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Bursary opportunity from Sasol

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ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

Sasol will be awarding bursaries to deserving studies within the following fields of study:
Undergraduate studies:

  • Chemical Engineering (BSc/ BEng)
  • Civil Engineering (BSc/ BEng)
  • Electrical Engineering (BSc/ BEng)
  • Electronic Engineering (BSc/ BEng)
  • Industrial Engineering (BSc/ BEng)
  • Mechanical Engineering (BSc/ BEng)
  • Mining Engineering (BSc/ BEng)
  • Chemistry (Masters compulsory) (BSc)
  • Geology (Hons compulsory) (BSc)
  • Metallurgy (Hons compulsory) (BSc)

University of Technology studies:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mine Surveying
  • Process Instrumentation

Postgraduate studies:

  • Chemistry (Masters/ PhD)
  • Chemical Engineering (Masters/ PhD)

MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE & SERVICE CONTRACT

The bursary will provide full cover for the following expenses for undergraduate students: registration fees, tuition fees, exam fees, accommodation (of a single room in university residence/ equal amount to stay in other accommodation), meal allowance and an allowance for books and pocket money (approximately R12 000 per annum).
Postgraduate students will receive an allowance of approximately R10 000 per month over the duration of their studies (24 months Masters Degree and 36 months PhD degree).

Once students have completed their studies and graduated, they will be required to enter a service-binding contract (work back obligation) with the Sasol Group – the duration of employment will be equal to the duration of funding received.
 

MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – SELECTION PROCESS

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted and invited to attend an interview – this will be done telephonically and via written correspondence by 31 May 2019 at the latest.
Interviews will be held during the June/July school holidays, whereby candidates will be assessed by psychometric tests and a structured panel interview.
Notification of the outcome will be communicated by 31 August 2019 at the latest.
Bursaries will be awarded for 2020 studies (no funding will be provided for outstanding study debt).
 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • South African citizen
  • Completed Matric or currently in Matric
  • Studying or intend on studying full-time studies within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Studying or intend at an accredited University or University of Technology in South Africa
  • Current Matric students: must have achieved the following minimum results: 70% (level 6) for Mathematics, 70% (level 6) for Science, 50% (level 5) for English
  • Current University of Technology students: must have achieved the following minimum results: level 5 for Mathematics, level 5 for Science, level 5 for English
  • Current University students: must have passed all subjects for the period of study already completed
  • Students with disabilities are welcome to apply
  • Genuinely interested in following a career in your chosen field of study

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Applications must be done online by following these instructions:
1) Register an account here: https://sasolbursaries.com/registerh
2) Login here: https://sasolbursaries.com/login.
3) Fill in all the fields of the application form honestly
4) Attach the list of documents as listed below

(For further details on how to apply, visit: https://sasolbursaries.com/how-do-i-apply)
 

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation on your online application profile (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric latest results, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Full tertiary record, if currently at tertiary level (certified copy)
  • Proof of registration/ acceptance to study at a tertiary institute
  • Proof of disability, if applicable
  • Postgraduate students: research project proposal and summary of proposed project

CLOSING DATE

30 April 2019.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
 

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Sasol directly:
Sasol Bursaries
Tel: 0860 106 235
Email: Berlyne.Rasool@adcorpgroup.com / Berlyner@quest.co.za

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TETA bursary

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Requirements:

  • Currently in Grade 12 or have completed matric
  • Intending to study transport-related qualifications in 2020
  • Currently registered students at Institutions of Higher Learning (including TVET Colleges) and require funding for 2020 academic year Applicants must be studying at or intending to study at Accredited Aviation Schools, Accredited Diving Schools and Registered TVETs and HEIs
  • Aviation students with PPL
  • Commercial Divers with matric (Senior Certificate)

How to Apply: 

Application forms, guidelines and other relevant documents are available on the TETA website www.teta.org.za, under TETA 2019/2020 Unemployed Bursary Learner Support.

