Schaulenburg Education Trust

Deadline: 30th of July, 2022

The Schaulenburg Education Trust awards bursaries is focused on students who are in the process of obtaining scarce skills qualifications, to ensure that they attain professionals skills, so as to be developed and produced for future employment in South Africa.

The Schaulenburg Education Trust will focus on providing bursaries to students in their second, third and fourth years of study in the fields of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, as well as Business Management and Business Administration, at specified Universities.


Bursaries for the 2023 Academic Year are intended to cover second, third and fourth year students studying Electrical Engineering (BEng or BSc), Business Management and Business Administration (B Com) Degrees in the following schools;

  • University of Pretoria
  • University of Johannesburg
  • North-West University (Vanderbijlpark)
  • University of the Witwatersrand

To apply for this bursary, students must be:

  • Full time First, Second or Third Year students and;
  • Studying Electrical Engineering (BEng or BSc), Business Management and Business Administration (BCom) Degrees.
  • Studying at specified accredited South African Universities (no bursaries for the 2023 Academic Year will be awarded to students for studies at any University of Technology or College).


  • Black Persons as per B-BBEE Legislation, with preference given to Black women, Black students under 35 years of age, and Black students with disabilities.
  • South African citizens with valid ID Numbers
  • Willing to attend interviews and undergo psychometric testing
  • Willing to spend University holidays doing vacation work or job shadowing at Schauenburg Systems (Pty) Ltd.


Bursaries in respect of the 2023 Academic Year will cover some or all of the following costs:

  1. Fully funded university tuition fees, registration fees and exam fees which will be paid directly to the University.
  2. Average rate for accommodation in a single room at a University hostel at the University where the student is studying. This rate will be determined by the Trustees of Schauenburg Education Trust and may be paid directly to the University.
  3. Financial funds for educational resources
  4. Monthly stipend

All payments in regard to the Bursary will be paid as determined by the Trustees. Full details regarding payments will be communicated to successful applicants.

Application Requirements

Applicants must submit their matric results as well as their full academic record;

  • Submit a cover letter, and upload supporting documents such as a Matric certificate, academic record as well as a copy of Identity Documentation.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by the Bursary Administrators as well as the Trustees.
  • Successful applicants will receive details relating to the Schauenburg Education Bursary Scheme, as well as a written contract and other information for completion.

Note that;

  • Bursaries will not be awarded to students who are already in receipt of any other Bursary for the 2023 Academic Year.
  • Bursaries will be awarded based only on Merit and criterion determined by the Trustees.
  • Bursaries will be awarded at the Trustees sole and absolute discretion, and can be cancelled or withdrawn at any time should the conduct or academic results of the Applicant not meet the requirements of the Trust, the satisfaction of the Trustees, or should the Applicant breach the provisions of the Bursary Agreement.
  • The Trustees will identify the specified Universities for study and can amend the list of specified Universities at any time

Application Deadline: 30th of July, 2022

Click here to apply

Oyin Olufayo

Oyin Olufayo is a Sustainable Development Goals Advocate. A recent graduate of The School of Politics, Policy, and Governance (SPPG) She is a Technical Writer, Political Writer, and a Content Writer. Her passion for sustainable development goals has been implemented by creating tangible solutions. She has featured in grassroots initiatives like TedX, World Literacy Foundation, Spur Nation Media, FRCN, Naija Law and etc. spreading the impact of Sustainable education, and also facilitated numerous events regarding SDGs.

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