Students can win bursaries

2019-05-08 06:01

The Shoprite Group calls on students who want to study at South African universities to apply for bursaries that are available for this academic year.

Bursaries are on offer for students studying Accounting (first and second year), Retail Business Management, and Logistics, Information Technology and Data Sciences.

Successful applicants will be awarded with a bursary ranging from R30 000 to R70 000, depending on the course of study and institution.

With the bursary comes a work-back agreement, which would see the successful applicant assured of a job at the largest private sector employer in the country upon graduation. A work-back agreement, which comes valuable work experience is for the term which the recipient studied via the bursary offered.

Altogether 286 students benefited from the retailer’s bursary programme last year, which translated to an investment in excess of R15 million.

It is not only accounting students that benefit from a structured programme once they join the Group. A graduate programme is rolled out to all bursary holders employed by the retailer upon graduation. ) Students can apply and find more information on


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