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

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

DEADLINE: 30 September 2023

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

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.

Students who intend to study in the following fields should apply:

  • Accounting & Accounting Science (CA stream)
  • Actuarial Science ▪ Applied Development Economics
  • BSc in Property Studies / Construction Studies
  • Cost and Management Account
  • Computer Science
  • Economics and Mathematical Science
  • Finance/Financial Management
  • Information Management/Systems/Technology
  • Internal Audit
  • Investment Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Quantitative Finance
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Research
  • Risk Management
  • Law (LLB)


  • The PIC bursary will be awarded to students intending to enroll or already studying for their first qualification and at undergraduate level only. No post-graduate qualification and/or second qualification will be funded.
  • South African Citizens not older than 25 years.
  • The following will be considered during the shortlisting process
    ✓ Applicants living with a disability will be given first preference
    ✓ Matriculants with a minimum of 60% pass on each subject
    ✓ Applicants at teritiary level with a minimum of 60% pass in each module and overall average of the most recent results
    ✓ Applicants must be admitted to study at a South African Public Accredited Institution of Higher Learning

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 2024 is now open.
  • Deadline to apply 30 September 2023
  • Enquiries: [email protected]
  • Please remember to include your contact details when making an enquiry as we may need to contact you to resolve your enquiry
  • NB: Incomplete applicants will not be considered

CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE: The Public Investment Corporation SOC Ltd (PIC) bursary programme


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