ABOUT THE COMPANY – W&RSETA
The Wholesale and Retail Sector Education and Training Authority (W&RSETA) is a public organisation, formed to encourage skill development in the Wholesale and Retail sector by way of grants, bursaries, training and learnerships. In 2011, the W&RSETA Bursary Scheme was born, with the aim of providing financial help to students studying wholesale and retail qualifications.
The W&RSETA’s aim is to become South Africa’s leader in skills development. They aim to do this by helping students develop their capabilities, skills, competencies and the professional workforce in order to better the wholesale and retail sector.
W&RSETA is just one out of 21 SETA’s within South Africa.
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED & COVERAGE VALUE
W&RSETA will be awarding 2000 bursaries to new unemployed TVET students and 1000 bursaries to new unemployed HET students.
The bursary programme is open to students who are studying (or intend to study) within the Wholesale and Retail Sector Scarce Skills, particularly the following fields:
HETI UNIVERSITY PROGRAMMES (Degrees/ Diplomas):
Accounting Food Technology/ Nutrition Technology Financial Management Information Technology Computer Science Logistics Management Purchasing Management Retail Business Management Retail Marketing Sales and Marketing Management Supply Chain Management
NATED PROGRAMMES TVET (N4 – N6):
Business Management Clothing Production Financial Management Hospitality and Catering Services Human Resource Management Management Assistant Marketing Management
NCV PROGRAMMES (LEVEL 2 – LEVEL 4):
Accounting, Economics & Finance Hospitality Information Technology Computer Science Office Administration Marketing Transport and Logistics
The following expenses will be covered by the bursary programme: tuition fees, prescribed books, meals and accommodation.
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 Have registered OR have been accepted to study at a recognised tertiary institution (University/ University of Technology/ TVET College) in South Africa Studying (or intend on studying) full-time in one of the aforementioned fields Do NOT have any other sources of funding for your studies
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY
University / University of Technology students:
Apply online at: http://indicium.wrseta.org.za/WRSETAIndicium/Pages/OnlineRegistration/OnlineBursaryRegistration.aspx
TVET College students:
Download and complete the WRSETA TVET Bursary Application Form (word doc)
Completed application forms (and supporting documentation) must be emailed to: Bursaries2018@wrseta.org.za
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/ Matric results/ NCV Level 4 Certificate (certified copy) Grade 9 final results for TVET College students (certified copy) Full academic record/ statement of results if available Proof of tertiary registration/ admission Proof of accommodation if applicable Parents/ guardians ID documents (certified copies) Parents/ guardians proof of income (employer’s details and latest payslips)
(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 W&RSETA directly:
W&RSETA Regional Offices
Head Office – Tel: 012 622 9500
Eastern Cape – Tel: 043 726 3281
Free State – Tel: 051 444 0746
Gauteng North – Tel: 012 430 4930
Gauteng South – Tel: 011 656 0085
Kwa-Zulu Natal – Tel: 031 277 0500
Limpopo – Tel: 015 291 2237
Mpumalanga – Tel: 013 690 1214
North West – Tel: 014 592 0483
Northern Cape – Tel: 053 831 4117
Western Cape – Tel: 021 561 6500
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