Saab Bursary 2023-2024

Now here’s a great opportunity for students with a passion for engineering and computer fields. Saab is now looking for eager and talented students to apply for its bursary program.

This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to further their studies in this field but lacks the financial means to do so.

The bursary program will require you to meet a few requirements to be considered an ideal applicant.

If you meet these requirements, then you need to apply right away.

Below is a breakdown of exactly how this bursary works and what you will need to do during the application process.

Closing Date

The Saab Bursary application period will end on 25 November 2022.

Please make sure to submit your application and any other supporting materials by this date.

Your application won’t be taken into account by the bursary provider if you don’t do this.

What Is This Bursary About?

The Saab Group serves the African civil security and military defense markets as a service provider.

It is a Swedish defense and aerospace business that was founded in 1937. It operates in over 40 countries.

It spans South Africa, Kenya, and Botswana in Africa. Saab Grintek Defence has always been a customer-focused organization that is highly adaptive to the demands of ever-changing markets.

Every year, Saab Grintek Defence awards scholarships to students who are interested in learning about various defense and security technologies and have succeeded in their studies.

As a result, it stimulates talented brains to develop in order to find new defense answers to global security concerns.

The North West University is constantly working to improve the passing rate of its students.

North West University encourages students to thrive academically and contribute to the advancement of society through their knowledge through ongoing research, teaching, and learning.

Undergraduate bursaries, postgraduate bursaries, and external bursaries are the three categories of bursaries available.

One of the External Bursaries is the Saab Grintek Defence Bursary.

Who Can Apply

The Saab Grintek Defence Bursary is available to students with a creative mentality who want to invest their talent in defense and security solutions.

Students pursuing the following studies are eligible to apply for the Saab Grintek Defence Bursary 2023:

  • Electronic Engineering (B.Eng.)
  • Computer Engineering (B.Eng.)
  • Mechanical Engineering (B.Eng.)
  • Computer Science (BSc.)
  • Electronic Engineering, specializing in RF Microwave or Antenna Engineering (B.Eng.)
  • Post-Graduation in Electronic Engineering, specializing in RF Microwave or Antenna Engineering (Honours, Masters, Ph.D.)

To apply for the Saab Grintek Defence Bursary 2023, you must meet the following minimal requirements.

If you do not meet any of the requirements, your application will be ignored and denied. The prerequisites are as follows:

  • You must be a South African national.
  • You must have chosen one of the above-mentioned fields of study.
  • You must have finished the first year of your current studies.
  • You must be a student at a South African higher institution.
  • You must have received high marks in Science and Mathematics.
  • You cannot be the recipient of another bursary for the same academic year.

What Does This Bursary Cover?

Students who are successful in their application for the Saab Grintek Defence Bursary 2023 will be covered for the following expenses:

  • Tuition Fees
  • Books Expenses
  • Laptop
  • Meals
  • Accommodation Expenses

How To Apply

Applying for this bursary is fairly easy, all you need to do to apply for the Saab Grintek Defence Bursary 2023, there is no application form.

To apply for the bursary program, you simply need to send specific documents by email.

Email your documents to:

Submit clear copies of the following supporting papers with your online application (submission of these documents are mandatory; if any elements are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • Document of identification (certified copy)
  • Matric/Grade 12 certificate (certified copy)
  • Certified copy of your most recent university result
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Contact Information

If you have any questions about this bursary, then you can get in touch with Saab directly through the following means:


Tel: 021 786 8460 / 021 709 9160 (Cape Town branches)

Tel: 012 672 6000 / 012 679 2300 (Centurion branches)

Good luck with your application!