Pindulo VDM Bursary 2023-2024

Here’s a great opportunity for students involved in finance, engineering, computers, and logistics.

Pindulo VDM is now inviting students to apply for its bursary program.

This is a great way for eager and qualified students to receive the necessary education they need to achieve their academic goals without having to deal with the financial burden that comes with it.

If you ever wanted to use your education to get involved in the logistics sector, then this may be the bursary for you.

Don’t waste any time, apply as soon as you can. Below is a guide we’ve made that breaks down this bursary and shows you how applications work.

Closing Date

The Pindulo VDM Bursary application period will end on 19 August 2022.

Please make sure to submit your application and any other supporting materials by this date.

Your application won’t be taken into account by the bursary provider if you don’t do this.

What Is This Bursary About?

Pindulo VDM (Pty) Ltd, a 1976 firm that is proudly South African, provides logistics, supply chain, and storage services.

Offering intermodal and warehouse solutions, the business operates throughout South Africa, Namibia, Swaziland, Botswana, and the Maputo Corridor to ensure smooth cargo flow to domestic and international markets.

The business has offices in Cape Town and Johannesburg in addition to its headquarters at Saldanha Bay on the Western Cape’s West Coast.

For the academic year 2023, Pindulo VDM is encouraging students to apply for their bursary program.

Bursaries will be offered for the following disciplines of study:

  • Engineering
  • Logistics
  • Information Technology
  • Accounting

Who Can Apply

This bursary will require applicants to meet the following criteria:

  • You must be enrolled in or have already completed high school.
  • You must be pursuing a degree in ANY field full-time or have plans to do so (preference will be given to students pursuing studies in the areas listed above, however, students from all study fields may apply)
  • You must be enrolled in, or plan to enroll in, a South African higher institution that is recognized and accredited.
  • Students from the West Coast and its environs, as well as those from historically underprivileged backgrounds, will be given preference.

What Does This Bursary Cover?

The bursary will help with tuition prices and/or any auxiliary expenses (the total value and coverage will be disclosed in the bursary agreement).

The bursary will be granted for a single academic year.

Following graduation, Pindulo VDM may offer job opportunities to students (this is not intended to “payback” the bursary, but rather to provide additional benefits for bursary winners).

How To Apply

Applications for the Pindulo VDM Bursary are quite simple. All you need to do is complete the online application here. You can also submit your application via email to info@logisticsacedmy.co.za

Make sure to include, “Bursary Application” as the subject.

Along with this step, send in clear copies of the following supporting documents (submitting these documents is required; if any are missing, your application may be rejected):

  • A certified copy of your ID.
  • Grade 10 final report, Grade 11 final report, and Matric recent report, if currently enrolled in Matric, all in certified copy.
  • Referral letter from a teacher, if you are currently in high school Proof of acceptance at a university if it is available Most recent academic records or transcripts if you are currently enrolled in school Proof of enrollment at a university if you are presently enrolled in school.
  •   Essay on one of these three subjects

1) Capabilities (current academic, developed abilities and significant learnings, areas for development)

2) Profession (objectives, job description, reason for career choice, growth plan in relation to Pindulo VDM and the greater supply chain industry)

3) Individual drive

Contact Information

If you have any questions about this bursary program, please get in touch with the Pindulo VDM company directly:

Email: info@logisticsacademy.co.za

Good luck with your application!