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Shoprite: Pharmacy Bursaries 2021 / 2022

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Shoprite: Pharmacy Bursaries 2021 / 2022 has become available for financially needy students pursuing a Degree in Pharmacy.

Shoprite: invites student to apply for Bursary Programme 2021 / 2022 academic year.

Company: Shoprite Group of Companies

Reference Number: SHO210430-2

Date Listed: 05 June 2021

Job Type: Bursary

Location: South Africa

Closing Date: 30 June 2021

Each year, the Shoprite Group award bursaries to deserving students in various fields of study. For the 2021/ 2022 academic year, Shoprite are inviting students pursuing studies in these fields to apply for the bursary programme:

  • Pharmacy (BPharm)

Pharmacy bursary: 20 registered university students, in their 1st or 2nd year of study, will be selected to receive a bursary award. Bursary recipients will gain exposure of various aspects of the companies Pharmaceutical division, as well as learn about the main retail business and MediRite Pharmacies in Checkers, Checker Hyper, and Shoprite stores.

The bursary aims to provide cover for the following expenses: tuition fees, prescribed books and an allowance for accommodation (the coverage value ranges from R30 000 to R60 000, depending on the course of study and institution).

There is a mandatory work-back requirement – for every year that you are covered by the bursary programme, you will work at Shoprite for the equal amount of time.

Please note that internal candidates will receive first consideration before external applications are reviewed (per Shoprite’s Employment Equity goals).

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted – should you not receive feedback within 30 days, please regard your application as unsuccessful.


Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):
Pharmacy students:

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must be no older than 27 years old
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying towards a Bachelor of Pharmacy Degree qualification
  • You must be in your 1st or 2nd year of study
  • You must be studying at a recognised and accredited university in South Africa
  • You must have achieved a minimumoverall average of 65%
  • You must be passionate about Health Care in the Retail Industry

Please contact us via email if you have any queries: [email protected]

Kindly note that applications sent via email will not be considered.

HOW TO APPLY – CLICK HERE to apply for Shoprite: Pharmacy Bursaries 2021 / 2022

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