GIBB Bursary South Africa 2023 – 2024
ABOUT THE COMPANY – GIBB
GIBB Bursary South Africa; 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
GIBB is inviting students to apply for their bursary programme, for the 2022 academic year. Students who are pursuing studies towards a Civil Engineering Degree (Undergraduate, Honors or Masters), specializing in Civil Engineering, Rail and Roads, may apply.
GIBB is seeking young talented students, who have potential to become experts in the industry.
MORE ABOUT THE GIBB BURSARY PROGRAMME – SERVICE CONTRACT & RENEWABILITY
The bursary will cover the following expenses: tuition fees, prescribed textbooks, travel costs and accommodation, where applicable. Students will also have the opportunity to partake in vacation work, and completed practical training, as required by the university.
After graduation, bursary recipients will be required to take up employment at any GIBB office in South Africa.
Bursaries are renewable each year based on the student’s academic results, which should remain above 60% average.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE GIBB 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 be studying full-time towards a Civil Engineering Degree, specializing in Civil Engineering, Rail and Roads
- You must be entering your 2nd or higher year of undergraduate study, or Honors or Masters, in 2022
- You must be studying at any recognized university in South Africa
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE GIBB BURSARY
Applications must be submitted online at: GIBB Bursary Application 2022
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)
- Curriculum Vitae
- Matric certificate (certified copy)
- Full tertiary academic record (certified copy)
CLOSING DATE FOR THE GIBB BURSARY
15 November 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 GIBB directly:
Tel: 011 519 4600
Contact page: https://www.gibb.co.za/contact-us/
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.