Digby Wells Bursary South Africa 2022 – 2023
ABOUT THE COMPANY – DIGBY WELLS
Digby Wells Bursary South Africa | Digby Wells Environmental (Digby Wells) is a leading provider of environmental and social services to the South African and International mineral resources and energy industries.
Digby Wells and Associates (Pty) Ltd was formed by 3 partners, all of whom were from the Environmental Management Department of Rand Mines. The company was formed in 1995 and named after the late Mr Digby Wells, who was a role player in the South African environmental management field.
ABOUT THE DIGBY WELLS BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED
The Digby Wells Environmental Education Trust is inviting students to apply for their bursary programme, for the 2022 academic year. Bursaries are available for Undergraduate and Postgraduate studies, within these fields:
- Aquatic Health (BSc)
- Botany (BSc)
- Environmental Sciences (BSc)
- Geography (BSc)
- Hydrogeology (BSc)
- Hydrology (BSc)
- Soil Science (BSc)
- Zoology (BSc)
MORE ABOUT THE DIGBY WELLS BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE & OTHER OPPORTUNITIES
The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: tuition fees, book allowance and a laptop.
Students who are to be inducted into the company will also receive the following benefits: paid vacation work, on-site exposure, practical training, continuous mentorship from experienced staff, and after graduation, an employment offer.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DIGBY WELLS 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 have completed Matric
- You must have achieved a minimum result of 60% for English in Matric
- You must have achieved a minimum result of 60% for Mathematics in Matric
- You must have achieved a minimum result of 60% for Physical Science in Matric
- You must have strong academic potential
- You must be studying or intend on studying full-time, towards one of the BSc qualifications listed above (Undergraduate or Postgraduate)
- You must be studying or intend on studying at a recognised University in South Africa
- You must intend on pursuing a career within the Environmental and Social Services Industry
- You must be passionate about working outdoors
- You must be want to make a difference to the environment
- You must be highly motivated and committed to your studies
- Preference may be given to students from a previously disadvantaged background
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE DIGBY WELLS BURSARY
Download and complete the Digby Wells Bursary Application Form 2022 (.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)
- Matric final results or Matric certificate (certified copy)
- June/ July 2021 academic results or latest results if not studying this year (certified copy)
- Full academic record, if currently at tertiary level (certified copy)
- Proof of application to University/ provisional acceptance
- Recommendation letter (NOT from a relative or family member)
- Testimonial from an education official (on the application form)
- Essay (on the application form)
CLOSING DATE FOR THE DIGBY WELLS BURSARY
31 December 2021.
(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 Digby Wells directly:
Tel: 011 789 9495
Fax: 011 789 9498
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
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