Shoprite Bursaries South Africa 2023 – 2024

Shoprite Bursaries South Africa 2023 – 2024

Shoprite Bursaries

ABOUT THE COMPANY – SHOPRITE

Shoprite Bursaries South Africa 2023 – 2024. In 1979, the Shoprite Group was founded in a small town in South Africa by the acquisition of 8 Cape Town-based supermarkets. Today, Shoprite operates more than 270 stores across 16 countries in Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands.

The company also owns almost 2000 corporate stores such as Checkers, Checkers Hyper, Checkers Liquor, Checkers MediRite, OK Furniture, OK Express, House & Home, Hungry Lion, and Shoprite Liquor, Shoprite MediRite and Usave.

Apart from the corporate stores, The Shoprite Group also own 367 franchise brand stores across South Africa and Namibia, including Friendly Stores, Friendly Liquor, Megasave, OK Foods, OK Minimark, OK Grocer, OK Value, Sentra and Enjoy.

ABOUT THE SHOPRITE SHOPRITE BURSARY PROGRAMMES – FIELDS COVERED

Shoprite is inviting students to apply for their bursary programme, for the 2023 academic year. Shoprite awards bursaries each year to deserving students, and this year, bursaries will be awarded for studies within these fields:

  • Accounting (CA Stream – SAICA) (10 bursaries will be awarded)
  • Data Science (10 bursaries will be awarded)
  • Food Science (10 bursaries will be awarded)
  • Information Systems (10 bursaries will be awarded)
  • Pharmacy (20 bursaries will be awarded)
  • Retail Business Management (30 bursaries will be awarded)
  • Supply Chain & Logistics (10 bursaries will be awarded)
  • UI Design (Product Design) (5 bursaries will be awarded)

 

MORE ABOUT THE SHOPRITE BURSARY PROGRAMMES – COVERAGE VALUE & SERVICE CONTRACT

The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: tuition fees, books and an allowance for accommodation. The value of the bursary will range between R30 000 and R60 000, dependent on the field of study and the institution.

After graduation, bursary recipients will be required to work for Shoprite. The work back obligation is 1 year of employment for each year of funding received.

  • Accounting (CA Stream – SAICA) Bursary: Chartered Accounting students will be able to join the Shoprite Finance team after graduation. Bursars will also have the opportunity to join the Accounting Articles Programme, whereby they will gain exposure to the entire Group of Companies and work with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Data Science Bursary: Graduates will join the Shoprite Data Science Academy, which is committed to producing top-level specialists in the field of data science. Students must have a passion for data and be willing to join the data academy.
  • Food Science Bursary: Culinary/ Hospitality students will be able to join the Shoprite Fresh Foods team after graduation.
  • Information Systems Bursary: Information technology/ Systems students will be able to join the Shoprite Group. Bursars will also have the opportunity to join the companies SAP Academy, which produces top-level specialists in the System Analysis field.
  • Pharmacy Bursary: The bursary is aimed at talented Pharmacy students who are passionate about making a career in the Health Care industry.
  • Retail Business Management Bursary: an exciting bursary opportunity for students who wish to follow a career within Retail Management, and join Africa’s largest retailer.
  • Supply Chain & Logistics Bursary: Future Logistics and Supply Chain specialists are invited to apply for this Shoprite bursary.
  • UI Design (Product Design) Bursary: The bursary is aimed at talented students within the UI/ Visual Communications field, to join the company’s Product and Design team, after graduation.

 

MORE ABOUT THE SHOPRITE BURSARY PROGRAMMES – SELECTION

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

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 30 days of the application deadline – should you not receive feedback by this time, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

Internal candidates will receive first consideration before external applications are reviewed (per Shoprite’s Employment Equity goals).

