Umgeni Water Bursary South Africa 2017 – 2018

 

ABOUT THE BURSAR

Umgeni Water was formed in 1974, a public entity that supplies water and sanitation services to water services organisations in the area; reporting to the Department of Water and Sanitation. Umgeni Water are offering 3 bursary awards within the Engineering sector in South Africa.
 

ABOUT THE BURSARY

There are 3 bursary awards (one in each of the following fields of study):

  • Chemical Engineering (BSc/B Eng)
  • Civil Engineering (BSc/B Eng)
  • Electrical Engineering (BSc/B Eng)

The bursary will cover the following study-related fees: registration, tuition, accommodation, meals, prescribed books and stationery.

On completion of their studies, students will be required to partake in a service contract equal to the duration of their bursary award.
 

ELIGIBILITY

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying:

  • South African citizen,
  • Full-time second year student,
  • Proven financial need,
  • Enrolled in a South African University,
  • Meet the minimum entry criteria for second year of study,
  • Current students must have passed all subjects and obtained a minimum average of 50% for studies to date,

*Preference will be given to students residing in KwaZulu-Natal
 

HOW TO APPLY

The latest application form can be obtained from Umgeni Water via email: mxolisi.ngcobo@umgeni.co.za

The following documents must then be submitted with your complete application form:

  • ID document (certified copy),
  • Proof of university enrolment,
  • Full academic record (transcripts/results) for the previous year of study,
  • Motivational letter.

 

Application forms and supporting documents must then be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Email: mxolisi.ngcobo@umgeni.co.za
2) Post:
The Skills Development Facilitator
Umgeni Water
P O Box 9
Pietermaritzburg
3200
 

CLOSING DATE

To be confirmed.
 

CONTACT

For any bursary queries, please contact:
The Skills Development Facilitator
Tel: 033 341 1346/ 1093
Fax: 033 341 1086
Email: mxolisi.ngcobo@umgeni.co.za

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