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Eastern Cape Dept of Public Works: Scholarship / Bursary Opportunities 2019

The Eastern Cape Department of Public Works invites suitable applicants to apply for Scholarship / Bursary Programme for 2019.

The Eastern Cape Department of Public Works will provide forty (40) bursaries / financial assistance to students residing in the Eastern Cape Province and who wish to study at accredited University  /  University of Technology within South Africa for the 2019 academic year. The purpose of the bursary scheme is to provide financial assistance for the education, training and skills development of historically disadvantaged South Africans who are considering a career in Engineering Sciences and related professions. The Bursary scheme is committed to achieving the Employment Equity imperatives within the National Skills Development Strategy and the strategic priorities of the Eastern Cape Department of Public Works. The Bursary Scheme promotes career development within identified scarce skills and professions in the Eastern Cape Department of Public Works.

Closing Date: 18 January 2019

Location: Eastern Cape

THE FOCUS WILL BE STRICTLY UNDER THE FOLLOWING AREAS:

  • ND / Degree: Architectural Studies
  • ND / Degree: Building
  • ND / Degree: Civil Engineering
  • ND / Degree: Construction Management / Studies
  • ND / Degree: Electrical Engineering
  • ND / Degree: Interior Design
  • ND / Degree: Land Surveying
  • ND / Degree: Mechanical Engineering
  • ND / Degree: Property Management / Studies
  • Degree: Quantity Surveying
  • ND / Degree: Real Estate
  • ND / Degree: Town and Regional Planning

PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO THE FOLLOWING:

  • Applicants that are South African citizens who are permanently residing in the Eastern Cape Province and coming from disadvantaged background.
  • Students that excel academically and / or demonstrate potential in Grade 12.
  • Students that are not currently benefiting from any other bursary scheme.
  • Applicants who wish to study towards areas identified by the department as scarce skills at recognized and accredited University and University of Technology within South Africa.
  • Candidates who have potential but because of their financial status cannot afford to pay their tertiary education.

TO CANDIDATES:

  • Application forms are available at any Eastern Cape Department of Public Works Head Office and Regional Offices and on the Departmental website.
  • The application must be fully completed.
  • Attach proof of residence that can be obtained from the local authorities (letter from Ward Councillor).
  • Attach proof of income for both parents (If there is one parent or none, provide proof with affidavit signed by commissioner and proof of income for the guardian).
  • Submit copy of latest results.
  • Submit letter of acceptance from Institution of higher learning.

PLEASE NOTE:

All successful applicants will be required to enter into contractual agreements with the Eastern Cape Department of Public Works. No faxed, e-mailed or incomplete application forms will be considered. Due to the volume of applications usually received, communication will only be limited to recommended applicants. The bursary will be awarded to students under the age of 35. All documents must be certified.

How to Apply

APPLICATION FORMS CAN BE SUBMITTED AS FOLLOWS:

Department of Public Works
The Director: Human Resource Utilisation and Capacity Development
Independence Avenue, Qhasana Building
Bhisho

Or

Department of Public Works
The Director: Human Resource Utilisation and Capacity Development
Private Bag X0022,
Bhisho,
5605

NB: No faxed, e-mailed or late applications will be considered. Failure to submit the required documentation will lead to the disqualification of application.

Enquiries may be directed to Ms. Z. Mlilo 040 602 4122 and Mrs N. Satyi at 040 602 4582.