Bigen Bursary South Africa 2024
ABOUT THE COMPANY – BIGEN
Bigen Bursary South Africa | Bigen, founded in 1971, is an infrastructure development company, that provides support to African governments and helping them achieve their sustainable development goals, by way of cost-effective infrastructure development solutions.
The engineering firm has rapidly expanded its operations across the African continent, with offices not only in South Africa but also in Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, Ghana and Mauritius.
The company provides Environmental; Technical; Socio-economic; Institutional and Financial services in various sectors, namely within the Energy; Health; Transportation; Real Estate and Water sectors.
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED | COVERAGE VALUE
Bigen is inviting students to apply for their bursary programme, for the 2024 academic year.
Bursaries will be awarded for Engineering degrees related to the company’s services (Bigen’s services include: environmental services, financial services, institutional services and technical services).
Bigen aims to grow young engineering talent through its bursary program.
Zabusaries.com is committed to keeping you up to date with the latest bursary opportunities, and this article covers all details about the Bigen Bursary.
MORE ABOUT THE BIGEN BURSARY PROGRAMME – EXPENSES COVERED, OTHER BENEFITS & SELECTION
The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: tuition fees, registration fees, books and other necessary expenses (the bursary does NOT cover accommodation or residential fees).
Bigen bursary recipients will also receive the following benefits:
- Paid vacation work
- Regular communication
- Invitations to attend Bigen functions
- Inclusion in the Bigen Young Professionals Forum
Bigen will evaluate all applications and thereafter, invite shortlisted candidates to attend an interview. If you do not receive any feedback, please consider your application unsuccessful.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BIGEN BURSARY
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):
- You must be a South African citizen
- You must be studying towards an Engineering degree qualification
- You must be studying at a recognised and accredited university in South Africa
- You must have achieved a minimum average of 70% if in your first year of study
- You must have achieved a minimum average of 65% if in your second or third year of study
- You must NOT be receiving any other bursary funding or NSFAS
- You must have Leadership Acumen
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BIGEN BURSARY
Applications must be submitted online at; Bigen Bursary Application 2024
Enter “Zabusaries.com” in the field asking how you heard about the Bigen Bursary.
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your online application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):
- ID document (certified copy)
- Matric certificate
- Full academic records
- Curriculum Vitae (in pdf format)
CLOSING DATE FOR THE BIGEN BURSARY
11 September 2023.
(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 Bigen directly:
Contact Person: Yolande Estrela
Tel: 012 842 8876
Please do NOT contact Canon Collins if this scholarship has already closed. View our other bursaries open for application here
NSFAS National Student Financial Aid Schemes
NSFAS: What is NSFAS?
NSFAS, or National Student Financial Aid Scheme, was established according to the National Student Financial Aid Scheme Act of 1999 and incorporated the Tertiary Education Fund of South Africa (TEFSA), which stopped operating in 2000.