Closing Date:  31 October 2014


2015 Dean Bursaries are awarded on financial need and academic record to full time University students in an effort to assist students financially to cover tuition and/ or text book costs for one academic year. PPS does not award bursaries to students that already have other confirmed sponsors unless the alternative sponsor is a loan and not a bursary. If the student is in contravention with this policy, the bursary will be withdrawn and disbursed to an alternative bursary recipient.

Duties and Obligations :

  • PPS is only assisting students financially to obtain their qualifications; it is not obliged to provide students with any practical training or employment on completion of studies.
  • Recipients of the PPS Bursary award will be granted the opportunity to sign up and become a PPS student member at no cost.


To be eligible for the 2015 PPS Dean bursary, the full time student must:

  • Be registering for a fourth academic year of study or post –graduate degree for 2015.
  • Be studying towards a profession, which on qualification would be eligible for PPS membership
  • Be in need of financial assistance
  • Have an academic average of at least 60%
  • Be a South African citizen or permanent resident

The following professions are accepted by PPS:

  • Accountants
  • Actuaries
  • Advocates
  • Attorneys
  • Architects
  • Dentists
  • Doctors (belonging to the HPCSA)
  • Engineers (Electrical & Mechanical with four year degree)
  • Farmer (with four year degree in agriculture)
  • Nurses (with four year B.Cur degree)
  • Pharmacists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Radiologists
  • Radiographers
  • Scientists
  • Surgeons
  • Auditor
  • Dietician
  • Veterinarian
  • Gynaecologist
  • Microbiologist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Speech and Hearing Therapist
  • Human Resources Practitioner
  • Anthropologist
  • Archaeologist
  • Political Analyst
  • Researcher
  • Linguist
  • Biokineticist
  • Social Worker
  • Biochemist
  • Biologist
  • Scientist
  • Statician
  • Audiologist
  • Mathematician
  • Agriculturalist
  • Economist
  • Historian
  • Meteorologist
  • Town and Regional Planner
  • Astronomist
  • Botanist
  • Industrial Psychology
  • Ecologist
  • Land Surveyor
  • And other professions

How To Apply

Application Process

  • Use the PPS Bursary Application Form  to apply and attach certified copies of examination results, declaration of own  and / or family’s financial position (copy of affidavit), statements from student account and certified copy of ID / passport
  • It will be filled in by the student and returned to Graduate Marketing Specialist.
  • Shortlisted students will be requested to fill in application form B and return it to the Graduate Marketing Specialist.
  • Recipients of the bursary award will be notified by the 15th of December via email.
  • Applicants that do not receive feedback by the 15th of December 2014 should consider their application unsuccessful

For more information about the bursary visit the PPS Website