1. Applicants must be South African citizens and be at the age of 35 years or below.

2. Applicants should select one qualification on the application form.

3. Only one application form will be accepted per learner.

4. Applications should be accompanied by all documents required in the checklist attached to the application form.

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE TETA BURSARY

Application forms may be submitted in the following ways:
Via Post: Private Bag X 10016, Randburg, 2125. Hand delivery to TETA Head Office: 344 Pretoria Avenue, Randburg. Attention: Confidence Ngobeni or Phuti Rankapole – SD & LP Unit.

Applications can also be hand-delivered to TETA Coastal and/or regional offices listed below:

• Kwa-Zulu Natal Office: MB House, 635-641 Peter Mokaba Road, Overport, Durban. Tel: 031 301 9614 Attention: Mike Mzolo.

• Western Cape Office: Newlands on Main, Mariendahl House Ground Floor, 13 Main Road, Newlands, Cape Town, 7700. Tel: 021 819 9601/9606/9607 – Attention: Zaidah Sampson.

• Limpopo Office: Capricorn TVET College, Senwabarwana Campus, Senwabarwana Main Road, Bochum, 079 150 2729. Attention: Thandazile Mabuya.

Application Form: 

2019-2020 – GUIDELINES FOR UNEMPLOYED BURSARIES-FINAL.docx

2019_20 BURSARY APPLICATION FORM.doc

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South African Youth development programmes to familiarise yourself with

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Whether you are taking the route of entrepreneurship or looking to acquire skills to land you your dream job, there are youth initiatives designed to expose youth to new knowledge and opportunities to have you workplace ready.

SAB Foundation, THOLOANA ENTERPRISE PROGRAMME

The aim of the programme is to support entrepreneurship development and social innovation, with a emphasis on small, medium and micro-sized enterprises for women and youth, people in rural areas, as well as persons with disability.

For more about the programme: http://sabfoundation.co.za/tholoana-enterprise-programme/

The innovation summit

For all who are into the world of science and technology, The innovation summit offers Tech entrepreneurs and innovators an opportunity to participate, grow their network, and bring their innovations to life and be compatible with the advent of the industrial 4.0. This programme creates a platform where innovators and tech entrepreneurs can collaborate with the government, academia, and industry ” to build an African system for innovation on a practical level.”

Another benefit is the opportunity offered to connect with entrepreneurs from various countries, backgrounds, disciplines, and world-views to “create an innovative economic environment that will prosper the South African economy.”

For about the programme: http://innovationsummit.co.za/innovate/

The National Youth Development Agency

This initiative was put in place by the government to help combat the issues that South African youth are affected by on a daily basis. Youth in South Africa youth apply and are with this can be exposed to career guidance services, mentorship, skills development and training, entrepreneurial development and support, health awareness programmes and involvement in sport.

For more information about the programme: http://www.nyda.gov.za/

JA youth enterprise development programme

This initiative offers opportunities to the youth between the ages of 18 and 35. It looks to grow youth entrepreneurs. It looks to grow youth entrepreneurs through education and training, enough to assist them with establishing their own businesses. It grooms future entrepreneurs to understand and acquire the neccessary skills for sustainable businesses. The programme runs for a period of three to four months.

For more on the programme: http://jasa.org.za/youth-enterprise-development-programme/

Youth empowerment services

The Youth Empowerment Service is known to be one of the first social initiatives between government, business and labour. This initiative is aimed aims to involve the youth,corporates,SMME host and skills providers. With this initiative one million youth get the opportunities and the same time create that platforms which encourage economic prosperity.

