Instinctif Partners Bursary 2024

About Instinctif Partners

Instinctif Partners is an international consultancy providing business communication services. The firm specializes in corporate responsibility, investor relations, and risk and crisis management.

Instinctif serves over 700 clients across three regions: Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. The African arm is called “Instinctif Partners Africa” and is located in Johannesburg.

The company offers services to multiple sectors like energy and natural resources, healthcare, finance, retail & FMCG, real estate, travel, among others. Because of the expert-led, top-notch work, Instinctif is the recipient of several prestigious global awards.

Instinctif Partners Bursary

Instinctif Partners Bursary 2024

Instinctif Partners offers financial help to a certain number of students every year via the Instinctif Partners bursary programme. This is part of its corporate social responsibility undertaking and aid the South African labor market.

For the upcoming academic year, Instinctif Partners will select students who are in the final year of their study programme. Here are the disciplines accepted for the bursary:

  • Corporate Communication (Degree)
  • Public Relations (Degree)
  • Journalism (Degree or Diploma)
  • Public Relations and Corporate Communications (Diploma)

The funding amount will depend on the exact needs of a candidate. As a requirement, the student must need financial assistance as determined by the selection council members.

Depending on the evaluation, the student may receive 100% funding for the fourth year.

Along with monetary benefits, bursars will also have a chance to gain real-life work experience by working on different projects. Also included in the bursary benefits are A 4-week winter intern programme, and a 12-month paid experiential internship post-graduation in 2025.

All of this will help them get employed sooner rather than later.

Bursary Eligibility Criteria

To select candidates for the bursary, Instinctif Partners have laid out specific eligibility criteria. Anyone applying for the bursary must meet all of them. Since the number of bursaries is limited and the number of applicants is high, it rejects those that do not meet all the criteria. Therefore, always cross-check before applying and make sure you fulfill all.

The eligibility requirements for the Instinctif Partners bursary are:

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Must be passionate about subjects like investor relations, communications, public relations, and social media
  • Must be in the final year of a degree or diploma in one of the above fields of study.
  • Must have a strong academic record
  • Must be studying at a recognized South African public university

Fulfilling all the criteria, however, does not guarantee selection. It is at the sole discretion of the selection council to make the decision.

How to Apply?

If you fulfill all the eligibility requirements, move forward with the application process. Unlike other bursary programmes, the Instinctif Partners bursary does not require you to complete an application form. Just submit the required documents to the required email address and sit back.

Documents Required

  • South African ID documents (certified copies only)
  • Full academic results and/or records (must be on institution letterhead)
  • A motivation letter supporting your application. Include reasons why you should be awarded the bursary over other applicants
  • Proof of total household income (recent copies of salary slips or tax returns preferable)

Then, scan the documents and save them in PDF format. Finally, send them to this email address:

For the subject, insert “Instinctif Bursary Application 2024“.

The company will shortlist the candidates and call them to attend a panel interview. They will also undergo a written test. These tests will determine how motivated a student is for the bursary programme. The final list of candidates selected for the bursary will be published on 19 December 2023.

Closing Date

The Instinctif Partners bursary is currently open, and the last date to apply for it is 21 November 2023. Late submissions are rejected without further consideration. Therefore, apply as soon as possible.

Contact Details

For further details on the bursary programme, you must contact Instinctif Partners. Get the correct information before applying for the bursary.

Tel: 011 447 3030

Please do NOT contact Instinctif Partners if this bursary has already closed. View our other bursaries open for application here:

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