Bursary : Gibela Bursary Scheme

Gibela Bursary Scheme

Closing Date : August

Field of Study:

  • Accountancy
  • Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering
  • Electrical & Information Engineering
  • Mechanical, Industrial & Aeronautical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Computer Science

Bursary Details:

These bursaries are granted for one year, renewable on an annual basis, based on academic performance. Current S1/S2 (National Diploma), 1st/2nd year degree candidates are encouraged to apply.

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Gibela is a new, exciting, empowered South African company, charged with building South Africa’s new commuter trains right here in South Africa, by South Africans, over the next 10 years.

In doing so, Gibela will revitalise South Africa’s once proud railway industry.

IF YOU ARE:

• A South African citizen with a South African bar-coded identity document

• Enrolled or intending to enrol at a South African university, university of technology or technical vocational education and training (TVET) institution

• In need of financial assistance

• Able to demonstrate potential for academic success

Apply for a this year’s Gibela Bursary which covers:

• Full tuition

• A book allowance

UNIVERSITIES AND UNIVERSITIES OF TECHNOLOGY

Prerequisites:

• Matriculation with exemption in mathematics, science and accounting at Level 6, and English at Level 5

• Written proof of acceptance for admission to a South African university or university of technology

Disciplines:

• Electrical, electronic, mechanical, metallurgical and industrial engineering

• Computer science and information technology

• Accounting

• Supply chain

Interested, qualifying applicants should send:

• a short curriculum vitae

• certified copies of their academic records

• a certified copy of their South African identity document

Email: Gibelabursaries@careerwise.co.za or Fax: 086 609-7183

TVET INSTITUTIONS

Prerequisites:
• Matriculation with mathematics, science, and English at Level 4

• Written proof of acceptance for admission to a South African TVET institution

Disciplines:

• Boiler-makers
• Electricians
• Mechanics
• Fitters and turners
• Millwrights
• Welders
• Pattern-makers
• Vehicle-builders
• Plumbers
• Control and instrumentation technicians

These bursaries are granted for one year, renewable on an annual basis, based on academic performance

Current N3/N4 candidates are encouraged to apply

How to Apply:

Interested, qualifying applicants should send:

• a short curriculum vitae
• certified copies of their academic records
• a certified copy of their South African identity document

Email: Gibelabursaries@communityrail.co.za or Fax: 086 246-2666

If you have not heard from us by 30 November, your application has not been successful.

Closing date for applications: 30 August

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