Ernest Oppenheimer Memorial Trust Bursary

Ernest Oppenheimer Memorial Trust Bursary 2023 – Are you looking for Ernest Oppenheimer Memorial Trust Bursary online application 2023? In this article, I will provide you with details on the Ernest Oppenheimer Memorial Trust Bursary, how to submit your application online and other related information.

Application is currently open for Ernest Oppenheimer Memorial Trust Bursary 2023. Ernest Oppenheimer Memorial Trust invites qualifying South African students to apply for its Bursary Programme 2023 academic year.

  • Closing Date: Currently closed for application

The Oppenheimer Memorial Trust was founded by the Oppenheimer family, in honour of the late Sir Ernest Oppenheimer. Ernest Oppenheimer controlled De Beers and was a successful successful and diamond entrepreneur, financier and philanthropist who founded the famous Anglo American Corporation.

The charitable memorial Trust was setup to honor him and to help students with funding their tertiary studies.

Sir Ernest Oppenheimer has a diamond named in his honour by Harry Winston, known as the “Oppenheimer Diamond”.

What Does the Ernest Oppenheimer Cover?

The Ernest Oppenheimer bursary is specifically for current Matric students who intend on studying Engineering, Geology or Accounting, at a recognised South African tertiary institution in the following year.

Students will be selected based on academic performance and financial need.

Ernest Oppenheimer Requirements

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • South African citizen OR a South African permanent resident
  • In need of financial assistance to complete your studies
  • Students who intend on studying Engineering/ Geology: must have obtained a minimum level 6 for Mathematics and Science
  • Students who intend on studying Accounting: must have obtained a minimum level 6 for Mathematics

How to Apply for Ernest Oppenheimer

You may apply in one of the following ways:
1) Online through:
(You will need to register an account and then login to complete your application. The promo code to be used is: F2017)

2) By downloading and completing the Ernest Oppenheimer Memorial Trust Bursary Application Form (.pdf)
If you are applying via the application form, your application must be submitted in one of the following ways
a) Email:
b) Fax: 086 609 7183
c) Post:
Career Wise (Pty) Ltd
PO Box 30632

You will be required to submit copies of the following supporting documentation (if you are applying online: these documents must be uploaded to your online profile, if you are applying with the application form: you must attach copies of the documents and not originals) (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Photograph (passport size)
  • Grade 11 final results (current Matric students)
  • Proof of admission into a tertiary institution (current Matric students)
  • Matric certificate (if completed Matric)
  • Full academic record to date (current tertiary students)
  • Proof of financial need (proof of household income)

Closing date

Currently closed for application.

Contact information

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Career Wise directly:
Tel: 086 100 8777 / 086 100 7787
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