SEIFSA Bursary Opportunity 2019
The fund provides bursaries for engineering students of outstanding academic merit attending or intending to study at a recognized South African Institution.
Selection is based on academic merit and preference is given to employees of SEIFSA member companies and their dependents to study towards engineering at a registered South African Institution
Application forms are given to applicants who intend studying towards the following prescribed courses:
• Chemical Engineering
• Civil Engineering
• Electrical Engineering
• Electronics Engineering
• Industrial Engineering
• Materials Science
• Mechanical Engineering
• Metallurgical Engineering
- 75% average on Grade 12 academic achievements with both Mathematics and Science;
- No Bursaries will be granted to existing students who are not promoted to the next year of study and have failed more than two Learning areas;
- Financial need / status; proof of income must be provided - Gross combined income of not more than R40,000.00 per month and not more than R20.000,00 per month if a single parent;
- All applications must be for the next academic year;
- For applicants passing matric, a written motivation of not more than one page highlighting the reasons for choosing the career/field of study and the expected contribution to be made;
- For students entering second/third/fourth year of study, a summary of previous year’s results must be submitted;
- Be a South African citizen;
- Under 35 years of age ;
- Passing a standard aptitude test or similar as required by the institution;
- Applications from designated group will be given preference;
- Relevance of the course to the Metals and Engineering sector and if it fills the gap in terms of scarce and critical skills;
- Medical declaration by applicant if deemed necessary or is a requirement for the relevant field of study;
- Proof of registration or letter from the institution confirming acceptance
- SEIFSA’s bursary committee will announce the final awarded amounts as per the bursary selection matrix which takes the above criteria into account for each and every application received in an academic year.
How to Apply
Please fill out the application attached. The application details are in the T&C's document attached.
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