The Vincent Tshabalala Education Trust Bursary Scheme
Bursaries for Tertiary Education
1.To date 184 learners from the five Alexandra high schools have been awarded bursaries by the Trust since 2005. Of these 48 have successfully completed their studies and some are employed in various fields eg : Derivative Trader, Charted accountants, engineers, IT, lawyers, university lecturers and auditors
2.80 top performing grade 10 and 11 learners have been recognized and awarded prizes

Bursaries for top students
1.Full bursary : covering tuition, books, accommodation and monthly allowance
2.Basic bursary : covering tuition and books

Criteria for awarding bursaries

1. Passed Grade 12 with exemption (university entry) at a high school in Alexandra Township
2. Good educational performance record ,has a positive attitude and a commitment to further studies
3. Positive school record including contribution in the school community (good track record) – testimonial/motivation from learner and the relevant teacher/s and letter of support from the principal
4. Have been accepted at an institution for higher learning & paid registration fees
5. Financially needy thus unable to persue tertiary education - need a motivation from the learner and interview with family and visit for confirmation
6. Commitment to complete the studies for which the bursary is allocated
7. Should not be a recipient of another bursary

Additional Conditions for qualification
1. Be available to be interviewed
2. Be committed and prepared to volunteer in community development projects/initiatives
3. Be committed to participate in initiatives identified and supported by the Vincent Tshabalala Education Trust
4. Family to commit to make a contribution of not less than R100 per month to the Trust