Saab Grintek Defence Bursary South Africa 2021 – 2022
Saab Grintek Defence Bursary South Africa; ABOUT THE COMPANY – SAAB
Saab Grintek Defence Bursary South Africa; The Saab Group, formed in 1937, is a Swedish defence and aerospace company, originally known as Svenska Aeroplan AB. The companies business areas include; Surveillance; Dynamics; Aeronautics; Industrial Products and Services; Support and Services; Kockums.
Saab in Africa provides a variety of top products, services and solutions to the African civil security and military defence markets.
Saab has business units in approximately 40 countries, including within South Africa, Kenya and Botswana. The other branches are situated throughout Europe, South America, North America, the Middle East, Australia, Oceania and Africa. The company currently employs over 16 000 staff members across its various branches.
ABOUT THE SAAB BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED
Saab is inviting South African students to apply for bursary funding, for the 2022 academic year.
Bursaries will be awarded for studies within these preferred fields:
- Computer Engineering (BEng)
- Electronic Engineering (BEng)
- Mechanical Engineering, specialising in numerical methods (Computational Fluid Dynamics and Finite Element Analysis) (BEng)
- RF Microwave
MORE ABOUT THE SAAB BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE & SELECTION
The following study expenses will be covered by the bursary programme: tuition fees, prescribed books, accommodation, meals and a laptop allowance.
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted – should you not receive any feedback, please regard your application as unsuccessful.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SAAB 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 studying full-time within one of the fields of study listed above
- You must be studying at a recognised and accredited tertiary institution in South Africa
- You must NOT be in receipt of any other bursaries for the 2022 academic year
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE SAAB BURSARY
Students who meet all the criteria, can apply by submitting clear copies of the following documentation (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)
- Full university academic record, including most recent results (certified copy)
- Curriculum Vitae
Note: there is no application form to be completed for this bursary – students need only submit the above documents to apply.
Applications must be submitted via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
(Insert the words “Saab Bursary Application – Your Full Name” in the email subject line).
CLOSING DATE FOR THE SAAB BURSARY
30 November 2021.
(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 Saab directly:
Tel: 021 786 8460 / 021 709 9160 (Cape Town branches)
Tel: 012 492 4400 (Centurion branch)
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.