Hitachi Bursary South Africa 2023 – 2024
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROVIDER – HCSA
Hitachi Bursary South Africa | Hitachi Construction Machinery has been marketing and supporting Hitachi Construction and Mining equipment for more than 70 years. Hitachi Construction Machinery equipment is used in the Mining and Construction industry, for a variety of uses, including excavating, loading, lifting and hauling.
The company has served the African continent since 1936, previously trading as Premier Metal Company of South Africa, until renaming to Hitachi Construction Machinery Southern Africa in 1998.
ABOUT THE HITACHI BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED
The HCSA is inviting students to apply for the Hitachi Kenkijin Bursary programme, for the 2023 academic year.
Bursaries will be awarded for studies within the following fields:
- Artisan Trades (Auto-electricians, Diesel Mechanics, and Millwrights)
- Bachelor of Commerce
- Bachelor of Science
- BCom Accounting
- Industrial Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
MORE ABOUT THE HITACHI BURSARY PROGRAMME
Students will receive 1 year of full funding, which includes:
Career counselling and mentorship as they transition from high school to university or from university into the working world, a LinkedIn “rock your profile” session, a personal laptop, a stipend and mentorship sessions with different coaches on selected growth topics.
Students may also have the opportunity to work for Hitachi in the future.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE HITACHI 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 be between 16 and 35 years old
- You must be currently in Matric in 2023 or have completed Matric
- You must have a strong academic record
- You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 70% in Matric if completed Matric
- You must be studying or intend on studying towards a qualification within one of the fields listed above, in 2023
- You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 70% in your current studies, if already studying
- You must be in financial need
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE HITACHI BURSARY
Applications must be submitted online at; Hitachi Bursary Application 2023
Enter “Zabusaries.com” in the field asking how you heard about the Hitachi Bursary.
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 may be disqualified):
- ID document (certified copy)
- Matric certificate (certified copy)
- Proof of admission or registration at an institution (on the institution’s letterhead)
- Transcript/ proof of current tertiary record (on institutions letterhead)
- Proof of address or letter confirming that you still live with your parents
- Profile picture (Head and Shoulders)
- Parents’ or guardians’ proof of income
- Applicants under 18 years old: signed consent from your parent or guardian to apply for this bursary
CLOSING DATE FOR THE HITACHI BURSARY
9 December 2023 (First intake)
16 January 2023 (Second intake)
30 January 2023 (Third intake)
(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 scholarship programme, please contact Thinkroom Consulting (the administrators for this bursary) directly:
Contact page: https://thinkroom.co/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.