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.

Department of Education Bursaries 2020 -2021

The bursary program provided by the Department is a multi-year program.  It also promotes teaching at public schools as that is where the need lies.  They are devoted to providing learners of all ages, with a quality education.  The children of South Africa strive for a better future, with highly trained teachers, the Department can fulfill this need.  You can aid in making this vision a reality, by becoming a teacher! (See our teaching bursaries here.)

The Department provides full-cost bursaries to eligible, talented candidates.  This will aid these candidates to receive a complete, and full teaching qualification within one of the national priority fields.  Successful candidates will, however, be required to teach at one of the public schools in South Africa, for the same amount of years as the duration of their studies.

Department of Education Bursaries for Teachers

Are you not sure, well, here are some reasons why to consider teaching as a career path!

  • Do you love learning?  Turn that love into teaching and help other experience the joy of learning.
  • Did you have a favorite teacher that made a difference for you?  You can be that teacher to someone else!
  • Would you love to see someone else succeed?  Experience the joy of being able to give another person hope, to see them learn to write, read, count and strive towards their dreams.
  • Help children understand the value of all things in life, and aid in building strong and proud citizens.
  • You can once again see the world through the eyes of a child, see them grow and become even more special.
  • Serve the community and your country, but most of all the children who need your help.
  • Share your own knowledge while sparking curiosity in tender minds.
  • Pass on the love you have for learning, giving hope for the future, building a solid and honored nation.

Candidates who receive Department of Education bursaries can ask to be placed in a province of their liking, however, they may not decide which school they would prefer to be employed in.  The Department concerned will make the final decision.  Upon completion of their studies, candidates will be placed where there is a suitable opening.  If there is no opening within the selected province, the Department has the right to place candidate where there are a suitable opening and a need.

Department of Education Bursaries Available

If you are planning to study into one of the following directions these bursaries are just what you need.

Bachelor of Education – B.Ed.

  • Foundation Phases – Grades R to 3
  • Intermediate Phases – Grades 4 to 6
  • Senior Phases – Grades 7 to 9
  • Further Education Phases – Grades 10 to 12

Bachelor Degree

  • Bachelor of Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Technology
  • Bachelor of the Arts
  • Bachelor of Computer Science

Post Graduate Certification in Education – PGCE.

  • All Majors that allow for this level of education

Department of Education Bursary Requirements

If you are currently still in grade 12 or studying at an institute of higher learning in one of the fields mentioned, you may apply for a bursary with the department.

To qualify for any of these bursaries, candidates must adhere to the following:

  • Grade 12 level of education
  • Must be proficient in English
  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Possess a valid South African ID
  • Must be committed to teaching and making a difference
  • Must provide proof of the need for financial aid

Candidates must also provide proof of acceptance at an institute of higher learning.  Candidates from a previously disadvantaged background will be given preference.

Department of Health Bursary Online Application

Please include your latest school results and certified copy of your ID, Curriculum Vitae as well as all other documentation as is indicated.

If you want extra information about these bursaries: Funza Lushaka and Education.gov.za.

You can apply for your bursary online here and read more about Funding your Studies and becoming a Teacher.

It is highly recommended to carefully read the information provided prior to the application.  Then also, carefully consider your answers before entering them into the application form.  Answer all questions truthfully and precise.  Ensure all documentation is certified and attached before submitting your application.

Bursary Closing Date

Applications close the middle of January each year, thus, it is suggested that candidates ensure their applications, with all required documents, reach the Department before this date.

Candidates are also urged to pursue alternative funding, as there is a limited number of bursaries available each year.  Due to high volumes of applications, the Department will only be contacting those who have made the short-list.  If you have not heard from the Department within three months after closing, candidates can consider their applications as unsuccessful.  These candidates can re-apply the following year.

BMW Bursaries 2020 -2021

BMW prides itself, as they are committed to investing in the future.  They are committed to advancing in their people, and this is what makes them unique as well as successful!  Employment equity is a serious thing, thus, they ensure a multiplicity of employees within all levels of business.

BMW believes in creating equal opportunities, forming a solid company with skilled labor.  They recognize the talent of each individual, giving their employees a competitive edge to succeed.  They seek candidates who would like to make an impact, who strives for the best and always gives their utmost everything in all they do.

