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CHIETA Bursaries Closing 28 February 2019 [Download Form]

Closing Date: 28 February 2019

The CHIETA has established a bursary programme to offer financial assistanceto young South Africans who qualify to undertake full-time studies at any accredited South African Public Tertiary Institution within the following subsectors:

  • Fast Moving Consumer Goods
  • Speciality Chemicals
  • Surface Coatings
  • Petroleum
  • Base Chemicals
  • Glass
  • Explosives
  • Fertilisers
  • Pharmaceuticals

The following fields of study shall be prioritized for funding:

  • Analytical Chemistry,
  • Biochemistry,
  • Chemical Engineering,
  • Biomedical Technology,
  • Electrical Engineering,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Industrial Engineering,
  • Bachelor of Science,
  • Mechanical Engineering,
  • Polymer Technology,
  • Pharmacy,
  • Operations Management

The bursary shall cover tuition fees as determined through statement of accountup to the maximum capped amount of R76 000.00 for undergraduates and R80 000.00 for postgraduates.If there is a balance available then books and other expenses can be covered based on proof of expenditure up to the maximum capped amount.


  • South African citizen
  • Youth between the age of 16 to 35
  • Applicants who are currently studying


  • Applicants must complete in full the Bursary Application the application form
  • Proof of income
  • Attach a certified ID copy
  • Attach a certified copy of final Grade 12 results or
  • Attach proof of registration

Please note that all certified documents must not be older than 3 months.

How to Apply

Download Application Form

Application forms and supporting documents must be emailed

If you have not heard from CHIETA by the 31st March 2019,consider your application unsuccessful)

CHIETA reserves the right to determine the number of bursary allocations for the academic year based on the total available budget. Applications will be approved at the discretion of CHIETA Management

Further enquiries can be addressed to: Mahlatse Xinzi or Princess Moumakoe at 011 628 7000

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IT Bursaries Boston Education Trust 20X

The Boston Education Trust is offering 20 bursaries to South African Black females who register for an IT Diploma at Boston City Campus & Business College. The Trust will pay the tuition fees of those selected for the bursaries.

“Twenty years ago all our students coming for career consultations were intent on pursuing a career in Law.” So says Natalie Rabson, Skills Development Consultant at Boston City Campus & Business College. “Now, however, so many of the prospective students we see want to study IT” she says.

The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) industry is growing exponentially, and is clearly one of the most exciting and rapidly-expanding industries. “I believe that this is partly because IT affects every industry, from medicine to accounting. All professions and professionals must have good IT knowledge, not only to operate in their industry, but also to remain relevant and competitive,” says Rabson.

“Unfortunately, there is still a marked lack of female representation in the IT workforce, and we have been approached by a trust which wants to promote Black females in this industry”

The Boston Education Trust has identified this area of scarce skills, with particular reference to Black females,” says Craig Stollard, one of the trustees. “We identified this gap in labour supply and we have set a goal to rectify this by financially helping Black females to study IT. “Our goal is, on a national level, to produce IT graduates who will be work ready in their fields and be productive in the ICT sector”

Stollard has identified some challenges for female IT graduates, saying that funds are clearly one of the main issues. Another, he says, is geographical in nature. “Because Boston has 45campuses nationally, we created easier access for those wishing to pursue higher education in IT. They do not have to leave home. We realise, especially with Black females, that they are often carers and homemakers, and it is more productive for them to stay home while they study and not move into a University residence”. And, of course, Stollard believes that there are gender stereotypes in this industry. “That is another hurdle the Black females face, and we wish to assist with setting them on their path towards a career in IT. In some instances, the stereotyping of women by organisations within a primarily male-dominated industry presents a major hurdle for females, so many women may be discouraged both from studying and working in IT”, he says.

For many of the Black women and entrepreneurs trying to break into the South African ICT market, gaining access to the required business skills and resources could be the make-or-break for their ICT careers. Stollard aims to change this. “The Boston Education Trust is offering 20 bursaries in IT with applications now open, to start their studies in February 2019,” he says.

The Boston Education Trust is offering 20 bursaries to South African Black females who register for an IT Diploma at Boston City Campus & Business College. The Trust will pay the tuition fees of those selected for the bursaries.


1. To be considered for a bursary, you must be:
a. Female
b. Black
c. South African
d. Under the age of 35

2. The Trustees of the Boston Education Trust will choose the recipients of the bursaries based on criteria such as academic results and financial need.

How To Apply

1. Apply for a Boston City Campus & Business College IT Diploma online at
2. If your application is successful, you can apply for a bursary by sending an email and attaching your letter of acceptance together with your ID and preferred Boston campus (there are 45 nationwide) with the words “BOSTON EDUCATION TRUST” in the subject line.
3. The closing date for bursary applications is 15 February 2019, before 17h00 (to be in time, please allow 2 working days for your application to register for the IT Diploma to be processed.)

Other bursaries for current academic year

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United States Harvard Fellowship for South African Students

Programme outline

Applications are invited for the Harvard South Africa Fellowship Program 2020-2021.

