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Upstream Training Trust bursary 2021


Field of Study: 

Bursary Details: 

The Upstream Training Trust is a non-profit organisation which aims to provide specialised human skills to contribute towards the search for oil and gas. The bursary awarded is to the maximum value of R65 000.

It is open to students studying in the following fields:

  • Natural science
  • Engineering Technology which are relevant to the petroleum industry, such as
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Mining engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Mechanical engineering 
  • Chemical engineering

Candidate Requirements: 

In order to qualify for this bursary, candidates must:

  • Be a South African citizen OR South African resident
  • Have completed Matric
  • Achieved good results in English, Science and Mathematics in grade 12
  • Be studying or intend on studying within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Be studying or have been conditionally accepted to study at a University or University of Technology in South Africa
  • Have a good tertiary academic record


Bursary Enquiries: 

Please contact the Upstream Training Trust directly if you have any queries relating to this bursary programme:
Tel: 021 938 3500
Email: [email protected]

Conditions of Bursary: 

Recipients of this bursary may not accept other bursaries and scholarships without receiving consent from the Upstream Training Bursary.

Bursary Inclusion: 

The bursary covers:

  • Registration
  • Tuition
  • Books 
  • Accommodation
  • Meals

Application Form: 

How to Apply: 

Download and complete the application form.

Submit the following documents along with your application:

  • Certified ID document
  • Certified copy of your latest academic transcript
  • Proof of address
  • A letter of motivation stating why you should be the recipient of the bursary
  • Proof of total household income

Applications must be posted to:
Upstream Trainning Trust
PO Box 5111


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