Post-graduate Bursary 2018 at PPS

Closing Date:  31 October 2014


2015 Dean Bursaries are awarded on financial need and academic record to full time University students in an effort to assist students financially to cover tuition and/ or text book costs for one academic year. PPS does not award bursaries to students that already have other confirmed sponsors unless the alternative sponsor is a loan and not a bursary. If the student is in contravention with this policy, the bursary will be withdrawn and disbursed to an alternative bursary recipient.

Duties and Obligations :

  • PPS is only assisting students financially to obtain their qualifications; it is not obliged to provide students with any practical training or employment on completion of studies.
  • Recipients of the PPS Bursary award will be granted the opportunity to sign up and become a PPS student member at no cost.


To be eligible for the 2015 PPS Dean bursary, the full time student must:

  • Be registering for a fourth academic year of study or post –graduate degree for 2015.
  • Be studying towards a profession, which on qualification would be eligible for PPS membership
  • Be in need of financial assistance
  • Have an academic average of at least 60%
  • Be a South African citizen or permanent resident

The following professions are accepted by PPS:

  1. Accountants
  2. Actuaries
  3. Advocates
  4. Attorneys
  5. Architects
  6. Dentists
  7. Doctors (belonging to the HPCSA)
  8. Engineers (Electrical & Mechanical with four year degree)
  9. Farmer (with four year degree in agriculture)
  10. Nurses (with four year B.Cur degree)
  11. Pharmacists
  12. Physiotherapists
  13. Radiologists
  14. Radiographers
  15. Scientists
  16. Surgeons
  17. Auditor
  18. Dietician
  19. Veterinarian
  20. Gynaecologist
  21. Microbiologist
  22. Occupational Therapist
  23. Speech and Hearing Therapist
  24. Human Resources Practitioner
  25. Anthropologist
  26. Archaeologist
  27. Political Analyst
  28. Researcher
  29. Linguist
  30. Biokineticist
  31. Social Worker
  32. Biochemist
  33. Biologist
  34. Scientist
  35. Statician
  36. Audiologist
  37. Mathematician
  38. Agriculturalist
  39. Economist
  40. Historian
  41. Meteorologist
  42. Town and Regional Planner
  43. Astronomist
  44. Botanist
  45. Industrial Psychology
  46. Ecologist
  47. Land Surveyor
  48. And other professions

How To Apply

Application Process

  • Use the PPS Bursary Application Form  to apply and attach certified copies of examination results, declaration of own  and / or family’s financial position (copy of affidavit), statements from student account and certified copy of ID / passport
  • It will be filled in by the student and returned to Graduate Marketing Specialist.
  • Shortlisted students will be requested to fill in application form B and return it to the Graduate Marketing Specialist.
  • Recipients of the bursary award will be notified by the 15th of December via email.
  • Applicants that do not receive feedback by the 15th of December 2014 should consider their application unsuccessful

For more information about the bursary visit the PPS Website