Unlocking Potential: Gold Circle Bursary for a Bright Future
Gold Circle: Paving the Way for Thoroughbred Racing and Education
Born from the merger of three prestigious racing clubs (Clairwood Turf Club, Durban Turf Club, and Pietermaritzburg Turf Club), Gold Circle is a cornerstone of thoroughbred horse racing in South Africa. Beyond the tracks, Gold Circle believes in the transformative power of education to empower the nation’s youth. With a mission to inspire South African youth to pursue formal education, they offer not just financial support but also motivation, career opportunities, and pathways to success.
Gold Circle Bursary Programme 2024-2025: A Bridge to Education Excellence
Gold Circle invites ambitious individuals to apply for the Gold Circle Bursary Programme 2024-2025, aiming to assist deserving students from economically challenged backgrounds. This bursary initiative covers degree, certificate, and diploma studies in critical fields identified by Gold Circle. By providing financial support for prescribed textbooks, registration fees, and tuition, Gold Circle is committed to nurturing the academic aspirations of South African youth.
Eligibility Criteria: Nurturing Tomorrow’s Leaders
To be considered for this prestigious bursary, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- South African citizenship with an age range of 15 to 35 years
- Matriculated with a minimum average score of 65%
- Enrolled or intending to enroll in a degree, certificate, or diploma course
- Studying or applying to an accredited and recognized Higher Educational institution in South Africa
- Achieved a minimum of 65% in the latest examination (for current students)
- Demonstrated financial need
Additional criteria apply for children/wards of both non-employees and employees of Gold Circle:
For non-employees of Gold Circle:
- Preference for disadvantaged backgrounds (Coloured, Indian, Black individuals, disabilities, youth, and women)
- Gross family income not exceeding R180,000 per annum
- Proof of financial need required
For children/wards of employees of Gold Circle or its subsidiary companies:
- Employee earning not more than R180,000 per annum
- Minimum employed tenure of one year without breaks
- Proof of financial need required
Application Process: Seize the Opportunity
Begin your journey towards a brighter future with the Gold Circle Bursary application process:
- Download and complete the appropriate application form:
- Collect application forms from the Human Resource Reception Desk at Greyville Racecourse or by emailing Arvind Hiralall at email@example.com.
- Submit your completed application via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, using “Gold Circle Bursary Application” as the subject line.
Required Documents: Building Strong Applications
Ensure your application is comprehensive by including the following documents:
- Certified copy of your identification document
- Statement of results/matric certificate (certified copy)
- Recent academic results including transcripts
- Certified copy of physical address proof
- Certified copy of bank statements for the past three months
- Proof of income (latest payslips if employed; bank and financial statements if self-employed)
- Certified copy of parents/guardians/spouses’ ID documents
- Proof of parents/guardians/spouses’ income (latest 3 months bank statement)
- Death certificate (if deceased) or divorce certificate (if divorced, certified copies)
- Proof of application or registration to a recognized South African Higher Education institution (preferably on their letterhead)
- Motivational letter supporting the application
- Letter of reference from a credible source
Application Deadline: Grab the Opportunity
Don’t miss out on this pathway to educational excellence. Submit your Gold Circle Bursary application by January 31, 2024-2025.
Stay Connected: Get Your Queries Addressed
For inquiries about this bursary program, reach out to:
Mr. Arvind Hiralall Tel: 031 314 1632 Email: email@example.com
Unleash your potential and embrace education with the Gold Circle Bursary, forging a path toward a brighter tomorrow!