South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) Bursaries 2023


South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) invites South African student to apply for Bursary Programme 2023 academic year.

Bursary Application Closing Date: 31 August 2022

SAPOA awards bursaries each year to deserving university students, for studies within these fields:

  • Construction Studies (BSc)
  • Finance (BCom) (majoring in Property Valuation and Management)
  • Property Management (BSc)
  • Property Studies (BSc)
  • Property Valuation and Management (BCom)
  • Quantity Surveying (BSc)
  • Real Estate (BSc)
  • Town and Regional Planning (BSc)
  • Urban and Regional Planning (BSc)

The SAPOA Bursary Trust was formed in 2009 and is primarily funded by SAPOA members. The aim of the bursary is to: promote transformation, redress the past, promote the property sector to youths and address the current and future skills shortage.

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):

  • You must be a South African citizen or a South African naturalized citizen
  • You must be a Black student, as defined by the BBBEE Act (i.e. African/ Coloured/ Indian)
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying or intend on studying full-time, towards an undergraduate qualification in one of the fields listed above (postgraduate qualifications will only be funded if the qualification will allow the student to register in the property industry)
  • You must be studying or intend on studying at a University or University of Technology in South Africa (that is registered with the Council for Higher Education)
  • You must have a strong academic record

How to apply

Download and complete the SAPOA Bursary Application Form (.pdf)
 

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Proof of acceptance to study at tertiary institution (on institutions letterhead)
  • Latest academic record or transcripts, if currently studying (on institutions letterhead)
  • Breakdown of costs for the relevant study programme for the year (on institutions letterhead)
  • Parents, guardians or breadwinner’s ID documents (certified copies)
  • Parents, guardians or breadwinner’s 3 months banks statements
  • Personal statement (max 2 pages)
  • Curriculum Vitae stating work experience and background (if not included in the personal statement)
  • 2 letters of recommendation

Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
– Email: bursaryfund@sapoa.org.za
(Attention: Bursary & Career Specialist)

– Post:
SAPOA Bursary Fund
P O Box 78544
Sandton
2146
(Attention: Bursary & Career Specialist)

– Hand delivery:
SAPOA Bursary Fund
WeWork Offices | The Link
173 Oxford Road
Rosebank
2196
(Attention: Bursary & Career Specialist)

Note: applications submitted via fax will NOT be accepted.

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