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SACTWU Trade Union Bursaries Opportunity

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SACTWU manages South Africa 's biggest trade union bursary fund. The scheme offers members and their dependents financial support to study at universities, technikons and certain other higher education institutions.

SACTWU Trade Union Bursaries Opportunity

Today the fund is made up of contributions from workers and companies and through funds generated by SACTWUs investment company.

Since the beginning, millions of rands have been paid out in bursaries to thousands of young South Africans whose parents work in the clothing, textile, leather and related industries.

The fund was started in 1975 with a small solidarity contribution by trade union members to help support each other to meet the education expenditure of their children.
 
Today the fund is made up of contributions from workers and companies and through funds generated by SACTWU's investment company. Since the beginning, millions of rands have been paid out in bursaries to thousands of young South Africans whose parents work in the clothing, textile, leather and related industries.

WHO CAN APPLY?

  • Sactwu qualifying members
  • Sactwu qualifying member’s spouse
  • Sactwu qualifying member’s children and legally adopted children who are 25 years or younger and are unemployed.

 
The Bursary Scheme has the following features:

  • All bursaries are non-repayable.
  • SACTWU members, their husbands or wives, their children and legally adopted children, as well as staff members can apply for a bursary.
  • The bursary is paid directly to the university, technikon or college.
  • The educational institution must be registered with the National Department of Education.
  • The bursary does not cover 100% of the fees. For universities, it pays 75% of fees up to a maximum of R35 000 per annum.
  • The student must pay the remaining percentage of the fees.

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Opportunity Closing Date: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019
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