Thermo Fisher Scientific Phambili Trust: Bursaries 2024

March 14, 2024

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Bursary Description

The Thermo Fisher Scientific Phambili Trust invites students to submit applications for the Bursary Programme for the academic year 2024.

Bursary application closing date: 15 April 2024

The Thermo Fisher Scientific Phambili Trust is offering a bursary opportunity aimed at supporting Black students pursuing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) studies. Through this initiative, the Trust seeks to empower Black students by assisting them in achieving their academic goals.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Age: Must not be older than 35 years
  • Race: Must be Black, as per B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice
  • Education: Completion of Matric
  • Field of Study: Must be studying or intending to study towards a STEM-related qualification
  • Institution: Studying or planning to study at a recognized and accredited tertiary institution in South Africa
  • Socioeconomic Status: Must be from an economically disadvantaged background
  • Financial Need

How to Apply:

Applications can be submitted online or via hardcopy.

  1. Online Application:
    • Fill out the Thermo Fisher Scientific Phambili Trust Bursary Application 2024 online.
  2. Hardcopy Application:
    • Download and complete the Thermo Fisher Scientific Phambili Trust Bursary Application Form 2024 (PDF).
    • Submit via email to or by post to: Thermo Fischer Scientific Phambili Trust 200 Smit Street Fairland, Johannesburg 2195 South Africa

Required Documentation:

  • Certified copy of ID document
  • Certified copy of Matric certificate (if completed Matric and not yet studying)
  • Certified copy of the latest academic transcript or exam results (if currently studying)
  • Proof of acceptance into a tertiary institution (on university letterhead)
  • University tuition fee statement (if applicable)
  • Invoice/quotation for accommodation (if applicable)
  • Motivational letter stating why you deserve the award
  • Certified copies of parents or guardians’ ID documents
  • Parents or guardians’ proof of income (pay slips, letter of employment, 3 months bank statement if employed/affidavit if unemployed/SASSA letter if receiving a social grant)

Note: All documents must be certified at the South African Police Services or the South African Post Office and must not be older than 3 months.

Seize this opportunity to advance your STEM education. Apply now for the Thermo Fisher Scientific Phambili Trust Bursary and take a step closer to achieving your academic aspirations.