Gibela Bursary South Africa 2022

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Gibela Bursary South Africa 2022 – 2023

ABOUT THE COMPANY – GIBELA

Gibela, a joint South African and French railway rolling stock manufacturer, was established as an association between Ubumbano Rail, Alstom and New Africa Rail. Within the fully black-empowered company, Alstom currently owns the majority shares of the company and control 61%, while Ubumbano Rail controls 30% and New Africa Rail 9% stakes.

In 2013, Gibela was assigned with the task of replacing old metro fleet with a new modern service. Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) instructed them to deliver into the South African rail network, 600 modern commuter passenger trains, over the course of 10 years.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

Gibela bursaries will be awarded within the following fields of study:

TVET students:

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

University and University of Technology students:

  • Accounting
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Logistics Management
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Supply Chain

MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE, SELECTION & RENEWABILITY

TVET students: the bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: full tuition fees and a book allowance
University and University of Technology students: the bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: full tuition fees, accommodation, meals and a book allowance.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted – if you do not receive any feedback by 26 March 2021 at the latest, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

Bursaries are granted for one year at a time and are renewed each year based on satisfactory academic performance.

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):
TVET students:

  • South African citizen
  • Completed Matric with a minimum of level 4 for Mathematics, Science and English
  • Studying or intend on studying within one of the aforementioned field of study
  • Studying or accepted to study at a Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institution in South Africa
  • Current N3/ N4 students are welcome to apply
  • Strong academic record
  • In financial need

University and University of Technology students:

  • South African citizen
  • Completed Matric with a minimum of level 6 for Mathematics, Physical Science, and Accounting, and a minimum of level 5 for English
  • Studying or intend on studying within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Studying or accepted to study at a University or the University of Technology in South Africa
  • Current 1st and 2nd-year students are welcome to apply
  • Strong academic record
  • In financial need

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Students who meet the minimum eligibility criteria can apply by submitting copies of the following supporting documentation (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • South African ID document (certified copy)
  • Full academic record (certified copies)
  • Short Curriculum Vitae
  • TVET students: proof of acceptance for admission from a University or the University of Technology in South Africa (on letterhead)
  • University and University of Technology students: proof of acceptance for admission from a TVET institution in South Africa (on letterhead)

Documentation must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Email: [email protected]
2) Fax: 086 246 2666

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Gibela directly:
Email: [email protected]
fax: 086 246 2666

Contact person: Thenjiwe-Molly Mahlangu (Talent Acquisition Manager)
Tel: 010 600 0651
Email: [email protected]

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