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We find ourselves at an exciting time in history, the rise of a new era, the digital era. Digital tech has transformed, and continues to transform the way we do things, and to not catch the trend, would be less than ideal.

Largely characterized by a faster, and a more connected society, the digital era is slowly evolving the way we do things. The way we used to do things like retail, socializing and work is beginning to change, as we adapt to doing these things online, with emerging trends, and evolving markets.

One of these emerging trends (the Gig Economy) is people finding, and offering, employment through the internet. Where in the past finding a job may have been a slow, and grueling, process, we’ve now made it significantly faster, and easier where with websites like rent-a-student.co.za, a job is only a few clicks away. What I like about rent-a-student is that it is specifically suited for students, offering mostly short-term, and part-time jobs, it’s not a career move, but it’ll get you some pocket change and give you important work experiences.

Being ideal for students, rent-a-student, is a good example of how markets are evolving to tailor more to the individual than to the general group, but the work industry is only one example of evolving markets, as we see the internet of things shape the way we do things.

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Of the 26.5% of unemployed South Africans, 54.2% are youths. In a country with such statistics, I think it is safe to say that we are all frustrated. There is nothing more discouraging as a varsity student in South Africa than realising the reality of our country and realising that this is our reality as individuals too. Success these days is not as simple as pulling up your socks or working harder than the rest. As informed as we are, who doesn’t work hard these days? It is not as easy as waiting for mother luck to drop opportunities in your hand either. So really, what is it up to?

Growing up in a township of Gugulethu I’ve always known that I wanted more than what I see on my streets and in my neighbours eyes. Somehow I knew that more existed, “There just has to be something better than this. This cannot be all” I would to think to myself. My mom as my role model and my brother as an example, I decided I will work hard and I would reach the goal that I had set out for myself. My passions, abilities and talents ceased to mater, I just wanted to be successful. So I pulled through. 2am, 3am study nights, I pulled through. I thought I had it all worked out. Hard work leads to success, but I soon realised that it doesn’t end there.
I made myself as well as my family proud and passed matric with a bachelor’s pass. I got into varsity, and the horror of a success hungry black woman from Gugulethu began. In a richly diverse scene such as UWC, I heard all sorts of testimonies from different people, highly educated people, completing their Honours and Masters, “It’s hard to get a job. There are no jobs”. It occurred to me that what I am doing is not enough, education is vital, but it is not enough. Drive carries you through but it is not enough, positivity keeps you sane but it is not enough. All of these are needed, but never will they create opportunities for you. This was one thing I had no control of. I think by now it has occurred to most of us that we have to fight. Competition is rife and smiles for no man. We have to fight, we have to keep trying, we have to go out there and find these opportunities and for some of us, as the likes of the warm hearted founders of “Rent-A-Student” we have to make them, not only for us but also for others and future generations too. They, Rent-A-Student, have brought opportunities to us, we ought to learn from them, and also take advantage of this platform. Utilize these opportunities, milk them, then turn around and create them. This is how we will overcome the curse of South Africa.

-Zanele “Xanna” Sokatsha

– John, Founder and CEO @ Rent-a-Student – Thanks for the mention Zanele, a nice article. Please email your cell number and network so we can send you R50 e-Wallet!! The blog is unfortunately pretty true, but do not give up hope (NEVER GIVE UP)!, jobs do exist and the reason for Rent-a-Student starting was to give students work experience opportunities (the money is secondary, but still important). My advice in these times and especially in South Africa is to focus on the “Gig” economy!! Read about it and write another blog for R50!!

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is the government student bursary and loan scheme that receives its funding budget from, and reports to the Department of Higher Education and Training.

The scheme was established in terms of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme Act 56 of 1999.

NSFAS provide financial assistance in the form of bursaries and loans to eligible students at public universities and Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Colleges in South Africa.

NSFAS administer such bursaries and loans, and recover the loans from students once they have graduated and are employed.

NSFAS also raises funds in order to increase the funding pool for student bursaries and loans.

Click Here to NSFAS

WOW ….

We hate to say this, but we are disappointed with the lack of attention to detail from some students applying for part-time paid work via our platform. Rent-a-Student is a non-profit organsation trying to HELP students! We have businesses asking for students non-stop and our reputation means students get good pay!!

