SEDISA Trust Bursary

SEDISA Trust Bursary 2019

About SEDISA Trust

SEDISA Trust was established in 2010 to help previously disadvantaged young women of colour by funding their tertiary education. The Trust also supports students to enhance their lives as young South African women.
The objective of the Trust is to help previously disadvantaged young women of colour to continue their tertiary education. The young women that the trust support would not have had a chance to study further without the Trust. Through the financial funding of these students it will be made sure that they are able to obtain a tertiary qualification. This does not only help them with their studies but this will also help them support the trust holder’s family since the trust covers tuition, accommodation and books expenses. The Trust also provides the grantees an opportunity to improve their lives as young South African women. SEDISA Trust introduce motivations to the grantees that even though things may seem tough and difficult at times, giving up is not a solution, which is in line with the Trust’s quote: “No one knows what the future holds and your opportunity may just be around the corner.”

SEDISA Trust Bursaries

SEDISA Trust Bursary preference will be given to students who wish to continue career in Quantity Surveying, Civil, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and related fields of study. The Trust pays for tuition, accommodation and books costs.

SEDISA Trust Bursary Requirements and Eligibility

  • Black Female (base on BBBEE codes)
  • South African Citizen
  • Strong academic track record
  • Economically disadvantaged

How to Apply and Application Details

  1. Prepare the following documents:
    • Certified copy of ID
    • Cover letter
    • Proof of registration at institution of study
    • Fee statement
    • List of study costs
    • Certified copy of academic transcripts/matric certificate
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  2. Upload the above documents and complete the form at

There are only limited number of bursaries available. If you are not contacted within two weeks, please consider your application to be unsuccessful.

Closing Date

Opening Date: 31 October
Closing Date: 15 February

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