Altech Bursary 2013

Altech Bursary 2013

Closing Date: 31 Augus 2012
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Altech offers a number of bursaries to persons who wish to engage in tertiary study with a view to obtaining undergraduate degrees through to postgraduate research. Currently, Altech is not offering bursaries for technikon studies.

Bursaries are awarded in the following fields of study:

  • Electrical / Electronic Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Accounting (CA Option)


Any person with an appropriate qualification is eligible to be considered for a bursary, provided that their academic achievements satisfies the requirements of Altech and ensures admission to an appropriate South African institution.

Entry requirements
The bursary scheme is open to students who are entering their second, third and fourth year of studies. This is a talent-based scheme aimed at attracting and retaining exceptional individuals.

The value of the bursary covers registration, tuition, books and residence fees. Bursars who do not stay in an official residence are entitled to the equivalent amount in lieu of the cost of residence applicable to the particular institution. The bursary is awarded for the length of the prescribed Degree, but reviewed on an annual basis, based on academic performance.

The bursar has to remain in the service of Altech for a continuous period on a one-on-one basis i.e. 12 months service for each academic year that the bursar is supported, and the bursar will on an annual basis do minimum six weeks vocational work during his/her period of study in Altech.

Kindly note that 31 August is the closing date for applications. Completed application forms with copies of academic transcripts can be sent to us via:Fax: (011) 715 9046
Post: P. O. Box 153, Bergvlei, Johannesburg 2012

Correspondence will only be conducted with candidates who reach the short list. Applicants who have not received a letter of acknowledgement within two months of the closing date can assume that they were not short listed for an interview and are hereby thanked

Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Bursaries 2013

If you are the kind of person who doesn’t settle for mediocre, who aims high, dreams of creating a new Southern Africa and enjoys a challenge – you’re going to love this opportunity. The Allan Gray Orbis Foundation awards university scholarships to ambitious, entrepreneurial Grade 12s who aren’t afraid of a bit of hard work and who long to achieve greatness. The student Scholarships provide full financial support to complete a university degree in the fields of commerce, engineering and science (excluding medicine).

University Scholarship Application Criteria

If you think you’ve got what it takes to become an Allan Gray Fellow, you should definitely apply for this university scholarship opportunity. There are a few essentials:

  • You must have a minimum average of 65% for your mid-year exams (yes, academics are important).
  • You must be a South African, Botswana, Swaziland or Namibian citizen.
  • You need to possess entrepreneurial flair and a whole lot of passion.
  • You should demonstrate the hallmarks of intellectual imagination, personal initiative, Spirit of Significance, courageous commitment and achievement excellence.
  • You must believe in the future of Southern Africa and feel passionate about being a catalyst for change.

Got what it takes to qualify for the student Scholarships on offer from the Foundation?

Apply Now
  • Grade 12 application for university scholarship: Click here to download
    (Deadline 12h00 May 31, 2012)
  • Grade 12 application for university scholarship (Namibian Application): Click here to download
    (Deadline 12h00 June 29, 2012)
  • 1st Year application for university scholarship: Click here to download
    (Deadline 12h00 August 31, 2012)
  • Grade 6 application for high school scholarship: Closed
  • Grade 7 application for high school scholarship (Namibian Application): Click here to download(Deadline 12h00 June 8, 2012)
What the University Scholarships Cover

With a student bursary from the Foundation, your university tuition and residence fees will be covered. You will also get a book and living allowance – making your life at university a lot easier by allowing you to focus on the things that really matter, rather than worrying about money and part-time jobs. In addition to these benefits, the university scholarships include exposure to business, mentorship and entrepreneurial mindset developmentprogrammes as well as access to funding for post graduate studies.

Source: Allan Gray

The Foundation offers student Scholarships at the following institutions: the University of the Witwatersrand (WITS), the University of Johannesburg (UJ), the University of Pretoria (UP), the University of Cape Town (UCT), the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU), Rhodes University (RU) and the University of the Western Cape (UWC).


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