Public Investment Corporation (PIC) Bursary 2018 – 2019

About Public Investment Corporation (PIC)

The Public Investment Corporation (PIC) is the largest investment management company on the African continent that focuses exclusively on the public sector. PIC not only delivers healthy returns for its clients but also contributes to socio-economic development. The company’s clients composed of 23 public entities that govern pension, provident, social security and guardian funds. The largest client is Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF) accounting for 87.72% of assets under management, followed by Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF), Compensation Commissioner(CC), Compensation Commissioner Pension Fund (CP) and Associated Institutions Pension Fund (AIPF). Smaller clients are the remainder of PIC’s clientele.

 

Public Investment Corporation (PIC) Bursaries

In line with the passion towards community contribution and lives improvement for people, The Public Investment Corporation SOC Ltd (PIC) has established a bursary programme for the previously disadvantaged students with academic potential who wish to pursue their education. Candidates that has proven financial need will be considered for the bursary programme. The bursary is awarded for the full academic period at a single academic institution. Vacation work, Internship and Learnership programmes are available for bursary holders during June/July or December/January periods.

The following fields of study are accepted for the bursary:

  • Listed Investments (JSE Listed Companies)
  • Unlisted Investments such as Impact Investing, Private Equity, Structured Investments Products and Asset Management (Properties)
  • Information Technology
  • Research and Projects Development
  • Legal
  • Finance
  • Human Resources

 

PIC Bursary Requirements and Eligibility

  • South African citizens
  • Applicants in Grade 12 or under-graduate level (NQF 6 and 7) already registered at a recognized higher learning institutions in South Africa will be given preference
  • 35 years and below are preferred
  • Proven financial need or household income of R600 000 and below per annum
  • Good academic merit
  • Full time student and unemployed

 

How to Apply and Application Details

You can apply through either of the following methods:

  1. Online process: Click here to apply Online for the PIC Bursary
  2. Download and complete the PCI Bursary Application Form. (pdf)

Accompany your application form with the certified copies of the following documents:

  • Valid RSA ID
  • Medical Certificate in case of disability
  • Proof of monthly household income and dependants
  • Academic transcripts for students currently enrolled at an accredited tertiary institution
  • Matric Certificate or Grade 11 and June results for applicants currently in Grade 12
  • Copy of signed student loan agreement, if applicable
  • Preliminary acceptance letter(s) from a registered institution
  • Tuition, books, institution accredited accommodation and meals quotation

The application form and supporting documents must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Email: [email protected]
2) Post to:

The Bursary Office
Private Bag X187
Pretoria
0001
For minors, the application form must be signed by parent/guardian. Incomplete and invalid application forms and documents will be rejected.

Only successful applicants will be contacted by the end of February 2018.

 

Closing Date

8 December 2017

 

Contact Details

Address: Menlyn Maine Central Square, Corner Aramist Avenue & Corobay Avenue Waterkloof Glen Extension 2 Pretoria, South Africa 0181
Post: Private Bag X 187, Pretoria South Africa 0001
Tel: +27 12 742 3400
Email: [email protected]

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