Ernest Oppenheimer Memorial Trust Bursary 2021 – 2022

Bursary description:

  • The Oppenheimer Memorial Trust was formed in remembrance of Anglo American founder J. Robert Oppenheimer, one of the most powerful businesspeople and philanthropists. 
  • The trust was established in memory of Sir Ernest Oppenheimer, who formed the Anglo American Corporation and owned De Beers.
  • For the bursary, academic performance and financial necessity will be used to choose students.
  • Current Matric students who plan to study Engineering, Geology, or Accounting at a accredited  South African institution are eligible for the Ernest Oppenheimer  bursary.

Must be interested in enrolling or studying the following degrees:

  • Engineering
  • Geology
  • Accounting

Bursary requirements:

  • Should be a South African citizen.
  • Should prove that they need financial assistance.
  • Should have an exceptional academic record.
  • Student achieve an average of level 6 and above in Science and Mathematics – For engineering and Geology students.
  • Should achieve an average of level 6 and above in Accounting – For accounting students.
  • Should be registered or interested in enrolling at an accredited South African institution.

How to apply:

  • Applications should be completed online by clicking the Apply Here button below.

The following documentation may be required for the bursary application:

  • Certified copy of your South African ID (Less than 3 months old).
  • Documentation of why you need financial assistance, this can include parent’s pay slip and a motivational letter.
  • Acceptance letter/document from the university stating you have been accepted for the enrollment of the studies you will be pursuing.
  • Certified copy of your latest academic record for university students.
  • Certified copy of your Academic record (Grade 12 latest academic record/Grade 11 final academic record).