Would you like to shape your future?  BMW has the ideal opportunity to reach your dreams in life.  Add sparks to all you are with this program.  Their bursary program is aimed at developing young talent while ensuring stable growth.  The BMW bursary program includes many perks for successful candidates.

The BMW bursary program includes financial support for the following:

  • Registration fees
  • Class fees
  • Accommodation fees at the Institute of Higher Learning
  • Prescribed book or learning material fees
  • Examination fees

The BMW bursary program is designed to help candidates reach their full potential.  Except for the financial aid they make available, candidates could also have the opportunity for vacation work.  Candidates may be asked to sign an employment contract with the company, for a period as is deemed required.

Brighten not only your future but also build a stable environment around you with assistance from the BMW bursaries program.  If this is the path you want to follow, let BMW help you move.

BMW Bursaries Available for 2019

If you are planning to study in one of the following directions, the bursaries offered by BMW may just be what you need.  Candidates can apply for a range of study fields, including the following:

Bursary Requirements

If you would like to apply for a bursary from BMW, candidates must provide all required documentation, complete the application form and meet all requirements.

To study with a bursary in any of the above-mentioned fields, candidates require the following:

  • Grade 12 level of education with an average of 80% or higher
  • Candidates at University, completing their first year, in any of the mentioned fields must also hold an 80% average or higher
  • Be a South African citizen
  • Possess a Valid South African ID
  • Be computer literate, with competency in MS Office
  • Proficient in English, read, write and understand
  • Must show a dynamic and adaptable personality
  • Be a keen intellectual scholar

BMW Bursary Online Application

BMW Bursary Forms:

Please include your latest school results and certified copy of your ID.

BMW online bursaries applications can be done via this form.

Candidates are advised to carefully read all questions, complete the application fully and honestly.

BMW is a company that commits to the investment of people and their abilities.  The success of the company lies within their workforce, thus, they strive to aid in building a stronger community with skilled workers.  They also take employment equity seriously, therefore, they allow for a diversity within all positions of the company.

BMW feels their competitive edge is due to the companies employment equity act, ensuring great standards for their employees and providing opportunities for gaining greater qualifications.  People are acknowledged for their effort within all situations, forming a strong foundation to success.

BMW aims to eliminate any and all unfair discrimination, thus, they offer equal opportunities within their occupational ranks.  They deliver an employment equity program through their affirmative action representation.

Bursary Closing Date

Applications are usually made available during September and close October.  Thereafter a selection process will be done and applicants will be notified by end November.  Applicants will be contacted that make the short-list, and an assessment will be completed.

Thereafter an interview will also be set-up.  This interview will aid in the final selection process.  Candidates who qualify will be informed.  If you do not hear anything from BMW, please be advised that your application was unsuccessful.

Kumba Iron Bursaries 2020 -2021

Kumba Iron Ore Ltd strives towards making a difference not only in the lives of those they touch but furthermore also in the world we live in.  They believe through their bursary program that they are aiding in preparing the leaders of tomorrow.  They are prepared to stand behind the right candidate all the way.  If you think you have what they are looking for, apply today.

Kumba Iron offers exceptional bursary programs, they also offer training and support to students and graduates alike.  They are known to be a great employer of choice.  Find out what can Kumba Iron Ore offer you.  If you are currently in Grade 12 / Matric and have a keen interest in engineering fields or geology, Kumba Iron Ore may have a bursary for you.

Here is a look at what they offer exceptionally talented candidates.  The Kumba Iron bursaries include a service binding contract for an equal amount of years as was the bursary time frame.  The Kuma Iron bursary will cover the University fees for tuition, registration, exams, accommodation at the University, meals provided at the University, required books, pocket money and also a computer allowance for 2nd year students.

Kumba Iron Bursaries Available

If you are planning to study in one of the following fields, one of these bursaries may be your answer.

Kumba Iron Bursaries Requirements

To qualify for one of these outstanding bursaries, candidates will require the following:

  • Grade 12 level of education
  • English with a C symbol
  • Mathematics with a C symbol
  • Science with a C symbol
  • Possess a South African ID

Kumba Iron Bursaries Opportunities

Some of the Kumba Iron Ore Mines throughout South Africa also offer Learnerships for Artisans.

