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Shoprite Bursary Opportunities 2019 / 2020

Shoprite Bursary Opportunities 2019 / 2020

Shoprite Bursary Opportunities 2019 / 2020

Shoprite Bursary Opportunities 2019 / 2020

About Shoprite

In 1979, the Shoprite Group was founded in a small town in South Africa by the acquisition of 8 Cape Town-based supermarkets. Today, Shoprite operates more than 270 stores across 16 countries in Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands.

The company also owns almost 2000 corporate stores such as Checkers, Checkers Hyper, Checkers Liquor, Checkers MediRite, OK Furniture, OK Express, House & Home, Hungry Lion, Shoprite Liquor, Shoprite MediRite and Usave.

Apart from the corporate stores, The Shoprite Group also own 367 franchise brands stores across South Africa and Namibia, including: Friendly Stores, Friendly Liquor, Megasave, OK Foods, OK Minimark, OK Grocer, OK Value, Sentra and Enjoy.

About Shoprite Bursary Opportunities

The Shoprite Group are looking for students who want to work for one of the biggest retail companies in South Africa. If you’re looking for a lifetime opportunity and a company in which you can grow and learn about a diverse range of inspirational brands, this bursary may just be for you. Shoprite offers brilliant opportunities for its employees and has a passion for its staff and customers!

This Bursary Scheme is aimed at attracting and funding future Innovative Programmers who have a passion and a vision for ensuring dynamic outputs in an area known for ongoing change.

Bursaries are available within the following fields of study:

  • Logistics/ Supply Chain (for 1st/ 2nd/ 3rd year students)
  • Retail Business Management (for 1st/ 2nd/ 3rd year/ BTech students)
  • BPharm (for 1st year students only)

Coverage Value & Service Contract

The bursary ranges from R30 000 to R60 000, depending on the course of study and institution. They aim to cover tuition fees, prescribed books and an allowance for accommodation.

Please note that there is a mandatory work-back requirement – for every year that you are covered by the bursary programme, you will work at Shoprite for the equal amount of time.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted – should you not receive feedback within 30 days, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

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):

Logistics/ Supply Chain students:

  • South African citizen
  • Completed Matric OR currently in Matric
  • Studying OR intend on studying towards one of the following qualifications: BCom Logistics (Quantitative Management)/ BSc Operational Research/ related degree or qualification
  • If currently in Matric: achieved a minimum overall average of 70%
  • If currently studying: achieved a minimum overall average of 60%

Retail Business Management students:

  • South African citizen
  • Completed Matric OR currently in Matric
  • Studying OR intend on studying towards one of the following qualifications: National Diploma Retail Business or equivalent
  • If currently in Matric: achieved a minimum overall average of 70%
  • If currently studying: achieved a minimum overall average of 60%

BPharm students:

  • South African citizen
  • Currently in Matric
  • Intend on studying towards a BPharm qualification in 2020
  • Achieved a minimum overall average of 70% in Matric

Closing Dates:

  • Logistics/ Supply Chain students: 30 September 2019
  • Retail Business Management students: 30 September 2019
  • Pharmacy students: 31 October 2019

How To Apply For Shoprite Bursary Opportunities

Click Here To Apply Online  For Shoprite Bursary Opportunities 2019 / 2020

  • Logistics/ Supply Chain (ref number: 190710-3)
  • Retail Business Management (ref number: 190709-4)
  • BPharm (ref number: 190710-4)

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