SAPOA Bursary Fund


South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) Bursaries

SAPOA Bursary Fund aims to support deserving students who will provide a valuable contribution to the association and its members by awarding educational funding through the SAPOA Bursary Scheme. The recipients of the bursary scheme shall be BBBEE defined Black people including Africans, Coloureds and Indians, who are citizens of the Republic of South Africa.

The following fields of study are accepted by the SAPOA Bursary Fund:

BSc Property Studies
BSc Urban and Regional Planning
BSc Construction Studies
BCom Finance with Property Valuation and Management as a major
BSc Quantity Surveying
BCom Property Valuation and Management
BSc Town and Regional Planning
BSc Real Estate
BSc Property Management
Bursaries will be granted based on academic performance, financial need and availability of funds. Bursary funds are paid directly to institutions and ONLY under exceptional events that the funds will be paid directly to bursary holders.

Upon graduation, bursary holders may be offered with employment opportunities by the SAPOA and/or its partner companies through the Graduate Development Programme. However, employment opportunities from the association is not guaranteed and SAPOA has no obligation to provide employment to bursary holders.

SAPOA Bursary Requirements and Eligibility
South African citizenship
Current students or applicants who are registered as students for a property-related qualification at a CHE accredited Institution in South Africa
Post-graduate students/applicants are not eligible except for certain qualifications which will award the applicant registration in the property industry
Academic excellence
Proven financial need
How to Apply and Application Details
Download and complete the SAPOA Bursary Application Form.
Attach certified copies of ALL of the following documents to your application form:
Recent matric certificate (Grade 12)
Acceptance letter from an accredited institution
Latest official academic transcript or record
Recent South African ID
Recent breadwinner/parent/guardian valid South African ID
1 – 2 pages of personal statement
Two letters of recommendation
Written verification of the accredited programme’s average costs for one academic year
A detailed CV which includes work experiences and backgrounds
Submit the application form and required documents through any of the following methods:
Post:
SAPOA Bursary Fund
P O Box 78544
SANDTON
2146
For Attention: Bursary & Career Specialist
Email: [email protected]
For Attention: Bursary & Career Specialist
Hand deliver:
SAPOA Bursary Fund
36 Wierda Road West
Paddock View Building
Wierda Valley
SANDTON
2196
For Attention: Bursary & Career Specialist
Incomplete application forms, as well as application forms with incorrect information, will be rejected. Faxed applications will NOT be accepted.

Closing Date
31 August annually

Contact Details
Bursary Fund Department
Address: 36 Wierda Road West, Hunt’s End Office Park Paddock View, Wierda Valley, Sandton
Post: PO Box 78544 Sandton 2146
Tel: 011 883 0679
Fax: 086 458 6955
Email: [email protected]

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