Rent a Student was formed to help students. Employers (in the main) want to help students, but the quality of applications has declined!! When we ask for a photograph – we need a photograph, when we ask for a CV we need a CV, when we say the job is in Johannesburg and students apply from Cape Town it is NOT acceptable! When students apply and then do not show it is totally unacceptable. YES that is the reality, students apply for positions and when given the position, they fail to show up = lost client = bad reputation = the end of this Non-Profit … PLEASE Respect us, respect yourself, respect the clients wanting to help students.

We give work experience to over 1,000 students a month, we have a minimum wage policy of R40 per hour, so please only apply if you have read the brief and can do the JOB.

PLEASE, remember that first impressions count.

PS – Congratulations to the many students who do excellent work! We are proud to have you on-board!

Firstly, let’s make one thing clear. There are no magical tips that will help you get rich overnight!! However, it is possible to make some money if you own a website and do some affiliate marketing. Rent-a-Student for example has some affiliate partners e.g. Rebtel. We make around R1,000 a month from these partners. So read on if you want to give Affiliate Marketing a try!

First, you will need a website! Try our other site which offers a FREE website design. All you pay as a student is R50 a month or R500 for the year. Simple contact the site owner (that’ll be me) and we will get your website done in 1 day.

What is Affiliate Marketing?

According to Wikipedia: “Affiliate marketing is a marketing practice in which a business rewards one or more affiliates for each visitor or customer brought about by the affiliate’s marketing efforts”

Basically, you as a publisher will be rewarded when you help a business by promoting their products or services. try Commission Junction which has one of the largest collections of partners, then promote it’s partners and you will get a commission when the visitor you send from your site makes a purchase.

Affiliate marketing is probably one of the quickest and cheapest (not the easiest) ways to start making money online as you don’t have to create any products yourself. You simply link up a buyer and a seller, and you take a commission on the sale that has been referred by you.

How Does Affiliate Marketing Work?

When you join an Affiliate program and choose the products that you want to sell, sellers provide you with a unique affiliate code that you can use to refer traffic to the target site. Most affiliate programs will offer ready made text links, banners and other forms of creative copies whereby you only have to copy the code and place it on your website to start referring traffic. When interested visitors click on these links from your site they get redirected to the product site and if they purchase a product or subscribe to a service you as the referrer make a commission.

The sellers can track your performance through your affiliate ID and the affiliate software that they use. You also have complete, real time access to all sales and commissions stats.

You don’t need to sell products all the time to make a commission. Different affiliate programs can use different payment terms such as:

  • Pay per Sale: In this program a merchant pays you a percentage of the sale price when the purchase is completed.
  • Pay per Click: In this program you get paid based on the number of visitors you redirect to the Merchant’s website from your affiliate site, whether or not a sale is made.
  • Pay per Lead: You get paid once the referred visitors provide their contact information on the target site by filling out a simple contact form.

Why be an Affiliate Marketer?

Affiliate marketing is considered to be one of the world’s fastest growing and best internet marketing techniques to earn money online because:

  • Cost effective: Marketing on the internet is cheap and you don’t have to worry about the production cost as the product is already developed by the seller. You don’t need a physical business location or hire employees either.
  • Global Market: Online marketing gives you the opportunity to reach people all over the world easily.
  • No Fees: You don’t need to pay anything to join affiliate programs.
  • No Storage No Shipping: You don’t need to worry about storage, packing or shipment of the product. They are all taken care of by the seller.
  • No customer support: You don’t need to provide any customer support or deal with consumer complaints as the Seller does that for you.
  • Passive income: A regular job can give you a fixed income as long as you continue to work. Depending on your marketing skill Affiliate marketing can create a steady flow of income even when you are not in front of your computer.
  • Work from home: If you make enough money then you don’t have to worry about going to work at the same time every day or getting stuck in traffic. You can work in the comfort of your own home.

