Armscor Bursary South Africa 2019 – 2020

By | January 27, 2019

Armscor Bursary South Africa 2019 – 2020

ABOUT THE COMPANY – ARMSCOR

Armaments Corporation of South Africa (known as ARMSCOR) was established in 1968 as an arms production company. Today, Armscor are the South African Department of Defence’s (DOD) arms procurement agency.

Not only do Armscor provide services to the DOD, but they also service the South African Government and other stakeholders across Africa.
 

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED & COVERAGE VALUE

The Armscor Bursary Scheme will be awarding bursaries to undergraduate and postgraduate students who wish to pursue a career in the Engineering and Science faculty. The bursary award, funded by Armscor and the defence industry will be awarded to exceptional learners to help address the problem of critical skills in engineering and science within the defence industry.

 

Bursaries will be awarded within the following fields of study:
Undergraduate:

  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering (light current)
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science (with the intention to study postgraduate Ergonomics)
  • Computer Science Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics and Science
  • Applied Mathematics and Statistics

Postgraduate:

  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Naval/ Marine Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Human Movement Sciences
  • Computer Science
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The Armscor bursary will cover the following expenses:
Undergraduate students: tuition fees, prescribed books, meals, accommodation, as well as coaching, mentoring, individual counselling and the chance to do vacation work.

Postgraduate students: tuition fees, prescribed books, meals, accommodation, as well as the chance to apply for funding to attend workshops, local conferences, laboratory visits or another activity which will support the current research.
 

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
  • Strong academic performer
  • Interested in working within the defence sector
  • Obtained good results for Science, Mathematics and English in Matric
  • Have registered (or plan to register) to study at South African University/ University of Technology
  • Studying full-time in one of the aforementioned fields of study (1st/ 2nd/ 3rd year)
  • Postgraduate applicants: registered to study towards a full-time Honours/ Masters/ Doctoral qualification

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Download and complete the
Armscor Bursary Application Form (undergraduate)  (.pdf) OR the
Armscor Bursary Application Form (postgraduate) (.pdf)
 

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Colour photo (passport size) attached to the top left corner of the first page
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Undergraduate students:
    • Matric certificate
    • Academic transcripts to date
    • Parents/ guardians proof of income
    • 2 testimonials to support your application
  • Postgraduate students:
    • Degree certificate
    • Academic transcripts to date
    • Research topic detailed outline
    • Proof of any other sources of funding
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Applications must be posted to:
SENIOR MANAGER: SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
ARMSCOR LTD
PRIVATE BAG X 337
PRETORIA
0001
 

CLOSING DATE

31 October 2017 (undergraduate students)
Any time (postgraduate students)
(Applications submitted after these dates 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 Armscor directly:
Armscor Learning and Development Centre
Contact Person: Mr Tiyani Mavunda / Mr Obakeng Montsho
Tel: 012 428 2450 / 012 428 2444
Tel: 012 428 2450
Email: bursaries@armscor.co.za

See Also: 

South African Bursaries Open All Year Round

South African Bursaries Closing In January 2019

South African Bursaries Closing In February 2019