Potchefstroom Academy and SAAHST Bursary South Africa 2022 – 2023

Potchefstroom Academy and SAAHST Bursary South Africa 2022 – 2023

ABOUT THE COMPANY – POTCHEFSTROOM ACADEMY AND SAAHST

Potchefstroom Academy was first established and founded by Tina Scholtz in 1981. Today, Potchefstroom Academy is one of the leading private tertiary institutions within the country offering subjects such as Interior Design and Decorating, Photography, Somatology, Therapeutic Massage, Therapeutic Reflexology, and Therapeutic Aromatherapy. Potchefstroom is a safe and friendly student town, allowing for young individuals to not only engage in their studies but also partake in recreational activities.

SAAHST was acquired in 2003 as a Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Institution, providing students with expert Business Management Studies, Hairdressing, Cosmetology, and Nail Technology training. SAAHST also offers a number of career-focused short courses, tailored to update and enhance the skills of their students. SAAHST is an accredited National Artisan Moderation Body (NAMB) Trade Test Centre for Hairdressing.

ABOUT THE POTCHEFSTROOM ACADEMY AND SAAHST BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

Potchefstroom Academy and SAAHST is inviting students to apply for their bursary programme, for the 2022 academic year. The #Twenty20You bursary programme is available for studies at Potchefstroom Academy, towards one of the following qualifications:

  • Somatology
  • Cosmetology
  • Hairdressing
  • Interior Design
  • Photography

The bursary is aimed at aspiring beauticians, hairstylists, photographers, and interior designers who aim to not only enhance their skills and knowledge of their trade but also, one day, open their very own business.

MORE ABOUT THE POTCHEFSTROOM ACADEMY QUALIFICATIONS

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MORE ABOUT THE POTCHEFSTROOM ACADEMY AND SAAHST BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE & SELECTION

The bursary will provide cover for tuition fees for the 1st year of study. OFM will also award an amount of R10 000 cash, to be used towards any additional study fees (textbooks, equipment, meals, etc).

The bursary will not provide cover for accommodation and meals.
The selection process will include:

  • Applications will be assessed and students will be selected by a panel of judges.
  • Finalists will be required to complete further assessments and attend a final interview.
  • Successful candidates will be announced by no later than 17 January 2022.
  • Bursary holders will be required to register for their course by 31 January 2022 and take up classes on 7 February 2022.

 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POTCHEFSTROOM ACADEMY AND SAAHST BURSARY

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • You must have completed Matric of NQF level 4 equivalent
  • You must reside within or near the Potchefstroom area
  • You must intend on studying full-time towards any of the above qualifications, at Potchefstroom Academy in 2022
  • You must be interested in pursuing a career in any of the above-mentioned fields
  • You must read and agree to the xOFM’s competition rules and privacy policy before applying

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE POTCHEFSTROOM ACADEMY AND SAAHST BURSARY

Candidates must follow these steps to apply:

Step 1: Download and complete the Potchefstroom Academy and SAAHST Application Form (.pdf)

Step 2: Gather copies of the following supporting documentation along (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate/ record of matric exam/ NQF level 4 qualification
  • Video, showcasing the following: your skills in any of the above-mentioned courses, followed by an explanation as to why you would be a deserving candidate for the bursary (this part is to be done at the end of the video) (30 seconds long, in MP4 format, a maximum size of 10 MB)
  • Motivational letter (maximum 200 words)
  • Portfolio of your work (Interior Design and Photography candidates only)

Step 3: Submit all the above documents, including your application form at: Potchefstroom Academy and SAAHST Bursary Application

Note: Interior Design and Photography candidates will also be required to complete the skills assessment portfolio (.pdf)

CLOSING DATE FOR THE POTCHEFSTROOM ACADEMY AND SAAHST BURSARY

10 January 2022 (at midnight).
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Potchefstroom Academy directly:
Tel: 018 294 9037 / 018 294 5581
Email: info@potchacademy.co.za
(During office hours: Monday to Friday, 07h30 to 16h30)
Please do NOT contact Potchefstroom Academy if this bursary has already closed. View our other bursaries open for application here: https://www.zabursaries.co.za/bursary-news/

This bursary listing was last updated in November 2021.

SA Bursaries wishes you the best of luck with your application! Please remember to SHARE this page with anyone you know who may be in need of bursary funding.

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