TOTAL South Africa Bursaries For 2013

Closing Date: 30 October 2012

Target Group

for full-time tuition at an FET college or a university in order for them to achieve a formal qualification e.g. a certificate, diploma or degree.

The aim of the bursary programme is to:

  • Enhance youth development and employability
  • Create a pool of talent to feed into the internship programme
  • Create a skills pool for scarce and critical skills
  • required by the company

We offer bursaries in the following fields:

  • Engineering (Mechanical, Industrial, and Civil)
  • Economics
  • Finance (Accounting or Tax)
  • Marketing
  • Environmental Studies
  • Human Resources
  • Logistics/Supply Chain Management
  • Law and Governance
  • Health and Safety

Who is eligible to apply?

Priority consideration for bursaries is given to previously disadvantaged South African students who have successfully completed their Grade 12 with a university exemption.
Bursaries are also provided to students in their third year of studies provided they have achieved an average of 65% or greater for years 1 and 2 and require funding to continue their studies.

To be eligible learners should not be receiving any financial assistance from another institution or company. Applicants should be between the ages of 18 and 23.

What does the bursary cover?

  • Tuition fees
  • Books and stationery
  • Accommodation (if necessary, subject to review)

Applications should include the following information to be considered:

  • Application letter motivating why a bursary should be awarded
    in your favour
  • Curriculum Vitae with contact details (more than one contact
    number or address)
  • Certified copies of recent academic record/transcript
  • Proof of registration/admission letter from tertiary institution
  • Certified copy of identity document
  • Proof of parents’/guardian’s income

How to Apply

Download Application FormApplications can be emailed to [email protected] or sent via post to:
Training and Development Division
Total South Africa,
3 Biermann Avenue,
Rosebank, Johannesburg


15 Responses

  1. I am 19 year old male student in HET pc training and business college learning human resources for the 1st year in diploma. And I would like to apply for this busry because my parents ar failing to pay my fees and accomodation

  2. Portia Mosime says:

    hi my name is Portia Mosime iam a motswana i live in Botswana i reecently finished diploma in sales and marketing management and i will like to persuade my degree in one of the south African university.

  3. Khanyisile says:

    i am a qualified electrician artisan looking for a job.

  4. koketso says:

    hey my name is Koketso Manaka from Limpopo but am curretly in Pretoria studying at Tswane South College.I’m doing my second year(L3 NCV)in civi engineering and building construction. I would like to futher my studies but that could only happen through your input financial and socially.

  5. Lungile Mashaba says:

    i am currently studyng towards my diploma in human resource management, im doing my third year which is my final year, i am looking for an internship in your industry.

  6. faith says:

    am currently doing my first year and i would like to know if whether i can apply for a bursary if am using a study loan


    hello im Mpho Khomongoe 21 year male from vanderbijlpark (BOIPATONG) i complete my matric last year & i’ve been doing business and economics @ school ,im leaving with a single parent & I worked at sasol garege as petrol attendend for temporary to cover our needs at home now i would like go futher with my studies im interested in bursary of dti to help me with my studies

  8. Monate Geelbooi says:

    I am a grade 12 learner and i am looking for a bursary to further my studies for the next coming year as i have financial problems to further my studies.And i like to follow engineering careers.

  9. ntombi says:

    hi i’m a third year student at the University of Johannesburg studying NDip Credit Management, i would really love to obtain a bursary from this institution in order for me to continue with my studies… I have applied at Fort Hare University for Bucherlor in economics i’m still waiting for their response…. hope you will consider me.

  10. perry khumalo says:

    im currently a 2nd year student at tshwane university of technology(administrative management finance).presently my funds are coved by nsfas but we are not working can you please e-mail me soon so that i can prepare myself.

  11. Mark 8enjamin says:

    Hi i just matriculate and want to further my studies but i can’t because my parents are not working. I would love to get a degree but i dont have the funds to do so. If there is anyway i can do this please let me know

  12. firas says:

    im a electro-mechanical spervisor

  13. Fezile Galeni says:

    Hi am fezile from soweto i passd matric last year and in ths year i was doing electrical engineering at saint ignatious college my n4 i started 2 suffer aftr my father’s death on ths at the first of march nw i cnt further my studies because i dnt have person 2 support on my studies nw i wud like 2 be da one who wl gt a bursary 4 further my stdies

  14. Realeboga Senwedi says:

    hi my name is Realeboga i am a first year student at University of Johannesburg, i would like to apply for this bursary, because my grandmother is suffering and cannot afford to pay my tuition fees and accomodation fees. My mother is not working we depending on my grandmother`s pension fund. i would like TOTAL TO SUPPORT me in order to achieve my goal. i am doing National diploma in Logistics 1st year student at UJ.

  15. Musa velly says:

    Hi am musa at nelspruit. I have been accepted at vaaal unuversity of technology to study towards safety management. I would like to enquire a bursary