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR SHOPRITE BURSARIES

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):
Accounting (CA Stream – SAICA) Bursary:

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must NOT be older than 27 years old
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying towards either of these qualifications: BCom Accounting, BAcc (CA stream)
  • You must be in your 2nd, 3rd, 4th or Honours year of study
  • You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 65%
  • You must have achieved a minimum result of 65% for Accounting, Auditing and Taxation subjects
  • You must be studying at a recognised and accredited tertiary institution within South Africa

Data Science Bursary:

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must NOT be older than 27 years old
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying towards either a Degree qualification in either of these fields: Data Science, Data Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Industrial Engineering, Statistics, Operational Research, Quantitative Management (or similar quantitative degree)
  • You must be in your 2nd or 3rd year of study
  • You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 60%
  • You must have achieved a minimum result of 65% in Mathematics
  • You must be studying at a recognised and accredited tertiary institution within South Africa

Food Science Bursary:

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must NOT be older than 27 years old
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying towards either of these qualifications: BSc Food Science, Consumer Science, Microbiology, Food Technology, Advanced Diploma in Quality, Diploma/ Degree in Culinary Arts
  • You must be in your 2nd or 3rd year of study
  • You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 60%
  • You must be studying at a recognised and accredited tertiary institution within South Africa

Information Systems Bursary:

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must NOT be older than 27 years old
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying for either of these qualifications: BSc/ BCom with a major in Information Systems/ Systems Analysis
  • You must be in your 2nd or 3rd year of study study
  • You must be studying at a recognised and accredited tertiary institution within South Africa

Pharmacy Bursary:

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must NOT be older than 27 years old
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying for a Bachelor of Pharmacy qualification
  • You must be in your 1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of study study
  • You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 65%
  • You must be studying at a recognised and accredited tertiary institution within South Africa

Retail Business Management Bursary:

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must NOT be older than 27 years old
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying towards a Diploma in Retail Business Management
  • You must be in your 1st, 2nd or 3rd year of study study
  • You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 60%
  • You must be studying at a recognised and accredited tertiary institution within South Africa

Supply Chain & Logistics Bursary:

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must NOT be older than 27 years old
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying towards either of these qualifications: Bachelors of Commerce: Logistics (Quantitative Management), Bachelor of Science: Operational Research or a related degree/ qualification
  • You must be in your 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of study of study
  • You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 60%
  • You must be studying at a recognised and accredited tertiary institution within South Africa

UI Design (Product Design) Bursary:

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must NOT be older than 27 years old
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying towards a degree in either of these fields: Visual Communication/ Multi-Media/ Design/ UI/ UX
  • You must be in your 2nd or 3rd year of study study
  • You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 60%
  • You must be studying at a recognised and accredited tertiary institution within South Africa

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR SHOPRITE BURSARIES

Applications must be submitted online at:

Shoprite Bursary Application 2022: Accounting (CA Stream – SAICA)
(Reference number: SHO220628-3)

Shoprite Bursary Application 2022: Data Science
(Reference number: SHO220628-1)

Shoprite Bursary Application 2022: Food Science
(Reference number: SHO220628-4)

Shoprite Bursary Application 2022: Information Systems
(Reference number: SHO220628-2)

Shoprite Bursary Application 2022: Pharmacy
(Reference number: SHO220628-6)

Shoprite Bursary Application 2022: Retail Business Management
(Reference number: SHO220628-5)

Shoprite Bursary Application 2022: Supply Chain & Logistics
(Reference number: SHO220628-8)

Shoprite Bursary Application 2022: UI Design (Product Design)
(Reference number: SHO220628-9)
Candidates will be required to register an account before they can Login and apply.

Note: applications submitted via email will NOT be accepted – all applications must be submitted online only.
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 may be disqualified):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Full tertiary academic record, including most recent results (on institutions letterhead)

 

CLOSING DATE FOR THE SHOPRITE BURSARY

31 August 2022.
(Applications submitted after these dates will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)

CONTACT THE SHOPRITE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Shoprite Holdings directly:
Email: Bursary@shoprite.co.za
Please read the Shoprite Bursary FAQ before submitting a query.
Please do NOT contact Shoprite Holdings if this bursary has already closed. View our other bursaries open for application here: https://zabusaries.com/bursary-news

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