TOTAL Bursary for South Africans 2018 – 2019

12 months ago

The TOTAL Bursary for South Africans offers a big opportunity to you. It is a bursary program that can enhance your future career. If you are still unemployed, this should be your chance to win a place or position at the bursary. Check the details below.

 About Company

The TOTAL Bursary for South Africans is hosted by Total. It is a company that concerns with service station network. It was established in South Africa in 1954. The first business was as a machinery lubricant supplier to the farmers in the country. Then, the company started the development of the service station network in 1956. Today, Total becomes a company that offers many service ranges such as marketing, selling, and manufacturing products in a wide range of sectors such as commercial, retail, industrial, and agricultural. To enhance its development, the company offers a bursary programme in order to help students who have financial problem so that they can pay the tuition of their studies.

Job Descriptions

Here are the fields of study offered by the TOTAL Bursary for South Africans as follow:

  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • Law and Governance
  • Health and Safety
  • Environmental Studies
  • Logistics/ Supply Chain Management
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Civil Engineering

The costs of the bursary that will be given to the eligible candidates are as follow:

  • tuition,
  • prescribed books,
  • stationery and

Eligibility Criteria

The minimum criteria of the candidates who want to submit their application to the TOTAL Bursary for South Africans as follow:

  • South Africa citizen,
  • Between 18 and 23 years old,
  • Studying or intend on studying in one of the aforementioned fields of study,
  • Proven financial need.

*Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged individuals who have completed Matric and have received university exemption.

*Students who are in their third year of study may apply, if they have maintained a minimum average of 65% for their first 2 years of study.

 How to Apply

You can apply the application of the TOTAL Bursary for South Africans by using an online application system. It means that you should upload required documents to the official website of the bursary. Click on this following link to access it. The required documents are as follow:

  • ID document (certified copy),
  • Most recent academic record (certified copy),
  • Admission letter or proof of registration from a recognised tertiary institution,
  • CV (with your contact details),
  • Motivational letter explaining why you should be awarded the bursary (to be written by the applicant themselves),
  • Parents/ guardians proof of income (latest payslip).

The application process starts every 1 September annually. You can also send your application via post to

Transformation and Development Division

3 Biermann Avenue




or via email to As usual, bursary program sets the closing date of the application process. Although this is an annual programme, the deadline may different each year. This year, the company ends the application process on 30 November 2017. Please check your eligibility criteria and the required documents before applying because you still have much time to prepare it. Hope you guys have a good luck.



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