Trudon Bursary Programme 2016

By on October 21, 2015
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Applications are now open for the 2016 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.

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

To qualify for the Trudon Bursary the student must:

– Be a South African citizen or permanent resident
– Able to provide proof of his/her current academic results and be in possession of a grade 12 exemption certificate with Maths
– Be accepted by the chosen university for the specific course
– Be a second or third year student studying full time at a recognised South African university (that is acceptable to Trudon) towards an undergraduate degree in:

  • B Com Informatics and IT Management
  • B Sc Computer Science and Informatics/ Information Technology/ Mathematical Science
  • BIS Information Science, Multimedia, Publishing
  • Digital Media Studies/Graphic Design

Note: No bursaries are awarded for fields of study not listed above.

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.

Applications close on 31 October 2015.

How to apply [sociallocker]

Click here to download the application form. The completed form should be submitted via email: smithc@trudon.co.za [/sociallocker]

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