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Last chance to apply for these 9 bursaries

For students who have not secured tertiary study funding for the 2021 or 2022 academic year, here are nine bursaries you could apply for, covering various fields of study, and all closing on 30 April 2021.
Last chance to apply for these 9 bursaries
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These bursaries cover Undergraduate and Postgraduate studies in Engineering, Science, Technology, Accounting, Medicine and more. To find out about these bursaries and more, visit the SA Bursaries website.

Here are bursaries closing on 30 April 2021:


  1. Allan Gray Orbis Fellowship Bursary
    Each year, 100 students are selected to receive this award. Allan Gray are inviting Matric students who intend on pursuing Degree studies in: Engineering, Law, Commerce, Humanities, Arts or Science (excluding Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Science), to apply for 2022 funding.

    Students can find out more about this bursary and details on how to apply here: https://www.zabursaries.co.za/general-bursaries-south-africa/allan-gray-orbis-fellowship-bursary/

  2. Shoprite Bursary
    Students who are pursuing studies towards Accounting (CA Stream: SAICA), Information Technology/ Systems or Data Science can apply to receive a bursary through the Shoprite Group. After students have graduated, they will also be invited to join one of the Groups Academies.

    Students can find out more about this bursary and details on how to apply here: https://www.zabursaries.co.za/general-bursaries-south-africa/shoprite-bursaries/

  3. Columbus Stainless Bursary
    This bursary is for studies within the Science and Engineering sectors, specifically for studies in these fields: Process Instrumentation, Mechanical Engineering, Physical Metallurgy, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Material Science and Chemistry.

    Students can find out more about this bursary and details on how to apply here:
    https://www.zabursaries.co.za/engineering-bursaries-south-africa/columbus-stainless-bursary/

  4. IFA (Independent Field Advertiser) Bursary
    The IFA Bursary covers undergradute studies in any field, for children (biological or under legal guardianship) of active IFA members.

    Students can find out more about this bursary and details on how to apply here:
    https://www.zabursaries.co.za/general-bursaries-south-africa/ifa-independent-field-advertiser-bursary/

  5. GrandWest Bursary
    This bursary covers students who reside within the Western Cape, to take up studies at the University of Cape Town, Stellenbosch University or the Cape Peninsula University of Technology. The GrandWest Socio-Economic Development (SED) Bursary invites students who are studying or registered to study within any of these fields: Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Hospitality, Human Resources, Marketing or Tourism.

    Students can find out more about this bursary and details on how to apply here:
    https://www.zabursaries.co.za/general-bursaries-south-africa/grandwest-bursary/

  6. South African Veterinary Foundation (SAVF) Bursary
    The SAVF Bursary is for BVSc IV & V (Veterinary Science 4th and 5th year) studies at the University of Pretoria. There will be 2 bursaries awarded, to the value of R10,000 each.

    Students can find out more about this bursary and details on how to apply here:
    https://www.zabursaries.co.za/medical-bursaries-south-africa/south-african-veterinary-foundation-bursary/

  7. Exxaro Bursary
    The Exxaro Bursary is aimed at studies within core mining industry disciplines, specifically the following fields: Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Geology, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mine Surveying and Mining Engineering.

    Bursary recipients will receive cover for all study related expenses, as well as assistance from senior leaders, practical work exposure at Exxaro operations, administrative support, monitoring and so much more.

    Students can find out more about this bursary and details on how to apply here:
    https://www.zabursaries.co.za/engineering-bursaries-south-africa/exxaro-bursary/

  8. Pharmaceutical Society of South Africa/ FPE Bursary
    Postgraduate students (Master or Doctoral only), pursuing studies towards a Pharmacy qualification, are invited to apply for the FPE Bursary.

    Bursaries are also awarded to Undergraduate students pursuing a BPharm qualification, however these applications will only open in June 2021.

    Students can find out more about this bursary and details on how to apply here:
    https://www.zabursaries.co.za/medical-bursaries-south-africa/pharmaceutical-society-of-south-africa-bursaries/

  9. Tegkor/ Nelson Mandela University Bursary
    An internal bursary by Nelson Mandela University for students pursuing Accounting studies at NMU. The bursary invites 1st year BCom Accounting and BCom Accounting Sciences students; 2nd and 3rd year BCom Accounting (Chartered Accounting), BCom General Accounting and BCom Accounting Sciences students; as well as Postgraduate students for studies in Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting (PGDA-CTA), Postgraduate Diploma in Accountancy (PGDA) and Postgraduate Diploma in Internal Auditing (PGDIA).

    Students can find out more about this bursary and details on how to apply here:
    https://www.zabursaries.co.za/universities/tegkor-nelson-mandela-university-bursary/

    Please note: all applications must be received on or before the due date – unfortunately late submissions are not accepted.

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