Saab Grintek Defence Bursary South Africa 2020 – 2021
ABOUT THE COMPANY – SAAB
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 BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED
Saab bursaries will be awarded within the following fields of study:
- Computer Science (BSc)
- Computer Engineering (B Eng)
- Electronic Engineering (B Eng)
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE
The following study expenses will be covered by the bursary programme: tuition fees, prescribed books, accommodation, meals and a laptop allowance.
Bursary recipients are selected based on academic merit and commitment to the Science/ Engineering field of study.
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted – should you not receive any feedback within 60 days of the application deadline, regard your application as unsuccessful.
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
- Studying full time towards a degree qualification in one of the aforementioned fields of study
- Passed all previous study modules/ subjects
- Studying at a recognised tertiary institute within South Africa
- Good academic record
- NOT currently in possession of any other valid bursary awards
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY
Applications must be done online at: https://saabgroup.com/career/vacancies/?q=bursary
You may be required to register an account before you can login and apply.
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 be disregarded):
- ID document (certified copy of)
- Matric certificate (certified copy of)
- Full tertiary academic record (certified copy of)
- Covering Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
31 October annually.
(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 the Saab Group directly:
Saab Grintek Defence
Tel: 021 786 8460 / 021 709 9160 (Cape Town branches)
Tel: 012 672 6000/ 012 679 2300 (Centurion branches)