Knight Piésold Bursary South Africa 2020 – 2021
ABOUT THE COMPANY – KNIGHT PIESOLD
Knight Piésold (Pty) Ltd, established in 1921 in South Africa, provides specialized services in power, mining, infrastructure, oil and gas, and water resources industries. The firm provides Engineering, Environmental, Management and Testing, as well as Geoscience services.
The company is an international employee-owned engineering and environmental consulting firm, with offices located in South Africa, Namibia, Ghana, the United Kingdom, USA, Canada, Australia, Peru, Chile and Argentina.
Specialising in providing tailored solutions for all stages of a project life cycle, Knight Piésold is committed to environmental sustainability, quality, health and safety, technical excellence, ethics, and community.
Some of the companies projects in South Africa include: the design and construction supervision of the N2 Wild Coast Highway; engineering and water license application for the Kusile Power Station; civil engineering works for the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project; a hydropower scheme to augment the National Grid at the Ingula Pumped Storage Scheme; a detailed design for a tailings storage facility at the Gamsberg Zinc Mine and many more.
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME
The Knight Piésold Bursary will be awarded to students who intend on studying towards a Civil Engineering degree (BSc/ BEng) qualification at a University within South Africa. The bursary is aimed at providing financial assistance to disadvantaged students, who have a strong academic record but need financial assistance to pursue their tertiary studies.
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
- Currently in Matric
- Excellent academic record
- Plan on studying towards a BSc/ BEng Civil Engineering degree qualification
- Plan on studying at a recognised and accredited South African University
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY
Students who meet the eligibility criteria, must apply 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)
- Grade 11 final results (certified copy)
- Matric latest results (certified copy)
- Reference or testimonial from a teacher
- Motivational letter to support your application
28 September 2020.
(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 Knight Piésold directly:
Tel: 011 806 7111