John Thompson Bursary South Africa

By | January 28, 2019

John Thompson Bursary South Africa 2019 – 2020

ABOUT THE COMPANY – JOHN THOMPSON

John Thompson is an environmental solutions and boiler company who serve the industrial and power generation markets, both in South Africa and internationally. The company has 5 business units, including: Manufacturing, Industrial Watertube Boilers, Package Boilers, Air Pollution Control and Utility Boilers & Environmental.

The John Thompson history dates back to the Industrial Revolution in England, within the 19th century. Today, the company is a division of the biggest electro-mechanical equipment manufacturer, repairer and distributor on the African continent – ACTOM (Pty) Ltd.
 

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED & COVERAGE VALUE

John Thompson bursaries will be awarded to deserving students, particularly those studying within the following fields:

 
  • Boilermaking (N1, N2, N3)
  • Welding (N1, N2, N3 OR N4, N5, N6)

The bursary will cover the cost of tuition fees, prescribed textbooks and in some cases, meals and accommodation.
 

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ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

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
  • Good academic record
  • Studying or intend on studying within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Studying or intend on studying at a recognised tertiary institution in South Africa
  • Reside in the Majuba District in Mpumalanga Province
  • Boilermaking students:
    • Must have achieved a minimum result of 60% for Matric Mathematics
  • Welding students:
    • Must have achieved a minimum result of 50% for Matric Mathematics
    • OR Must have completed an N3 qualification and a minimum result of 50% for Mathematics and 50% for Matric Engineering Drawings

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Students who meet the minimum eligibility requirements and would like to apply, can do so by submitting clear copies of the following supporting documentation (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy of)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy of)
  • Latest academic record, if a current tertiary student (certified copy of)
  • Covering letter
  • Proof of residence
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Applications must be submitted electronically via email to: AJTHumanResourceJHB@johnthompson.co.za
(Insert the words “John Thompson Bursary Application – Your Full Name” in the email subject line).
 

CLOSING DATE

19 May 2017.
(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 John Thompson directly:
Department: Human Resources
Email: AJTHumanResourceJHB@johnthompson.co.za

See Also: 

South African Bursaries Open All Year Round

South African Bursaries Closing In January 2019

South African Bursaries Closing In February 2019