STATS SA Bursary Opportunities on 2018 for South African People to Help Fund Their Full-Time Bachelor Studies
As a public-oriented organisation, STATS SA delivers official government results that are disseminated to the whole world’s communities, including South Africa as its main origin. True to its name, STATS SA presents statistical data and results from various economic and social surveys to help in enhancing South Africa’s competitive economic and social advantages.
STATS SA isn’t merely relying on its census-producing activities in order to help to advance South Africa’s economic growth. Rather, it held on several educating and enriching programmes to its citizens. One of those educational and motivating programmes from STATS SA is bursary programme that will help in providing extra money for current and future full-time local Bachelor students according to its selected field of studies.
STATS SA’s Bursary Programme’s Schemes’ Overviews and Requirements
STATS SA gives bursary supports for highly-talented South African young people to help fund their university-related costs during their full-time Bachelor studies in any South African universities at these following programmes and field of studies:
- BSc – Computer Science or Mathematical Statistics
- BCom – Economics, Accounting or Statistics
- BA – Geography (majoring in GIS), Demography or Population Studies
Moreover, there are these below-mentioned requirements to be met by every aspiring bursary recipients so that they can be eligible in receiving STATS SA’s bursary supports:
- Be South African and be between 17-21 years old people.
- Obtain a Letter of Acceptance from their assigned South African university.
- Have a minimum Level 5 Mathematics proficiency and overall 65% marks in every subject for applicants who are school leavers.
- Attain a minimum level of 60% passing grades of the entire course units for currently-studying first- and the second-year undergraduate applicants.
How to Apply for STATS SA’s Bursary Programme
Interested bursary applicants can either download the PDF version of STATS SA’s bursary application form through its main web portal or obtain the already-printed ones through any of their nearby STATS SA’s provincial office branches.
In addition to filling in the entire necessary fields at the application form, applicants should also attach their most recent CV and certified copies of their ID card and their entire prior qualifications. These application packages can then be sent by postal mail to Nozibele Maso, Human Capacity Development, Statistics South Africa, Private Bag X44, Pretoria 0001 or hand-delivered to the Statistics South Africa, 170 Thabo Sehume Street, Pretoria.
Shortlisted applicants will then be invited to attend an open selection according to the phases that STATS SA determines through the correspondences. Applicants should bear in mind that only selected candidates will receive further correspondence, and no late, incomplete, or unsigned application packages will be accepted. As a result, if there are no more news after the closing dates of each year, then applicants should think their applications are unsuccessful.
Closing Deadlines for STATS SA’s Bursary Programme on 2018
The deadlines for STATS SA’s bursary programme usually occur at the end of the first month each year. Visit STATS SA’s main bursary portal for more information on the 2018’s closing deadlines for STATS SA’s bursary programme.
STATS SA’s Bursary-Related Programme’s Contact Details
Contact these following people with each of their phone numbers and email address should there any further questions regarding on STATS SA’s bursary programme:
- Exten Makwela:
- Phone Number: 082 888 2484
- Email: [email protected]
- Nozibele Maso:
- Phone Number: 012 310 4855