Bombela Bursary South Africa 2019 – 2020
ABOUT THE COMPANY – BOMBELA
The Bombela Concession Company, located in Johannesburg, were appointed in 2006 by the Gauteng Provincial Government, to not only design, but also build to operate, maintain and finance a portion of the Gautrain rapid rail system.
The Gautrain project began in 2010 with Phase 1 – an airport link between the OR Tambo International Airport (and 2 intermediate commuter stations) and Sandton CBD. The remaining projects include 6 more stations that connect Johannesburg CBD to Hatfield and Pretoria. Gautrain is one of the worlds most reliable passenger train services and has since transported more than 60 million passengers.
The companies mission is to provide their customers with a reliable, comfortable, safe and clean integrated transportation system – in cooperation with the Gautrain Management Agency and Bombela Operating Company.
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED, COVERAGE VALUE & SERVICE CONTRACT
Bursaries will be awarded to second year students within the following fields:
- Civil Engineering
- Construction Engineering
The bursary will cover the following expenses: registration fees, tuition, examination fees, prescribed textbooks, residential accommodation, meals/ monthly allowance.
On completion of their studies, students will be required to serve Bombela for the equal duration of their bursary awarded. There is also mandatory vacation work for all bursary recipients during the June and December holidays.
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
- Studying full time in one of the aforementioned fields – 2nd year students
- Excellent academic results
- Reside in Gauteng province
- *Preference will be given to students from previously disadvantaged backgrounds
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY
Those who meet the above eligibility criteria must request a copy of the application form by emailing email@example.com OR firstname.lastname@example.org (with the words “Bursary Application” in the email subject line).
You may be requested to 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 of)
- Matric certificate (certified copy of)
- Full academic history (on tertiary letterhead)
- Invoice from University of academic expenses (on tertiary letterhead)
- Full Curriculum Vitae
None – submission of applications are open all year round and students are welcome to apply at any time.
CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER
For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Bombela directly:
Contact Person: Erica Rademeyer / Ntombi Langa
Tel: 011 446 6800
Email: email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org