Tips on Becoming a Successful Affiliate Marketer

After reading all the benefits of affiliate marketing if you think you will be rich over night by selling affiliate products online then you are wrong. Affiliate marketing is definitely an excellent way to make money online but it’s highly competitive too. In order to be successful in Affiliate marketing you need to know the market needs, learn how to promote products, what works and what doesn’t. The following are a few tricks on becoming successful in affiliate marketing that we have learnt over time.

1. Only Choose a Handful of Good Products

The first mistake a lot of affiliate marketers make is that they register with too many different affiliate programs and try to promote everything. Pursuing affiliate marketing down this path can become very overwhelming and you won’t be able to promote any product properly. All you need in order to be successful is a handful of good products to promote. Try to understand the market needs and look for products that align correctly with the topic of your site.

2. Use Several Traffic Sources to Promote Products

Most affiliate marketers put up the ads only on their sites. There is nothing wrong with this approach but know that there are many other traffic sources that you can tap into and promote the products simultaneously. The more targeted traffic you can send to the sales page the more your chances are of making money.

Google Adwords can be used to drive targeted traffic to a sales page. You simply make an ad in your adwords account then use your affiliate link in the target page URL of the ad. Obviously, you will have to continuously measure the conversions and see if the campaign cost is less than the campaign profit in order to keep the campaign running but I am sure you get the idea.

3. Test, Measure and Track Your Affiliate Campaign

It is a very good idea to use different product promotion strategies so you can figure out what is working and what is not. Try to do split testing and measure the performance of each campaign then take actions accordingly. Changing a few things here and there can increase your profit dramatically. Make sure to place the banner ads on different areas of your site’s pages. Some positions will make the ads more noticeable than others.

Most affiliate programs will give you basic stats that you may need but there is nothing stopping you from using your own conversion tracking software too. There are many conversions tracking sofware out there that you can use to track your affiliate campaign.

4. Research the Demand of the Product

If you try to sell a product that is in low demand then chances are that you are not going to get many sales no matter how hard you try. So it is a good idea to spend a bit of time researching and finding out if a product that you are thinking of promoting is a product that your audience needs. If your site gets decent traffic then you can conduct an online survey and easily get input from your visitors.

5. Stay Current with New Methods and Techniques

Affiliate marketing is a very competitive field and people are always coming up with new techniques. Try to stay current with these new techniques and market trends otherwise you will fall behind.

6. Choose the Right Merchant

When you promote a product you also promote the person or the company who is behind the product so try to choose wisely. You don’t want your visitors to go and buy a product following your advice then come back unhappy. Do you think that this visitor will come back to your site and take your advice again? Most likely no; this can hurt your credibility in the long run. Usually, websites/company that offer good customer service will have better customer satisfaction so try to stick with promoting their products.

7. Use Helpful Tools

If you are serious about affiliate marketing then try to find tools that will help you be more efficient. There are many helpful tools out there. If you are using a WordPress powered site then consider getting a plugin similar to the Affiliate Link Manager.

Don’t just hope and pray that visitors will buy; setup everything correctly and make it happen! If you think that visitors will click on your affiliate links and buy just because you placed dozens of affiliate links on your website then you are wrong! You need to have a structured plan in place. Affiliate marketing is a business so you will have a much better chance of succeeding if you treat it like one.

Sample Affiliate Marketing Link – code “796439” is Rent-a-Student!


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The whole concept of job searching has changed dramatically in the era the Internet. Simply searching for jobs online may not necessarily advance your chances in the today’s job market.

However, by taking the time and effort to learn how to search for jobs effectively, you will be automatically boost your chances of getting interviews. It is important to ‘find a hook’.

What does this mean? When an ad is listed online, take the time to research the person’s background. You may be surprised to know that you went to the same school or know the same people.

By finding a connection, you find ‘a hook’. Alternatively, you can research the individuals work and see if he/she is mentioned in any articles online. This is an effective way to reach out on a more personal level.

If the recruiters name is mentioned in a job ad, you could always proceed to make use of LinkedIn in order to see if you have connections in common. You may not always be successful in your endeavours, however it may be worth the effort to simply do an online check.

By searching your niche online, you will be saving a ton of time and energy. Instead of focusing on many job sites, rather try to find job sites and recruiter websites, which focus on your industry. This will not only save you time but it will also help you narrow it down to your specific skill.

