Globeleq Scholarship South Africa 2019 – 2020
ABOUT THE COMPANY – GLOBELEQ
Globeleq, founded in 2002, is a global operating power company, as well as a power industry leader within the emerging markets. The company develop energy projects in the Americas and within Africa, by way of electric power sectors development.
Globeleq South Africa, operating in the country since 2012, is a Globeleq subsidiary company. Globeleq South Africa Management Services are responsible for the management of 3 power producing utility projects within the renewable energy sector of South Africa – these include the Droogfontein Solar Power; De Aar Solar Power and the Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm. The projects are owned to a partnership with Eskom, the South African government, as well as other private sector developers, local communities, constructors, lenders, investors and suppliers.
ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED & COVERAGE VALUE
The Renewable Energy Scholarship Fund (RESF), launched in 2014, is managed by Globeleq South Africa Management Services. The Scholarship Fund is funded by De Aar Solar Power, Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm and Droogfontein Solar Power, all of which are independent power producers.
Globeleq Scholarships are available to students in the following fields of study:
- Electrical Engineering
- Electro-mechanical Engineering
- Technology (Bachelor degree/ National Diploma)
The scholarship will fund the following study expenses: registration fees, tuition fees, meals, accommodation, living expenses, prescribed books and other study materials. The funding amount may vary according to the students needs and the scholarship budget.
The Renewable Energy Scholarship Fund is available at Universities who offer courses in the aforementioned fields, such as:
- University of Johannesburg
- Walter Sisulu University
- Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
- Vaal University of Technology
- Central University of Technology
- Tshwane University of Technology
- Durban University of Technology
- Cape Peninsula University of Technology
- Mangosuthu University of Technology
MORE ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME – SELECTION PROCESS & SERVICE CONTRACT
Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an interview, which will take place in October 2017 (to be held at your tertiary institution or a venue nearby). The final selection will be conducted and students will receive feedback by January 2018.
Once students have completed the scholarship programme, they are required to take part in 12 months of service obligation.
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
- Currently studying in one of the aforementioned fields of study
- Will be in second year of study (or higher) in 2018 (this excludes extended programmes or bridging courses)
- Interested in the field of renewable energy
- Good academic record
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE SCHOLARSHIP
Applications must be done online at: https://www.globeleq.co.za/work-for-globeleq/globeleq-scholarships/apply-for-a-scholarship/
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)
- Full academic transcript to date (certified copy)
- Proof of registration/ course application
- Curriculum Vitae
15 August 2017.
(Applications for 2019 will open in June 2018)
(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 Globeleq directly:
Tel: 021 180 4500