Eskom: Bursaries Programme for 2016

Eskom: Bursaries Programme for 2016

Eskom bursaries are offered in two different types to students who want to pursue tertiary education in institutions within the boarders of South Africa. Eskom bursary scheme helps in providing application with the opportunity to complete their qualifications.

Eskom aims to educate the people of South Africa, resulting in national benefits such as empowerment, productivity and an overall improved lifestyle. Those who have the drive to further educate themselves and work toward a better future but lack the finances or means to do so should jump at this type of opportunity.

Eskom Bursaries Available 2016

Eskom bursaries are not limited to universities but extend to universities of technology and FET collages in South Africa. This is done to ensure that technical education receives finical support.

Eskom provides the following bursaries:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Environmental Studies
  • Accounting
  • Supply Chain
  • IT

Universities of Technology Bursaries

Electrical Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Environmental Science
Safety and Risk

FET College Bursaries

Boiler Makers
Fitters and Turners
Power Plant Operators
Control and Instrumentation

Bursaries are only granted for undergraduate studies, not postgraduate studies.

Eskom Bursaries Application Requirements

Individuals who wish to apply will have to meet a certain set of requirements in order to be considered for Eskom bursaries:
Must be a South African citizen with a valid ID number
Must hold a National Senior Certificate or its equivalent
Must have written proof of acceptance for admission by an accredited South African higher education institution (for full-time studies)
In order to study at a university, applicants must have taken English, Physical Science and Mathematics at school; the minimum grades obtained for all three subjects must be either C (HG) in the old symbol system or a 5 in the new symbol system.

To study at a technikon, applicants must have obtained a minimum grade of D (HG) / C (SG) in the old symbol system or a 4 in the new symbol system for the same three subjects.

To study at an FET, applicants must have obtained a minimum grade of E (HG) / D (SG) in the old symbol system or a 4 in the new symbol system for the same three subjects.

Eskom Bursaries Value

Registration fees
Tuition fees
Residence or other accommodation fees
Book allowance
PC allowance
Vacation allowance and accommodation

Eskom Bursary Application Process

Eskom bursaries applications must be submitted to the following address:

Student Development Department
PO BOX 1091
Or hand delivered to either the nearest Eskom office or:
Maxwell Drive
Sandton, Johannesburg

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