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The Public Investment Corporation SOC Ltd (PIC) bursary programme for South African Citizens

The Public Investment Corporation SOC Ltd (PIC) Bursary Programme for South African Citizens

DEADLINE: 09 December 2022

About the Public Investment Corporation SOC Ltd (PIC)

The PIC is the largest fund manager on the African continent, benefitting from exposure to some of South Africa’s largest funds and projects. A career with the PIC offers a challenging and exciting journey into the world of fund management. With approximately 382 employees managing over R2 trillion worth of assets in 4 major asset classes, the PIC offers an unparalleled experience for dedicated, performance-driven employees and promises career advancement and personal growth. 

Public Investment Corporation SOC Ltd (PIC) Bursary Programme

The Public Investment Corporation SOC Ltd (PIC) is passionate about contributing to the community in which it operates. Improving the lives of people across the board is at the heart of the PIC’s value system. The PIC has a bursary programme that identifies previously disadvantaged learners from designated groups with academic potential who want to study. Candidates that show an innovative business potential that can prove they need financial support will be considered for these bursaries.

PIC Bursary Application 2023:

Students who intend studying in the following fields should apply:

  • Accounting, Auditing & Finance (Corporate & Investment)
  • Information Communications & Technology/Computer Science
  • Investment Management
  • Internal Audit
  • Risk and Compliance Management
  • Actuarial Science and Mathematical Statistics
  • Economics
  • Data Analytics, Research
  • Law
  • Human Resources

Application Criteria:

  • Unemployed Youth, PIC dependents, current PIC Bursary holders and people living with disabilities who are South African citizens under the age of 30
  • Currently in matric or have completed matric
  • Students registered at an accredited institute of Higher Learning in South Africa, at under-graduate level (NQF 6 and 7) for the above-mentioned fields of study (This must be the first qualification)
  • Be in financial need
  • Academic achievement will be considered

Bursary Application Instructions:

  • All compulsory fields (*) must be completed
  • All supporting documents must be certified (certified copies must not be older than 3 months at submission date)
  • The application form must be signed by the applicant and Parent/Guardian in the case of minors
  • Incomplete application forms and/or falsified, uncertified, invalid documentation will not be considered

Supporting Documents Checklist:

  • Completed application form
  • A copy of a valid RSA identity document
  • Proof of disability (medical certificate)
  • Academic transcripts (if currently enrolled at an accredited tertiary institution)
  • Matric Certificate (or Grade 11 and June results if currently in Grade 12)
  • Copy of signed student study loan agreement or contract (if applicable)
  • Preliminary acceptance letter(s) from an accredited tertiary institution
  • Quotation (tuition, books, learning institution accredited accommodation and meals)
  • Proof of monthly household income and dependants. Example of household income:
    • Salary or wage slips if employed or affidavit if unemployed
    • Death certificate if deceased
    • SASSA letter stating grants received if applicable
    • Affidavit stating annual income if self-employed
    • Letter from the court stating child support amount if parents are divorced or affidavit from parent stating the child support amount received if parents are separated

Bursary Terms:

  • The bursary is awarded for the full academic period at a single academic institution

How To Apply:

 Bursary Advert
 Bursary Application Form

  • The bursary application for 2023 is now open.
  • Enquiries: bursaryapplications@pic.gov.za
  • Please remember to include your contact details when making an enquiry as we may need to contact you to resolve your enquiry

When will feedback be given

  • Feedback will only be sent to successful applicants at the end of January 2023.

Click here to visit the Public Investment Corporation SOC Ltd (PIC) Bursary Programme official website

Click here to visit the Public Investment Corporation SOC Ltd (PIC) Bursary Programme official website

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