DSV Empowerment Trust Bursary 2023: Black South African Citizens (Including African, Coloured, Chinese, and Indian) Welcome to Apply

About the DSV Empowerment Trust
DSV is a worldwide logistics company that offers and maintains supply chain solutions for hundreds of businesses every day, ranging in size from sole proprietorships to multinational conglomerates. Their presence is local, yet they serve consumers all around the world. Despite this, they have a worldwide reach. More than 75 000 people working in over 90 different countries are driven by a strong desire to provide excellent service and a satisfying experience for customers.

A Black Economic Empowerment entity, DSV Empowerment Trust controls 25 percent of the DSV South Africa business. The Trust offers financial assistance to Black workers (as that term is defined in the BEE rules), their families and/or nominees for tertiary education at any registered public institution of higher learning in South Africa.

About the DSV Empowerment Trust Bursary 2023
The DSV Empowerment Trust is awarding well-deserving candidates financial aid to pursue their education in any mainstream university, college, or FET college. Through the DSV Empowerment Trust Bursary, DSV workers and dependents of DSV employees have the chance to pursue their goals of extending their education and becoming ready for a profession. If you are selected as a recipient of the prize, you will get the assistance you need to pursue the academic qualification you want. You are strongly urged to take advantage of this chance if you have achieved outstanding success in your academic pursuits and have shown other admirable characteristics as a student.

The costs of registration, tuition, and any required textbooks will be covered, thanks to the funding that will be provided. The cost of lodging, subsistence, meals, transportation, and/or equipment that has been prescribed could also be covered by the funding. The applicant’s personal circumstances and degree of financial need will be taken into consideration in order to determine whether or not they will be awarded assistance.

Eligibility Criteria
Feel free to sign up for the DSV Empowerment Trust Bursary if you are convinced that you will participate in it. Don’t stress about it if you are still unclear about whether or not you would be a suitable match for the position. All that is required of you is to review the prerequisites listed below and compare your qualifications to the criteria established by the selection committee. Make sure that you satisfy all of the requirements that have been outlined in order to give yourself the best possible opportunity of being accepted. It’s possible that you won’t be instantly rejected if you don’t do this, but it will certainly hurt your chances of being accepted.

The DSV Empowerment Trust Bursary Eligibility Criteria are as follows:

  • Officially recognized as a Black South African citizen (Black includes African, Coloured, Chinese, and Indian)
  • A current employee of DSV or a legal/financial dependent of a DSV employee
    • Employees are only permitted to apply for classes that can be studied on a part-time basis, and they are only allowed to attend lectures, tutorials, and any other academic support activity that takes place on weekends or evenings. This is to ensure that they have the best possible chance of passing any classes that they take. To participate in these events, you are need to seek permission from the administrator of the fund
    • All dependents are required to be unemployed, reliant on financial support, and restricted to studying full time exclusively
  • Candidates who are full-time students must already be provisionally accepted into their institution of choice
  • Your tertiary education qualification must include any accredited course, Diploma, or Degree
  • Your tertiary education qualification must be taken at an approved university, college or FET college
  • Must be pursuing a minimum of three years for your study period (exclusing post-graduate courses).

Application Instructions
Download the Official Bursary Application Form: DSV Empowerment Trust Bursary 2023.

Kindly provide your most pertinent responses by typing them into the appropriate areas of the application form. Thank you. Your entire submission, including all of the personal information you provide, must be correct and in line with the facts of your situation.

Additionally, you will need to provide the documents below:

  • Certified copies of full higher education learning records to date
  • Certified copy of your finalschool-leaving certificate, ABET results or final Grade 11 marks (matriculants)
  • Certified copy of your South African identity document
  • Letter from DSV nominator confirming your nomination (dependants only) order/affidavit
  • Proof that DSV nominator is applicants’ parent (birth certificate) or guardian (guardianship)
  • Copy of a current DSV payslip for applicant (employee) or DSV nominator (dependant).

All these documents must be included in your application dossier. Incomplete application dossiers will automatically be disqualified from the registration process.

Once everything is completed, please send your applications by delivery to emailed to Career Wise before the due date. Below are the addresses which you will need to send to:
Email address: [email protected]

Physical address:
25 Owl Street

By submitting your applications, you are granting the selection committee permission to use your personal information for registration reasons. This authorization is given when you send in your applications.

To confirm that the individuals being considered are legitimate, additional screening and review processes will be performed on the applications. Anyone who is found to have lied about any component of their applications will be kicked out of the registration period.

Candidates are required to submit their applications via one of the ways outlined above. The selection committee will not consider any submissions that were made by other methods, such as hand delivery or faxing in the application.

Closing Date
Applications for the DSV Empowerment Trust Bursary must be submitted before the closing date on 11 November 2022.

The committee in charge of making selections has an absolute zero tolerance policy regarding late applications. During the registration period, we will not acknowledge any submissions that are received after the deadline has passed.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their materials as quickly as humanly possible. You will now have some time to conduct an accurate analysis of the information contained in your applications thanks to this development. Please have your applications ready as soon as it is convenient for you to do so.

Announcements will only be made to shortlisted candidates. If you do not hear back from the selection committee by the very latest 28 November 2022, we regret to inform you that you have not been selected for the programme.

During the process of recruitment, DSV Empowerment Trust maintains the discretion to choose whether or not to make an appointment. The decisions that the selection committee comes to are irrevocable in every case.

Committee Details
Do you have a question regarding the DSV Empowerment Trust Bursary? Don’t hesitate to ask! Feel free to send in your enquiries and concerns to the contact person below:
Telephone Number: +27 11 258 4464
Email Address: [email protected]


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