Independent Field Advertiser (IFA) Bursary Programme 2020

IFA (Independent Field Advertiser): Bursary 2021

IFA (Independent Field Advertiser): Bursary 2021

Independent Field Advertiser (IFA) Bursary Programme 2020

IFA (Independent Field Advertiser): Bursary 2021

The IFA are inviting children (biological or under legal guardianship) of active IFA members, to apply for the bursary programme for 2022 academic funding. Bursaries will be awarded for undergraduate studies, in ANY field of study.

The bursary will cover up to R60 000 of study related fees each year, which will help students to pay for tuition fees, prescribed books, accommodation and study equipment. If these study related fees exceed R60 000, the IFA bursary committee may provide additional funding (at their discretion).

All students will receive notification of the status of their application by 30 June 2021 (via SMS), however successful applicants will only be announced by 18 January 2022.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to attend an interview with a Bursary Committee member. Students not currently at University will also be required to take part in an online career assessment.

Successful candidates must send proof of their bursary acceptance to their university by 31 January 2022.


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):

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Must be a biological child/ child of a legal guardian of an active IFA who are paying their monthly business fees
  • The IFA member must remain an active member for the entire duration of your studies
  • Must be under 21 years old at the time of bursary application deadline (30 April 2021)
  • Must have completed Matric OR be currently in Matric
  • Must have achieved a minimum overall average of 60% in Grade 11 final results or in Matric (to calculate your academic average, please add your final percentages together and then divide by 7 subjects to get your overall average)
  • Must be studying or intend on studying towards a full-time undergraduate qualification (first and second year only)
  • Must be studying or intend on studying at a South African tertiary institute, accredited by the Department of Education
  • Must be NOT currently in receipt of any other bursary funding from another institute
  • Must complete your studies in the minimum number of years as stated by your tertiary institution
  • Must have NO family members currently receiving the IFA bursary – only 1 IFA bursary will be awarded per family

Closing Date: 30 April 2021

How To Apply:

Download and complete the IFA Bursary Application Form (.pdf)

Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Email:
(Insert the words “IFA Bursary Application – Your Full Name” in the email subject line).

2) Hand delivered:
The CSI Officer IFA
Clientèle Office Park
cnr. Rivonia & Alon Roads

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