GIBB Bursary South Africa 2020 – 2021
ABOUT THE COMPANY – GIBB
GIBB, a top South African engineering consulting firm, provides their clients with planning; design and management services throughout the engineering consultancy spectrum. The South African employee-owned entity has been in operation since 1956 and is 67% black owned. Its subsidiaries include: GIBB (Pty) Ltd, ACE GIBB, GIH Limited, Arcus GIBB Nigeria and SVA International (Pty) Ltd.
With branches not only in South Africa, (including in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban, Port Elizabeth, Bloemfontein, Pretoria, East London, Queenstown, Newcastle and Mthatha), the company also operates in other African countries, such as Botswana; Zambia; Nigeria; Lesotho; Tanzania; Seychelles; Ghana and Swaziland, and currently employs around 800 staff members.
The companies market sectors include: Power and Energy Services; Environmental Services; Dams, Hydropower and Underground Works; Integrated Infrastructure (which incorporates Water and Sanitation Services; Integrated Infrastructure Services; Housing and Community Infrastructure; Urban and Rural Planning) and Transportation Services (which incorporates Traffic and Transportation Services; Railway Engineering Services; Airports and Aviation; Roads and Highway Services).
GIBB has worked for many big name clients, including the City of Cape Town, OR Tambo District Municipality, Rand Water, Transnet, Sanral and Eskom. They have impressively executed projects across the African continents, including in the following countries:
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED & COVERAGE VALUE
The GIBB bursary programme is seeking young talented students who have potential to become experts in the industry. Bursaries will be awarded to students that are studying towards an Engineering Degree (including Honours and Masters degrees), specialising in one of the following fields:
- Civil Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Rail and Roads
The bursary will cover the following expenses: tuition fees, prescribed textbooks, travel costs, accommodation and vacation work.
MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – SERVICE CONTRACT & RENEWABILITY
Students will be required to work at a GIBB office in South Africa during the vacation period, as well as to undertake employment on completion of studies.
Bursaries are renewable each year based on the students academic results.
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
- Completed Matric
- Studying full-time within one of the aforementioned Engineering fields of study (Degree/ Honours/ Masters)
- Studying at a recognised South African University
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY
Applications must be done online at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3KSBDRH
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):
- ID document (certified copy)
- Matric certificate (certified copy)
- Full tertiary academic record (certified copy)
- Curriculum Vitae
30 September 2018.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)