It may be useful to post your resume on websites. This can be done by simply uploading your resume to different websites. These databases are usually a first step for managers and recruiters who want to hire new employees.

If you are currently employed, it may be best to check for an option where you can post your resume anonymously.

Signing up for job alerts and RSS feeds is also a good way to receive emails alerting you to new postings which meet your criteria. On many job sites you are able to sign up for emails alerting you to new postings that meet you requirements. Many allow you to choose their frequency such as daily or weekly.

Make use of filters for your job searches. Many websites offer a filtering tool, where you are able to refine your search results. By making use of filters it will save you time from constantly having to select search categories over and over again.

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The Internet of Things is the most profound change in personal and enterprise IT since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago!!

But what is the Internet of things? Here is Wikipedia definition:

 

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the network of physical objects or “things” embedded with electronics, software, sensors, and network connectivity, which enables these objects to collect and exchange data.[1] The Internet of Things allows objects to be sensed and controlled remotely across existing network infrastructure,[2] creating opportunities for more direct integration between the physical world and computer-based systems, and resulting in improved efficiency, accuracy and economic benefit;[3][4][5][6][7][8] when IoT is augmented with sensors and actuators, the technology becomes an instance of the more general class of cyber-physical systems, which also encompasses technologies such as smart grids, smart homes, intelligent transportation and smart cities. Each thing is uniquely identifiable through its embedded computing system but is able to interoperate within the existing Internet infrastructure. Experts estimate that the IoT will consist of almost 50 billion objects by 2020.[9]

British entrepreneur Kevin Ashton first coined the term in 1999 while working at Auto-ID Labs (originally called Auto-ID centers – referring to a global network of Radio-frequency identification (RFID) connected objects).[10] Typically, IoT is expected to offer advanced connectivity of devices, systems, and services that goes beyond machine-to-machine communications (M2M) and covers a variety of protocols, domains, and applications.[11] The interconnection of these embedded devices (including smart objects), is expected to usher in automation in nearly all fields, while also enabling advanced applications like a Smart Grid,[12] and expanding to the areas such as smart cities.[13][14]

“Things,” in the IoT sense, can refer to a wide variety of devices such as heart monitoring implants, biochip transponders on farm animals, electric clams in coastal waters,[15] automobiles with built-in sensors, DNA analysis devices for environmental/food/pathogen monitoring[16] or field operation devices that assist firefighters in search and rescue operations.[17] These devices collect useful data with the help of various existing technologies and then autonomously flow the data between other devices.[18][19] Current market examples include smart thermostat systems and washer/dryers that use Wi-Fi for remote monitoring.

Besides the plethora of new application areas for Internet connected automation to expand into, IoT is also expected to generate large amounts of data from diverse locations that is aggregated very quickly, thereby increasing the need to better index, store and process such data.

 

Enabling technologies for the IOT[edit]

There are mainly three types of technologies that enable IOT.[125]

  1. RFID and near-field communication – In the 2000s, RFID was the dominant technology. Later, NFC became dominant (NFC). NFC have become common in smartphones during the early 2010s, with uses such as reading NFC tags or for access to public transportation.[citation needed]
  2. Optical tags and quick response codes – This is used for low cost tagging. Phone cameras decodes QR code using image-processing techniques. In reality QR advertisement campaigns gives less turnout as users need to have another application to read QR codes.
  3. Bluetooth low energy – This is one of the latest tech. All newly releasing smartphones have BLE hardware in them. Tags based on BLE can signal their presence at a power budget that enables them to operate for up to one year on a lithium coin cell battery.

