the foschini group bursary requirement 2024-2025?

The Foschini Group (TFG), founded in 1925, is a proudly South African clothing retail company that has expanded its presence to over 3000 locations in 34 countries throughout Africa, Australia, and the United Kingdom. The group encompasses various retail brands, including Foschini, Markham, Exact, Fabiani, Donna, Next, Mat & May, Colette, G-Star Raw, Sterns, American Swiss, Soda Bloc, Total Sport, Sportscene, Due South, Charles & Keith, The Fix, Hi, @Home, and @Home Living Space.

TFG has partnered with FEDISA to offer deserving students a three-year bursary program to support their pursuit of a career in the fashion industry.

About the TFG Bursary

The TFG Bursary Program is aimed at students who aspire to build a career in the fashion industry. The program provides comprehensive coverage, including:

  • Tuition fees
  • Prescribed textbooks
  • Design kits
  • Overlocker
  • Sewing machine
  • Clothing
  • Accommodation
  • Room decor allowance
  • MacBook
  • Required software
  • Mobile phone with data and airtime
  • Printing allowance
  • Transport allowance
  • Coaching and support
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In addition to financial support, students will have the opportunity to undertake vacation work during the June holidays at TFG.

Eligibility Requirements:

To be eligible for the TFG Bursary, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a South African citizen
  • Have a strong academic record
  • Completed Mathematics, Arts, and Design in Matric
  • Be able to start studies in January of the upcoming year
  • Possess a business-minded approach
  • Be creative and have a passion for fashion

Preference will be given to students from designated groups as per the Employment Equity Act.

How to Apply:

Applications must be submitted online through either of the following links:

  • TFG Bursary Application at FEDISA
  • TFG Bursaries at TFG Club

Please note that to apply for the bursary, students must first apply and be accepted to study at FEDISA. Once accepted, you will receive a formal letter of acceptance from FEDISA, which must then be uploaded as part of your application.

Supporting Documentation:

Ensure that you submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your online application:

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate/most recent results (certified copy)
  • School principal’s letter of motivation
  • Breakdown of household monthly expenses
  • If one or both of your parent(s) are deceased, their death certificate(s) (certified copy)
  • Signed declaration (download and complete from the provided link)
  • FEDISA formal letter of acceptance

Closing Date:

There is no specified closing date for this bursary program. It is advisable to apply well in advance to ensure your application is considered.

Contact Information:

For any queries related to this bursary program, please contact FEDISA directly:

  • Tel: 021 424 0975
  • Email: