Sage Bursary South Africa 2023 – 2024
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROVIDER – SAGE
Sage Bursary South Africa | Sage is the market leader for integrated accounting, payroll, and payment systems. The company specialises in accounting and business management software development aimed at small and medium-sized businesses, although it does offer expertise and business solutions for larger businesses.
Over the last 2 decades, Sage has become a local leader in business software solutions backed by the strength of the global Sage brand. The company has more than 11,000 colleagues who support millions of entrepreneurs across more than 20 countries as they power the global economy.
ABOUT THE SAGE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED
Sage South Africa is inviting students to apply for their external bursary programme for the 2023 academic year.
Bursaries will be awarded for Undergraduate degree studies in these fields:
- Accounting and Finance (BCom)
- Computer Engineering
- Computer Science
- Information Technology
Bursaries will also be awarded to students with disabilities, for undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in ALL fields of study.
Sage South Africa is committed to the upliftment of previously disadvantaged youth and youth living with disabilities, by providing them with funding to further their studies at the university level.
MORE ABOUT THE SAGE BURSARY PROGRAMME – EXPENSES COVERED
The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses (up to a capped amount): tuition fees, stationery, books and accommodation in residence or private accommodation.
The bursary will cover current fees and outstanding student debt.
Zabusaries.com is committed to keeping you up to date with the latest bursary opportunities, and this article covers all details about the Sage Bursary.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SAGE 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 previously disadvantaged individual (PDI)
- You must be currently in Matric or have completed Matric
- Students with a disability: you must be studying or intend on studying towards an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in any field
- Students with a disability: you must have passed all your current subjects
- Students without a disability: you must be studying or intend on studying towards an undergraduate degree in one of the fields listed above
- Students without a disability: you must have achieved a minimum overall average of 65% in your current studies
- You must be studying or have been accepted to study at a recognised and accredited public tertiary institution in South Africa
- Current Matric students: you must have achieved a minimum result of 75% for Mathematics and Physical Science
- Current university students: you must have consistently achieved a minimum overall average of 65%
- You must have a total household income of less than R500 000 per annum (if you have a total household income of less than R350 000 you should apply for NSFAS – if you have not received NSFAS funding you may apply)
- Preference will be given to students with disabilities
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE SAGE BURSARY
Applications must be submitted online at Sage Bursary Application 2023
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)
- Matric certificate or Matric’s latest results (certified copy)
- Full academic record/ transcripts (certified copy)
- Parents or guardians proof of income (latest payslips or letter from employer if employed, latest financial statements if self-employed, affidavit if unemployed) (certified copy)
- Parents’ or guardians’ death certificates, if deceased (certified copy)
- Parents or guardians divorce certificate, if divorced (certified copy)
- Parents or guardians sworn statement, if separated (certified copy)
- Signed consent form (.docx)
- Profile picture
- Proof of address (certified copy)
- Essay (answering the following: description of your personal background and family circumstances, description of all your achievements and leadership positions, your personal strengths and weaknesses, how your chosen study programme relates to your talents; interests and envisaged career, your personal statement to headline your application profile)
CLOSING DATE FOR THE SAGE BURSARY
30 September 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 programme, please contact StudyTrust (the administrators for this bursary) directly:
Tel: 011 403 1632
Mobile: 087 511 3373
Contact page: https://studytrust.org.za/contact-us/
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.