Shoprite Bursary South Africa 2022

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Shoprite Bursary South Africa 2022 – 2023

ABOUT THE COMPANY – SHOPRITE

In 1979, the Shoprite Group was founded in a small town in South Africa by the acquisition of 8 Cape Town-based supermarkets. Today, Shoprite operates more than 270 stores across 16 countries in Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands.

The company also owns almost 2000 corporate stores such as Checkers, Checkers Hyper, Checkers Liquor, Checkers MediRite, OK Furniture, OK Express, House & Home, Hungry Lion, Shoprite Liquor, Shoprite MediRite, and Usave.

Apart from the corporate stores, The Shoprite Group also owns 367 franchise brands stores across South Africa and Namibia, including Friendly Stores, Friendly Liquor, Megasave, OK Foods, OK Minimark, OK Grocer, OK Value, Sentra, and Enjoy.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

Each year, the Shoprite Group award bursaries to deserving students in various fields of study. For the 2021/2022 academic year, Shoprite is inviting students pursuing studies in these fields to apply for the bursary programme:

  • Accounting (CA Stream: SAICA)
  • Information Technology/ Systems
  • Data Science

Accounting bursary: Shoprite is inviting talented Chartered Accounting students to join the Finance team after graduation. Bursars who join the Accounting Articles Programme, you receive exposure to the Group of Companies stakeholder engagements.

Information Technology/ Systems bursary: Shoprite is inviting talented Information technology/ Systems students to join the SAP Academy, which aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills to become specialists in the field of System Analysis.

Data Science bursary: Shoprite is inviting university students who are passionate about data and are interested in a career at the Data Science Academy. The Academy aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills to become specialists in the data science field.

There will be 10 bursaries awarded for each of the above fields.

MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE, SERVICE CONTRACT & SELECTION

The bursary aims to provide cover for the following expenses: tuition fees, prescribed books, and an allowance for accommodation (the coverage value ranges from R30 000 to R60 000, depending on the course of study and institution).

There is a mandatory work-back requirement – for every year that you are covered by the bursary program, you will work at Shoprite for an equal amount of time.

Please note that internal candidates will receive first consideration before external applications are reviewed (per Shoprite’s Employment Equity goals).

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted – should you not receive feedback within 30 days, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):
Accounting (CA Stream) students:

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Must be no older than 27 years old
  • Must have completed Matric
  • Must be studying towards a BCom Accounting or BAcc (CA stream) qualification
  • Must be in your second year of study
  • Must have achieved a minimum overall average of 65%

Information Technology/ Systems students:

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Must be no older than 27 years old
  • Must have completed Matric
  • Must be studying towards a BSc / BCom / BTech (Advance Diploma) qualification, majoring in Information Technology or Systems Analysis
  • Must be in your second/ third/ fourth or Honours year of study

Data Science students:

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Must be no older than 27 years old
  • Must have completed Matric
  • Must be studying towards a Data Science / Computer Science / Mathematics / Statistics / Operational Research / Industrial Engineering / Quantitative Management (or similar quantitative degree) (Undergraduate Degree or Postgraduate qualification)
  • Must be in your second/ third/ fourth or Honours year of study
  • Must have achieved a minimum result of 65% for Mathematics (from second year onward)
  • Must have achieved a minimum overall average of 60%

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Applications must be submitted online via the Shoprite career portal:
Shoprite Accounting Bursary (CA Stream: SAICA)
(Reference number: SHO210226-6)

Shoprite Information Technology/ Systems Bursary
(Reference number: SHO210226-5)

Shoprite Data Science Bursary
(Reference number: SHO210226-3)

You will first be required to Register an account before you can Login and apply.

Please note: applications received via email will NOT be accepted – all applications must be submitted online only.

You may be required to submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation when applying online (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Full tertiary academic record (on institutes letterhead)

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary program, please contact Shoprite Holdings directly:
Email: [email protected]
*Read the FAQ’s before contacting Shoprite: https://shoprite-bursary.erecruit.co/candidateapp/Content/FAQ-s_-_Applying_for_a_Bursary

Please do NOT contact Shoprite Holdings if this bursary has already closed. View our other bursaries open for application here: https://www.zabursaries.co.za/bursary-news/

This bursary listing was last updated on 2 March 2021 at 12:32.

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