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PPS Bursaries for South African Students, 2016

PPS Bursaries for South African Students, 2016

PPS Bursary is available to full-time university students in an effort to assist students financially to cover tuition and/or textbook costs for one academic year.

The program is open for citizens or permanent residents of South Africa pursuing a postgraduate degree. The student should be registered in a participating South African University or the University of Technology, who is registering for the fourth academic year or postgraduate degree and should study towards a profession.



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Application Deadline: Closed


To be eligible for the PPS bursary, the student must be registered at a participating South African University or the University of Technology registering for a fourth academic year of study or post-graduate degree and must be studying towards a profession, which on qualification, would be eligible for PPS membership.

The funding opportunities are available following professions: Accountants, Actuaries, Advocates, Attorneys, Architects, Dentists, Doctors (belonging to the HPCSA), Engineers (Electrical & Mechanical with four year degree), Farmer (with four year degree in agriculture), Nurses (with four year B.Cur degree), Pharmacists, Physiotherapists, Radiologists, Radiographers, Scientists, Surgeons, Auditor, Dietician, Veterinarian, Gynaecologist, Microbiologist, Occupational Therapist, Speech and Hearing Therapist, Human Resources Practitioner, Anthropologist, Archaeologist, Political Analyst, Researcher, Linguist, Biokineticist, Social Worker, Biochemist, Biologist, Scientist, Statistician, Audiologist, Mathematician, Agriculturalist, Economist, Historian, Meteorologist, Town and Regional Planner, Astronomist, Botanist, Industrial Psychology, Ecologist, Land Surveyor and other professions.

How to Apply

Application Process: Contact the relevant PPS Graduate Marketing Specialist at the listed universities to find out if your faculty has a PPS Dean Bursary allocated – please provide the Graduate Marketing Specialist with the degree that you are currently pursuing and your year of study
-If there is a bursary allocated to a faculty that you are in, find out from the Graduate Marketing Specialist when and how you can obtain application form A
-Complete application forms A and returns the form to the PPS Graduate Marketing Specialist.
For admission, students must have an academic average of at least 60%.


The program only covers tuition and textbook costs to the maximum amount of budget as specified by PPS, for one academic year

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