TISO Foundation bursary Programme is aimed at identifying deserving previously disadvantaged applicants. In order to apply for this bursary program you must demonstrate talent and determination in their previous academic lives. The Foundation nurtures and empowers participants to achieve their academic potential, and go on to a meaningful career that will have a lasting impact on their careers, communities and the country.
If you want to be selected for TISO Foundation bursary, you must meet the following criteria:
good to excellent matric results or academic performance (if already registered at University)
a dedication to their studies and a willingness to meaningfully participate in upliftment programmes existing in the communities from which they emanate be highly competitive selection process ensures these bursaries are accessed and utilised by students with the greatest promise, with a particular focus in the fields of Engineering, Science, Commerce and Medicine.
Bursary beneficiaries are offered life skills training and academic support. Upon completion the Foundation is available to assist the best students to access career opportunities through its network of corporate and institutional relationships.
TISO Bursary Objectives
To promote equity in the workplace by supporting strong black students to acquire the necessary academic qualifications
To help address the skills shortage in the economy
To address challenges of poverty through the avenue of human capital development.
Since inception, the Foundation has funded 50 students pursuing degrees and national diplomas in accredited institutions of higher learning. Going forward,the Foundation targets to support 20 students per year through partnerships with various stakeholders.
TISO Foundation Bursary Application Criteria
Must be between the ages of 18 and 34
Must come from a previously disadvantaged background.
Must be in possession of good to excellent matric results.
Must produce excellent results if already registered as a full time student.
Must be financially needy
Must portray and excellent positive attitude.
Must be dedicated to their studies.
Must provide references.
Must be willing to give back to the community.
Applications for 2019 will open in June 2018
Note this bursary is now closed. Online bursaries available here