British American Tobacco Bursary South Africa 2017 – 2018



British American Tobacco (BAT) began operating in South Africa in 1904. Today, BAT South Africa are the leading tobacco manufacturing company in the country. BAT are a global tobacco company, with more than 50 000 employees across the globe.

BAT are offering financial support to undergraduate and postgraduate students by way of a bursary award.


Bursaries will be awarded within the following fields of study:

  • Accounting (postgraduate studies)
  • Industrial Engineering (undergraduate & postgraduate studies)
  • Information Technology (undergraduate & postgraduate studies)
  • Marketing (postgraduate studies)

Upon completion of their studies, students will be required to partake in a work back programme, whereby they will work for BAT for the equal amount of time as the bursary awarded.


Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying:

  • South African citizen,
  • In possession of a learner’s or driver’s licence,
  • Undergraduate students: currently studying in one of the following fields: Industrial Engineering/ Information Technology,
  • Postgraduate students: currently studying in one of the following fields: Accounting/ Industrial Engineering/ Information Technology/ Marketing.



To apply for this bursary, please submit the following documents:

  • ID document (certified copy),
  • Matric certificate (certified copy),
  • Latest academic record (on tertiary institutions letterhead),
  • Proof of enrollment in one of the aforementioned fields of study,
  • Motivational letter explaining why you deserve to be awarded the bursary.

All documents must be submitted ine one of the following ways:
1) Email:
2) Post: P O Box 631 Cape Town 8000
3) Hand delivered: 25 Du Toit Street, Stellenbosch, 7600


31 August annually.


For any bursary queries, please contact:
The Bursary Manager: Riana Cassiem
Tel: 021 888 3500

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