 

Rent-a-Student has been accepted to the Microsoft BizSpark Programme and are always looking for smart students to help us in the IoT development. Interested students can contact me directly john@rent-a-student.co.za

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Government Service Bursary Scheme: Limpopo Government Service

Closing Date:

November, 2015

Field of Study:

  • Engineering & the Built Environment
  • Engineering
  • Electrical & Information Engineering
  • Mechanical, Industrial & Aeronautical Engineering

Bursary Details:

Bursary Information

Engineering and Built Environment
BEng or BSc Engineering (Mechanical)
BEng or BSc Engineering (Electrical),

Applications close 30 November

Candidate Requirements:

Current students at univeristy
Grade 12 learners
South African citizen with valid ID number (Only residents of Limpopo)
Maths and Science

How to Apply:

Applications available at

Permanent Secretary
Provincial Service Commission
Private Bag x9499
0700 Pietersburg

Bursary Equiries:

053 839 6683 / 6696
www.limpopo-dlgh.gov.za

Conditions of Bursary:

Service binding contract after graduation for a period equal to the tenure of the bursary


Mitchell’s Plain Bursary Trust

Closing Date:

November, 2015

Field of Study:

  • Fields of Study
  • Accountancy
  • Commerce
  • Economic & Business Sciences
  • Electronic
  • Geology
  • Graphic Design
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Literature, Language and Media
  • Industrial
  • Journalism
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Teaching
  • Technology
  • Engineering
  • Postgraduate Studies and Research
  • Mathematical Sciences

Bursary Details:

The Mitchell’s Plain Bursary and Role Model Trust assists with registration and/or tuition fees for studies at tertiary institutions such as the University of Cape Town, University of the Western Cape, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Peninsula University of Technology and Further Education and Training Colleges.

The Trust will offer financial assistance to a maximum amount set by the Trust to applicants that have been successfully accepted for further study at a tertiary institution. The Trust does not provide full bursaries and applicants are advised to also apply for additional corporate bursaries, government bursaries through NSFAS or publicly funded loans or grants to cover their tuition fees. The Trust facilitates learners’ access to tertiary education through initial funding and support.

The Trust facilitates learners’ access to tertiary education through initial funding and support.

The Trust works closely with all the high schools in Mitchell’s Plain in ensuring that motivated, academically performing and financially deserving learners are given an opportunity to pursue their study and career goals.

Recipients who are successful in their studies for the year may reapply for further support for the following year based on their performance.

All funds are paid directly to the educational institution at which the recipient is studying.

APPLICATIONS OPEN 1 OCTOBER – CLOSE 30 NOVEMBER 2015

Candidate Requirements:

Criteria for Application
In order to qualify for consideration for a bursary from the Mitchell’s Plain Bursary and Role Model Trust, you must:

Be a Grade 12 learner from one of the 17 high schools in Mitchell’s Plain
Reside in Mitchell’s Plain
Be financially deserving
Have a recommendation from your school to apply for the bursary and
Meet the deadline of 30 November 2015 for completed applications.
The Trust will consider applications from academically and financially deserving learners from across all the high schools in Mitchell’s Plain.

How to Apply:

Click link for application form

Apply for the bursary online with all the necessary information and the recommendation from your school
The Trust will review your application and may require you to attend an interview
You will be notified of a conditional acceptance based on your September results and application
You will be required to submit your matric results AND a letter to show that you are accepted at a tertiary institution
You will be notified of your final acceptance onto the bursary programme
Your bursary will be paid directly to the institution at which you are studying


Access Trust Bursary 2015

Closing Date:

November, 2015

Field of Study:

  • Engineering

Bursary Details:

Access Trust has Bursaries opportunities that are full-time for post-matric courses at Western Cape Public FET colleges.

Bursaries are for full-time post-matric courses at Western Cape Public FET colleges only for:

NQF Levels 4 – 5, N4-N6 business and N1-N6 engineering;
engineering practicals if the applicant has a technical matric or has completed at least N2 in engineering.

Bursaries are for class (tuition) and registration fees only.

Applicants must not be older than 23 years of age at start of studies.

Younger students will be given preference.

Applicants already at college must have a minimum of 50% in all tests and exams, or competence in all modules.

Bursaries are not awarded for NCV courses.

Students who have other bursaries may not apply for an Access Trust bursary.

This will be checked and if a student has a second bursary the Access Trust bursary will be withdrawn.

A detailed letter in your own handwriting to motivate your application and explain your family circumstances.

Applications must be posted by standard post. Do not fax or e-mail applications.

Closing dates: 30 Nov for 1st trimester/semester and whole-year courses, 31 March for 2nd trimester, 31 May for 2nd semester, 31 July for 3rd trimester.

