Naspers Bursary South Africa 2021 – 2022
ABOUT THE COMPANY – NASPERS
Naspers Bursary South Africa | Naspers is a global internet group, that provides products and services to over 2 billion customers in over 100 countries, through publishing, online retail and venture capital investing within the consumer internet sector.
The company was founded in 1915, in Cape Town, South Africa, and today is one of the largest global technology investors.
The company has 4 subsidiaries, 3 of which are wholly owned, namely: Takealot.com (the largest online retailer in South Africa); Media24 (the largest publishing company in Africa) and Naspers Foundry (a South African-focused venture capital fund), it is also a majority owner of Prosus (the largest consumer internet company in Europe).
ABOUT THE NASPERS BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED
- Business Sciences
The Naspers Bursary Programme aims to provide funding to young black Africans, who are academically deserving, but lack the financial means to pursue their studies towards one of the above qualifications. Funding is available from 1st year, through to Honours level studies.
MORE ABOUT THE NASPERS BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE
The bursary will provide full funding, for the entire duration of the degree studies. The following expenses will be covered: tuition fees, prescribed textbooks, accommodation, meals, living allowance and 1st year students will also receive a laptop computer.
Students will also have unlimited access to academic and psycho-social support, including: mentorship programme, career guidance and work readiness training, monthly workshops and monthly counselling sessions.
Naspers bursary recipients will be expected to actively support local community or charity organisations and give back where possible – all to create a better future for themselves and their communities.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE NASPERS 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 a Black African – Female or Male
- You must be currently in Matric OR you must have completed Matric
- You must be studying OR intend on studying towards a qualification in STEM, Commerce or Business Sciences field
- You must be studying OR intend on studying at a recognised university in South Africa
- You must have a total household income of less than R650 000 per annum
- Matric students applying for 1st year:
- you must have achieved a minimum result of 60% for Mathematics (NOT Mathematical Literacy) in Grade 11 final results
- you must have achieved a minimum overall average of 65% in Grade 11 final results
- you must have achieved a minimum overall average of 65% in Matric June exams
- 1st year students applying for 2nd year:
- you must be studying full-time
- you must have achieved a minimum overall average of 65% in June exams
- you must have achieved a minimum overall average of 65% in final results
- 3rd year students applying for Honours degrees:
- you must have achieved a minimum overall average of 68% in June/ mid-year results
- you must have achieved a minimum overall average of 68% in final results
- you must be on track for acceptance
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE NASPERS BURSARY
Applications must be submitted online at: Naspers Bursary Application 2022
Applicants are required to Register an Account before they can Login and apply.
If you are having trouble applying, please visit the Help Center
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed online application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):
- ID document (certified copy)
- Matric students: Grade 11 June results, Grade 11 final results, Matric latest results (certified copy)
- 1st/ 2nd year students: Matric certificate, full university academic record/ transcripts (certified copy)
- 3rd year students: Matric certificate, full university academic record/ transcripts (certified copy)
- Proof of application or registration at university for 2022
- Motivational letter explaining why you should be awarded the bursary
CLOSING DATE FOR THE NASPERS BURSARY
25 October 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 Naspers directly:
NSFAS National Student Financial Aid Schemes
NSFAS: What is NSFAS?
NSFAS, or National Student Financial Aid Scheme, was established according to the National Student Financial Aid Scheme Act of 1999 and incorporated the Tertiary Education Fund of South Africa (TEFSA), which stopped operating in 2000.