Public Investment Corporation (PIC): Bursaries 2021


Public Investment Corporation (PIC) invites students to apply for Bursary Programme for 2021 academic year.

Bursary Application Closing Date: 20 December 2020

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.

Bursaries Available for People Living with Disabilities:

Students who intend studying in the following fields should apply:

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

Application Criteria:

  • Only unemployed people living with disability (under 30 years) should apply. (Proof of disability must be attached)
  • Currently in matric or have completed matric
  • Students registered at an accredited institute of Higher Learning in South Africa, at under-graduate level (NQF 6 and 7) for the above-mentioned fields of study (This must be the first qualification)
  • Be in financial need
  • Academic achievement will be considered

How to apply

Apply online for Public Investment Corporation (PIC): Bursaries 2021

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

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