Seriti Coal Community Scholarship Programme

The role:
The purpose of the Community Scholarship Scheme is to invest in further education initiatives for individuals within our direct communities. The scheme supports top students from the community to obtain a tertiary education in any field of study at a recognised & registered Higher Education and Training Institution (mainstream South African University or University of Technology).

Application Requirements (Who can apply?):

  • Current Grade 12 learners that have been provisionally accepted for study at a registered Higher Education Training Institution (HET) for 2023
  • University students that are currently studying towards a Degree/Diploma in any discipline and in any year of study at a registered HET
  • Sponsorship is available for accredited courses only (courses that meet the standard of the (NQF) National Qualifications Framework)
  • Specific focus will be placed on students from our communities
  • Selection will be based on academic performance
  • Most recent results with a minimum average of 60% is required
  • No bridging or foundation programs/courses will be sponsored

You will need:

  • Valid South African ID
  • Certified copy of the most recent Grade 12 report/Matric Certificate/Academic Record of the previous academic year
  • Brief CV
  • Letter of provisional acceptance or proof of 2023 registration issued by an accredited mainstream University or University of Technology
  • Proof of residence (copy of municipal water & lights, or a letter from a Council member or Chief)

Value of Bursary:

  • Accommodation allowance
  • Meal allowance
  • Book allowance
  • Pocket money
  • Tuition fees for 2023 (excluding the previous year’s failed subjects/modules and 2022 outstanding tuition fees and interest charged)

Terms & Conditions:

  • Student must pass studies, failed subjects are not sponsored
  • Seriti has no obligation to provide vacation work
  • No work back obligation for students upon completion of their studies
  • Preference will be given to the local community
  • Applicants that are beneficiaries of any other sponsorship program are not eligible for this sponsorship