Who we are

We are an independent, owner managed organization founded in 1999 based in Johannesburg but with a national footprint. We offer students a range of potential funding and work opportunities. The range of services offered at Career Wise can be fully customized to our clients’ needs with highly competitive price. Our client base includes corporate organizations, government entities as well as private trusts and foundations. We manage and have managed schemes varying in size and complexity.


Career Wise Management Team

What we do

We specialise in the following:

  • Establishing and managing purpose fit bursary and scholarship programmes (including policy formation).
  • Improving and enhancing existing bursary & scholarship programmes.
  • Recruitment of candidates for bursary & scholarship programmes.
  • Providing full administrative and support services (payments, contracting, budgeting, reporting, student counselling, recommendations to clients etc).
  • Providing a similar range of services for learnerships and internship services.
  • Graduate recruitment services.

We currently have more than 1 200 students under our administration most of whom are registered at public and private tertiary institutions in South Africa. They represent a range of disciplines with the majority registered in the ‘scarce skills’ disciplines.

Current number of sponsored students
Current number of sponsored students
% Rate of Through-put
Through put rate
% Rate of Graduation
Graduation rate
Sponsored Graduates Since inception
Sponsored Graduates Since inception

Our Team

We currently have a staff complement of more than 20 people, consisting of 8 managers responsible for client accounts and student contact, as well several financial and administrative support staff. Although we are based in Johannesburg, we work in all nine provinces to recruit and visits students, clients, institutions and employers.