FEM Bursary South Africa 2024 – 2025

By | August 30, 2021

FEM Bursary South Africa 2024 – 2025

FEM Bursary South Africa

ABOUT THE COMPANY – FEM

Federated Employers Mutual Assurance Company (RF) Pty Limited (FEM), founded in 1936, provides construction companies and their employees with specialized insurance coverage, against injuries or illnesses contracted in the workplace.

The FEM Education Foundation (FEMEF), is a non-profit organization that aims to make a significant impact in improving education in South Africa. Since the Foundation was formed in 2016, R750 million has been paid to the foundation to help their efforts.

ABOUT THE FEM BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED | COVERAGE VALUE

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

Bursaries will be awarded to students from disadvantaged backgrounds, who cannot afford to fund their studies. Bursaries will be awarded within the fields of Engineering, Built Environment​ and Health Sciences, as these qualifications have been selected by FEM as they will contribute to their sector​.

ABOUT THE FEM BURSARY PROGRAMME – RENEWABILITY | SERVICE CONTRACT

The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: tuition fees, prescribed textbooks and a monthly stipend. The bursary may also provide cover for accommodation and meals, at FEM’s discretion.

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

The bursary is awarded for one academic year at a time and is renewable annually, subject to the following factors: completing registered modules, participating in community service and at FEM’s discretion.

There is no work-back obligation after students have graduated – they are welcome to pursue employment anywhere.

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ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE FEM 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 studying full-time, towards an undergraduate qualification within one of the fields of study listed above
  • You must have completed your first year of study (bursaries will NOT be awarded to first-year students and postgraduate students)
  • You must be studying at an approved institution or public University in South Africa
  • You must have a total household income of NOT more than R360 000 per year
  • You must have a strong academic record
  • You must NOT have any outstanding fees at your university from previous years
  • You must be in financial need and not able to fund your own studies
  • Preference will be given to students from disadvantaged backgrounds

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE FEM BURSARY

Applications must be submitted online at FEM Bursary Application 2024

Enter “Zabusaries.com” in the field asking how you heard about the FEM Bursary.

Note: applicants who are shortlisted will receive a further application form to complete.
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your online application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • South African ID document (certified copy)
  • Most recent academic record (certified copy)
  • Parents or guardians ID documents (certified copies)
  • Parents or guardians’ proof of income (latest payslips or bank statements if employed, affidavit if unemployed, affidavit if an informal worker, proof of SASSA grant/ disability grant/ other grant or pension if applicable, death certificate if deceased, divorce certificate if divorced)
  • Dependents proof of registration from tertiary institution if there are any other student dependents in your household
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Note: all certified documents must be no older than 3 months old.

CLOSING DATE FOR THE FEM BURSARY

20 December 2023.
(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 program, please contact FEM directly:
Head Office
Tel: 011 359 4300
Email: enquiries@fema.co.za / info@fem.co.za
Candidates should read the bursary FAQ’s before submitting any queries.

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GENERAL BURSARIES

GOVERNMENT BURSARIES

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NURSING BURSARIES

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