NOTICE:

Applications will close on the 31 August 2017.

Introduction

TFG (The Foschini Group) is a diverse group with a successful portfolio of 22  leading retail brands across various lifestyle and merchandise categories: @home, @homelivingspace, AmericanSwiss, Charles & Keith, Colette, Donna, Duesouth, Exact, Fabiani, The FIX, Foschini, G-star Raw, hi, Markham, Mat & May, Next, Phase Eight, SODA Bloc,  sportscene, Sterns, Totalsports and Whistles.

The company commenced trading in 1924 with one fashion store and is one of only 9 companies to have been listed on the Johannesburg stock exchange for the past 75 years. Through the years, our brands have built  trust and loyalty with our customers. Equally with our employees, TFG is seen as a preferred working environment.

TFG now comprises of over 3 000 stores plus 22 000 employees worldwide and serves more than 8.3 million customers. Our brand essence (the core  of our Group brand) is OPPORTUNITY. We create opportunities that allow our employees to grow and succeed in an environment of support, collaboration and respect.

This bursary is unique in that it aims to develop empowered fashion professionals who can take  fashion from ‘concept to consumer’, supported by a Leading academic foundation in fashion.

This bursary includes:

  • Tuition & associated academic costs
  • Mid-year vac work at TFG
  • Coaching & support programme

Requirements

To apply for this extraordinary bursary programme, a candidate needs to:

  • Be creative, business minded, and have a flair for fashion;
  • Have an exceptional academic record;
  • Have taken Art, Design and Mathematics at Matric level (recommended); and
  • Must be able to commence his/her studies in January of the next academic year.

Kindly note that preference will be given, but not limited to, candidates from designated groups in terms of the Employment Equity Act