StudyTrust Bursaries South Africa 2019 – 2020

By | July 13, 2019

StudyTrust Bursaries South Africa 2019 – 2020

ABOUT THE COMPANY – STUDYTRUST

StudyTrust, established in 1974, are an educational public benefit organisation which helps learners find study opportunities. The company administers bursaries and scholarships by various large companies, as well as providing mentorship to assist tertiary students with academic and personal development.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

StudyTrust are offering 3 types of bursary programmes, sponsored by a various blue-chip South African companies and international companies:

1) Bursaries for Matric students intending to study towards a diploma qualification in any field of study.

2) Bursaries for Matric students intending to study towards a degree qualification in any field of study.

3) Bursaries for students currently pursuing their undergraduate studies in the following fields:

  • Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Business Management Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Actuarial Science
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology
  • Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation and Tourism
  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering

 

MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE

The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses (across all 3 bursary programmes): tuition fees, prescribed books, study material, accommodation in residence or equivalent private accommodation, meals, living allowance, transport and a personal computer.

Students will also receive the following: individual attention, mentorship programme, being part of an aspirational community.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

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):
Matric students intending to study towards a diploma:

  • South African citizen
  • Currently in Matric OR completed Matric
  • Strong academic potential
  • Intend on studying full time towards a diploma qualification
  • Intend on studying at a recognised public University within South Africa
  • Achieved a minimum overall average of 50% in Matric
  • Achieved a minimum result of 60% for English HL OR 70% for English FAL in Matric
  • Achieved a minimum result of 70% for Mathematics (not Mathematical Literacy) in Matric
  • Participated in school-based programmes (Kutlwanong Pro-maths, Living Maths, Coding initiatives, TRAC, Protec, etc.)
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Matric students intending to study towards a degree:

  • South African citizen
  • Currently in Matric OR completed Matric
  • Strong academic potential
  • Intend on studying full time towards a degree qualification
  • Intend on studying at a recognised public University within South Africa
  • Achieved a minimum overall average of 60% in Matric
  • Achieved a minimum result of 60% for English HL OR 70% for English FAL in Matric
  • Achieved a minimum result of 70% for Mathematics (not Mathematical Literacy) in Matric
  • Participated in school-based programmes (Kutlwanong Pro-maths, Living Maths, Coding initiatives, TRAC, Protec, etc.)

2nd and 3rd year tertiary students:

  • South African citizen
  • Completed Matric
  • Strong academic potential
  • Studying full time within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Studying at a recognised tertiary institute within South Africa
  • In your 2nd or 3rd year of undergraduate studies
  • Achieved a minimum overall average of 55%
  • Participating in committees and outreach projects
  • Leadership skills
  • Proven financial need

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Applications must be done online at:

Matric students intending to study towards a diploma: https://leap.ly/opportunities/316
Matric students intending to study towards a degree: https://leap.ly/opportunities/262
2nd and 3rd year students: https://leap.ly/opportunities/264

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You will be required to Register an account before you can Login and apply.
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 be disregarded):
Matric students (intending to study towards a diploma/ degree):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric latest results, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric and currently on a gap year (certified copy)
  • Proof of application at a tertiary institute
  • Motivational letter in support of your bursary application (why you should be selected to receive a bursary)

2nd and 3rd year students:

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Full tertiary academic record (certified copy)
  • Motivational letter in support of your bursary application (why you should be selected to receive a bursary)

 

CLOSING DATE

30 September 2019.
(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 Study Trust directly:
Contact Person: Mr Mthusi Morebodi (Bursary Support Manager)
Tel: 011 403 1632 / 011 403 1130
Fax: 086 567 5604
Email: applications@StudyTrust.org.za