Scatec Bursary South Africa 2022 – 2023
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROVIDER – SCATEC
Scatec Bursary South Africa 2022 – 2023 | Scatec (previously Scatec Solar) develops, builds, owns, operates and maintains power plants that generate clean and reliable electricity. The company is committed to increasing access to clean, affordable, and renewable electricity generation in emerging markets.
The company is involved in solar, wind and hydro electricity generation, in 18 countries (Argentina, Brazil, Czech Republic, Egypt, Honduras, Jordan, Laos, Lesotho, Malaysia, Mozambique, Pakistan, Philippines, Rwanda, South Africa, Tunisia, Uganda, Ukraine and Vietnam).
Scatec entered South Africa in 2010 and is currently the leading solar player in the country.
ABOUT THE SCATEC BURSARY – FIELDS COVERED
Scatec is inviting students to apply for bursary funding, for the 2023 academic year.
Bursaries will be awarded for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Degree studies within these fields:
- Electrical Engineering (BEng)
- Electronic Engineering (BEng)
- Mechanical Engineering (BEng)
Note: Diploma studies will not be covered.
MORE ABOUT THE SCATEC BURSARY – EXPENSES COVERED, OTHER BENEFITS & SELECTION
The all-inclusive bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: registration fees, tuition fees, prescribed textbooks, accommodation, meal allowance, as well as a once-off allowance for a computer and calculator.
The bursary will also offer recipients the following benefits: work opportunities, development opportunities (vacation work after completing the 2nd and 3rd year of study) and psycho-social support (student discussions, workshops and EAP – employee assistance programme).
After graduation, students may be required to work for Scatec as part of the work-back obligation (this will be dependent on company needs).
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Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and required to attend an interview and psychometric tests. If you do not receive any feedback, please consider your application unsuccessful.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SCATEC 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 have completed Matric OR must be currently in Matric
- You must be studying or intend on studying full-time, towards one of the Undergraduate or Postgraduate degrees listed above, in 2023
- You must be studying or intend on studying at a University that is recognised or accredited by the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) (check if your university is accredited here)
- You must achieve a minimum overall average of 70%, if currently in Matric
- You must pass Mathematics and Physical Science, if currently in Matric
- You must achieve a minimum overall average of 50% if currently studying in your 1st, 2nd or 3rd year
- You must have completed an undergraduate qualification if entering postgraduate studies
- Preference will be given to students from previously disadvantaged designated groups within South Africa
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE SCATEC BURSARY
Applications must be submitted online at; Scatec Bursary Application 2023
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):
- ID document or smart card (certified copy)
- Grade 11 final results AND Matric’s most recent results, if currently in Matric (certified copies)
- Matric certificate AND full tertiary academic record, if currently studying (certified copies)
- Proof of University registration or acceptance (on institutions letterhead)
- Curriculum Vitae (in PDF or MS Word format)
CLOSING DATE FOR THE SCATEC BURSARY
30 June 2022.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
CONTACT THE SCATEC BURSARY
For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Scatec directly:
Contact person: Pat Volwana
Tel: 021 202 1230
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