For on the programme: http://www.yes4youth.co.za/

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Transport Education Training Authority (TETA) Bursary

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ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

Transport-related fields of studies:

  • Electrical Engineering (B degree/ B Tech/ National Diploma/ N4-N6)
  • Electronic Engineering (B degree/ B Tech/ National Diploma/ N4-N6)
  • Mechanical Engineering (B degree/ B Tech/ National Diploma/ N4-N6)
  • Aeronautical Engineering (B Degree)
  • Marine Engineering (B Degree)
  • Maritime Law (B Degree)
  • Maritime Studies (B degree/ B Tech/ National Diploma/ Advanced Diploma)
  • Nautical Studies (B degree/ B Tech/ National Diploma/ Advanced Diploma)
  • Transport Economics (B degree/ B Tech/ National Diploma/ Advanced Diploma)
  • Supply Chain Management including Warehouse, Storage and Distribution (B degree/ B Tech/ National Diploma/ Advanced Diploma)
  • Road Transport Management (B degree/ B Tech/ National Diploma/ Advanced Diploma)
  • Logistics Management (B degree/ B Tech/ National Diploma/ Advanced Diploma)
  • Transportation Management (B degree/ B Tech/ National Diploma/ Advanced Diploma)
  • Commercial Divers (Class II/ III/ IV)
  • Commercial Pilot License
  • Instrument Rating
  • Instructor’s Rating
  • CPL with ATPL subjects (Frozen ATPL)
  • Masters Degree in Transport Related possible themes

MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE

The bursary will provide coverage for the following expenses: tuition fees, prescribed textbooks, transport, approved on/ off campus accommodation and meals.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • South African citizen
  • Between 18 and 35 years old
  • Currently unemployed
  • Completed Matric OR currently in Matric
  • Studying or intend on studying full-time within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Studying or registered to study at an accredited tertiary institute (including TVET Colleges, HETs, Accredited Diving Schools and Accredited Aviation Schools)
  • Good academic record with a minimum overall average of 50%
  • In possession of a valid Private Pilot License (PPL) if applying for Commercial Pilot Training
  • In possession of a valid Commercial Pilot License if applying for Instructor’s or Instrument Rating
  • Students from disadvantaged backgrounds and those with disabilities are welcome to apply
  • NOT currently funded in any TETA programme or by another sponsor

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Download and complete the TETA Bursary Application Form (.pdf)

Also, download the TETA Bursary Guidelines (.pdf) before applying.
 

Submit the following supporting documentation:

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric latest results, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Latest academic results/ record (certified copy)
  • Qualifications/ certificates (certified copy)
  • Parents/ guardians ID documents (certified copies)
  • Parents/ guardians death certificate if deceased (certified copies)
  • Proof of household income (latest payslips if employed/ affidavit if unemployed)
  • Quote from tertiary institute of tuition fees, textbooks, accommodation, etc
  • Proof of registration from a tertiary institute/ Admission letter if not currently registered
  • Acceptance letter from tertiary institute/ proof of application if acceptance letter is not yet available
  • Pilots to include: Private Pilot License (PPL)
  • Commercial Diving students: must be at least 18 years old, be able to swim and be fluent in English (reading, writing, and understanding)
  • If studying at a Private Institute: Valid proof of accreditation by the relevant authority/ body for study applied

Applications can be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Post:
Private Bag X10016, Randburg, 2125

2) Hand delivered to TETA Head Office:
No 344, Pretoria Avenue, Randburg
Attn: Confidence Ngobeni / Sinelisiwe Sibeko – SD & LP Unit

3) Hand delivered to your nearest TETA Coastal office:
Western Cape Office:
Newlands on Main, Mariendahl House Ground Floor, 13 Main Road, Newlands, Cape Town, 7700
Attn: Zaida Sampson
Tel: 021 819 9601/ 021 819 9606/ 021 819 9607

Kwa-Zulu Natal Office:
MB House, 635-641 Peter Mokaba Road, Overport, Durban
Att: Mike Mzolo
Tel: 031 301 9614

Limpopo Office:
Capricorn TVET College, Senwabarwana Campus, Senwabarwana Main Road, Bochum
Attn: Thandazile Mabuya
Tel: 079 150 2729

CLOSING DATE

2 July 2019 (at 16:30)
 

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER


Tel: 011 577 7033/ 011 577 7018/ 011 577 7093

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