Eastern Cape Department of Public Works Bursary South Africa 2019 – 2020

By | January 23, 2019

Eastern Cape Department of Public Works Bursary South Africa 2019 – 2020

ABOUT THE COMPANY – EASTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

The Eastern Cape Department of Public Works (ECDPW) aim to supply high quality infrastructure services to its residents.

The ECDPW implemented the bursary scheme to promote skill development within fields of study related to Roads and Public Works. This year the department will be awarding bursaries to 40 students who reside within the province of the Eastern Cape. Students must be studying in a field of study that has been recognised as a critical skills area (Engineering, Sciences and related fields).
 

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED & SERVICE CONTRACT

Bursaries will be awarded within the following fields of study:

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

 

Once graduated, students will be required to work for the Eastern Cape Department of Roads and Public Works, for an equal period of time as the bursary awarded.

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Shortlisted candidates will be contacted – if you do not receive any feedback from the ECDPW, please regard your application as unsuccessful.
 

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
  • Under 35 years old
  • Permanent resident within the Eastern Cape province
  • From a disadvantaged background
  • High academic results/ strong potential
  • Completed Matric
  • Studying or plan on studying within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Studying or plan on studying at a recognised and accredited South African University/ University of Technology
  • NOT currently in possession of any other bursary funding
  • In financial need

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Download and complete the Eastern Cape Department of Public Works Bursary Application Form(.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 certificate (certified copy)
  • Latest academic progress report (certified copy)
  • Last years tertiary results, if already at university (certified copy)
  • Letter of acceptance from a tertiary institution
  • Proof of residence from your local authority (certified copy)
  • Parents/ guardians ID documents (certified copies)
  • Parents/ guardians proof of income with an affidavit
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Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Post:
The Bursary Officer
Department of Public Works
Private Bag X 0022
Head Office
Bhisho
5605

2) Hand delivery:
Department of Public Works
Room 2-11 2nd Floor
Qhasana Building
Bisho
5600
 

CLOSING DATE

18 January 2019.
(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 The Eastern Cape Department of Public Works directly:
Contact People: Ms Z Mlilo/ Mrs N.Satyi
Tel: 040 602 4122/ 040 602 4582