Bowmans, a prominent African law firm, is inviting deserving and talented individuals to apply for its Bursary Programme offering for the financial year 2020.
Bowmans operates in five African countries and is backed by more than 400 specialized lawyers. With parterships with other law firms such as Aman Assefa and Associates Law Office, Taciana Peão Lopes & Advogados Associados and Udoma & Belo-Osagie, Bowmans has a footprint in countries such as:
- South Africa
In South Africa, Bowmans is one of the premiere law offices and has over 300 specialist lawyers and a combined staff of more than 550. Bowmans SA offers specialist legal services covering a wide range of commercial and corporate law, dispute resolution and banking and finance law.
Bowmans Law Bursary Programme
The Bowmans Bursary Programme awards full bursary support to a number of beneficiaries each year. The bursary scheme is targeted toward law students, or those intending to pursue a law degree with excellent grade results.
Who should apply?
Candidates must be able to meet the programme’s minimum requirements in order to be considered:
- University students currently pursuing a law degree
- Students in matric with excellent grades may apply.Must intend to take up a degree in BCom Law, LLB or BA Law at a South African university
What is the selection process?
The selection committee usually relies on these criteria when choosing a bursary recipient:
- The main criteria for choosing based on academic merit and provable financial incapacity to study further
How do I apply?
Prospective bursars who are currently pursuing the prescribed field of study in a university will need to apply online on the company’s online recruitment platform. Click here to gain access to the page.
Students in matric who are planning to obtain a degree in any of the prescribed fields of study will need to email their application along with the following documents:
- Updated CV
- Most recent academic results
- Copy of valid SA ID
- Letter of motivation
Send your application and supporting documents to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, write the subject line of your email as “Bursary Application: (Your name)“.
The deadline for submission of all applications is on 31 October 2019.
Keep in mind that late submissions or applications with missing requirements will not be accepted.
Should you have any further questions, call Bowmans directly at these contact details:
Tel: +27 21 480 7800
View the Bowman Bursary Programme advert by clicking here.
Click here if you wish to know more about Bowmans.