These forms must be completed by the following people:

The applicant

The college principal or head of department

The student support officer at the college

How to Apply:

Click link to apply


ILSCM Bursary

Closing Date:

November, 2015

Bursary Details:

The Institute of Logistics and Supply Chain Management is offering 100% Bursaries to student to pursue accredited certificates in Logistics & Supply Chain Management

To qualify for a 100% bursary you must :
• Be an Employment Equity (EE) candidate, preference will be given to female applicants
• Hold a Grade 12 Senior Certificate, with English
• Have reasonable access to a computer and the Internet
• Be unemployed at the time of application
• Be willing to take up employment as an intern in early 2015 within the transport and supply chain environment

Closing date for applications: 30 November 2014

How to Apply:

If you comply with ALL of the above, please apply online at www.ilscm.co.za
We need the following with your application:

– CV (Include your contact details)
– Motivational letter (1 Page)
– Certified copy of your ID
– Certified copy of your matric certificate

*Terms and Conditions Apply.


Msunduzi Municipality Bursary 2015

Closing Date:

November, 2015

Field of Study:

  • Accountancy
  • Engineering
  • Earth Sciences
  • Geography, Archaeology & Environmental Studies

Bursary Details:

Applications for bursaries offered by Msunduzi Municipality are expected from candidates who
are studying or have been accepted by an institution of higher learning to study towards the
following qualification:

BSc Electrical Engineering (1)National Diploma: Electrical Engineering L/C (1)
BSc Civil Engineering (1)
National Diploma: Civil Engineering (1)Bachelor in Town Planning (1)
National Diploma: Town Planning (1)
Bachelor in Real Estate ( Valuations) (1)
National Diploma: Engineering Survey (1)
National Diploma: Horticulture (1)
B Com – Supply Chain Management/Accounting / Insurance Management (2)
Bachelor of Social Science – Environmental Management / Geography (1)

Closing Date: 3 November 2014
If you have not heard from us within eight weeks of the closing date, please accept your
Application to be unsuccessful. The Municipality reserves the right to make no
appointments.

Candidate Requirements:

Undergraduate student at a tertiary institution or completed/completing Grade 12.
A youth residing in Pietermaritzburg with a willingness to learn & work in Local Government
A South African Citizen of a historically disadvantaged background

How to Apply:

Ms Busi Kuzwayo Tel. No’s: 033-392 2048
Application forms are available at the Municipal Website. A comprehensive
CV, proof of residence, academic transcripts, Grade 12 results, or 2014 June Grade 12 results and ID
document, must accompany the application forms. Where possible, applicants should submit a letter
from Institution confirming their enrolment / application. Failure to submit any of the requested
documents will result in the application not being considered. All information will be verified.

To apply: post or hand deliver your application, quoting the reference number, to the following
address:
The Msunduzi Municipality, Private Bag x 321
Prof Nyembezi Building, Ground Floor, Foyer Application Box,
341 Church St, PIETERMARITZBURG 3200

Application Form:

Bursary Equiries:

For more information visit Msunduzi Municipality


Absip Bursary

Closing Date:

November, 2015

Field of Study:

  • Commerce

Bursary Details:

The ABSIP Bursary is aimed at financially supporting disadvantaged black students who have demonstrated academic excellence, a passion to pursue a career within financial services industry and be studying at any university in South Africa.

The ABSIP bursary is only open to disadvantaged black students. The relevant course of study is commercial degree or a related discipline however a course of study that is considered critical or in short supply to the broader South African economy will also be considered. The bursary offers financial assistance based on academic merit and financial need.

Closing date 30 November

How to Apply:

Click link to apply


Peermont Education Trust

Closing Date:

November, 2015

Field of Study:

  • Any Field of Study

Bursary Details:

University Bursary Programme: Selection criteria

1. Area: Ekurhuleni
2. Household income: R3 000-00 per month
3. Career selection: Although beneficiaries may select a course of their choice, the onus is on them to prove suitability to said course. The trustees may decline a candidate if the course is deemed unsuitable or may not lead to eventual employment
4. Character: The beneficiary should demonstrate a high level of intelligence as well as the following characteristics:-
integrity, ambition, strong leadership, motivated, pro-active and an integral sense of self.
5. Academics: Due to the high failure rates at Universities, the beneficiaries academic record should reflect a minimum of 3 “A’s”, with at least a “B” for English.
6. The trustees no longer sponsor medicine.
7. Maths Paper 3: essential for certain courses, i.e. Engineering
8. English: candidates should have sound command of the English language.

