Hitachi Bursary 2023

Great news for engineering students looking to get into various fields of study!

Hitachi is providing the opportunity for anyone interested to apply for their bursary program.

The company is looking to provide a way for bright and hard-working students to reach their potential in their chosen fields so that one day, they may thrive and benefit themselves along with their field.

Any student with a passion for these fields of study is encouraged to apply and grow a successful career in this field.

Below is a fully detailed guide on exactly what this Bursary is, how it works, and what it needs from applicants.

Closing Date

This bursary will close on 15 April 2023. Please make sure to submit your application along with the requested support documents before this date.

If you don’t, you will not be considered for selection and the bursary provider will reject your application.

What Is This Bursary Program?

Hitachi Construction Machinery Africa (HCAF) is a completely owned subsidiary of Hitachi Construction Machinery Co. Ltd. in Japan.

For more than 70 years, Hitachi Construction Machinery has been marketing and supporting Hitachi Construction and Mining equipment.

Hitachi Construction Machinery equipment is utilized in the Mining and Construction industries for a wide range of tasks such as excavation, loading, lifting, and hauling.

The firm has been serving the African continent since 1936, trading as Premier Metal Company of South Africa until 1998, when it was renamed Hitachi Construction Machinery Southern Africa.

Hitachi is inviting students to apply for their bursary program, for the academic year.

Who Can Apply

This bursary program will be open to students involved in the following fields:

  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Before applying, applicants must meet the following minimum entrance criteria (please note that failure to meet all requirements may result in your application being rejected):

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must be between 18 and 35 years old
  • You must be studying full-time towards a BEng or BSc qualification, within one of the fields of study listed above
  • You must be completing your studies in 2024

What Does This Bursary Cover?

This bursary will provide financial cover to successful candidates to a certain extent. The amount will be disclosed privately.

How To Apply

Applications are fairly simple. All you need to do is gather the following documents:

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Academic transcript with full academic history
  • Full Curriculum Vitae (maximum 3 pages)

Applications must be submitted via email to: 

(Insert your field of study in the email subject line).

Contact Information

For any queries related to this bursary program, please contact Hitachi directly through the following means:

Contact page: 

Good luck with your application!