Bursaries will be awarded within the Health Science faculty, usually within the following fields of study (however the fields of study may alter annually depending on the Departments skill requirements):
The WCT, decided in 2006 to introduce a Bursary Scheme to help students starting their careers in the field of small grains research.
The Bursary Scheme enables the WCT to play a role in increasing the Industry’s pool of appropriately qualified scientists in an equitable and transparent manner.
The WCT aims to award ten bursaries in a financial year (6 African, 2 Coloured, 1 Indian and 1 White) to post-graduate students to help finance their masters or doctoral studies in a small grains related field.
Grade 12 Learners (SA Citizens) with outstanding achievements, with a minimum APS score of 5 in English, Mathematics and Physical Science and students currently studying towards B.Sc Information Communication Technology are encouraged to apply for one of our comprehensive bursaries in the following disciplines:
SPEBS is a bursary scheme that was initiated in 1992 by the South African Institute of Civil Engineering Technicians and Technologists (SAICET). The abbreviation is short for “SAICET Patrons’ Engineering Bursary Scheme”.
When SAICET subsequently merged with the South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) it was decided that SPEBS would be retained. SPEBS currently forms an integral part of the SAICE outreach programmes.