Tourvest: Student Bursary/Funding programme 2019

Company : Tourvest
Location :South Africa
Closing date: 30 September 2018

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Tourvest invites bursary applications from the dependants of Tourvest employees, working in any of the designated countries where Tourvest operates, who want to study for a national diploma or a degree at a public institution in their domiciled country with a view to pursue a career in the Hospitality and Tourism Sector.


General Instructions

  • The completed application form must be submitted before 30 September 2018 if you want to be considered for a 2019 Tourvest bursary, administered by StudyTrust.
  • Only application forms completed correctly, in full and accompanied by the required supporting documents will be considered.
  • Only applications from dependants of Tourvest employees will be considered.
  • Only applications from dependants residing in the designated countries will be considered.
  • Please apply timeously for admission next year to the educational institution of your choice.
  • You may email your application with all the supporting documents to


Required Documents

  • A copy of your latest results or full academic record if you are not studying this year.
  • A copy of your provisional admission letter to the institution you applied to study at.
  • A copy of your national ID document or passport.
  • A copy of the Tourvest employee’s salary slip.


Selection Criteria:

  • Academic excellence:
  • Selection will be based on the applicant’s senior year high school mid-year results and prelim results or the equivalent. Applicants must have a minimum aggregate of 65% in their final year of high school or 60% in tertiary level studies.
  • Financial need: The applicant must be a dependant of a Tourvest employee earning R50 000-00 or less per month as a cost to company, or the equivalent thereof if outside South Africa. This threshold is at the time of making the initial application.
  • Private tertiary institutions may be considered with a motivation.


Please note: While the rules of this process are benchmarked against South African Standards, please ensure that your application is compliant with your respective national academic institution requirements.


Selection Process:

A Tourvest panel will consider candidates shortlisted by StudyTrust and will communicate the final decision to all candidates who applied.


The value of the Tourvest bursary: 

  • Tertiary institution tuition fees, registration fees and examination fees.
  • A single room at a tertiary institution hostel or a stipend where the beneficiary is staying at a private residence. The amount will be determined by StudyTrust in conjunction with the tertiary institution, as approved by Tourvest. Three meals per day, as provided for by the tertiary institution.
  • Approximately R10 000 a year, or the equivalent thereof if outside South Africa for learning materials and living allowance.
  • At the end of each year, the student will provide proof of having passed all subjects submitting their final results to StudyTrust. No new application process will be required.


Service Contract:

  • On the successful completion of his or her studies, the bursar will be required to work for Tourvest for a period of time equal to the period funded.



Download Application Form

You may email your application with all the supporting documents to

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Date listed: 2018-09-24 06:55:17 | Closing date: 2018-09-30 | Bursary/Accommodation | Location : Nation wide South Africa