2019 Bursary Application Season now closed

2019 Bursary Application Season now closed

Registration Number of Trust:




(Bursary Organisation)


in terms of

Section 51 of

The Promotion of Access to Information Act


(the "ACT")

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1.        Introduction:


2.        Contact Details: (Section 51 (1) (a)).

3.        The ACT and Section 10 Guide (Section 51(1) (b)).

4.        Applicable Legislation (Section 51 (1) (c)).

5.        Schedule of Records (Section 51 (1) (d)).

6.        Form of Request (Section 51 (1) (e)).

7.        Any other Information (Section 51 (1) (f)).


STUDIETRUST trading as StudyTrust.

StudyTrust Bursary Organisation was established on 13 June 1974 to join forces with young people

   - determined and dedicated to become winners

   - and assist them to empower themselves through further education and   training to combat poverty, ignorance and         exploitation.

StudyTrust is registered as:

         An Educational Fund in terms of Section 18A of the Income Tax Act No. 58 of 1962. Our PBO number is 130000990.

         A Nonprofit Organisation in terms of Act 71 of 1997. Our NGO number is 000-601 NGO.

         A Trust in terms of Section 6(1) of the Trust property Control Act 57 of 1988. Our Trust number is IT3895/11.

2. COMPANY CONTACT DETAILS (Section 51 (1) (a))

Persons designated/duly authorised persons:

Trustees:                      Dr. AL Bartlett (Chair)

                                              Dr. HM Hofmeyr (Secretary)

                                              Mr. A Horn

                                              Mr. SG Manchidi

                                              Ms. U Ndou (Vise chair)

                                              Ms. MEO Sema

                                              Mr. PD Sethole                                   

          Office:                          Dr. HM Hofmeyr (National Director)

Postal Address:            Private Bag X 16, BRAAMFONTEIN 2017

Street Address:            10B Clamart Road, Richmond 2092

Telephone Number:     +27-11-403 1632

Fax Number:                +27-86-567 5604

Email:                           This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

3. THE ACT (Section 51(1) (b)) T

3.1      The ACT grants a requester access to records of a private body, if the record is required for the exercise or protection of  any rights. If a public body lodges a request, the public body must be acting in the public interest.

3.2      Requests in terms of the ACT shall be made in accordance with the prescribed procedures, at the rates provided. The forms and tariff are dealt with in paragraphs 6 and 7 of the Act.

3.3      Requesters are referred to the Guide in terms of Section 10 which has been compiled by the South African Human Rights Commission, which will contain information for the purposes of exercising Constitutional Rights. The Guide is available from the SAHRC.

The contact details of the Commission are:

Postal Address:                    Private Bag 2700, Houghton, 2041

Telephone Number:             +27-11-877 3600

Fax Number:                        +27-11-403 0625

Website:                               www.sahrc.org.za

4. APPLICABLE LEGISLATION (Section 51 (1) (c))

No       Ref                              Act

1          No 71 of 1997         Nonprofit Organisations Act

2          No 98 of 1978         Copyright Act

3          No 55 of 1998         Employment Equity Act

4          No 95 of 1967         Income Tax Act

5          No 66 of 1995         Labour Relations Act

6          No 75 of 1997         Basic Conditions of Employment Act

7          No 25 of 2002         Electronic Communications and Transactions Act

8          No 2 of 2000           Promotion of Access of Information Act

9          No 30 of 1996         Unemployment Insurance Act

10       No 4 of 2002            Unemployment Contributions Act

5. Schedule of Records (Section 51 (1) (d))

Records                     Subject                                              Availability

Public Affairs            Public Product Information          Freely available on web site

     Public Corporate Records             www.studietrust.org.za

     Media Releases        

Financial                   Financial Statements                     Studietrust Office

     Financial and Tax Records            Request in terms of PAIA

     (Company & Employees)

     Asset Register                                  Request in terms of PAIA

     Management Accounts                   Studietrust Office

Marketing                 Market Information                        Limited Information

     Public Customer Information:         available on web site. (see

     Product Brochures above)

     Owner Manuals

     Field Records                                  Request in terms of PAIA

     Performance Records                      Request in terms of PAIA

     Product Sales Records                    Request in terms of PAIA

     Marketing Strategies                       Request in terms of PAIA

     Customer Database                         Request in terms of PAIA

     Sponsor Documents                       Request in terms of PAIA

6. FORM OF REQUEST (Section 51 (1) (e))

To facilitate the processing of your request, kindly:

6.1      Use the prescribed form, available on the website of the SOUTH AFRICAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION at www.sahrc.org.za.

6.2      Address your request to the Head of the Company (CEO).

6.3      Provide sufficient details to enable the COMPANY to identify:

(a)       The record(s) requested;

(b)       The requester (and if an agent is lodging the request, proof of capacity);

(c)       The form of access required;

(d)       (i)       The postal address or fax number of the requester in the Republic;

 (ii)       If the requester wishes to be informed of the decision in any manner (in addition to written) the manner and particulars thereof;

(e)       The right which the requester is seeking to exercise or protect with an explanation of the reason the record is required to exercise or protect the right.

7. PRESCRIBED FEES (Section 51 (1) (f))

The following applies to requests (other than personal requests):

7.1      A requestor is required to pay the prescribed fees (R50.00) before a request will be processed;

7.2      If the preparation of the record requested requires more than the prescribed hours (six), a deposit shall be paid (of not more than one third of the access fee which would be payable if the request were granted);

7.3      A requestor may lodge an application with a court against the tender/payment of the request fee and/or deposit;

7.4      Records may be withheld until the fees have been paid.

7.5      The fee structure is available on the website of the SOUTH AFRICAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION at www.sahrc.org.za.

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