Siemens Bursary South Africa 2019 – 2020
ABOUT THE COMPANY – SIEMENS
Siemens AG, a German conglomerate company and Europe’s biggest industrial manufacturing company, was founded in the year 1847 by Werner von Siemens. The companies main divisions include Energy; Industry; Infrastructure & Cities and Healthcare.
The company is a leader in the fields of electronics and electrical engineering and provides systems, solutions and products throughout the automation, digitalization and electrification value chain.
Siemens has had a presence in Africa for the past 150 plus years, while the companies history dates back to 1860 in Cape Town, South Africa.
Headquartered in Munich and Berlin, Germany, the company employs over 372 000 staff members across the globe (in Africa, North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East).
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED, COVERAGE VALUE & SERVICE CONTRACT
Siemens bursaries are awarded to students pursuing qualifications within the following fields of study:
- Electrical Engineering (BEng/ BSc)
- Electronic Engineering (BEng/ BSc)
- Industrial Engineering (BEng/ BSc)
The following expenses will be covered by the bursary programme: registration fees, tuition, examination fees, prescribed books, computer allowance, accommodation in residence, meals and a pocket money allocation.
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 within one of the aforementioned fields of study
- Studying at a recognised university in South Africa
- Achieved high academic results
- *Preference will be given to students from previously disadvantaged backgrounds
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY
Students who meet the above minimum eligibility requirements may 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)
- Matric certificate (certified copy)
- Full tertiary academic record (certified copy)
- Curriculum Vitae
- Motivational letter
Applications must be submitted to:
Private Bag X71
(ATTN: Training Officer (Bursaries))
31 July annually (applications are open from 1 March 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 Siemens directly:
Tel: 011 652 2000