Shoprite Group Bursary Applications 2023
Applications for Shoprite Group Bursary Applications is ongoing and open for interested South-African applicants for the 2023/2024 session. This grant is open to students who wish to pursue their Undergraduates studies.
This grant program is an opportunity awarded to successful Undergraduates applicant. This program is organized by Shoprite Group, South Africa and is located in South Africa. The store invested more than R16 million in its bursary program in the most recent fiscal year, which supported 206 students. The Shoprite Group bursary applicants pay for both on-campus housing and tuition.
The Shoprite Group of Companies (JSE: SHP), is Africa’s largest food retailer. It operates more than 2,829 stores in 15 countries across Africa. The company’s headquarters are in Brackenfell in the Western Cape province of South Africa. Shoprite Holdings Limited is a public company listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, with secondary listings on both the Namibian and Zambian Stock Exchanges. As of 2020, the Shoprite Group employed more than 141,000 people in more than 2,829 stores across the African continent. The Shoprite Group of companies was established in 1979. In 1990 Shoprite opened in Namibia. In 1998, it acquired the national Checkers chain. In 1995 the first store in Lusaka, Zambia, was opened. That same year they acquired a centralized distribution company Sentra, which had been acting as a central buyer for 550 owner-managed supermarkets, thereby allowing Shoprite to expand into franchising. On 24 December 1996 a bomb exploded in a Worcester Shoprite and killed 3 people and injured over 50.It was a racially motivated act that shocked the company.
As the largest private sector employer in South Africa, the Group is one of the top graduate employers in the country. In 2022, for the second consecutive year, the retailer was awarded the Gradstar Students’ Choice Award for Retail Employer of Choice, an award voted for by students.
This program is available to Students enrolled for degree studies in Criminology, Accounting, Information Technology, E-Commerce, Retail Business Management.
Company/Organisation(s): Shoprite Group, South Africa
Program Location: South Africa
Available Slot: Several
Basic Qualifications: Undergraduates
Nationality: South Africans
Requirement and Eligibility Criteria for Shoprite Group Bursary Applications 2023:
- Applicants must be a South African citizen
- Applicants must NOT be older than 27 years old
- Applicants must have completed Matric
- Applicants must be studying towards either of these qualifications: BCom Accounting, B.Acc (CA stream)
- Applicants must be in your 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of study or PGDA / CTA
- Applicants must have achieved a minimum overall average of 65%
- Applicants must have achieved a minimum result of 65% for Accounting, Auditing and Taxation subjects
- Applicants must be studying at a recognized and accredited tertiary institution within South Africa
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Application Procedures for the 2023/2024 Shoprite Group Bursary Applications (how to apply):
Interested Students seeking for Shoprite Group Bursary, enrolled for degree studies in Criminology, Accounting, Information Technology, E-Commerce, Retail Business Management and more can now apply for funding, which covers tuition fees and on-campus accommodation.
Application Deadline: On-going
For more information about this opportunity, Visit the Official Website.