Public Investment Corporation Bursary 

Public Investment Corporation Bursary

Public Investment Corporation (PIC) Bursary South Africa 2020-2021

ABOUT THE COMPANY – PIC

The Public Investment Corporation SOC Ltd (PIC) is under ownership of the South African Government and is the only South African investment management company, whose focus is solely on the public sector.

As a leading investment management company in Africa, its top clients include: the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF), the Compensation Commissioner Fund (CC), the Associated Institutions Pension Fund (AIPF), the Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF) and the Compensation Commissioner: Pension Fund (CCPF).

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

The PIC bursary will be awarded for the following undergraduate (NQF 6 and 7) fields of study:

  • Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Investment Management
  • Internal Auditing
  • Risk and Compliance Management
  • Human Resources
  • Law
  • Information Communications & Technology
  • Computer Science
  • Graphic Design
  • Actuarial Science
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Data Analytics
  • Research

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted – if you have not received any feedback by 31 January 2020, please consider your application unsuccessful.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • South African citizen
  • Completed Matric OR currently in Matric
  • Under 30 years old
  • Studying or intend on studying towards a full-time qualification in one of the aforementioned fields of study (undergraduate only)
  • Studying or accepted to study at an accredited South African tertiary institute
  • Good academic record
  • Currently unemployed
  • Proven financial need
  • From a previously disadvantaged background

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Applications must be done online at: https://bit.ly/32oogRs

Applicants will be required to register an account before they can login and apply.
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Grade 11 final results AND Matric June results, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Latest academic transcripts, if at tertiary level (certified copy)
  • University acceptance letter/ preliminary acceptance letter
  • Tax invoice/ proforma invoice stating fees payable (tuition, prescrived textbooks, accommodation in residence and meals) (on tertiary letterhead)
  • Signed student loan agreement, if applicable
  • Proof of disability, if applicable
  • Proof of monthly household income and dependants

CLOSING DATE

17 November 2019.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact PIC directly:
The Public Investment Corporation SOC Ltd (PIC)
Tel: 012 742 3400/ 012 742 3560/ 012 742 2300
Email: bursaryapplications@pic.gov.za

for more infor visit pic.gov.za

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