KZN EDTEA: Aeronautical Engineering Bursary / Scholarship Programme 2019

Closing Date: apply before six weeks

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (EDTEA) is offering six (6) bursaries to KwaZulu-Natal Grade 12 learners from disadvantaged backgrounds to pursue studies in Aeronautical Engineering with the University of Pretoria or Wits University for the 2019 academic year.

Selection criteria: KwaZulu-Natal residents and South African citizens. The applicants must be from a disadvantaged background and preferably from rural areas • The applicants must be accepted by University of Pretoria or Wits University to study the Aeronautical Engineering programme • Only selected candidates within the 15-35 years age cohort will be accepted.

Requirements: • A brief motivation will be required explaining why the bursary is required • Fully completed bursary application form/s. Proof of residence in KwaZulu-Natal (eg statement of water, lights, rates) • Originally certified copy of Identity Card/Birth Certificate of the applicant • Parent/s/guardian’s • Originally certified death certificate/s of parents. Grade 11 end of year and Grade 12 reports. Applicants are expected to attach proof of acceptance letter (admission from the University of Pretoria or Wits University • Parent’s or guardian’s proof of income documentation (salary payslips, bank statements, etc) or a letter from Department of Labour or an affidavit from parent/s stating that they are unemployed

The Bursary: Covers tuition fees, residential, prescribed books, food and allowance • Is renewable every year depending on the academic performance of the student. Closing date for submission of applications is strictly on 31 October 2018 (no late applications will be accepted).

iX: Bursary / Scholarship Programme 2019

Closing Date: 16 August 2018

We invite candidates studying towards a university degree in BEng or BSc Engineering to apply for bursaries. Consideration will be given to students who have successfully completed their first year of undergraduate study or those currently registered for 2nd, 3rd, 4th year and postgraduate studies. Students studying various fields including but not limited to Electrical, Information Technology, Mechanical etc. are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity. 

THE REQUIREMENTS:

  • A short CV
  • Certified copies of recent academic record, confirmation of registration
  • Certified copy of South African Identification Document
  • Applicants must not be a recipient of financial assistance from any institution
  • Applicants must be registered at a recognized university
  • Proof of registration with the university on a letterhead

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Consideration will be given to South African students who have successfully completed their first year of undergraduate studies or those currently registered for 2nd, 3rd, 4th year and postgraduate studies in 2018. A large consideration on academic performance will guide the allocation of the bursaries. 

SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Academic proficiency as proven by latest academic report
  • Field of study
  • Behavioural competencies (interview)
  • Representation (employment equity)
  • Validation of ID and registration

How To Apply

Applications should be sent to: careers@ixengineers.co.za.  Please clearly indicate Bursary Application in the subject line.