Water Affairs Bursaries 2020 -2021

The Department offers talented, young individuals the opportunity for further study via the Water Affairs bursary program.  This is for full-time studies towards a qualification within a specific field.  Candidates who receive these bursaries will have the following covered by the Department:

  • Registration fees
  • Tuition fees
  • Residence fees
  • Meal fees
  • Book or study material allowance
  • A personal allowance

Candidates who receive  bursaries from the Department of Water Affairs will be required to join the companies Water Learning Academy, upon completion of their qualification.  This will be on a fixed term basis not exceeding 5 years, and no less than 3 years.  If the candidate decides, that they no longer want to be part of this program after completion of their studies, they will be held responsible for payment of all bursary funding, plus interests back to the Department.

The following South African Institutes of Higher Learning are accepted by the Department, in respect to their bursary program:

  • Rhodes University
  • Pretoria University
  • Cape Town University
  • Western Cape University
  • Stellenbosch University
  • Limpopo University
  • Free State University
  • Kwa-Zulu Natal University
  • Walter Sisulu University
  • Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
  • Venda University
  • Witwatersrand University
  • Johannesburg University
  • Zululand University
  • The University of Technology Vaal
  • Durban University of Technology
  • University of Technology Tshwane
  • Central University of Technology
  • University of Technology Cape Peninsula

Water Affairs Bursaries Available

If you are planning to study into one of the following directions, the bursaries offered by the Department are just what you need.

Fields available to study

  • Cartography
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Aquatic Science
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering – Heavy Currents
  • Engineering
  • Hydrology
  • Geo-hydrology
  • Geology
  • Geochemistry
  • Geographical Information Systems
  • Microbiology
  • Environmental Science
  • Law – Environmental
  • Environmental Management
  • Surveying
  • Water Care
  • Utilization of Water
  • Limnology
  • Sanitation and Water
  • Resource Management

Water Affairs Bursaries Requirements

If you are currently in grade 12 or studying towards one of the above-mentioned fields, you may apply if you meet all other requirements.

To study in one of the fields offered by the Department, candidates will require the following:

  • Grade 12 level of education
  • Proficient in English (read, write & speak)
  • Be a South African citizen
  • Possess a valid South African ID document
  • Have proof of acceptance from an Institute of Higher Learning
  • If studying, provide academic records

Candidates need to attach certified copies of all documentation, please keep original, and only provide certified copies.

Documentation required to accompany your application are as follow:

  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • ID document
  • Registration letter / acceptance letter from Institute of Higher Learning
  • Proof of application to such Institutes
  • ID documents of parents / guardian
  • Proof of income of parents / guardian
  • If studying, please submit record of academic results, including yearly marks, percentages or symbols

Bursaries that are awarded will be based on a balance in accordance with the following:

  • The financial need of candidates
  • Academic performances of candidates
  • Race and gender
  • The need within the company for each specific field

Once a short-list is made of successful candidates, these will be invited for an interview.

Bursaries that are awarded will be revised each year, thus, bursaries are renewed year to year, depending on the performance of each candidate.

Water Affairs Bursaries Application

Water Affairs Bursary Forms

Bursaries online applications are not available.  You can apply for your bursary by downloading and completing this form.  Please include your latest school results and certified copy of your ID, as well as all documentation as stated above. Visit their website for more information or their Learning Page.

Submit this form, fully completed along with certified documentation to:

Department of Water Affairs

Director

Learning Company

Private Bag X313

Pretoria

0001

Alternatively, forms can also be e-mailed to:

bursaries@dwa.gov.za

Water Affairs Bursaries Closing Date

These Water Affairs bursaries open the 1st of April each year for applications for the following year and then close the end of July of that same year.  Bursaries will be awarded for study the following year.

Lonmin Bursaries 2020 -2021

The Lonmin Mining group offers a wide-range of  Lonmin bursaries.  They award these to talented, deserving candidates wishing to chase a profession in the mining field or any related field.  This bursary scheme has been brought into effect not only to aid in the development of the community but furthermore to assist those with a talent and willingness to learn the opportunity to do so.

The lonmin bursary scheme has changed many lives and can do the same for you.  If you are interested in studying further within the mining related disciplines, Lonmin may have what you need.  They offer rewarding opportunities to deserving candidates.

The Lonmin bursary is quite competitive and offer the candidates a range of perks.  These bursaries are however only awarded to exceptionally talented individuals who show their willingness to learn and have a passion for what they do.

Bursaries are offered on a binding service contract, this implies that each candidate will work for the company, an equal time frame as that of the bursary.  This work contract will commence upon successful competition of studies.

Lonmin Bursaries include the following:

  • University fees for Tuition
  • The Registration fees of candidate
  • Any Exam fees that is required
  • University fees for Accommodation
  • Fees for Resident meals
  • Book fees as are required
  • Candidates will also receive an allowance

Lonmin offers not only bursaries but also full-time employment.  For a career with many prosperous aspects, join the Lonmin team today.

Lonmin Bursaries Available

The following fields of study are available with a bursary from Lonmin:

Lonmin Bursaries Requirements

To study with a bursary from this scheme, candidates must have the following:

  • Candidate must be a South African citizen
  • Applicants must be in Grade12 or have just completed Grade 12
  • Candidate must have English with exceptional grades
  • You must have Mathematics and Science as subjects, with great grades
  • Candidates must have pre-acceptance from an Institute of Higher Learning

Lonmin Bursary Online Application

Lonmin Bursary Forms

Online bursaries applications are available on their web page, visit Lonmin Bursaries for more information.  Their new application process for this current year has not opened yet, therefore, if you are interested, keep an eye on their page and be prepared.

They offer candidates a perfect learning experience, so when the time comes, go to their webpage and click on the “register” button.  Please complete all fields, create a password for yourself and use this when logging in.  Once you have filled in everything, click “register”.

Please note that each e-mail address is only entitled to one registration, no more.

You will in turn now receive a confirmation e-mail.  Use this to verify your e-mail address and complete your registration.  The link within the e-mail will take you to the “log in” screen and you will now be able to continue.  Click on “user login” and proceed.

Now you can select between the bursary option and the experimental learning option.  Please note, you can only apply for one!  Once selected it will open the application.  Complete all fields and submit the application.  Here you can also attach all required documentation, do not forget to do so.

If you feel you would like to alter something on your application, please log in and click on “change”.  Make adjustments and “submit”.

For any queries please contact Evelyn Rabolele at Lonmin via e-mail at bursaries@lonmin.com

Lonmin Bursary Closing Date

Closing date for applications are usually around the end of March each year and shortlisted candidates will be contacted by the end of July.  Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview, thereafter the selection process will commence.

Candidates who have made the cut will be notified, thus if you do not hear from the company, your application was unsuccessful. However, there are no bursary opportunities for 2016 available.

May your bursary hunting pay-off and bring you knowledge beyond your wildest dreams.  Good luck to all.