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
  • 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.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted – if you have not received any feedback by 30 November, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
 

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
    • Studying or have been accepted to study at a University/ University of Technology in South Africa
    • Studying or have been accepted to study in one of the aforementioned fields of study
    • Current 1st or 2nd year degree students, and S1/S2 National Diploma students are welcome to apply
  • TVET College students (current or prospective):
    • Completed Matric
    • Achieved a minimum of level 4 for Matric English, Mathematics and Science
    • Studying or have been accepted to study at a TVET College in South Africa
    • Studying or have been accepted to study in one of the aforementioned fields of study
    • Current N3/N4 students are welcome to apply

 

HOW TO APPLY

University/ University of Technology students: must apply in one of the following ways:
1) Online at: http//cw.gradx.net
2) Via email: Gibelabursaries@careerwise.co.za
3) Fax: 086 609 7183

TVET College students: must apply in one of the following ways:
1) Email: Gibelabursaries@communityrail.co.za
2) Fax: 086 246 2666
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You will be required to submit copies of the following supporting documentation:

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Proof of admission into a tertiary institution
  • Full academic record to date (certified copy)
  • Curriculum Vitae (short version)

 

CLOSING DATE

31 October 2017.
 

CONTACT

For any bursary queries, please contact:
Gibela
Human Resources
Sibongile Nsibande (Talent Acquisition Manager)
Tel: 010 600 0651

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