WSP Bursary South Africa 2022

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WSP Bursary South Africa 2022 – 2023

ABOUT THE COMPANY – WSP

The history of WSP Global Inc, a Canadian company that provides management and consultancy services within the natural and built environment sector, has a history dating back to 1959. Since its inception, the company has undergone a merger, two acquisitions and a name change, until they finally became known as WSP.

WSP provide engineering solutions across various sectors – some of their service offerings include Environment; Property and Buildings; Transport and Infrastructure; Energy, Industry and Resources.

The global professional services firm has offices across the globe, including in Africa (South Africa), Europe (United Kingdom; Germany; France; Denmark; Switzerland; Sweden; Norway; Finland; Poland; Turkey; Romania), North America (USA; Canada), South America (Chile; Colombia; Peru; Mexico), Oceania (New Zealand; Australia), Asia (China; Japan; South Korea; Vietnam; Thailand; Singapore; Philippines; India; Malaysia) and the Middle East (UAE; Qatar; Oman; Kuwait; Saudi Arabia), where over 42 000 staff members are employed.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

WSP are offering bursaries to current engineering and environmental students, particularly those studying within of the following fields:

  • Civil Engineering (BEng / BSc (Eng) / BIng)
  • Electrical Engineering (BEng / BSc (Eng) / BIng)
  • Environmental Sciences (BSc / BSc (Honours))
  • Mechanical Engineering (BEng / BSc (Eng) / BIng)

Students will be able to take up vacation work during the course of their studies and employment opportunities upon graduation.

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):
Civil Engineering Bursary:

  • South African Citizen
  • Completed Matric
  • Studying towards a Civil Engineering Bachelor’s degree qualification (BEng / BSc (Eng) / BIng)
  • In your 2nd, 3rd or final year of study
  • Achieved a minimum average of 65% AND passed all subjects for the 2020 academic year to date
  • Studying at a recognised university in South Africa
  • Passionate about Engineering
  • Dedicated to your studies
  • NOT in receipt of any other bursary or scholarship funding
  • Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged students

Electrical Engineering Bursary:

  • South African Citizen
  • Completed Matric
  • Studying towards an Electrical Engineering Bachelor’s degree qualification (BEng / BSc (Eng) / BIng)
  • In your 2nd, 3rd or final year of study
  • Achieved a minimum average of 65% AND passed all subjects for the 2020 academic year to date
  • Studying at a recognized university in South Africa
  • Passionate about Engineering
  • Dedicated to your studies
  • NOT in receipt of any other bursary or scholarship funding
  • Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged students

Environmental Sciences Bursary:

  • South African Citizen
  • Completed Matric
  • Studying towards an Environmental Sciences Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Science (Honours) qualification
  • In your 3rd or Honours year of your BSc Environmental Sciences degree
  • Achieved a minimum average of 75% AND passed all subjects for the 2020 academic year to date
  • Studying at a recognized university in South Africa
  • Passionate about Environmental Sciences
  • Dedicated to your studies
  • NOT in receipt of any other bursary or scholarship funding
  • Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged students

Mechanical Engineering Bursary:

  • South African Citizen
  • Completed Matric
  • Studying towards a Mechanical Engineering Bachelor’s degree qualification (BEng / BSc (Eng) / BIng)
  • In your 2nd, 3rd or final year of study
  • Achieved a minimum average of 65% AND passed all subjects for the 2020 academic year to date
  • Studying at a recognised university in South Africa
  • Passionate about Engineering
  • Dedicated to your studies
  • NOT in receipt of any other bursary or scholarship funding
  • Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged students

Students must also possess the following skills/ competencies:

  • Enthusiastic
  • Self-motivated
  • Resilient and able to manage stress
  • Innovative with good thinking skills
  • Take initiative
  • Solution seeking
  • Trustworthy and reliable
  • Good priority and time management skills
  • Good leadership skills
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Pay attention to detail
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Strong sense of community
  • Willing to learn
  • Able to accept constructive feedback

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Applications must be done online at:
Civil Engineering students: https://wsp.jb.skillsmapafrica.com/Job/Index/42518
Electrical Engineering students: https://wsp.jb.skillsmapafrica.com/Job/Index/42519
Environmental Sciences students: https://wsp.jb.skillsmapafrica.com/Job/Index/42520
Mechanical Engineering students: https://wsp.jb.skillsmapafrica.com/Job/Index/42516

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

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Most recent tertiary progress report/ academic transcript (certified copies)
  • Curriculum Vitae (with full contact details)
  • Two written references (Environmental Science students only)
  • Signed letter of declaration confirming that you are not in receipt of any other bursary/ scholarships awards for 2021

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact WSP directly:
Tel: 011 361 1300
Email: [email protected]

Alternatively, you can submit a bursary query via the WSP contact form: https://www.wsp.com/en-ZA/contact-us
(select the “Careers” option).
Good luck with your application! Please remember to SHARE this page with anyone you know who may be in need of bursary funding.

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