Shoprite bursaries applications now open

Shoprite bursaries applications now open, Shoprite Group, Shoprite, South African, Assessment of Professional Competence, Food Sciences bursaries

Applications for the Shoprite Group’s bursary programme are now open for the 2022 and 2023 academic years.

Shoprite encourages registered university students with a 65% aggregate or higher to apply for the Group’s bursary programme by visiting their bursary page.

According to the entity these bursaries offer students in the fields of accounting, food sciences and information technology an opportunity to further their studies, and then go on to work for Africa’s largest retailer.

Shoprite was the first South African retailer to receive accreditation as a training office with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants. Students can expect to receive individual attention, have a say in their rotation plan, and receive exposure to many different fields, including buying, logistics, or IT.

This programme gives article clerks the option to complete up to three electives. Importantly, the Group consistently achieves a high Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) pass rate.  Students studying Food Sciences have an opportunity to work with the Shoprite and Checkers supermarket teams on fresh foods, product development and fresh produce. The practical experience gained through these work-back agreements is invaluable in an increasingly competitive work environment.

Applications for IT, Accounting and Food Sciences bursaries are open from 1 February to 30 April 2022.  Retail Business Management, Pharmacy and Supply Chain bursary applications will open in July 2022.

Compiled by Sazly Hartzenberg