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The Mathari Black Women Educational Ownership Trust, hereinafter referred to as the Mathari Trust, was established in 2010, in terms of the Trust Property Control Act, no 57 of 1988, refer registration number IT 1817/2010.


The Trust was established in terms of the BBBEE Act, No. 53 of 2003 as the broad-based black empowerment partner to Mathari Engineering Projects Services (Pty) Ltd, registration number 2010/000976/07, however the Trust, as an independent entity, may accept donor funding from other entities in order to fulfill its Principal Objective and Mandate.
Mathari Trust may also enter into partnership with other companies as a Broad-Based Black Empowerment shareholding as defined in the BBBEE Act.

The Principal Objective of the Trust is to award South African Black Female Students bursaries for the enablement of beneficiaries to study at secondary and tertiary educational institutions.
Student bursaries are provided on a year – on -year basis and may be renewed, however this is dependent on the funds available to the Trust and the Academic Performance of the beneficiary.
Student bursaries may only be awarded to beneficiaries for the purpose of study at accredited tertiary institutions within the Republic of South Africa.



Qualificatin Criteria

Black Female (as defined in the BBBEE codes).  
South African Citizen.  
Students with a strong academic track record.  
Economically disadvantaged.

Applications to include

Certified copy of ID.  
Motivational letter of how the bursary would impact your life.  
Proof of registration at institution of study.    
Application opens on 01 September until 15 December each year.
Results transcripts/matric, 65%, certificate (certified copy).  
Curriculum Vitae (CV). 

Preference will be given to

Quantity Surveying, Civil, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering.

Limited number of bursaries available. If you do not receive a response within two weeks, please consider your application to be unsuccessfull. Terms and conditions apply.



7 Nywerheid Street, Tunney, Elandsfontein
P O Box 902, Isando, 1600


Phone: +27 11 974 8123
Fax: +27 11 974 4628