Dec 7, 2022

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Shoprite offering students all-inclusive bursaries for 2023 – here’s how to apply

Shoprite Group has submitted applications for all-inclusive scholarships for the 2023 academic year in various fields of study.

The supermarket retailer said the scholarships are to be supported Students studying or planning to study in any field, including uncommon skills such as food science, pharmacy, accounting, logistics, information technology and retail operations.

Shoprite Scholarships provide financial support for tuition and accommodation on campus and are also linked to work-back agreements that ensure employment opportunities after graduation, giving highly motivated and ambitious students the best possible start to their professional lives. We want to invest in young people who want to grow and develop into future leaders of our industry,” said Lungile Koti, the group’s Young Careers Senior Talent Specialist, in a statement.

Each year the group supports an average of 300 students with scholarships at an investment of more than R17 million.

Scholar recipients have access to Shoprite’s employee wellness program which includes access to medical advice includes , advisory services, financial coaching and legal advice.

A work-back agreement upon graduation also guarantees scholarship holders employment. You will benefit from hands-on experience and strong career prospects with the group, one of the most technologically advanced retail organizations on the continent.

How do I apply?

Applications must beonline. You must first register an account on theShoprite Careers Portal by August 31st.

Once you have created a Account you must submit clear copies of the following mandatory supporting documents:

  • Identity card (certified copy); and
  • Recent college degree.

If any parts are missing, your application will not be considered, the group said.

What are the scholarship requirements?

Applicants must meet the minimum entry criteria before you apply;

  • You must be a South African citizen with a valid ID;
  • 27 years old or under ;
  • have completed the Matura and achieved a minimum average of 60%;
  • The above are currently studying in one of the following subjects mentioned fields of study and have achieved an overall average of at least 65% in the previous academic year.

What does the scholarship cover?

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Fundamental value of scholarship will vary by program and institution but will cover tuition, required books and housing allowances.

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