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Shoprite: Bursary 2023 / 2024

Shoprite: Bursary 2023 / 2024

hoprite invites qualifying students to apply for Bursary Programme for 2024 academic year.

Bursaries will be awarded for studies within the following fields:

  • Accounting (CA Stream – SAICA) (10 bursaries will be awarded)
  • Criminology (4 bursaries will be awarded)
  • Data Science (10 bursaries will be awarded)
  • Food Science (10 bursaries will be awarded)
  • Information Technology/ Systems (10 bursaries will be awarded)
  • Retail Business Management (60 bursaries will be awarded)
  • Supply Chain & Logistics (10 bursaries will be awarded)

The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: tuition fees, books and an allowance for accommodation. The value of the bursary will range between R30 000 and R60 000, dependent on the field of study and the institution.

After graduation, bursary recipients will be required to work for Shoprite. The work back obligation is 1 year of employment for each year of funding received.

  • Accounting (CA Stream – SAICA) Bursary: Chartered Accounting students will be able to join the Shoprite Finance team after graduation. Bursars will also have the opportunity to join the Accounting Articles Programme, whereby they will gain exposure to the entire Group of Companies and work with a wide range of stakeholder.
  • Criminology Bursary: Data & Crime Analysts graduates will join Shoprite to become part of the Security & Loss Prevention Department.
  • Data Science Bursary: Graduates will join the Shoprite Data Science Academy, which is committed to producing top-level specialists in the field of data science. Students must have a passion for data and be willing to join data academy.
  • Food Science Bursary: Culinary/ Hospitality students will be able to join the Shoprite Fresh Foods team after graduation.
  • Information Technology/ Systems: Information technology/ Systems students will be able to join the Shoprite Group. Bursars will also have the opportunity to join the companies SAP Academy, which produces top-level specialists in the System Analysis field.
  • Retail Business Management Bursary: an exciting bursary opportunity for students who wish to follow a career within Retail Management, and join Africa’s largest retailer.
  • Supply Chain & Logistics Bursary: Future Logistics and Supply Chain specialists are invited to apply for this Shoprite bursary.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 30 days of the application deadline – should you not receive feedback by this time, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

Internal candidates will receive first consideration before external applications are reviewed (per Shoprite’s Employment Equity goals).
 

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):
Accounting (CA Stream – SAICA) Bursary:

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must NOT be older than 27 years old
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying towards either of these qualifications: BCom Accounting, BAcc (CA stream)
  • You must be in your 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of study or PGDA / CTA
  • You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 65%
  • You must have achieved a minimum result of 65% for Accounting, Auditing and Taxation subjects
  • You must be studying at a recognised and accredited tertiary institution within South Africa

Criminology Bursary:

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must NOT be older than 27 years old
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying towards either of these qualifications: Bachelor of Criminology, BA Law/ BA Social Work with Criminology as major, BA Honours in Criminology
  • You must be in your 2nd or 3rd year of study
  • You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 65%
  • You must be studying at a recognised and accredited tertiary institution within South Africa

Data Science Bursary:

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must NOT be older than 27 years old
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying towards either a degree or postgraduate qualification in any of these fields: Data Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Operational Research, Quantitative Management (or similar quantitative degree), Computer Science, Industrial Engineering, Data Engineering
  • You must be in your 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of study or Honours
  • You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 60%
  • You must have achieved a minimum result of 65% for Mathematics, from your 2nd year of study
  • You must be studying at a recognised and accredited tertiary institution within South Africa

Food Science Bursary:

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must NOT be older than 27 years old
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying towards either of these qualifications: BSc Food Science, Consumer Science, Microbiology, Food Technology, Advanced Diploma in Quality, Diploma/ Degree in Culinary Arts
  • You must be in your 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of study of study
  • You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 60%
  • You must be studying at a recognised and accredited tertiary institution within South Africa

Information Technology/ Systems Bursary:

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must NOT be older than 27 years old
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying towards either of these qualifications: BSc or BCom with an Information Systems/ Systems Analysis major
  • You must be in your 2nd or 3rd year of study of study
  • You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 60%
  • You must be studying at a recognised and accredited tertiary institution within South Africa

Retail Business Management Bursary:

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must NOT be older than 27 years old
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying towards a Diploma in Retail Business Management
  • You must be in your 1st, 2nd, 3rd year or 4th year (Advanced Diploma) of study
  • You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 60%
  • You must be studying at a recognised and accredited tertiary institution within South Africa

Supply Chain & Logistics Bursary:

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must NOT be older than 27 years old
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying towards either of these qualifications: Bachelors of Commerce: Logistics (Quantitative Management), Bachelor of Science: Operational Research or related degree/ qualification
  • You must be in your 2nd or 3rd year of study of study
  • You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 60%
  • You must be studying at a recognised and accredited tertiary institution within South Africa

Closing Date: 30 September 2023

How to apply

Applications must be submitted online at:
Shoprite Bursary Application 2024: Accounting (CA Stream – SAICA)
(Reference number: SHO230630-5)

Shoprite Bursary Application 2024: Criminology
(Reference number: SHO230630-6)

Shoprite Bursary Application 2024: Data Science
(Reference number: SHO230630-7)

Shoprite Bursary Application 2024: Food Science
(Reference number: SHO230630-12)

Shoprite Bursary Application 2024: Information Technology/ Systems Bursary
(Reference number: SHO230630-8)

Shoprite Bursary Application 2024: Retail Business Management
(Reference number: SHO230630-10)

Shoprite Bursary Application 2024: Supply Chain & Logistics
(Reference number: SHO230630-9)
 

Candidates will be required to Register an account before they can Login and apply.

Note: applications submitted via email will NOT be accepted – all applications must be submitted online only.

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 may be disqualified):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Full tertiary academic record, including most recent results (on institutions letterhead)
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