2023 Omnia-Employees Junior Bursary

Applications are currently closed.

How to Apply


Omnia is a diversified Group that conducts research and development, manufactures and supplies chemicals and specialised services and solutions for the agriculture, mining and chemicals application industries.

Based in Johannesburg, South Africa, with operations in 25 countries, Omnia has more than six decades’ experience in the business. Additionally, Omnia continues to grow its global footprint, with businesses in Australasia and Brazil, and clients in other regions such as North America and Canada.

Omnia provides customised, knowledge based, Innovative Solutions through its Agriculture, Mining and Chemicals divisions. These divisions include Omnia Nutriology, Axioteq™, BME, Protea Mining Chemicals and Protea Chemicals. These are all niche businesses that operate with a common objective: to enhance customers’ businesses through research, development and knowledge sharing that will enable them to increase their performance and, by extension, profit margins. In doing so, Omnia aims to increase the performance of customers while reducing their risk, and at the same time focusing on health, safety and a lower environmental impact.

About The Bursary

Educating our next generation is vital to achieving Omnia’s purpose: Innovating to enhance life, together creating a greener future.

The Group remains focused on critical issues such as securing a healthy and adequate food supply for a growing population, effecting a lower impact on the environment and ensuring safer operations for Omnia’s employees and customers. 

To enhance Omnia's Employee-Benefit programmes, the Omnia Future Fund was established to help the children/dependents of their employees to benefit from more affordable access to quality education.

The initiative aims to support financially needy students at universities, thereby contributing to the development of higher education graduates who are confident and proud of their African identity and heritage, academically and socially adept, and equipped with the skills and competencies enabling them to become professionals in their fields. 

The bursaries cover the expenses of tuition fees, textbooks, and other learning costs, to a limit of R20K per year

Who Can Apply

  1. Applicant must be a child/dependent of an Omnia (or group subsidiary company) employee. 
  2. Applicants must be under 21 years of age.   
  3. Applicants must be South African citizens.
  4. Applicants must be pursuing a FULL-TIME qualification IN 2023 (Grade 1-12)
  5. Applicants must be pursuing their qualification-level for the first time (ie, not repeating a grade) 
  6. The bursary will be allocated to students at Omnia's sole discretion. 

Please read these notes and instructions carefully before completing the form. Be sure to read every section and ensure that the information you provide is accurate.

  • Applications that are incomplete and that include misrepresentations will immediately be disregarded.
  • Please ensure that you attach ALL of the Required Documents
  • Applications are currently closed.

  •  It is your responsibility to apply for entrance for your intended grade and school and to ensure that you are able to meet the entrance requirements stipulated for your grade.
  • Please ensure that you complete all the sections of this application form.
  • Please select the correct funding opportunity when completing your application.
  • You will receive a confirmation e-mail once we have received your application.
  • You will be advised if your application is unsuccessful. Only shortlisted applicants will be invited to interviews.
  • Good Luck! 
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Required Documents

Please prepare the following documents:

    All Applicants

    1. Certified copy of Un-abridged birth-certificate of Applicant (with parent's names) 
    2. If applicant is adopted, Submit proof of legal guardianship by employee
    3. Parent/Guardian's Omnia (or subsidiary) Payslip (less than 3 months old): For all household members, scan all documents into one file before uploading
    4. combine into one document/scan for all household members
    5. Final 2022 school report with an official school stamp
    6. Final year 2021 school report with an official school stamp 

For applicants under the age of 18, to comply with POPI regulations a signed consent form completed by your parent/legal guardian along with a certified copy of their proof of identity is required.

You can download the guardian consent form by clicking HERE.