Closing date 30 November 2014

Candidates will be invited for an interview on 1 December 2014. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. The trustees decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Application Form:

Peermont bursary.pdf


Access Trust

Closing Date:

November, 2015

Field of Study:

  • Commerce
  • Engineering
  • Health Science Education

Bursary Details:

The Access Trust mission strives to enable capable young people from disadvantaged communities to access skilled employment through studying at further education and training colleges.

The bursars pursue a broad range of fields of study namely; artisan related fields in engineering, business studies,education(Early Childhood Development), health, and other occupational related fields (professional cookery, travel and tourism, clothing production etc.).Over the past 14 years we have assisted over 2000 disadvantaged youth to gain marketable skills through training at further education and training colleges.

Closing dates: 30 Nov for 1st trimester/semester and whole-year courses, 31
March for 2nd trimester, 31 May for 2nd semester, 31 July for 3rd trimester.

Candidate Requirements:

Bursaries are for full-time post-matric courses at Western Cape Public FET
colleges only for:
NQF Levels 4 – 5, N4-N6 business and N1-N6 engineering; engineering
practicals if the applicant has a technical matric or has completed at least
N2 in engineering.
 Bursaries are for class (tuition) and registration fees only.
 Applicants must not be older than 23 years of age at start of studies.
Younger students will be given preference.
 Applicants already at college must have a minimum of 50% in all tests and
exams, or competence in all modules.
 Bursaries are not awarded for NCV courses.

How to Apply:

Click link to apply


Monash scholarship

Closing Date:

November, 2015

Field of Study:

  • Commerce, Law & Management
  • Humanities
  • IT
  • Engineering & the Built Environment
  • Health Sciences
  • Science

Bursary Details:

Monash South Africa scholarships are available to South African and International students. Scholarships are offered to students to encourage and reward academic excellence in previous studies. The Monash South Africa scholarship process occurs twice a year in November and May. Successful applicants will be notified respectively in December and June.

Candidate Requirements:

Candidates must:
Be enrolled or have received an offer to enrol as a full-time student at Monash South Africa in a Foundation Programme or an undergraduate course of study leading to a higher education award
Not be a recipient of any other financial support award;
Be studying Year 12 (NSC) or equivalent (South African citizens) or be studying in the final year of secondary school or equivalent (international); or
Be a current Monash South African student and have completed a minimum of one semester of study at Monash South Africa

How to Apply:

To apply you need to:
Complete the application form; click link to download application form
Sign the declaration;
Attach all relevant supporting documentation as specified; and
Return to the Student Fees Officer by the closing date


SAWISE Hope Scholarship

Closing Date:

November, 2015

Field of Study:

  • Medicine
  • Engineering & the Built Environment
  • Mining
  • Surveying
  • Engineering
  • Architecture & Planning
  • Mechanical, Industrial & Aeronautical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Science
  • Computer Science
  • Chemistry

Bursary Details:

Applications open/close

30 November(close)

Bursary Information,

Written application,
– Covering letter of motivation
– Detailed CV (include a working email address)
– Two academic referees
– A certified copy of all university results to date
– A certified ID copy

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Engineering and Built Environment

BEng or BSc Engineering (Chemical)
BEng or BSc Engineering (Mechanical)
BEng or BSc Engineering (Electro-Mechanical)
BEng or BSc Engineering (Mechatronics)
BEng or BSc Engineering (Electrical)
BEng or BSc Engineering (Electronic)
BEng or BSc Engineering (Civil)
BEng or BSc Engineering (Industrial)
BEng or BSc Engineering (Mining)
BEng or BSc Engineering (Aeronautical)
BEng or BSc Engineering (Computer)
BSc (Architecture)
BSc (Urban and Regional Planning)
BSc (Quantity Surveying)

