Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust: Bursaries 2024

Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust: Bursaries 2024

The Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust (CRET) is inviting South African students to apply for their 2024 Bursary Support Programme. This opportunity provides holistic bursary support, covering various expenses for disadvantaged students pursuing tertiary education.

Current matriculants and undergraduate students at recognized South African institutions are encouraged to apply.

Key Details:

  • The Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust (CRET) is a non-profit organization that offers comprehensive bursary support for students seeking a tertiary education.
  • CRET’s bursary model includes financial assistance, psychosocial support, and secondary skills development.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Eligibility Criteria require applicants to be South African citizens between 16 and 27 years old, with a demonstrable financial need.
  • Applicants must provide a strong motivational letter and evidence of a psychometric test supporting their chosen field of study.
  • The application process includes a formal assessment, which may involve a psychometric evaluation and interview.

Fields of study considered for the bursary include:

  • Sciences,
  • Technology,
  • Engineering,
  • Commerce and Finance,
  • Education,
  • and Scarce/Critical skills training (such as Boiler making, Welding, Plumbing, OHS, Renewable energy, Waste management, Green technology, Entrepreneurship, etc)

The bursary covers:

  • Tuition fees, textbooks,
  • Study materials,
  • Laptops,
  • Accommodation,
  • Meals,
  • A monthly living allowance,
  • Transport (if necessary)

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