About FEM (Federated Employers Mutual Assurance Company)
FEM (Federated Employers Mutual Assurance Company) is a firm that started off as a mutual insurer since its formation in 1936. Throughout the years, the company has gone through multiple transformations. As a result of changes, the company is now the sole provider of insurance that mainly helps employers who are under the policies of Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act 1993 (COIDA).
About the FEM (Federated Employers Mutual Assurance Company) Bursary 2021
FEM (Federated Employers Mutual Assurance Company) is looking for academic South African students who deserve to be supported financially with a bursary. The FEM (Federated Employers Mutual Assurance Company) Bursary has a sole mission to provide the necessary assistance for anyone who is looking to focus on their studies. By uplifting members of society through the power of education, FEM is positive they are able to create a pool of youths that can create positive contributions in the future.
The FEM (Federated Employers Mutual Assurance Company) Bursary provides coverage for the following student-related items:
- Full-time tuition fees
- Monthly allowance
- Prescribed study materials
- Accommodation costs (must be approved by FEM)
- Daily meals (must be approved by FEM)
If you find this to be a suitable opportunity for you, don’t hesitate to register for the FEM (Federated Employers Mutual Assurance Company) Bursary.
Candidates who are interested in applying for the FEM (Federated Employers Mutual Assurance Company) Bursary must first meet the qualifying requirements before progressing with the application process. Each of the factors listed below will determine whether or not you are qualified to continue with this bursary program. Candidates are strongly recommended to meet all of the prerequisites listed below in order to ensure a successful application. Your applications will suffer negative consequences if you do not complete this step. Ensure that you take note of these points for your own reference.
The following are the eligibility requirements for the FEM (Federated Employers Mutual Assurance Company) Bursary:
- Officially recognised as citizens of South Africa
- Currently has a good financial position with their respective institutions (e.g. does not have any late fees from their pervious academic study years)
- Has a combined household income that is less than R360 000,00/year
- Shows a strong academic track record
- Has been approved for a study programme in a South African Public University
- Finished their first year of studies
- Preference is offered to candidate who are originating from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Important note: candidates who are in their first year, or in their post graduate studies will be given an opportunity.
Apply online: FEM (Federated Employers Mutual Assurance Company) Bursary 2021.
Candidates must send in their applications through the online application portal above. Please skim through the queries before providing your answers in the boxes.
Additionally, you will need to provide the following documents onto the portal (all documents must not exceed more than 3 months):
- A certified copy of the applicant’s Identity Document
- A certified copy of your parents/guardians’ Identity DOcument
- A certified/official copy of your parents’/legal guardians latest pay slips
- A legitimate pension slip/bank statement/affidavit for parents/legal guardians who are employed in informal sectors
- A clear and concise letter of motivation
- An affidavit that shows either one of your parents (or both) are not present/do not support you financially/offers you any form of life maintenance
- For unemployed parents/legal guardians, please show a legitimate affidavit that states the duration of their unemployment
- A certified copy of your parents death certificate (if applicable)
- A legitimate proof of enrollment/acceptance in the department of household
- A certified copy of your academic track record as issued by the university.
All these documents must be included in your applications. Incomplete application dossiers will automatically be disqualified by the selection committee.
By submitting your applications, you are granting permission to the selection committee to use your personal information for the purpose of registering you for the event.
Applicants’ applications will be subjected to further assessment and vetting processes in order to ensure that they are legitimate. Anyone who is found to be misrepresenting any element of their applications will be excluded from participating in the registration period.
Candidates are required to submit their applications via the website linked to above. Submittals sent via other means, such as email or fax, will not be considered by the selection committee.
Applications for the FEM (Federated Employers Mutual Assurance Company) Bursary 2021 must be submitted before the closing date on 20 August 2021.
Candidates interested in the FEM (Federated Employers Mutual Assurance Company) Bursary are highly advised to send in their applications as soon as possible. This will leave you with more time to check what’s in your applications before submitting them to the selection committee.
The selection committee has absolute zero tolerance for late applications. Applications sent pat the closing date, even by just a few hours, will be immediately disqualified from the programme’s registration period.
FEM (Federated Employers Mutual Assurance Company) has all the rights to appoint anyone with a bursary opportunity or not. All decisions made by the selection committee are final.