Bursaries Available for People Living with Disabilities


Bursaries Available for People Living with Disabilities:
Students who intend studying in the following fields should apply:

Accounting, Auditing & Finance (Corporate & Investment)
Information Communications & Technology/Computer Science
Investment Management
Internal Audit
Risk and Compliance Management
Actuarial Science and Mathematical Statistics
Data Analytics, Research
Human Resources, Graphic Design

Application Criteria:

Only unemployed people living with disability (under 30 years) should apply. (Proof of disability must be attached)
Currently in matric or have completed matric
Students registered at an accredited institute of Higher Learning in South Africa, at under-graduate level (NQF 6 and 7) for the above-mentioned fields of study (This must be the first qualification)
Be in financial need
Academic achievement will be considered

Bursary Application Instructions:

All compulsory fields (*) must be completed
All supporting documents must be certified (certified copies must not be older than 3 months at submission date)
The application form must be signed by the applicant and Parent/Guardian in the case of minors
Incomplete application forms and/or falsified, uncertified, invalid documentation will not be considered

Supporting Documents Checklist:

Completed application form
A copy of a valid RSA identity document
Proof of disability (medical certificate)
Academic transcripts (if currently enrolled at an accredited tertiary institution)
Matric Certificate (or Grade 11 and June results if currently in Grade 12)
Copy of signed student study loan agreement or contract (if applicable)
Preliminary acceptance letter(s) from an accredited tertiary institution
Quotation (tuition, books, learning institution accredited accommodation and meals)
Proof of monthly household income and dependants. Example of household income:

Salary or wage slips if employed or affidavit if unemployed
Death certificate if deceased
SASSA letter stating grants received if applicable
Affidavit stating annual income if self-employed
Letter from the court stating child support amount if parents are divorced or affidavit from parent stating the child support amount received if parents are separated

Bursary Terms:

The bursary is awarded for the full academic period at a single academic institution

How To Apply:
Bursary Advert
Bursary Application Form

Closing date: 20 December 2020
Enquiries: bursaryapplications@pic.gov.za
Please remember to include your contact details when making an enquiry as we may need to contact you to resolve your enquiry

When will feedback be given

Feedback will only be sent to successful applicants at the end of January 2020.

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