SMU Graphic Design Bursary 2022 | How to Apply

The application for the Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU) Graphic Design Bursary for the academic year 2021/2022 is now open by Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU) for all South Africans in South Africa. 


The Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU) hereby invites all outstanding students to apply for the Graphic Design Bursary. It is meant for students that intend to, or are currently studying towards degree and diploma programmes that are aligned to the following listed below:

  • Graphic Design

Update: How to Apply for the 2022 UFS Star of Stars Bursary



  • A three-year post-matric Graphic Design qualification (BA Graphic Design Degree, Bachelor of Arts or equivalent) – transcript to be attached
  • New entrant into the Graphic Design environment (in other words you must not have held a Graphic design internship before)
  • The incumbent should have no prior Graphic Design working experience
  • Computer literacy (MS Office Suite, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Corel Draw X6)
  • Must be a South African citizen


  • Planning & organising
  • Computer literate (MS Office Suite, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Corel Draw X6)
  • Good communication and Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to pay attention to detail
  • Time management
  • Written and verbal communication
  • Confidentiality, tact and discretion when dealing with people (Client focus)
  • Result focused
  • Stress tolerant


  • Generate Academic/Scientific posters for conferences as well as university promotional material (e.g. Invitations, programmes, notices etc.)
  • Assist with record keeping
  • Coordinate and collaborate with other units within the department on material needed for projects
  • Assist academic staff with designing lecture material like illustrations, diagrams and scientific drawings
  • Perform general day to day administration such as Laminating, printing, colour copying etc.)
  • Attend to the needs of the users/departments to resolve queries
  • Liaise with Manager on addressing any problems or related administration problems
  • Contribute to the overall development of SMU and actively improve institutional culture
  • Any other related duties assigned by the office


How to apply

  • Typed applications which indicates a reference number, should contain a comprehensive curriculum vitae, certified copies of all qualifications and contact details of three referees, should be forwarded, for the attention of Ms BG Mbanjwa, to the Human Resources
    Department, P.O Box 68, Medunsa, 0204 or e-mail applications in MS Word format, to [email protected]
  • The applications may also be posted OR hand delivered to (place in an application box): Human Resources Department, 5th Floor, Clinical Pathology building, Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University, Molotlegi Street, Garankuwa, OR Human Resources Department, P. O. Box 68, MEDUNSA, 0204
  • It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African qualification Authority (SAQA). Failure to submit the requested documents/information will result in your application not being considered.
  • A database of applications received through this advert will be kept for 24 months. Further placements pertaining to this post within the 24 months period will be made from that database.


  • Completed applications need to be submitted on or before 22 September 2021.

Read Also:

  • How to Apply for the SAMRC RCDI-nested Postdoc Fellowship >>>
  • How to Apply for the CETA Bursary >>>
  • How to Apply for the Unisa Honours Bursary >>>
  • How to Apply for the GrandWest Bursary >>>
  • How to Apply for the UWC Financial Aid
  • How to Apply for the FoodBev SETA Research and Innovation Bursary >>>
  • How to Apply for the DAC Bursaries for Heritage-related Studies >>>
  • How to Apply for the Multichoice Bursary >>>
  • How to Apply to the University of Nairobi Research and Innovation Fellowship >>>
  • How to Apply for the NRF Postgraduate Scholarships >>>
  • How to Apply for the Vaal University NDT Level Certification Bursary >>>
  • How to Apply for the GCRA Bursary >>>
Don’t miss out on current updates, kindly  & follow us on  OR

Share this: