Trudon Bursary Programme 2014

By on October 3, 2013
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Applications for the 2014 intake of the Trudon Bursary are now OPEN.

Trudon (publishers of the Yellow Pages) is a South African company that delivers the best local commercial search in South Africa and affordable, effective advertising and marketing options to the local SMME and corporate market

About the Trudon Bursary Programme

  • Further your career with a Trudon bursary aimed at assisting South African second and third year tertiary students.
  • Regrettably no first year bursaries are available.
  • Trudon is committed to the principles of Employment Equity.

Who qualifies?
Trudon offers bursaries to students (2nd and 3rd years) who aim to study full time at a South African tertiary institution (university) towards an undergraduate degree in:

  • Informatics or Economics and Econometrics or Information Management or IT Management
  • Computer Science and Informatics or Information Technology
  • Multimedia Design
  • Digital Media Studies

Multimedia Design and Digital Media Studies are awarded to students studying towards a Bachelor of Information Science (Publishing and Multimedia) and or Graphic Design qualification.
These degrees represent fields of relevance to the company. The main criteria for the selection of applications are financial need and academic potential.
Trudon does not award bursaries towards post-graduate studies.

Academic Requirements

  • Second or third year tertiary students: Majors and overall average minimum 60%.

What does the bursary cover?

  • Registration and Tuition fees
  • Book Allowance
  • Residence fees (where applicable)

How will my progress be monitored?

  • Bursaries are reviewed after each examination based on the student’s academic performance and renewed annually.
  • All bursaries are granted on merit but preference is given to black (Africans, Coloureds and Indian) applicants.

What happens after graduation?

  • After graduation, the student will be required to work 12 months for Trudon
  • Should the bursary recipient not accept the contract of employment, repayment will become due of all monies owed to the Company
  • In-Service training periods are excluded from this period. The obligation period for tertiary students will only commence after successful completion of the graduation programme.

What is the application and selection process?

  • Phase 1 – Click here to apply online
  • Phase 2 – Should you be successful in the first phase, you will be invited via email for psychometric assessments. The sessions will be held at Trudon Headoffice.
  • Phase 3 – Should you be shortlisted after Phase 2, you will be invited via email to attend a panel interview.
  • Phase 4 – Offers will be made to the successful candidates
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