ABOUT THE COMPANY – THE FOSCHINI GROUP
The Foschini Group (TFG), founded in 1925, is a proudly South African clothing retail company based in over 3000 locations in 34 countries throughout Africa, Australia and the United Kingdom.
The group is made up of various stores including: Foschini, Markham, Exact, Fabiani, Donna, Next, Mat & May, Colette, G-Star Raw, Sterns, American Swiss, Soda Bloc, Total Sport, Sportscene, Due South, Charles & Keith, The Fix, Hi, @Home and @Home Living Space.
The Foschini Group have partnered with FEDISA to offer deserving students a 3 year bursary programme.
FEDISA is the only Western Cape based tertiary institution that offers the fully accredited and registered and BA: Fashion and the BA Honours: Fashion Degrees. Other than the BA Degree programmes, FEDISA also offers a 3-year Diploma qualification in Fashion Merchandising, Marketing and Media.
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED & COVERAGE VALUE
Bursaries will be awarded to students who wish to pursue a career in the fashion industry.
The bursary will cover the following expenses: tuition fees, presecribed textbooks, design kits, overlocker, sewing machine, clothing, accommodation, room decor allowance, macbook, required software, mobile phone with data and airtime, printing allowance, transport allowance, coaching, support.
Students will also be given the chance to undertake vacation work during the June holidays at TFG.
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
- Strong academic record/li>
- Completed Mathematics, Arts and Design in Matric
- Be able to start studies in January of the upcoming year
- Business minded
- Creative and have a love for fashion
*Preference will be given to students from designated groups (per the Employment Equity Act).
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY
Applications must be done online at: http://www.fedisa.co.za/tfg-bursary-application/ OR http://www.tfgclub.co.za/bursaries/
Please Note: To apply for the bursary, students must first apply and be accepted to study at FEDISA. Once accepted, you will receive a formal letter of acceptance from FEDISA (which must then be uploaded as part of your application).
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your online application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):
- ID document (certified copy)
- Matric certificate/ most recent results (certified copy)
- School principal’s letter of motivation
- Breakdown of household monthly expenses
- If one/ both of your parent(s) are deceased, their death certificate(s) (certified copy)
- Signed declaration (click the link to download and complete)
- FEDISA formal letter of acceptance
(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 FEDISA directly:
Tel: 021 424 0975
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