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.

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.