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University of Johannesburg (UJ): W&R SETA Bursary Programme 2022

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The Future Reimagined

University of Johannesburg (UJ) in partnership with Wholesale and Retail Sector Education and Training Authority (W&RSETA) invites Suitable Applicants to apply for Bursary Programme for 2022 Academic Year.

It is the vision of the University of Johannesburg to be a premier, embracing, African city university offering a mix of vocational and academic programmes that advances freedom, democracy, equality and human dignity as high ideals of humanity through distinguished scholarship, excellence in teaching, reputable research and innovation, and through putting intellectual capital to work.

The “W&R SETA Leadership Chair: Gauteng Masters and Doctoral bursary” is open to students pursuing Master’s or Ph.D. studies at the University of Johannesburg, preferably with these research areas:

  • Retail Business Management
  • Retail Marketing
  • Wholesale and Retail
  • Wholesale Business Development

The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: tuition fees, as well as cover for data collection and language editing.

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):
Master’s degree applicants:

  • You must be a South African citizen OR a South African permanent resident
  • You must have completed an Honours degree in one of these fields: Marketing or Retail
  • You must have achieved a minimum result of 60% for Research Methodology on NQF level 8
  • You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 60%
  • You must be enrolled or intend on studying towards a Master’s degree at the University of Johannesburg in 2022
  • You must have an approved Master’s or Ph.D. proposal with a focus on the preference areas
  • You must be passionate about Retail

PhD degree applicants:

  • You must have completed a Master’s degree in one of these subject fields: Marketing or Retail
  • You must have achieved a minimum result of 65% for your Master’s degree
  • You must have achieved a minimum result of 60% for Research Methodology on NQF level 8
  • You must be enrolled or intend on studying towards a PhD degree at the University of Johannesburg in 2022
  • You must have an approved Master’s or Ph.D. proposal with a focus on the preference areas
  • You must be passionate about Retail

How to apply

New Enrolments:
Applications must be submitted online via the University of Johannesburg’s Department of Marketing Management website: University of Johannesburg W&RSETA Bursary Application 2022. Applicants must follow the full application procedure and submit the required documents before the closing date.

If the Department Research and Ethics Committee (DREC) approves your proposal, please email [email protected] – they will then contact you with a list of supporting documents required to complete your application.
Current Master’s and Ph.D. students:
Download and complete the University of Johannesburg W&RSETA Bursary Application Form 2022 (.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 may be disqualified):

  • ID document or passport (certified copy)
  • Full official academic records, with results of all levels of tertiary study (only academic records with marks, no certificates)
  • Curriculum Vitae, with the following details: field of study, qualifications, employment history, awards received and achievements, contactable references
  • Biographical sketch of information not already disclosed in the application form, including: brief description of your research interest, awards received and achievements, membership of national and international scientific committees, and other tangible recognition
  • Short motivational letter explaining why you should be awarded the bursary, as well as your study commitment or outputs for 2022 (maximum one A4 page, Arial font, font size 11)
  • Letter of reference regarding your academic performance
  • Letter from your UJ supervisor, including: overview of the study, progress with your studies, anticipated date of submission of dissertation/ thesis, your suitability for the bursary
  • Letter from your UJ supervisor, providing your formal registration for the Masters/ Doctoral qualification at UJ

Applications must be submitted via email to: [email protected]
(Insert the words “WRSETA Postgraduate Bursary Application – Your Full Name” in the email subject line).

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