Eskom Bursaries South Africa 2022

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Eskom Bursaries South Africa 2022-2023

ABOUT THE COMPANY – ESKOM

Eskom was established in the year 1923 by the South African government, as the countries Electricity Supply Commission (ESCOM). The South African electricity public utility is now known as Eskom and is the biggest electricity producer in Africa, as well as being in the top 7 global utilities according to generation capacity.

Eskom is responsible for the generation of around 95% of South Africa’s electricity, as well as 45% of Africa’s electricity usage. The company operates numerous power stations, including Koeberg nuclear power station and Kendal Power Station, which is currently chaired by Hendrik Johannes van der Bijl and is divided into 3 divisions, namely Generation, Transmission, and Distribution.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

As a means of broadening the skill pool in the country and empowering young students to reach their career aspirations, Eskom are awarding bursaries within their Electrical Department, to students studying within the following fields:
University of Technology studies: Electrical Engineering (Heavy Current and Light Current) (National Diploma)
University studies: Electrical Engineering (Heavy Current and Light Current) (BEng / BSc)

Eskom will be awarding 30 bursaries for studies at Universities of Technology and 50 bursaries for studies at Universities.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):
University of Technology studies:

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Must have completed Matric in 2020
  • Must have achieved a minimum of level 4 for English in Matric
  • Must have achieved a minimum of level 4 for Pure Mathematics
  • Must have achieved a minimum of level 4 for Physical Science in Matric
  • Must have been accepted to study towards a National Diploma in Electrical Engineering (Heavy Current and Light Current)
  • Must have been accepted to study at a University of Technology in South Africa
  • Must NOT be currently studying at a tertiary institution
  • Must NOT be in receipt of any other bursary award
  • Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply
  • Preference may be given to applicants from underrepresented designated groups

University studies:

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Must have completed Matric in 2020
  • Must have achieved a minimum of level 4 for English in Matric
  • Must have achieved a minimum of level 5 for Pure Mathematics
  • Must have achieved a minimum of level 5 for Physical Science in Matric
  • Must have been accepted to study towards a BEng or BSc degree in Electrical Engineering (Heavy Current and Light Current)
  • Must have been accepted to study at a University in South Africa
  • Must NOT be currently studying at a tertiary institution
  • Must NOT be in receipt of any other bursary award
  • Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply
  • Preference may be given to applicants from underrepresented designated groups

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Applications must be submitted online via the Eskom Vacancies website:
Eskom Bursary for University of Technology studies
(Reference number: 5000998006NM)

Eskom Bursary for University studies
(Reference number: 5000998005NM)

You will be required to register an account before you Login and proceed with your application.

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Grade 11 final results (certified copy)
  • Matric final results/ certificate, if available (certified copy)
  • University or University of Technology acceptance letter

Note: pre-selection will be based on Grade 11 final results, but the final decision will be dependent on Matric’s final results.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted – if you do not receive any feedback within 28 days after the bursary closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Eskom directly:
Tel: 086 003 7566
Email: [email protected]

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