Harvard South Africa Fellowship Program 2020-2021 (HSAFP) was established for mid-career professionals who were disadvantaged by past laws and resource allocations in South Africa. The HSAFP was initiated to provide educational enrichment for mid-career individuals in various occupations who have shown considerable skills and leadership in their chosen fields.

Degree level

Master’s and non-degree programmes

Fields of Study

Master’s degrees in Public health, Law and Public Administration

Non-degree programmes in management and leadership development

What the scholarship offers

– Tuition for the full period of enrolment at Harvard

– Round-trip airfare between the Fellow’s home and Boston

– Monthly stipend with the exception of those enrolled in Executive Education Programmes, to cover accommodation, living and medical expenses as well as food, winter clothing, taxes and books

Who can apply?Fellows must be South African citizensUsually between 30 and 45 years of ageMust not have just completed or not completed a Bachelor’s degree, unless this degree has been pursued concurrently with or subsequent to experience in the workplaceApplicants should determine well in advance whether if awarded a fellowship, they can be granted leave by their employers for Harvard’s academic year

Application Process

Application forms must be submitted online to CARAT through the “Uploads” tab.

More information is available at:


Applications deadline is 1 April 2019 for the 2020/21 academic year.


Forward queries and questions by e-mail at or by telephone at: +27 

Documents and links

Programme application


Please note that this opportunity is not offered by the Department of Higher Education and Training. Applicants are required to undertake their own research into programmes and institutions and are responsible for ensuring that the qualifications will be recognised in South Africa. If there are any discrepancies in the details provided, the information given by the sponsor supersedes the details provided above. No additional financial support will be provided by the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Apply for other Scholarships here

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Scholarship to Study in USA

Applications for the 2020-2021 Fulbright Foreign Student Program are now open.

US opens scholarships to South African students for 2019

This world-renowned program offers scholarships to South Africans interested in pursuing a Master’s or Doctoral degree at any accredited tertiary institution in the United States.

The scholarships cover up to the full cost of tuition and living expenses in the U.S.

Applications close on April 19, 2019, but applicants are encouraged to start the application process as soon as possible.

Highly-motivated South Africans wishing to pursue a Master’s degree must have completed a four-year B-Tech degree or a three-year Bachelor’s degree with an Honors degree.

Prospective Doctoral students must have successfully obtained a Master’s degree.

In 2018, 29 South African students and scholars received fully-funded Fulbright scholarships to complete postgraduate studies at American academic institutions and to conduct research in the United States.

These talented South Africans are currently pursuing studies in fields ranging from molecular biology, viticulture, economics, and audiology, to mechanical engineering, occupational therapy and philosophy at institutions including Ohio State University, University of Missouri, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of California, and the University of Pennsylvania.

The Fulbright Program is the U.S. Government’s flagship international educational exchange.

How to Apply

It was established in 1946 to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and other countries.

It currently operates in South Africa and more than 150 countries worldwide.

South Africans interested in applying for the Fulbright Program can learn more by CLICKING HERE.

Other Scholarships are obtainable here

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PwC Bursary Scholarships SAICA

Job Description

Candidates should be studying towards, or have successfully completed studies towards the Chartered Accountant (South Africa) CA (SA) qualification (Qualifications include a BCom and post graduate qualification in Accounting or equivalent at any SAICA accredited university).

  • Requirements for Grade 12:
    • Must be writing for a matric exemption and university acceptance, with maths (pure maths not maths literacy) and English.
    • Must be obtaining over 60% for all subjects.
    • Requirements for University students: You must obtain consistent passes in all your subjects.
  • Bursary holders are required to serve a three year (minimum) training contract with the firm on completion of their post-graduate studies;
  • You may apply for a training contract at any stage from first year through to final year, however your training contract will only commence the year following successful completion of your Honours/CTA;
  • Skills required include: obtaining consistent passes in all subjects from first year through to final year, proficiency in English, good communication and interpersonal skills, drive, determination, leadership potential, deadline driven, keen attention to detail, logical thinking;
  • Participating in extramural activities at school and/or university will be advantageous;
  • You will be expected to progress steadily throughout the three years in order to qualify as a CA(SA), this includes writing the qualifying exams and achieving the necessary core hours as prescribed by SAICA. Core experience obtained during your learnership includes auditing, accounting, financial management, secretarial systems, taxation and estates, business information systems.

CountrySouth Africa

Programme TypeGraduate

Position TypeFull Time

About Us

PwC provides industry-focused assurance, tax and advisory services to build public trust and enhance value for its clients and their stakeholders. More than 184 000 people in 157 countries across our network share their thinking, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and practical advice. BURSARIES Our bursary programme is available to students studying towards a Chartered Accountant (CA) degree at a South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) -accredited university. Bursaries are awarded to high-performing, talented individuals. The programme also seeks to support qualifying students with financial need.

How to Apply

Click links below to submit your application online

Apply in Cape Town

Apply in East London

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