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Armscor Bursary South Africa 2017 – 2018

 

ABOUT THE BURSAR

Armaments Corporation of South Africa (or Armscor) was established in 1968 as an arms production company – today they are the arms procurement agency for the South African Department of Defence in.

The Armscor Bursary Scheme are seeking undergraduate and postgraduate students a desire to pursue a career in the Engineering/ Science faculty. The bursary award is funded by Armscor and the defence industry.

Bursaries will be awarded to exceptional learners to help address the problem of critical skills in engineering and science within the defence industry.
 

ABOUT THE BURSARY

Bursaries will be awarded within the following Engineering and Science fields of study:
Undergraduate:

  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering (light current)
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science (with the intention to study postgraduate Ergonomics)
  • Computer Science Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics and Science
  • Applied Mathematics and Statistics

Postgraduate:

  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Naval/ Marine Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Human Movement Sciences
  • Computer Science

 

The Armscor bursary will cover the following expenses:
Undergraduate students: tuition fees, prescribed books, meals, accommodation, as well as coaching, mentoring, individual counselling and the chance to do vacation work.

Postgraduate students: tuition fees, prescribed books, meals, accommodation, as well as the chance to apply for funding to attend workshops, local conferences, laboratory visits or another activity which will support the current research.
 

ELIGIBILITY

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying:

  • South African citizen
  • Strong academic performer
  • Interested in working within the defence sector
  • Obtained good results for Science, Mathematics and English in Matric
  • Have registered (or plan to register) to study at South African University/ University of Technology
  • Studying full-time in one of the aforementioned fields of study (1st/ 2nd/ 3rd year)
  • Postgraduate applicants: registered to study towards a full-time Honours/ Masters/ Doctoral qualification

 

HOW TO APPLY

Download and complete the
Armscor Bursary Application Form (undergraduate) (pdf) or the
Armscor Bursary Application Form (postgraduate) (pdf).
 

The following documents should accompany your application form:

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Colour photo (passport size) attached to the top left corner of the first page
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Undergraduate students:
    • Matric certificate
    • Academic transcripts to date
    • Parents/ guardians proof of income
    • 2 testimonials to support your application
  • Postgraduate students:
    • Degree certificate
    • Academic transcripts to date
    • Research topic detailed outline
    • Proof of any other sources of funding

Complete application forms and all supporting documents must be posted to:
SENIOR MANAGER: SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
ARMSCOR LTD
PRIVATE BAG X 337
PRETORIA
0001
 

CLOSING DATE

31 October 2017 (undergraduate students)
Any time (postgraduate students)
 

CONTACT

For any bursary queries, please contact:
Armscor Learning and Development Centre
Mr Tiyani Mavunda / Mr Obakeng Montsho
Tel: 012 428 2450 / 012 428 2444
Tel: 012 428 2450
Email: bursaries@armscor.co.za



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