Science

BSc (Chemistry)
BSc (Physics)
BSc (Geology)
BSc (Metallurgy)
BSc (Computer Science)
BSc (Software Development)
BSc (Mathematics)
BSc (Microbiology)
BSc (Botany)
BSc (Zoology)
BSc (Actuarial Science)
Health Sciences
BHSc (Health Sciences)
BCom (Informatics)
BDS (Dental Science)
BNurs (Nursing)
BSc (Occupational Therapy)
BSc (Physiotherapy)
BPharm (Pharmacy),

Candidate Requirements:

Candidate must be studying at one of the following universities in 2011:

University of Cape Town / University of Johannesburg / University of KwaZulu Natal / University of Pretoria / University of Stellenbosch / University of the Witwatersrand / University of Western Cape,

How to Apply:

Applications available at

PO Box 34085
Rhodes Gift
Cape Town
7707

Bursary enquiries

http://www.sawise.org.za
Jacquie.greenberg@uct.ac.za

Bursary Equiries:

Conditions of Bursary

Bursary Inclusion:

The scholarship founding group will serve as mentors to the recipient over the course of her Honours year / 4th year of study.

Eligible Candidates

Current students at university (honours/ 4th year)
South African citizens with valid ID number (female),

For Bursaries

Preference will be given to candidates experiencing difficulty or distress
The scholarship is for one year, full-time study

Selection Process
Short-listing
Interviews
Selection decision,

Bursary Inclusions

The value of the scholarship is R10 000

Taken from Bursary Information Pack provided by Andrea Africa


Agribank of Namibia Bursary Scheme

Closing Date:

November, 2015

Field of Study:

  • Accountancy
  • Information Systems
  • IT
  • Technology

Bursary Details:

Bursary Information

Commerce,
BCom (Accounting), and
BCom (Information Systems/Technology)

Applications close 1 November

Selection Process
Short-listing,
Interviews, and
Selection decision

Candidate Requirements:

Current students at university (1st year),
Grade 12 learners (Namibian Citizens)

How to Apply:

Applications available at http://www.agribank.com.na

Bursary Equiries:

+264 61 207 4111
or
email info@agribank.com.na

Conditions of Bursary:

Service binding contract after graduation for a period equal to the tenure of the bursary.


Samancor Bursary Scheme

Closing Date:

November, 2015

Field of Study:

  • Geology
  • Engineering
  • Electrical & Information Engineering
  • Mechanical, Industrial & Aeronautical Engineering
  • Science
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Physics

Bursary Details:

Bursary Information
Engineering and Built Environment
BEng or BSc Engineering (Mechanical)
BEng or BSc Engineering (Electrical)
Science
BSc (Chemistry , Honours compulsory)
BSc (Physics, Honours compulsory)
BSc (Geology, Honours compulsory)
BSc (Mathematics, Honours compulsory),

Closing date 30 November

Candidate Requirements:

Grade 12 learners
Current students at university,
Maths and Science

How to Apply:

Applications available at http://www.samancorcr.com

Samancor Bursary Scheme
C/O Career Wise (Pty) Ltd
P O Box 30632
Braamfontein
2017,

Bursary Equiries:

(011) 403-0933

Conditions of Bursary:

Service binding contract after graduation for a period of 6 months for every year of the bursary

Bursary Inclusion:

University tuition fees
Registration fees
Exam fees
Book and pocket money,


Nike Sportswear Scholarship

Closing Date:

November, 2015

Field of Study:

  • Humanities
  • Civil & Environmental Engineering

Bursary Details:

Bursary Information

Engineering and Built Environment
BSc (Architecture)
Humanities
BA (Fine Art),

Applications close 30 November

Candidate Requirements:

Current student at university (2nd year)
Students must be from a disadvantaged background and bursaries will be awarded on merit.

How to Apply:

Applications available at
http://www.nike.com

Jackie Mondi
Nike South Africa
Private Bag X 98
Halfway House
1685,

Bursary Equiries:

(011) 256 0848

Conditions of Bursary:

Service binding contract after graduation for a period equal to the tenure of the bursary

Bursary Inclusion:

University tuition fees
Registration fees
Exam fees
University accommodation
Residence meals
Book and pocket money,