JD Group Bursary Programme 2013

Job Description

The JD Group Birthing Talent Strategy is aimed at ensuring a consistent approach of talent in order to meet future needs by targeting students through the Bursary Programmes. The Bursary Programme is a year-long developmental programme which builds and optimises talent capacity through learning and developmental practices and opportunities.

During the course of bursary students’ studies, students are coached, developed and given the opportunity to gain structured work experience.

Selection Process

Step 1: Candidates who meet the requirements will be invited for a one-on-one screening interview.

Step 2: Shortlisted candidates will then be invited to participate in a role-play case study assessment exercise

Step 3: Then further shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview with the selected stakeholders. This interview will take place inform of a panel interview

Step 4: Then successful shortlisted candidates will be invited to complete a leadership assessment.

Step 5: Offers will be made to successful candidates who will be invited to sign the necessary documents.


The JD Group Bursary Programme calls for applications from individuals who are studying towards a Bachelor or a National Diploma qualification. With our diverse business model which opens up a world of opportunities for personal and career development, the 2013 Graduate and Bursary Programme will allow for applications from the following fields: Finance, Project Management, Human Resources, Marketing, Law, IT, Logistics, Buying Planning, Risk, Property, Retail Management.

Applicants should have obtained a 60% average for all their modules and they should be able to relate to the following personal characteristics:

  • I am engaged
  • I am empowered
  • I am energised
  • I am enabled
  • I am JD Group

Application documents required:

  • Motivational letter
  1. The motivational letter should be a 200 word description of how the applicant has impacted his or her community.
  2. The motivational letter should be accompanied by at least three references of persons who could be contacted with regards to the applicant’s contribution to his or her community
  3. At least one testimonial letter from the references should be accompany the application
  • CV.
  • Certified Copy of ID.
  • Certified copy of academic transcript.

JDG Trading (Pty) Ltd is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Preference will be given to applicants from designated groups.

How to Apply?

Apply Online

Location:  Johannesburg
Closing Date: 14th August 2012

9 Responses

  1. ATHINI says:


  2. nelisiwe sithole says:

    im a current student studying national diploma in human resource management,i need a bursary for my studies for next year.can you please send me an application form(JD GROUP BURSARY PROGRAMME 2013).im a hardworking,dedicated and motivated person.i enjoy working with other people.

  3. Bilal Zifungo says:

    I m Bilal Zifungo i’m a Student at Tshwane University of technology.I’m studing IT first year currently.I’m looking for a bursary in oder to accomplish my career sucessful.
    Your concern will be my please

  4. LINDA says:


  5. I’m currently doing BA Degree in Social work with the University of South Africa. I am an out spoken self motivated,young and vibrant lady who likes challanging jobs. I am good in problem solving.

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  7. zanele nomtshongwana says:

    i am currently doing fashion retail management at UNISA,Im young hard working,out spoken and very dedicated,im looking for a busary inoder to achieve my career succesfully,my numbers are as follow 0718764392 or 0214210429 your concern will be highly appreciated thank you.

  8. Buti Raditsela says:

    I’m presently seeking financial assistance and one from the JD group will be highly appreciate because I’m self driven individual with good interpersonal and cooperative skills because I believe in teamwork to accomplish certain goals. I’m currently doing my first year in Logistics as a field of study at the Vaal University of Technology.

  9. tshepiso says:

    I am a first year student at the University of the North-west mafikeng campus. Im currently studying my LLB degree and i need financial assistance im a good performing student who aim to excell in whatever she does and trust me when i say hardwork is my middle name.I would really appreciate funding from you to enable me to finish my four year degree and excell in the law field. I hope my plea will recieve ur greatest consideration