Mercedes-Benz Bursary South Africa 2024

By | December 26, 2023

Mercedes-Benz Bursary South Africa 2024

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROVIDER – MERCEDES-BENZ

Mercedes-Benz Bursary South Africa 2024 | Mercedes-Benz, founded by Karl Benz and Gottlieb Daimler in 1926 as “Daimler-Benz”, is a division of Daimler AG, a German company. The global automobile manufacturing company is well-known for its luxurious vehicles, coaches, buses and lorries.

Headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, the companies history actually dates back to 1886 when Karl Benz’s “Benz Patent-Motorwagen” was considered the first gasoline-powered automobile.

The Mercedes-Benz Learning Academy (previously known as the Mercedes-Benz Technical Training Centre), was formed with the aim of developing local skills and artisans in the Eastern Cape province, and was the first fully integrated non-racial institution in the industry.

ABOUT THE MERCEDES-BENZ BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

Mercedes-Benz South Africa is inviting students to apply for their bursary programme, for the 2024 academic year.

Bursaries will be awarded to academically deserving candidates, for studies within the following fields:

  • Business Studies – Sales, After-sales, Marketing, Communications
  • Computer Engineering / Information Technology / Software Development
  • Electrical Engineering / Industrial Engineering / Mechanical Engineering
  • Finance / Accounting
  • Human Resources
  • Law – Legal and Compliance
  • Supply Chain / Logistics

 

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MORE ABOUT THE MERCEDES-BENZ BURSARY PROGRAMME – EXPENSES COVERED, OTHER OPPORTUNITIES & SELECTION

The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: tuition fees, textbooks and digital allowances, accommodation or transport, and a stipend.

Bursary recipients may also have the opportunity to partake in vacation work at Mercedes-Benz Pretoria (Menlyn Maine) during holidays.

After graduation, bursary recipients may join the MBSA Graduate Development programme.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by the companies Human Resources division – if you do not receive any feedback by then, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

Zabusaries.com is committed to keeping you up to date with the latest bursary opportunities, and this article covers all details about the Mercedes-Benz Bursary.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MERCEDES-BENZ 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 (foreign nationals may apply if they qualify for a work visa/permits as per the provisions of the Immigration Act 13, 2002)
  • You must be currently in Matric (in 2023) or have completed Matric
  • You must be studying or enrolled to study full-time, towards a qualification in one of the above fields, in 2024
  • You must be studying or enrolled to study at a recognised and accredited University in South Africa
  • You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 65% for Matric final exams
  • You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 65% for most recent semester results, if currently studying
  • You must NOT be an employees of Mercedes-Benz South Africa Group of Companies
  • Preference will be given to first and second year students
  • Students with disabilities are encouraged to apply (per Mercedes-Benz South Africa Employment Equity act)
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HOW TO APPLY FOR THE MERCEDES-BENZ BURSARY

Applications must be submitted online at Mercedes-Benz Bursary Application 2024
(Reference number: MER0002WPM)

Follow these steps to apply:
1. Click the blue “join us” button
2. Read and agree to the Recruiting Privacy Statement, by clicking the blue “continue” button
3. If you have not registered on the Mercedes-Benz platform before, click the blue “new user” button
4. Create your account by filling in your selected user name, password and email address
5. You will now be directed to the bursary application page to complete your application and attach your documents
Enter “Zabusaries.com” in the field asking how you heard about the Mercedes-Benz bursary.
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your online application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric latest results, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Full academic record, including most recent results, if currently studying (certified copy)
  • Curriculum Vitae

 

CLOSING DATE FOR THE MERCEDES-BENZ BURSARY

26 January 2024.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)

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CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Mercedes-Benz South Africa directly:
Contact person: Kayleigh Anne Pretorius
Email: kayleigh_anne.pretorius@mercedes-benz.com
(This email address is for queries only – applications received to this email will NOT be accepted.)

Please do NOT contact Kouga Wind Farm if this bursary has already closed. View our other bursaries open for application here

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