Miss SA Bursary Varsity Wise 2024

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Miss South Africa & Boston City Campus Bursary 2024

The Miss South Africa pageant has partnered with Boston City Campus to offer a transformational bursary programme for 2024. This article provides a comprehensive guide to the Miss SA and Boston City Campus bursary, covering the fields of study, eligibility criteria, application process, and more.

miss sa bursary varsity wise

Introduction to Miss South Africa

Miss South Africa is the most prestigious national beauty pageant in the country. The pageant selects female representatives to compete in international pageants like Miss Universe and Miss Supranational.

The reigning Miss South Africa 2022 is Natasha Joubert, a public relations graduate passionate about societal change. Her vision for her reign is to focus on entrepreneurship and education access.

Joubert believes education is a human right that should not be limited by financial circumstances. She is determined to create opportunities for youth development in South Africa.

Overview of Boston City Campus

Boston City Campus & Business College (Boston) is a private higher education institution established in 1991. It specializes in distance learning and has over 20,000 students across South Africa.

Boston offers a range of accredited certificates, diplomas, degrees, and occupational programmes in fields like business, commerce, IT, policing, healthcare and design. The qualifications integrate online learning with face-to-face support at nationwide campuses.

Notably, Boston has partnerships with industry players to develop work-ready graduates meeting sector demands. The institution is praised for its student support, quality pass rates and flexible learning models.

Miss SA & Boston Bursary Programme

To empower youth with accessible education, Miss SA Natasha Joubert has collaborated with Boston City Campus to offer a bursary programme for 2024.

12 bursaries will be granted for 1-year distance learning qualifications at Boston across diverse fields like:

  • Business Management
  • Marketing
  • Financial Planning
  • Content Creation
  • TV Production
  • Paralegal Studies

This programme aligns with Joubert’s ethos of making education available by breaking down financial barriers. Applications are open to all qualifying students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

The bursaries will cover tuition fees, learning materials, devices and internet – enabling recipients to study online with Boston.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the Miss South Africa & Boston City Campus Bursary, applicants must:

  • Be a South African citizen
  • Be 18 years or older
  • Meet Boston admission requirements
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Plan to study an undergraduate distance programme listed above

The bursary aims to support youth who display potential but lack financial resources to pursue studies. Thus, financial need and motivational qualities are prioritized alongside academic merit.

Preference will be given to female applicants aligning with the values of Miss South Africa.

How to Apply

To apply for the bursary, follow these steps:

Step 1) Visit Boston’s website and apply to your desired programme

Step 2) Submit your ID, matric certificate and other documents

Step 3) Receive your provisional acceptance from Boston

Step 4) Email your acceptance letter and motivational letter (1 page) to [email protected]

Step 5) Mention “Miss SA Boston Bursary” in the email subject line

Step 6) Include “www.SASCHOOLSNEARME.co.za” when asked how you heard about the bursary

Step 7) Await outcome by 15 January 2024

Candidates who satisfy the eligibility criteria and submit the complete application on time will be considered.

Late or incomplete applications may be disqualified.

Application Requirements

When applying, ensure you have the following compulsory documentation ready:

  • Certified copy of South African ID
  • Matric certificate or latest results
  • Boston provisional acceptance letter
  • 1 page motivational letter

The motivational letter is a critical part of the application. Share your background, challenges, future goals, and financial situation. Help review panelists understand your circumstances and potential.

Key Dates and Deadlines

Here are important dates for the Miss South Africa & Boston City Campus Bursary programme:

Bursary Applications Open: 13 November 2023

Bursary Applications Close: 15 January 2024

Outcome Notification Date: 31 January 2024

Bursary Commencement: 1 February 2024

Apply as early as possible before the 15 January 2024 deadline. Late applications will not be accepted.

Contact Details

For any questions about the bursary programme, contact:

Name: Janine Walker

Phone: 083 600 9753

Email: [email protected]

Provide your name, contact details and query in your message.

Conclusion

The Miss South Africa and Boston City Campus bursary for 2024 provides an exciting opportunity for financially-constrained youth to access accredited distance learning programmes. By applying with the required documents and motivational letter before the deadline, you can benefit from this empowering education initiative.

FAQs

Can I choose any programme at Boston for the bursary?

No, the bursary only covers select undergraduate distance learning programmes like Business Management, Marketing, Financial Planning etc. Refer to the listed fields.

How many bursaries are available in total?

There are 12 bursaries available under this programme – 1 for each selected field of study at Boston City Campus.

What are the obligations if I receive the bursary?

You must maintain a minimum academic performance level during your studies. You also need to complete the 1-year programme within the allotted timeframe.

Is this bursary for first-time students only?

No, the bursary is open to both first-time students as well as those looking to further or change their studies. You just need to meet the basic eligibility criteria.

Can I apply if I’m not planning to study through Boston City Campus?

No, the bursary is specifically for distance learning programmes at Boston City Campus. If you intend studying at another institution, this bursary will not apply.

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