PPS is a financial services company established in 1941. It is unique in South Africa as it serves exclusively graduate professionals, offering customized insurance, investment, and healthcare options to its members.
PPS has earned a reputation as a trustworthy and reliable company, highly regarded by lawyers, doctors, accountants, engineers, and various other professions. These professionals acknowledge that PPS is solely committed to them and their families, supporting them throughout every stage of life - from the time they graduate to their retirement and beyond.
Application for 2023 are currently closed and 2024 applications will be open in October.
The PPS Foundation provides bursaries to students who have a strong academic performance and are facing financial difficulties. These bursaries are mainly awarded to full-time university students pursuing studies in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics fields.
Students who receive the PPS Foundation Bursary will have the chance to register as a PPS student member for free. It is important to note that successful applicants are not required to take up this offer or buy any products from companies under the PPS Group
Requirements and eligibility
To be eligible for the PPS bursary, the student must meet the following criteria:
Preference will be given to African, Indian and Coloured students (AIC).
The students must be a citizen or a permanent resident of South Africa.
PPS does not award bursaries to students that already have other confirmed sponsors which cover their entire academic expenses unless the alternative sponsor is a loan and not a bursary. If the student is in contravention of this, the bursary (and funds) will be withdrawn and disbursed to an alternate bursary recipient.
The student must have an academic average of at least 65% throughout their academic period.
The application criteria is determined entirely at PPS’ discretion.
PPS also reserves the right to change the criteria at any time without prior notice to applicants.
PPS also reserves the right to withdraw its financial aid to successful applicants should it be found at any time that an applicant does not (or no longer) meets the application criteria or the applicant has breached any of the terms and conditions in any way.
How to apply
Request an application form via the contact details below.
The following documents must be submitted along with your complete application form:
ID or passport (certified copy)
Exam results (June) or latest (certified copy)
Student account statement showing all fees paid up for previous years
Declaration of yours/ your families financial position (affidavit)
Motivation letter describing where you would like to be in the future and why you should be awarded the bursary (word document, max 300 words)
Please send your application form and documents via fax or email: 011 644 9629/ email@example.com