The General Botha Old Boys’ Association Bursary Fund was founded in 2011 to encourage and educate young South Africans to pursue careers in the maritime industry.
WHO WE ARE
To assist young South African students financially who wish to enter, or who already attend an approved educational establishment to study towards a maritime career and to mentor them as they embark on
We need you to partner with us to uplift the life of a young South African who is interested in a maritime career. We need financial help in the form of donations, support for our fundraising events and gifts for prizes at events or for auctions.
WHAT WE NEED
Not only do we raise funds for education, but we actively get involved in mentoring the students and encouraging them to participate in sea going activities in preparation for a life at sea.
WHAT WE DO
WHAT IT COSTS
The Bursary Fund covers the costs for students boarding at Lawhill Maritime Centre as well as their travel expenses and participation in the Mentorship and Outreach program. Tertiary Students receive funding for one years’ study as well as boarding if deemed necessary.
HOW TO DONATE/
Contact us if you require excellent
candidates for employment in your maritime business.
If you have a maritime background
join us in the mentoring of students.
For more information please
contact the General Manager - firstname.lastname@example.org
2019 Annual Report
Take a look at our latest Annual Report. We wish a fond farewell to our Founder Chairman Keith Burchell and welcome to our new Chairman, well known Maritime Educator Simon Pearson.
Codicil / Old boys
Download our codicil to leave a legacy and change the lives of young South Africans. This may interest S.A.T.S. General Botha Old Boys who want to support the fund in this way.
For more information on the Old Boys Association please see Mariners Bursary Fund.