Tiso Foundation Bursary South Africa

About Tiso Foundation

Established in 2001, Tiso Foundation is a public benefit organization that provides awards, scholarships, and bursaries for teaching and funding. Since its inception, the Tiso Foundation has provided funding for more than 90 students helping them to pursue lucrative degrees and national diplomas at accredited institutions.

Tiso Foundation aims to provide funding to at least 65 students every year for higher learning by partnering with various stakeholders. Partnering with South African universities, the Tiso Foundation identifies disadvantaged students who have shown excellent academic excellence and brings them to the forefront.

Tiso Foundation Bursary

Tiso Foundation Bursary

The Tiso Foundation awards bursaries to disadvantaged students for undergraduate studies in any field at the University of Technology or any recognized and accredited University.

The applicants will be selected on two criteria i.e., financial needs and academic merit. Bursary recipients will receive academic support and life skills training throughout the bursary. They will be assisted in finding employment through their corporate and institutional network.

Tiso Foundation believes that South Africa is yet to unleash its true potential due to the detrimental socio-economic conditions in the country. Therefore, the Tiso Foundation Bursary seeks to identify the raw talent of the youth of South Africa. Tiso Foundation nurtures and empowers disadvantaged individuals through its bursary program to unlock their highest academic potential.

Some of the salient features of the Tiso Foundation Bursary include

  • Promotion of equity in the workplace especially for strong Black students by providing them with the required academic qualifications
  • To address and aid the skill shortage in the country
  • To bridge the educational poverty in the country

Eligibility Criteria For The Tiso Foundation Bursary

Mentioned below are the eligibility criteria for Tiso Foundation Bursary

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • The applicant’s age must be between 18-24 years
  • The candidate must come from a disadvantaged background i.e., from Black, Indian, or Coloured
  • The applicant must be pursuing Matric or should complete Matric examinations
  • A minimum of 70% is required upon completing the Matric examination
  • The applicant must pursue/ be pursuing a full-time educational qualification in any field from an accredited and recognized University.
  • If the applicant is studying, they should obtain a minimum of 65%
  • The applicant must be unemployed, in financial need, should be dedicated and committed to studies, and should be willing to give back to the community and participate in upliftment programs
  • The applicants are required to provide references with their application.

How To Apply?

To apply for the Tiso Foundation Bursary, click on the Tisco Foundation bursary application form here.

Documents Required

The documents required for registering for Tiso Foundation Bursary are as follows:

  • A certified copy of your ID document
  • Certified copy of matric results/ Matric certificate
  • Certified copy of Tertiary results (if currently at tertiary level)
  • Registration proof/ proof from the University or the University of Technology showcasing acceptance or provisional acceptance (on the letterhead of the institution)
  • Guardians/Parents’ income proof
  • Two academic testimonials
  • Four essays based on the following topics
    • Study course and university (explaining why you have chosen the particular course and University)
    • History and circumstances (your history and personal circumstances)
    • Leadership (situations in the community or while studying where you have showcased leadership qualities)
    • Social cause ( describing a social cause that is close to your heart and why)

Closing Date Of The Tiso Foundation Bursary

Currently closed for application. Please check back later for the updated opening and closing date of this bursary.

Contact Details Of The Bursar

If experiencing any difficulty regarding Tiso Foundation Bursary,

Contact: 011 784 4111

Email: applications@tiso.co.za

Please do not send any questions after the closing date. View our other bursaries/scholarships open for application here: https://allbursaries.co.za/notice/

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