AVI Bursary Programme 2017 – 2018

By | 2015-08-11

Avi Bursary 2017

AVI bursary is offered by AVI Limited which is a company that owns some of South Africa’s most familiar and well-loved brands. From Koffiehuis to House of Coffees, Baker’s Biscuits to Willard Chips, the company is part of the lives of most South Africans.

AVI Bursary Categories

AVI currently sponsors three categories of bursaries

1. Degree studies in Commerce and Engineering.

Who can apply

1. SA citizens interested in full-time undergraduate Commerce studies at the University of Johannesburg, the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pretoria University and Wits University in the fields of Marketing and Finance . Only applicants with an NSC with degree endorsement and at least a level 5 rating (60%) for Mathematics and English First Additional Language, or Matric Exemption and a minimum “C” symbol (Higher Grade) for Maths and English or an NSC will be considered.
2. SA citizens interested in Mechanical Engineering degree studies at the University of Johannesburg, the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pretoria University and Wits University. Only applicants with an NSC with degree endorsement and at least a level 5 rating (60%) for Mathematics, Physical Science and English First Additional Language, or Matric Exemption and a minimum “C” symbol (Higher Grade) for Maths, Science and English will be considered.

Preference is given to

current Grade 12 learners
matriculated applicants waiting for a study opportunity
Full-time students in their first year studying towards degrees specified above.

Bursary type: Partial

Applicants are thus advised to also apply through the Financial Aid Office of their university of choice for a study loan from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) to cover the shortfall. Terms and conditions apply.

Main selection criteria: Academic merit and financial need.

2. Diploma stdies in Engineering and Food Technology.

Who can apply

1. SA citizens interested in full-time National Diploma / B Tech studies in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Food Technology studies at the Durban University of Technology, University of Johannesburg, Tshwane University of Technology and Vaal University of Technology.
2. Only applicants with an NSC with diploma endorsement and at least a level 4 rating (50%) for Mathematics, Physical Science and English First Additional Language, or matric exemption and a minimum “D” symbol (Higher Grade) for Maths, Science and English will be considered.

Preference is given to

current Grade 12 learners
matriculated applicants waiting for a study opportunity
Full-time students in their first year studying towards the qualifications specified above.

Bursary type: Partial

Applicants are thus advised to also apply through the Financial Aid Office of their university of choice for a study loan from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) to cover the shortfall. Terms and conditions apply.

Main selection criteria: Academic merit and financial need.

3. Study Programmes at TVET Colleges (formely known as FET Colleges).

Who can apply

1. SA citizens interested in full-time National Certificate (Vocational), Diploma or N4-N6 studies in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Millwrights, etc.) at South African TVET Colleges.

Preference is given to

current Grade 12 learners
matriculated applicants waiting for a study opportunity
full-time students in their first year studying towards the qualifications specified above.

Bursary type: Partial

Applicants are thus advised to also apply through the Financial Aid Office of their university of choice for a study loan from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) to cover the shortfall. Terms and conditions apply.

Main selection criteria: Academic merit and financial need.

How To Apply

Due to a possible postal strike and the likelihood of your application not reaching us before the closing date, we encourage applicants to make use of the Online Application Feature

Alternatively, application forms can be downloaded from our website.

Write your ID on every page of your supporting documents
Email your completed form and supporting documents in PDF format (not exceeding 1megabyte) to apply@studietrust.org.za or fax 086 538 1537

Completed application forms may still be submitted to the postal address, Studietrust, Private bag X16, Braamfontein, 2017.

For applying online, please indicate in the relevant space that you are applying for an AVI bursary. We will, however, consider your application for other bursaries too, so you only have to apply ONCE.

Closing dates:

The closing date for requesting an application form is 31 August 2017.
The closing date for submitting your completed application form with all supporting documents is 30 September. This deadline applies to all modes of application.