These may include:

  • Fitter
  • Boilermaker / Plater and Welder
  • Diesel Mechanic
  • Electrician
  • Millwright

You will require the following to qualify:

  • Code 08 South African Drivers License
  • Valid Medical Certificate of Fitness or be able to acquire one
  • Grade 12 with four (4) N2 subjects
  • For Millwright with Fitter & Electrical theory, candidate will require five (5) N2 subjects

N2 Subjects that are preferred are as follow:

  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Technical drawing / Engineering
  • Industrial Electronics
  • Structural drawing (Plater)
  • Theory – Fitter
    • Diesel Mechanic
    • Welder / Plater
    • Electrical

You are responsible to provide valid certified copies of all documentation.  Salary will be in accordance with regulations of Kumba Iron Ore Ltd.  The process is known to be fair as well as objective.  Applications that reaches each division late or is found to be incomplete will be discarded.  Housing is not provided for by the mines.  Please note that candidates who have not heard anything in six weeks after closing date has been unsuccessful.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  If you have any inquiries please contact 014 777 3060.

Kumba Iron Bursaries Application

Please include your latest school results, as well as a certified copy of your ID.  You can apply for your Kumba Iron Bursaries Online here.  Once completed and all required documentation attached, you can send your application via e-mail, postage or hand deliver it.  Here are the individual addresses:

Go Here for Contact Details

Kumba Iron Bursaries Closing Date

Please check their website for opening and closing dates. Please be sure to complete the form in detail and attach all documentation as required.

Good luck to all candidates, we hope you only the best for the year ahead.

Volkswagen Bursaries 2020 -2021

These Bursaries are made available to candidates wishing to complete their education to gain qualifications relating to the motor vehicle industry.  The Volkswagen bursary program provides financial assistance as well as vacation work to talented candidates.  Volkswagen awards bursaries according to their needs yearly.  Candidates who are studying their second year or going into their second year of study can apply.  These studies have to be through a recognised institute of higher learning within South Africa.

Volkswagen South Africa offers these programs to aid development via academic knowledge and skill.  Volkswagen is constantly looking for talented candidates with initiative and innovation as reflected by their brands to assist candidates in reaching their dreams. 

Volkswagen Bursaries Available

Service binding contract after graduation for a period equal to the tenure of the bursary will have to be accepted.  Volkswagen South Africa also has a Graduate Trainee Program and a VW Technician Trainee Program available for interested candidates.  Volkswagen is looking for driven and dedicated candidates interested in the motor industry that wants to improve not only their knowledge but also their skills.  Both of these trainee programs are for a period of 12 months and after successful completion candidates will be given the opportunity to join their workforce.

These programs are aimed at helping candidates with a degree in a range of fields to gain a solid foundation.  With this knowledge, they will also be able to build a solid career.  The Technical Trainee Program will also cover P1 & P2 which are needed for an Engineering Diploma.  The graduate trainee program is directed at candidates in their final year of study although exceptions can be made for candidates who have recently completed their studies.

For more detail visit Volkswagen South Africa’s web page as given under the Bursary Application sector here below.

Study Fields

The fields of study available can be any of the following, depending on the current need of the company:

Volkswagen Bursary Requirements

Candidates wanting to apply will need to provide the company with the following documentation:

  • Candidates must be South African citizens
  • Candidates must provide a Certified copy of their valid ID
  • Proof of household income
  • Full academic results
  • Enrollment at an institute of higher learning
  • Candidates will be given preference if from a rural area

Please be aware of the following

After closing the applications will be reviewed and a shortlist will be made.

All candidates on the shortlist will be contacted for interviews.

After completion of all interviews, bursary candidates will be selected and notified.

Volkswagen Bursaries Application Form

You can get the bursaries online application form from their website by clicking here: Bursary inquiries.

All applications must be submitted online.  For additional information on their bursary program please go to this webpage.  For additional information on all that Volkswagen South Africa has to offer.

Volkswagen Bursary Closing Date for 2019

Depending on the company requirements each year, the bursaries available will differ, but applications are made available the beginning of June and close the middle of August.  Check on a regular on their site for any opportunities that may interest you.