Pyrotec, established in 1966, is a South African privately-owned company which supplies product identification solutions. The company has over 50 years’ of experience in its field, passed down from fathers to sons.
The company currently has 2 brands – Pyrotec PackMark which provides a wide range of labelling, coding, print and apply labelling equipment and consumables. And Pyrotec PackMedia which creates and manufactures cutting edge promotional and informational booklet labels.
Headquartered in Cape Town, the company also has centres across the Western Cape, Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal, Gauteng and the Eastern Cape, as well as distributors in Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe and also covers Namibia, Swaziland, Mozambique and Lesotho.
Each year, Pyrotec awards bursaries to deserving students, particularly those studying within the following fields of study:
Graphic Design/ DTP
The bursary will cover the following expenses: tuition fees, registration fees, accommodation (single room at university hostel) and an annual allowance of maximum R10 000 for textbooks.
Requirements and eligibility
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):
South African resident
Completed Matric OR currently in Matric
Studying or intend on studying in one of the aforementioned fields of study
How to apply
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):
ID document (certified copy of)
Matric certificate or proof of highest education level (certified copy of)
Motivational letter (stating why you should be awarded a bursary)
A photo of yourself
Proof of address (if applying for a transport allowance)
Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Email: email@example.com
(Insert the words “Pyrotec Bursary Application – Your Full Name” in the email subject line).
2) Hand delivery:
Pyrotec HR department