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Five Engineering Bursaries for students in South Africa

Looking for Engineering Bursaries? Here is a list of companies to approach.

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If you recently passed Matric and want to fund your Engineering studies, look no further than this list. In this article, we’ll look at bursaries for the following fields: Mechanical, Chemical, Civil, Electrical and Industrial.

Mechanical Engineering: Alfred Nzo District Municipality Bursary (Eastern Cape)

The Alfred Nzo District Municipality, which lies northeast to of the Eastern Cape, is looking support engineering studies as these skills are critical yet scarce.

Get your applications in before the deadline. Successful recipients will hear back from the Municipality by 31 January 2019 at the latest. Preference will be given to disadvantaged students within the Alfred Nzo district.

Requirements:

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Reside within the Alfred Nzo jurisdiction area
  • Must be between the ages of 16 and 35
  • Completed Matric or currently in Matric
  • Proven financial need
  • Excellent academic record

The following documents will be required:

  • Certified copy of ID document
  • Certified copy of Matric certificate
  • Certified copy of latest Matric results
  • Proof of enrollment at tertiary institution
  • Proof of resident from Ward Councillor
  • Parents or guardians’ proof of income
  • Parents or guardians’ affidavit, if unemployed
  • Parents or guardians’ death certificate, if deceased
  • Motivational letter

Eligible students can submit applications ahead of the 11 January 2019 deadline to the following address: Senior Manager Corporate Services, Alfred Nzo District Municipality, ERF 1400 Ntsizwa Street, Private Bag X 511, Mount Ayliff, 4735.

Contact Ms AN Zibobo from the Human Resource Development section on 039 254 5112 or 039 254 5125 if you have any questions. Her email address is ziboboa@andm.gov.za

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Chemical Engineering: AECI Limited Bursary

Previously operational as Nobel Industries, and De Beers Consolidated Diamond Mines, AECI has major manufacturing sites across Sasolburg, Durban and Johannesburg, specialising in blasting explosives and detonators.

Requirements:

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Completed Matric or currently in Matric
  • Intend to study full-time at a recognised tertiary institution
  • Good academic record

The following documents will be required:

  • Certified copy of ID document
  • Certified copy of Matric certificate or latest Matric results
  • Full tertiary academic record or transcript if currently enrolled, or
  • Proof of acceptance into a recognised tertiary institution
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Motivational letter

Applications must be submitted electronically via email to bursaries@aeci.co.za before 31 August 2019. Ensure that you use AECI Limited Bursary Application – Your full name in the subject line. For any queries, contact Dominique Grassi on 011 806 8712, Dominique.Grassi@aeci.co.za or bursaries@aeci.co.za.

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Civil Engineering: CETA Thapelo Madibeng Bursary

Accredited as an Education and Training Quality Assurance (ETQA), the CETA’s mission is to develop a strong base of skills as the foundation for economic empowerment and infrastructural development.

The construction industry is made up of 4 sub-sectors, including: Materials Manufacturing; Built Environment Professions; Building Construction and Roads and Civil Construction.

The bursary programme was recently renamed to the “Thapelo Madibeng Bursary” in memory of the late Mr Thapelo Madibeng, a core business executive who sadly passed away a year ago.

Requirements:

  • South African citizen, not older than 35 years of age
  • Achieved a minimum overall average of 60% in Matric
  • Achieved a minimum of level 5 for Mathematics in Matric
  • Achieved a minimum of level 5 for Physical Science in Matric
  • Studying full-time towards undergraduate or postgraduate
  • Studying at a registered and recognised public tertiary institution in South Africa
  • Passed the current year of study and have not failed more than 2 subjects
  • NOT currently receiving funding from a CETA funded entity
  • NOT an immediate family member of a CETA employee
  • Household income NOT more than R350 000 per annum

The following documents will be required:

  • Certified copy of ID document or birth certificate
  • Certified copy of Matric certificate, or copy of results, if currently in Matric
  • Certified copy of full academic record, if currently studying
  • Proof of acceptance to study at a tertiary institution
  • Certified copy of parents or guardians payslips.
  • Certified copy of parents or guardians affidavit if unemployed
  • Certified copy of parents or guardians proof of social grant/pension if applicable
  • Certified copy of parents or guardians doctors certificate if permanently disabled
  • Certified copy of parents or guardians death certificate if deceased

Complete the form online to apply, or download the form and send completed copy to bursaryapplications@ceta.co.za, hand deliver at 183 Kerk Street, Halfway House, Midrand, or sent via post to P.O. Box 1955, Halfway House, Midrand, 1685.

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Rose Skosana on 011 265 5934 / 011 265 5900 or via email at roses@ceta.co.za

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Electrical Engineering: Black Mountain Bursary

Black Mountain offers a full bursary which covers all study-related expenses. Preference will be given to female students. After graduation, students must take up employment at Black Mountain for one year of work for each year of funding received.

Black Mountain Mining (BMM), owned by Exxaro Resources and Vedanta-Zinc International (VZI), is situated in the Northern Cape and has been operational since 1980.

Requirements:

  • South African citizen
  • Reside in areas surrounding the mine operation
  • Completed Matric or currently in Matric
  • Studying or intend on studying full time at a recognised University or University of Technology in South Africa
  • Proven financial need

The following documents will be required:

  • Certified copy of ID document
  • Photograph (passport size)
  • Matric certificate or Grade 11 final results, if currently in Matric
  • Proof of admission into a tertiary institution
  • Full academic record to date, if currently enrolled at tertiary institution.

Students can apply all-year round as there is no closing date. Send application via email to applications@careerwise.co.za, via fax to 086 609 7183, or mail to Career Wise (Pty) Ltd, PO Box 30632, Braamfontein, 2017.

Contact Career Wise on 086 100 8777 or applications@careerwise.co.za if you have questions.

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Industrial Engineering: Unilever Bursary

Today, Unilever is among the oldest multinational companies in the world, is the largest global consumer goods company and is the biggest producer of food spreads.

Requirements:

  • South African citizen
  • Completed Matric or currently in Matric
  • Studying or intend on studying at a recognised South African university
  • Strong academic results in Mathematics and Physical Science

The following documents will be required:

  • Certified copy of ID document (certified copy of)
  • Certified copy of Matric certificate, or latest results, if currently in Matric
  • Certified copy of tertiary academic record, if at university

Send applications ahead of the 30 April 2019 deadline to Bursary.SA@unilever.com, or via post to The Bursary Offices, Emma O’Toole, PO BOX 4923, Durban, 4000. Please ensure that you mark your application as follows: Unilever Bursary Application – Your Full Name.

For any queries, contact the Graduate Recruitment team on 031 571 9600 or send a mail to Bursary.SA@unilever.com.

Browse the complete list of Engineering bursaries here.

 

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