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Application Process

To apply for the Tiger Brands Graduate Bursary, send an email to graduatebursaries@tigerbrands.com, and attach the following documents

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Parents/ Guardians proof of income / Affidavit (certified copies) (Interviews will be done for due diligence purposes)
  • Certified copies of academic transcripts for 1st semester in 1st year of study
  • Matric certificate

Application Dates

Open: 22 September 2021
Close: 22 October 2021


Qualifying Criteria

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying(please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application being unsuccessful)

  • Applicants must be in their first year of study and applying for funding from year 2
  • Applicants must be able to prove financial need and academic potential
  • Applicants must display good academic potential in the fields of pure Maths, Accounting and Science
  • Applicants must be have been enrolled at an institution that meets our criteria for a minimum of 6 months at the time of application.

School criteria include:

  • Should have a minimum of 65% academic average in both matric and semester 1
  • Applicants must be South African citizens
  • Please note that there are limited bursaries available
  • Meeting the minimum selection criteria does not imply that your application will be successful

Required Degrees

  • B Eng or BSc Engineering
    • Industrial
    • Electrical
    • Chemical
    • Mechanical
    • Electronic
  • BCom Marketing

What does the bursary cover?

The Tiger Brands graduate bursary is a comprehensive bursary that includes the following:

  • 100% of the prescribed university tuition fees, registration fees and exam fees
  • An amount of quoted prescribed books and a monthly allowance


  • Full details of the payment process and the requirements which must be met are communicated to successful applicants once a bursary contract is issued.


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