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South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) Bursary 2018 – 2019

 

ABOUT THE COMPANY – SAPOA

The South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA), founded in the year 1966, aims to protect the interests of the industrial and commercial property industry within the country. As a uniquely member-driven organisation, SAPOA’s goal is to encourage private property ownership and development.

The companies main aim is to be accepted and recognised (both nationally and internationally) as a leading property association.

The SAPOA bursary fund intends to address the shortage of skills shortage within the South African Commercial Property Industry. The fund is aimed at assisting young black deserving financially disadvantaged students, in the hopes that they can transform the countries commercial property industry.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED & OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

SAPOA bursaries will be awarded to those studying towards a property-related qualification, particularly the following fields of study:

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

 

Once students have graduated, they may be offered employment via the Graduate Development Programme, within SAPOA (or a member company). This is subject to availability within the company.

ELIGIBILITY 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):

  • South African citizen OR South African naturalized citizen
  • Completed Matric
  • Studying or intend on studying full-time in one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Studying at a recognised University or University of Technology in South Africa (registered with the Council for Higher Education),
  • Black students, as defined by the BBBEE Act (i.e. African/ Coloured/ Indian)
  • Good academic record
  • Proven financial need

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

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 be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Proof of acceptance to study at tertiary institution
  • Latest academic record/ transcript (on tertiary letterhead)
  • Breakdown of costs for the relevant study programme for the year
  • Curriculum Vitae (of background and working experience)
  • Parents/ guardians ID documents (certified copies)
  • Personal statement (max 2 pages)
  • Two written references

 

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

2) Hand delivery:
SAPOA Bursary Fund
36 Wierda Road West
Paddock View Building
Wierda Valley
SANDTON
2196
(Attn: Bursary & Career Specialist)

3) Post:
SAPOA Bursary Fund
P O Box 78544
SANDTON
2146
(Attn: Bursary & Career Specialist)

CLOSING DATE

31 August 2018.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact SAPOA directly:
Bursary Fund Department
Tel: 011 883 0679
Fax: 086 458 6955
Email: bursaryfund@sapoa.org.za

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Updated: May 19, 2018 — 12:20 pm

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