NUMSA Bursary South Africa 2019 – 2020

ABOUT THE COMPANY – NUMSA

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) was formed in 1987, as the result of a merger between four unions, namely The Motor Industry Combined Workers Union (MICWU); The Metal and Allied Workers Union (MAWU); The National Automobile and Allied Workers Union (NAAWU); and The United Metal, Mining and Allied Workers of South Africa (UMMAWOSA)

Today, NUMSA is South Africa’s largest trade union, with over 338 000 members. The Union’s key activity is to bargain with employers, as well as the following key areas of activity: Gender; Health, safety and environment, HIV/Aids; Training and adult basic education; Benefits; Information Technology; Membership and International.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

NUMSA is offering bursary awards to help students that are dependants of a NUMSA member or a staff dependant, to help pursue their tertiary studies. Bursaries will be awarded to students within the following fields of study:

  • B Education (majoring in Science and Mathematics)
  • B Com (majoring in Accounting, Financial Management and Auditing)
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
  • BSc or B Eng (Engineering diploma or degree: Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Industrial, Metallurgical, Mechanical)
  • Computer Science/ Information Technology
  • Biomedical Technology

 

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):

  • South African citizen
  • A dependant of a NUMSA member or staff dependant
  • Currently in Matric OR have completed Matric
  • Studying or intend on studying within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Studying or intend on studying full-time at a University or University of Technology
  • Proven financial need

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Download and complete the Numsa Bursary Application Form (.pdf)
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • ID document of the NUMSA member (certified copy)
  • Parents/ guardians proof of income (latest payslips)
  • Passport sized colour photo (to be attached to the application form)
  • If you are in Matric: Latest academic progress record & academic record for previous 2 years (certified copies)
  • If you have already completed Matric: Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • If you are a tertiary student (first year): Matric certificate & latest tertiary academic report (certified copies)
  • If you are a tertiary student (second year onwards): Matric certificate & all tertiary academic records (certified copies)

 

Applications must be posted to:
Mbuyi Ngwenda Bursary Fund
PO Box 787352
Sandton
2146
(Please note: no emailed or faxed applications will be accepted)

CLOSING DATE

30 September annually.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact NUMSA directly:
Contact Person: Gezile (The Bursary Office)
Tel: 011 783 3578
Email: ggumede@numsa.co.za

 

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