The Isipho Admin Bursary

The Isipho Admin Bursary is a South Africa registered charity NPC 2015/438143/08 whose vision is

"We strive to select, fund and groom the best and brightest candidates and set them up for future success. Providing opportunities where none existed."

The Isipho Admin Bursary is not government funded but are supported by administrative professionals and training companies from around the world financially. They are a team who are committed to leaving a legacy!

The patron of the Isipho Admin Bursary is Zelda La Grange who is a former private secretary to Nelson Mandela.

The Isipho Admin Bursary is still in it's infancy but its goal is to change lives and create spectacular careers by not only funding education for deserving bursary students but to support them with mentoring, coaching and on the job training experiences.

This project is not just about the money, it is transferring real world skills and guiding our students into the world of work.


Our Contribution

Business Management Training Group Limited, and its directors Richard Arnott and Steve Wylie, were the first major sponsors to commit funds to the Isipho Admin Bursary and to honour our contribution the Isipho Admion Leadership will be awarding one student the annual ACEPA/Isipho Bursary.


Our Student

The winner of the 2016 ACEPA/Isipho Bursary is Teddy Montsikelelo Mnyakam who was presented with the award at Executive Secretary Live in Johannesburg in February 2016.

Teddy is an independent young woman matured beyond her years. A confident leader within her community who knows what she wants from life and demonstrated that she can negotiate successfully in order to get things done.

Fondly known to her new friends as the "hustler", Teddy is a hardworking and innovative future EA, eager to learn, has a commitment to succeed and willing to take on the challenges that will come her way.

She is keen to be able to give back not only to her future peers, but her community in a positive and uplifting manner.

The ACEPA/Isipho bursary is truly a gift for her, a dream accomplished through a positive attitude and self-belief.

Teddy says in order to become a leader you first need to be a follower. Great wisdom from such a young person!

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