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JSE Empowerment Fund (JEF): Bursaries 2024



JSE Empowerment Fund (JEF)

JSE Empowerment Fund (JEF) invites South African students to apply for Bursary Programme 2024 academic year.

Bursary Application Closing Date: 31 October 2023

The JSE Empowerment Fund (JEF) Bursary provides financial support for undergraduate and postgraduate (Honours level) studies in specific fields at selected universities in South Africa. Below are the eligibility requirements and application instructions for the JEF Bursary:

Eligibility Requirements:

Before applying for the JSE Empowerment Fund Bursary, ensure that you meet the following minimum entry criteria:

  1. Citizenship: You must be a South African citizen.
  2. Education: You should have completed your Matric (Grade 12).
  3. Field of Study: You must be studying full-time toward a degree qualification in one of the following fields:
    • Accounting
    • Actuarial Science
    • Computer Science
    • Data Analytics
    • Economics
    • Finance
    • Informatics
    • Information Technology
    • Mathematics
  4. Academic Level: You should be entering your 2nd, 3rd, or Postgraduate (Honours) level of study in 2024.
  5. University: You must be studying at one of the specified South African universities:
    • University of Pretoria
    • University of Johannesburg
    • University of the Witwatersrand
    • University of Cape Town
    • University of Limpopo
    • University of KwaZulu-Natal
    • University of the Free State
    • University of Fort Hare
    • Nelson Mandela University
    • North-West University
  6. Academic Record: You must have a strong academic record and have achieved a minimum overall average of 60% in your studies.
  7. Household Income: Your total household income should not exceed R600,000 per annum.
  8. Designated Group: You should be from a designated group.
  9. Previously Disadvantaged Background: You should come from a previously disadvantaged background.

How to apply:

To apply for the JSE Empowerment Fund Bursary, follow these steps:

  1. Visit the online application portal: JSE Empowerment Fund (JEF) Bursary Application 2024.
  2. Register an account on the portal if you don’t already have one. Once registered, log in to your account.
  3. When asked how you heard about the JSE Empowerment Fund (JEF) bursary, enter “StudentRoom”
  4. Complete the online application form, providing accurate and complete information.
  5. Submit clear copies of the following supporting documents along with your application (ensure all documents are certified copies):
    • ID document (certified copy)
    • Full academic record/transcripts, including the most recent results (on institution’s letterhead)
    • Proof of university registration (on institution’s letterhead)
    • Proof of parents/guardians’ household income (latest payslips if employed/affidavit if unemployed/proof of grant or pension if applicable) (certified copies)
    • Proof of residence
    • An affidavit to confirm that all the information provided on the application is correct

Make sure all required documents are attached to your application, as incomplete applications may be disqualified.

The application process is typically conducted online through the provided portal. Ensure that you follow the application deadlines and guidelines specified by the JSE Empowerment Fund for a successful application.

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35 x ABSA: Trailblazer Learnerships 2024




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ABSA invites South African unemployed youth to apply for Trailblazer Learnership Programme 2024.

Learnership Location: Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town

Learnership Closing Date: 7 March 2024

Are you a recent graduate eager to dive deep into the dynamic world of banking? Are you driven by a passion for sales and the desire to excel in a challenging corporate environment? If so, the Absa CIB Trailblazer Programme is tailor-made for you!

Our year-long Trailblazer Learnership Programme is designed to provide unemployed, degreed individuals with an immersive experience in the core functions of banking. Through hands-on exposure to sales, product development, client onboarding, digital operations, and more, you’ll gain invaluable insights and skills that will pave the way for a rewarding career in the industry.

As a Trailblazer, you’ll have the opportunity to work alongside high-performing teams within Absa, where you’ll be mentored by seasoned professionals and guided through a structured development journey. Over the course of 12 months, you’ll complete an NQF Level 6 qualification funded by Absa, enhancing your knowledge and expertise in the field.

Our programme is divided into four cohorts, each focusing on key areas such as transactional banking sales, product management, trade digital operations, client onboarding, public sector and coverage. Throughout the programme, you’ll rotate within the business unit, gaining exposure to various facets of banking and honing your skills under the guidance of dedicated supervisors.

We’re looking for ambitious South African graduates who are eager to make their mark in the banking industry. If you’re someone who thrives in a dynamic environment, values continuous learning and growth, and is ready to embrace new challenges, then we want to hear from you.

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to kickstart your career with Absa. Apply now and join us as we pave the way for innovation and excellence in the world of banking!

Essential requirements:

NQF Level 8 qualification with a minimum average of 70% within the following disciplines:

• Accounting

• Economics

• Finance

• Mathematics

• Statistics

• Computer Science

Eligibility Criteria

• Applicants must NOT be permanently employed

• Applicants cannot be registered with another Learnership

• Applicants MUST be South African citizens

• Proficient in Microsoft Suite of Applications

• Proficient English language skills

Closing Date: 7 March 2024

Location: JHB, Durban and CT


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Bell Equipment: Apprenticeships 2024 –




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Bell Equipment invites South African unemployed youth to apply for Apprenticeship Programme 2024.

Apprenticeship Location: Richards Bay, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Apprenticeship Closing Date: 22 March 2024

Bell Equipment is seeking motivated individuals in Richards Bay, South Africa to join their apprenticeship programmes! Launch your career in a skilled trade through hands-on training and qualification opportunities.  

Apprenticeship Opportunities:

  • Auto Electrician
  • Boilermaker (Maintenance Department)
  • Millwright (Maintenance Department) (4 available positions)
  • Fitter (Maintenance Department) (2 available positions)
  • Airconditioner Mechanic (Tool & Design Department) (2 available positions)
  • Fitter & Turner (4 available positions)

How to apply

Click here to apply online for Bell Equipment: Apprenticeships 2024

Only applications with certified copies of all qualifications (school and college) plus id document & licence will be considered.

If you have not had a response to your application within 4 weeks of the closing date, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

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British American Tobacco (BAT): Graduate Internships 2024




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British American Tobacco (BAT) invites unemployed graduates to apply for Graduate Internship Programme 2024.

Internship Application Closing Date: Not specified

Internship Location: South Africa

What Does The Programme Offer?

  • A bespoke development plan that prepares you for a managerial role after the programme 
  • Accountability from day one through projects with a real impact on our progressive business
  • World-class leadership training in Global BAT Academy with fellow graduates and senior colleagues from around the world
  • Learning from industry experts and interaction with BAT professionals
  • Dynamic and multinational environment.

The following Internship Opportunities are open for applications:

Finance Global Graduate Programme

Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s in:

  • Finance,
  • Business,
  • Economics
  • or similar

Marketing Global Graduate Programme

Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s in:

  • Marketing,
  • Communication,
  • Business
  • or similar

Operations​​​​​​​ Global Graduate Programme

Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s in:

  • Engineering,
  • Economics,
  • Procurement,
  • Supply Chain,
  • Business Management,
  • or related

How to Apply

NB. Use the links given below to Apply

Finance Global Graduate Programme

Apply Online for the Finance Global Graduate Programme

Marketing Global Graduate Programme

Apply Online for the Marketing Global Graduate Programme

Operations​​​​​​​ Global Graduate Programme

Apply Online for the Operations Global Graduate Programme

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