Big Favour: 10 bursaries valued at R1-million, apply here with BLU & PMI

Big Favour: 10 bursaries valued at R1-million, apply here with BLU & PMI

The Big Favour has partnered with the BLU and PMI 2024 Bursary Programme to offer positions in their institution. 

BLU PMI Bursary 2024
BLU PMI Bursary 2024/ supplied

In collaboration with East Coast Radio, Adcorp BLU, a division of Adcorp Workforce Solutions (Pty) Ltd (“BLU”), and the Production Management Institute of Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd (“PMI”) are set to award 10 bursaries, valued at R1-million (one million) rand, to outstanding individuals! 

The BLU and PMI 2024 Bursary Programme is designed to support unemployed matriculants within the KwaZulu-Natal (“KZN”) region by providing them with the opportunity to pursue a qualification that can unlock various job opportunities. The bursaries offered cover full-time studies to obtain a Higher Certificate in Business Management at the PMI Musgrave Campus. 

The bursary includes: 

  • Registration

  • Tuition: Higher Certificate in Business Management Assessment; 

  • Textbooks; and 

  • Travel Allowance of R4000 per month for 12 months 

Note: Classes will take place on a Friday at PMI Musgrave. 

Write a motivation as to why you deserve to be chosen using the link below: 

BIG FAVOUR: Apply for the bursary HERE


  • Applicants must be South African citizens with a valid ID document/card. Applications from non-South African citizens will not be considered. 

  • Residency within the KZN region is a prerequisite. 

  • A complete matric academic record for the year 2022 or 2023 is mandatory. 

  • For National Senior Certificate (NSC) holders: a minimum of 30% in English. 


  • For NC(V) with Higher Certificate admission at Level 4: a minimum of 40% in English (either First Additional Language or Home Language), a minimum of 30% in Maths or Maths Literacy, a minimum of 40% in Life Orientation, and a minimum of 50% in four vocational subjects. 

  • All awarded bursaries are contingent upon the applicant’s Grade 12 year-end results aligning closely with the results presented during the application process. The minimum criteria will still be applicable. 

  • Submission of a motivational letter explaining why the applicant should be selected, along with a Curriculum Vitae outlining any voluntary work or entrepreneurial initiatives undertaken during the years 2022 and/or 2023. 

  • Applicant household income must be less than R350,000 rand per annum. 

  • Only one application per applicant will be accepted. 

  • Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. 

  • Applications by e-mail and/or not submitted via the East Coast Radio website will not be considered. 

  • All applications should be submitted before 17h00 of the application closing date. 


  • Any discrepancies in information provided at any stage will result in the nullification of the bursary application, offer or award. 

  • Bursary shortlisting, offers and awards are based on careful consideration of applicant needs and adherence to set selection criteria. 

  • BLU and PMI reserves the right to withdraw, at any time and its sole discretion, a bursary offered or awarded to any applicant/recipient, as a result of inter alia a significantly weaker academic performance, extended study periods, registration or acceptance at another institution, if the applicant/recipient does not or no longer permanently resides within the KZN region, or any circumstances reasonably deemed by BLU & PMI as sufficient grounds to withdraw the bursary offer or award. 


  • 26 January 2024  


  • Certified copy of valid ID document/card (not less than 3 months old). 

  • Proof of permanent home residence e.g. water, electricity, rates, telephone or internet bill or bank statement (not less than three months old). 

  • Certified copy of matric results (not less than 3 months old). 

  • Proof of household income:  Either 3 months' bank statements of both Parents or Guardians or 3 months' payslips (if employed). In the absence of either a bank account or payslips, please provide a signed affidavit stating that the household income is less than R350 000 rand per annum. 

  • Completed and signed application form. 

  • Copy of CV and motivational letter. 

BIG FAVOUR: Apply for the bursary HERE

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