Showing posts with label Bursaries. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Bursaries. Show all posts

Friday, 27 October 2017

PSG Bursary Programme 2018

PSG is a leading financial services provider in South Africa and is committed to contributing towards the growth, development and empowerment of youth in the country.

At PSG, our people are our greatest strength. We fundamentally believe that building a great business that gives excellent service to its clients is a team effort. Here, 'we' and 'our' are more important than 'me' and 'my'.

We strive to create a diverse entrepreneurial environment where talented individuals are empowered to take ownership of decisions and realise their full potential. We also believe in a culture of performance, where promotion and progression are based on individual excellence and the overall betterment of our team.

We are looking to recruit the very best people. You're looking for the best outlet for your talents. We look forward to hearing from you!

PSG is a leading financial services provider in South Africa and is committed to contribute towards the growth, development and empowerment of youth in the country.

Our PSG Bursary Programme aims to create a pipeline of young talent within the financial services industry.

What is in it for me?
  • Financial assistance regarding your post-graduate programme (Tuition, textbooks etc)
  • Entry to the Graduate programme the following year.
  • Continuous coaching, mentoring and on-the-job training
  • Work exposure within the financial services industry

Minimum Requirements

  • Be South African Citizens
  • Degree in one of the following disciplines:
  • Science (Applied Chemistry, Physics, Actuarial Science)
  • IT (Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science, Informatics, Project Management, Software Development, Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence)
  • Engineering (Chemical Engineering, Electrical, Electronic and Computer, Mechanical, Industrial)
  • Math/Stats (Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Sciences, Statistics)
  • Average of 65% and above

Personal Attributes

  • Ambitious & looking to advance in their career within the financial services industry
  • Energetic with a solution oriented attitude
  • Good at working in a team
  • Able to remain calm under pressure
  • Resilient
  • Attention to detail

Closing Date: 30 November 2017 


Monday, 23 October 2017

Scholarship Essay Competition 2017

Best Essay Education has created a scholarship essay competition to encourage students to produce their own great essays and have the opportunity to win a sizeable financial award to help with their own educational expenses.

Who is Eligible?

To apply, you must be a student at an accredited college, university, community college, oct-tech certificate program, or any graduate or equivalent professional program. High school students who have just enrolled in college, are certainly eligible.

Essay Prompts

Entrants must choose one of the following three prompts:
  • Should students have the right to evaluate their teachers? Why or why not? If so, how should this be done?
  • What new innovations promise to significantly change your life in college? How will they change your life?
  • Of all of the environment threats, which do you see as the most dangerous right now?
  • The entry is free, but a student may only enter one time
  • The essay has a word maximum of 1,000 words and must be in English
  • Essays must be submitted through our application form or as a Word attachment, sent to, with the subject line “Scholarship Essay Contest.”
  • Once the essay is submitted, entrants must access their Facebook, Twitter, Flipboard or Stumbleupon page and repost this page. Help us to spread the word about the scholarship to as many students as possible
  • Entrants must also “Like” our Facebook page and “follow” us on Twitter
  • No offensive, harassing, or incendiary, defaming content may be used
  • By submitting an essay, the student is certifying that the content in fully original
  • Entry automatically constitutes agreement on the part of the entrant to all of the Terms and Conditions listed below
  • Entrant’s full name, email, and social media account ID’s should appear on a separate page and submitted with the essay
Methods of Judging
  • All eligible essays will be evaluated by a panel of Best Essay Education writers and editors. The following criteria will be used:
  • Originality of thought and structure
  • Quality of grammar and composition, including organisation, vocabulary, etc.
  • Creativity and depth of thought
The panel shall determine the top three winners, based upon a scored rubric, and will then publish those winner names on its site, and social media pages, as it deems appropriate. Winners will receive notification via email and will be required to reply to those emails. Should a winner fail to respond to the email or, for any reason, refuse the prize award, the award will be provided to the entrant who is next in line.

Deadline for entries is 30 November, 2017

Please, find more information here:​