 pages) (read our tips on how to write a motivational letter for your bursary application)
  • Parents or guardians proof of income (latest payslips if employed/ affidavit if unemployed/ proof of pension or Sassa grant if applicable)

 

CLOSING DATE FOR THE CENFRI BURSARY

22 March 2024 (extension).
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)

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CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Cenfri directly:
Tel: 021 913 9510
Email: info@cenfri.org
Contact page: https://cenfri.org/get-involved/contact-us/

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