ABOUT THE COMPANY – SAPOA
The South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA), founded in the year 1966, aims to protect the interests of the industrial and commercial property industry within the country. As a uniquely member-driven organisation, SAPOA’s goal is to encourage private property ownership and development.
The companies main aim is to be accepted and recognised (both nationally and internationally) as a leading property association.
The SAPOA bursary fund intends to address the shortage of skills shortage within the South African Commercial Property Industry. The fund is aimed at assisting young black deserving financially disadvantaged students, in the hopes that they can transform the countries commercial property industry.
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED & OTHER OPPORTUNITIES
SAPOA bursaries will be awarded to those studying towards a property-related qualification, particularly the following fields of study:
Finance (BCom) (majoring in Property Valuation and Management)
Property Valuation and Management (BCom)
Property Management (BSc)
Property Studies (BSc)
Real Estate (BSc)
Town and Regional Planning (BSc)
Urban and Regional Planning (BSc)
Construction Studies (BSc)
Quantity Surveying (BSc)
Once students have graduated, they may be offered employment via the Graduate Development Programme, within SAPOA (or a member company). This is subject to availability within the company.
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 citizen OR South African naturalized citizen
Studying or intend on studying full-time in one of the aforementioned fields of study
Studying at a recognised University or University of Technology in South Africa (registered with the Council for Higher Education),
Black students, as defined by the BBBEE Act (i.e. African/ Coloured/ Indian)
Good academic record
Proven financial need