WBHO Bursary South Africa 2022

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WBHO Bursary South Africa 2022 – 2023

ABOUT THE COMPANY – WBHO

The history of the WBHO group dates back to 1970 when John Wilson and Brian Holmes formed the company Wilson-Holmes (Pty) Ltd. In 1983, the company changed its name to Wilson Bayly Holmes (Pty) Limited, as the result of a merger, but it wasn’t until the year 1994 that the company finally changed to WBHO Construction as the result of yet another merger.

WBHO is now one of the biggest construction companies across Southern Africa. The group offers a full range of construction activities, of which they divide into 3 major groups – Roads and Earthworks, Civil Engineering and Building Construction.

The JSE listed company has offices based in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth, and Durban.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

Each year, WBHO invites students to apply for their bursary programme for studies within the Engineering and Built Environment sector. Students who are pursuing undergraduate qualifications within the following fields may apply for 2022 bursary funding (BTech/ BEng/ BSc/ National Diploma):

  • Building Science
  • Civil Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Quantity Surveying

MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – SERVICE CONTRACT & SELECTION

Students will be required to attend compulsory training for one week in July/ July, they will also be required to do vacation work during the holidays.

On completion of their qualification, students must undertake a work-back contract whereby they will work for WBHO for the equal duration as the bursary awarded.

Student allowances will be determined each year, in line with the field of study and current year of study.

Please note that if you have not heard back from WBHO by 15 November 2021 (at the latest), please consider your application as unsuccessful.

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):

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Must have completed Matric
  • Must be studying full time towards one of the aforementioned qualifications
  • Must have achieved a minimum average of 60% for the current year of study
  • Must be studying at a recognized tertiary institute in South Africa

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Download and complete WBHO Bursary Application Form (.pdf)

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)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Full up to date tertiary academic record
  • Proof of tertiary registration for the 2021 academic year (on institutions letterhead)
  • 1 x colour photograph (passport size)
  • Curriculum Vitae

Applications must be submitted electronically via email to [email protected] and to [email protected]
(Insert the words “WBHO Bursary Application – Your Full Name” in the email subject line).

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact WBHO directly:
Tel: 011 321 7200 (Johannesburg)
Tel: 021 532 5100 (Cape Town)
Tel: 031 714 1500 (Kwazulu-Natal)
Tel: 041 398 4600 (Port Elizabeth)
Email: [email protected]

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