PPS: Bursary Programmes 2015

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27 Oct, 2014

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Bursaries in South Africa

2015 Dean Bursaries are awarded on financial need and academic record to full time University students in an effort to assist students financially to cover tuition and/ or text book costs for one academic year. PPS does not award bursaries to students that already have other confirmed sponsors unless the alternative sponsor is a loan and not a bursary. If the student is in contravention with this policy, the bursary will be withdrawn and disbursed to an alternative bursary recipient.


Duties and Obligations :

  • PPS is only assisting students financially to obtain their qualifications; it is not obliged to provide students with any practical training or employment on completion of studies.
  • Recipients of the PPS Bursary award will be granted the opportunity to sign up and become a PPS student member at no cost.



To be eligible for the 2015 PPS Dean bursary, the full time student must:

  • Be registering for a fourth academic year of study or post –graduate degree for 2015.
  • Be studying towards a profession, which on qualification would be eligible for PPS membership
  • Be in need of financial assistance
  • Have an academic average of at least 60%
  • Be a South African citizen or permanent resident


The following professions are accepted by PPS:

  • Accountants
  • Actuaries
  • Advocates
  • Attorneys
  • Architects
  • Dentists
  • Doctors (belonging to the HPCSA)
  • Engineers (Electrical & Mechanical with four year degree)
  • Farmer (with four year degree in agriculture)
  • Nurses (with four year B.Cur degree)
  • Pharmacists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Radiologists
  • Radiographers
  • Scientists
  • Surgeons
  • Auditor
  • Dietician
  • Veterinarian
  • Gynaecologist
  • Microbiologist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Speech and Hearing Therapist
  • Human Resources Practitioner
  • Anthropologist
  • Archaeologist
  • Political Analyst
  • Researcher
  • Linguist
  • Biokineticist
  • Social Worker
  • Biochemist
  • Biologist
  • Scientist
  • Statician
  • Audiologist
  • Mathematician
  • Agriculturalist
  • Economist
  • Historian
  • Meteorologist
  • Town and Regional Planner
  • Astronomist
  • Botanist
  • Industrial Psychology
  • Ecologist
  • Land Surveyor
  • And other professions


How To Apply

Application Process

  • Use the PPS Bursary Application Form  to apply and attach certified copies of examination results, declaration of own  and / or family’s financial position (copy of affidavit), statements from student account and certified copy of ID / passport
  • It will be filled in by the student and returned to Graduate Marketing Specialist.
  • Shortlisted students will be requested to fill in application form B and return it to the Graduate Marketing Specialist.
  • Recipients of the bursary award will be notified by the 15th of December via email.
  • Applicants that do not receive feedback by the 15th of December 2014 should consider their application unsuccessful

Closing Date:  31 October 2014

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