IMESA Bursary South Africa 2024

By | January 29, 2019

Institute of Municipal Engineering of Southern Africa (IMESA) Bursary South Africa 2024

IMESA Bursary South Africa 2024

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IMESA Bursary South Africa

ABOUT THE COMPANY – IMESA

The Institute of Municipal Engineering of Southern Africa (IMESA), founded in the year 1961, promotes and represents the interests of more than 1000 individual members, including municipal engineers and companies within the municipal engineering and built environment industry.

The company’s mission is to promote and encourage excellence within the engineering profession, to help benefit communities and their municipalities.

The IMESA Bursary Scheme was initiated in 2000 to provide financial assistance to students who would otherwise not be able to afford their studies within the Civil Engineering field, as well as to acknowledge the achievements of IMESA members’ dependants.
 

ABOUT THE IMESA BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

The Institute of Municipal Engineering of Southern Africa (IMESA) is inviting students to apply for their bursary programme, for the 2024 academic year.

IMESA will be awarding 2 types of bursaries:
1) Bursaries for non-IMESA members (Bursary Scheme A): for studies towards a Civil Engineering qualification (or a related discipline of infrastructure engineering approved by the Executive Council of IMESA.).

2) Bursaries for dependents of IMESA members (Bursary Scheme B): for children of IMESA members, to study towards a Civil Engineering qualification (or a related discipline of infrastructure engineering).

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The bursary will provide cover for tuition fees and books only, up to a maximum value of R50 000.

Bursary recipients will be appointed a mentor and students are encouraged to participate in IMESA activities.

Bursary funding will be paid directly to the tertiary institution where the recipient is studying, within 60 days of IMESA receiving the student account statement (or as agreed upon between the IMESA representative and student). Before the first bursary installment is issued, students must provide IMESA Head Office with the following: proof of enrolment for the specific course and a medical certificate.

Successful candidates will be notified by the end of 2023. Candidates will undergo a full evaluation process before bursaries are awarded.
 

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ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR IMESA BURSARIES

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):
Bursary Scheme A: for non-IMESA members

  • You must be studying full-time towards a Civil Engineering degree qualification (or a related infrastructure engineering discipline)
  • You must have completed your first year of study
  • You must be entering your second year (or later) of study in 2024
  • You must be studying at an ECSA-accredited tertiary institution in South Africa
  • You must have proven financial need (NOT be able to afford your studies without a bursary)

Bursary Scheme B: for dependents of IMESA members

  • You must be a child or dependent of an IMESA member (the IMESA member must have held membership for a minimum of 5 years)
  • You must be studying full-time towards a Civil Engineering degree qualification (or a related infrastructure engineering discipline)
  • You must have completed your first year of study
  • You must be entering your second year (or later) of study in 2024
  • You must be studying at an ECSA-accredited tertiary institution in South Africa

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE IMESA BURSARY

Download and complete the relevant IMESA bursary application form:

Bursary Scheme A: IMESA Bursary Application Form (for non-members) (.pdf)

Bursary Scheme B: IMESA Bursary Application Form (for dependents of members) (.pdf)

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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 may be disqualified):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • 2023 mid-year exam results (certified copy)
  • Undersigned statement from the tertiary institute, declaring your academic progress in your first year
  • Affidavit declaring your parents/guardians’ monthly income, and your financial situation

 

Applications must be submitted via email to: bursaries@imesa.org.za
(Insert the words “IMESA Bursary Application“, followed by “Scheme A” or “Scheme B” in the email subject line).
 

NOTES ABOUT THE IMESA BURSARY

  • Applicants must notify IMESA of any other bursaries they have received, as this will be taken into consideration before the awarding of the IMESA bursary.
  • Bursary recipients are NOT guaranteed employment with IMESA after graduation, however, students will be requested to follow a career in Local Government if possible.
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CLOSING DATE FOR THE IMESA BURSARY

15 September 2023.
(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 IMESA directly:
Tel: 031 266 3263
Email: bursaries@imesa.org.za

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