Public Investment Corporation (PIC) Bursary Application 2023-2024

By | December 3, 2021

Public Investment Corporation (PIC) Bursary Application 2023-2024

Public Investment Corporation (PIC) Bursary Application 2023-2024

Public Investment Corporation (PIC) Bursary Application 

About Public Investment Corporation (PIC) Bursary

The Public Investment Corporation SOC Limited (PIC) is an asset management corporation owned entirely by the South African government, as represented by the Minister of Finance.

The PIC was founded in 1911 as the Public Debt Commissioners and was incorporated on April 1, 2005, under the Public Investment Corporation Act of 2004. The PIC is one of the best and most successful asset management organizations in the world, and it is by far Africa’s largest.

PIC’s clientele are primarily public-sector organizations that provide social security benefits. The Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF), the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF), the Compensation Commissioner Fund (CC), the Compensation Commissioner Pension Fund (CP), and the Associated Institutions Pension Fund are just a few examples (AIPF).

The Public Investment Corporation SOC Ltd (PIC) is committed to making a positive impact in the communities where it operates. The PIC’s value system places a premium on improving people’s lives in general. The PIC provides a scholarship program that finds previously disadvantaged learners from specific groups who wish to study and have academic potential. Candidates with a proven need for financial assistance and an innovative business plan will be evaluated for these bursaries.

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Public Investment Corporation (PIC) Bursary Application Requirements

  • Completed application form
  • A copy of a valid RSA identity document
  • Proof of disability (medical certificate)
  • Academic transcripts (if currently enrolled at an accredited tertiary institution)
  • Matric Certificate (or Grade 11 and June results if currently in Grade 12)
  • Copy of signed student study loan agreement or contract (if applicable)
  • Preliminary acceptance letter(s) from an accredited tertiary institution
  • Quotation (tuition, books, learning institution accredited accommodation and meals)
  • Proof of monthly household income and defendants

Application Criteria:

  • Only unemployed people living with disability (under 30 years) should apply. (Proof of disability must be attached)
  • Currently in matric or have completed matric
  • Students registered at an accredited institute of Higher Learning in South Africa, at under-graduate level (NQF 6 and 7) for the above-mentioned fields of study (This must be the first qualification)
  • Be in financial need
  • Academic achievement will be considered

Who should apply

Students who intend studying in the following fields should apply:

  • Accounting, Auditing & Finance (Corporate & Investment)
  • Information Communications & Technology/Computer Science
  • Investment Management
  • Internal Audit
  • Risk and Compliance Management
  • Actuarial Science and Mathematical Statistics
  • Economics
  • Data Analytics, Research
  • Law
  • Human Resources, Graphic Design

To get more info on South Africa Bursaries, click here

How to apply to Public Investment Corporation (PIC) Bursary 

Download and fill application form here

Add all the supporting documents to the application form.

Post application to Public Investment Corporation, Bursary Department, Private
Bag X187, Pretoria, South Africa,0001

Contact Details 

Menlyn Maine Central Square
Corner Aramist Avenue & Corobay Avenue
Waterkloof Glen Extension 2
Pretoria, South Africa
0181

Tel: +27 12 742 3400/3560/2300
Email: info@pic.gov.za

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