2021/2022 South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) Bursary opened

The South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) has opened its Bursary program for the 2021/2022 academic year. All interested applicants should apply using the details below.

The South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA), founded in the year 1966, aims to protect the interests of the industrial and commercial property industry within the country. As a uniquely member-driven organisation, SAPOA’s goal is to encourage private property ownership and development.

ABOUT THE SAPOA BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

Every year, SAPOA invite students to apply for their bursary programme, for property-related studies. Students who are pursuing full-time studies in these fields, may apply a bursary for the 2022 academic year:

  • Finance (BCom) (majoring in Property Valuation and Management)
  • Property Valuation and Management (BCom)
  • Property Management (BSc)
  • Property Studies (BSc)
  • Real Estate (BSc)
  • Town and Regional Planning (BSc)
  • Urban and Regional Planning (BSc)
  • Construction Studies (BSc)
  • Quantity Surveying (BSc)

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SAPOA BURSARY

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):

  • You must be a South African citizen OR a South African naturalized citizen
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying or intend on studying full-time within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • You must be studying towards an undergraduate qualification (postgraduate qualifications will only be funded if the qualification will allow the student to register in the property industry)
  • You must be studying or intend on studying at a University or University of Technology in South Africa (registered with the Council for Higher Education)
  • You must be a Black student, as defined by the BBBEE Act (i.e. African/ Coloured/ Indian)
  • You must have a strong academic record

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE SAPOA BURSARY

Download and complete the SAPOA Bursary Application Form (.pdf)
 

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Proof of acceptance to study at tertiary institution (on tertiary letterhead)
  • Latest academic record/ transcripts, if currently studying (on tertiary letterhead)
  • Breakdown of costs for the relevant study programme for the year (on tertiary letterhead)
  • Curriculum Vitae (of background and working experience)
  • Parents/ guardians ID documents (certified copies)
  • Personal statement (max 2 pages)
  • Two written references

Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Email: bursaryfund@sapoa.org.za
(Attention: Bursary & Career Specialist)

2) Hand delivery:
SAPOA Bursary Fund
WeWork Offices
173 Oxford Road
Rosebank
Johannesburg
2196
(Attention: Bursary & Career Specialist)

3) Post:
SAPOA Bursary Fund
P O Box 78544
SANDTON
2146
(Attention: Bursary & Career Specialist)

Please note: faxed applications will NOT be accepted.
 

CLOSING DATE FOR THE SAPOA BURSARY

31 August 2021.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
 

CONTACT THE SAPOA BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact SAPOA directly:
Bursary Fund Department
Tel: 011 883 0679
Fax: 086 458 6955
Email: bursaryfund@sapoa.org.za