Gibela Bursary South Africa 2017 – 2018

 

ABOUT THE BURSAR

Gibela is a South African company who will be responsible for building new passenger trains over the next decade in South Africa. In 2013, Gibela signed a contract with PRASA (Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa) to replace old train equipment with modern equipment.

The Gibela bursary will be awarded to students who excel academically as they will be the future of the company.
 

ABOUT THE BURSARY

Bursaries will be awarded within the following fields of study:
University/ University of Technology students:

  • Accounting
  • Computer Science/ IT (Information Technology)
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Supply chain

TVET College students:

  • Boiler-makers
  • Control and Instrumentation Technicians
  • Electricians
  • Fitters and Turners
  • Mechanics
  • Millwrights
  • Pattern-makers
  • Plumbers
  • Vehicle Builders
  • Welders

 

Gibela bursaries are granted for one year of study, renewable annually based on the students academic results.

The bursary will cover the following expenses: tuition fees and a book allowance.
 

ELIGIBILITY

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying:

  • South African citizen
  • Proven financial need
  • University/ University of Technology students (current or prospective):
    • Completed Matric
    • Achieved a minimum of level 6 for Matric Accounting, Mathematics and Science
    • Achieved a minimum of level 5 for Matric English
    • Been accepted to study at a University/ University of Technology in South Africa
    • Been accepted to study in one of the aforementioned fields of study
    • Current National Diploma (S1/S2) students and degree (first and second year) students are encouraged to apply
  • TVET College students (current or prospective):
    • Completed Matric
    • Achieved a minimum of level 4 for Matric English, Mathematics and Science
    • Been accepted to study at a TVET College in South Africa
    • Been accepted to study in one of the aforementioned fields of study
    • Current N3/N4 students are encouraged to apply

 

HOW TO APPLY

You may apply in one of the following ways:
Online at: http://www.careerwise.co.za/index.php?pg=application_forms
(You will need to register an account and then login to complete your application. The promo code to be used is: F2017)

OR

By downloading and completing the Gibela Bursary Application Form (pdf).
If you are applying via the application form, your application must be submitted in one of the following ways
1) Email: applications@careerwise.co.za
2) Fax: 086 609 7183
3) Post:
Career Wise (Pty) Ltd
PO Box 30632
Braamfontein
2017
 

You will be required to submit copies of the following supporting documentation (if you are applying online: these documents must be uploaded to your online profile, if you are applying with the application form: you must attach copies of the documents and not originals):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Photograph (passport size)
  • Grade 11 final results (current Matric students)
  • Proof of admission into a tertiary institution (current Matric students)
  • Matric certificate (if completed Matric)
  • Full academic record to date (current tertiary students)

 

CLOSING DATE

30 August annually.
 

CONTACT

For any bursary queries, please contact:
Career Wise
Tel: 086 100 8777 / 086 100 7787
Email: Gibelabursaries@careerwise.co.za / applications@careerwise.co.za / info@careerwise.co.za

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