Title: Tomorrow Trust Bursary Programme: Supporting Orphaned and Vulnerable Children
Introduction: The Tomorrow Trust is a non-profit organization in South Africa that focuses on supporting orphaned and vulnerable children. The Trust’s mission is to empower these children through education and life skills, enabling them to reach their full potential and become active members of society. The Trust offers various programs, including the Tomorrow Trust Bursary Programme, which provides financial support to students pursuing undergraduate and honors degrees in any field of study at select universities. This article provides an overview of the Tomorrow Trust Bursary Programme, including eligibility requirements, benefits, application process, and contact information.
Fields Covered, Coverage Value & Other Benefits: The Tomorrow Trust Bursary Programme offers bursaries for all fields of study at the undergraduate and honors degree levels. The eligible institutions are the University of Johannesburg, University of the Witwatersrand, University of Pretoria, Rhodes University, University of Cape Town, and Stellenbosch University. The bursary covers various expenses, including tuition fees, textbooks, accommodation, food, and transport. Bursary recipients also receive psycho-social support, academic support from in-house psychologists, workshops for essential skills development, networking opportunities, vacation work, work readiness experiences, volunteering opportunities, and lifetime alumni membership after graduation.
To be eligible for the Tomorrow Trust Bursary, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- South African citizenship.
- Age between 18 and 25 years old.
- Currently in matric or have completed matric.
- Full-time study towards an undergraduate or honors degree in 2023 (Master’s and PhD studies are not funded).
- Completed undergraduate degree between January 2020 and December for graduates.
- Study or intend to study at one of the following universities: University of Johannesburg, University of the Witwatersrand, University of Pretoria, Rhodes University, University of Cape Town, or Stellenbosch University.
To apply for the Tomorrow Trust Bursary, follow these steps:
Submit the application online at the Tomorrow Trust Bursary Application.
Prepare clear copies of the following supporting documents (compulsory for application):
- Certified copy of ID document.
- Grade 11 final report and Matric June report (if currently in Matric) with a school stamp.
- Certified copy of Matric certificate (if completed Matric).
- Latest official transcript (if currently studying) on university letterhead.
- Motivational letter explaining the chosen field of study and plans after graduation.
- Proof of parents or guardians’ income (latest payslips if employed, affidavit if unemployed, proof of SASSA grant or pension if applicable, death certificates or affidavit if deceased) combined into a single PDF document.
- For students under 18: Completed and signed consent form by a parent or guardian to comply with POPI regulations.
- For students under 18: Certified copy of parent or guardian ID document.
Ensure all documents are included and complete the application before the closing date.
The closing date for the Tomorrow Trust Bursary is 31 October at 17:00. Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted.
For any queries related to the Tomorrow Trust Bursary Programme, contact the Tomorrow Trust directly:
- Tel: 011 447 7707
- WhatsApp: 066 115 3891
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Tomorrow Trust Bursary Programme offers financial support to orphaned and vulnerable children in South Africa, enabling them to pursue undergraduate and honors degrees in any field of study. The bursary covers various expenses and provides additional benefits such as psycho-social support, skills development workshops, and networking opportunities. Ensure you meet the eligibility requirements, gather the required documents, and submit your application online before the closing date. For further information or assistance, contact the Tomorrow Trust using the provided contact details.