SPEBS (SAICE Patrons Engineering Bursary Scheme) South Africa 2020 – 2021
ABOUT THE COMPANY – SAICE
The South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE), founded in 1903, is a society of approximately 8000 members, of not just civil engineers but also technologists and technicians.
The institute was originally founded as the Cape Society of Civil Engineers (CSCE), but later in 1910 it changed names to the South African Society of Civil Engineers (SASCE) and again in 1948 when it became the South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE).
Members of the SAICE plan, provide and maintain all infrastructure which is used in daily activities of modern society.
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED & COVERAGE VALUE
The SPEBS (SAICE Patrons Engineering Bursary Scheme) bursary scheme was founded in 1992 and is administered by the South African Institution of Civil Engineering, to financially assist academically deserving students.
Bursaries will be awarded to those studying towards a Civil Engineering Degree or National Diploma.
The bursary fund is currently awarded to a maximum value of R6 500 per student/ semester – this funding is intended to assist students with paying for registration fees, tuition and prescribed books.
Successful candidates will receive feedback during March or September, when they will be required to provide certified proof of registration.
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
- Studying towards a Civil Engineering qualification (Degree or National Diploma)
- Passed and completed all previous subjects
- Degree students: must have passed first year exams – the bursary will sponsor second, third and fourth year students
- National Diploma students: must have passed S1/ first level exams – the bursary will sponsor S2, S3 and S4 students
- Studying at a recognised tertiary institution in South Africa
- Proven financial need
- Good academic record
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY
Download and complete the SAICE SPEBS Bursary Application Form (.pdf)
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):
- ID document (certified copy of)
- Full tertiary academic record to date (certified copy of)
*Proof of tertiary registration (certified copy) will be required by successful applicants – bursary candidates will be notified in March and September annually.
Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Fax: 011 805 5971
SAICE Career Guidance
Private Bag X200
First semester: 31 January 2020.
Second semester: 31 July 2020.
(Applications submitted after these dates 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 SAICE directly:
SAICE – SPEBS Desk
Contact Persons: Fridah Mahlangu
Tel: 011 805 5947
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com