TCTA (Trans-Caledon Tunnel Authority) Bursary South Africa 2021 – 2022

ABOUT THE COMPANY – TCTA

Trans-Caledon Tunnel Authority (OR “TCTA” for short), situated in Centurion, is a state-owned entity for bulk water supply development. The company’s goal is to be a market leader for the supply of sustainable water and to facilitate water security (by the means of planning, financing and implementing the process of raw water infrastructure) in their region.

The company was first established in order to become a purpose vehicle to carry out the Lesotho Highlands Water Project. Services carried out by the company include Project Design, Project Management, Treasury Management, Knowledge Management, Debt Management, Bulk raw water infrastructure implementation, Structuring and raising Project Finance.

Some of TCTA’s flagship projects include the Lesotho Highlands Water Project; the Metsi Bophelo Borehole Project; the Vaal River Eastern Subsystem; the Olifants River Water Resources Development Project; Berg Water Project in Franschhoek; the Komati Water Scheme Augmentation Project; the Mooi-Mgeni Transfer Scheme; the Mokolo Dam and the Acid Mine Drainage.
 

 

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

TCTA is offering 10 bursary awards to students from a previously disadvantaged background who have shown academic excellence and the desire to succeed in their chosen field.
 

Bursaries will be awarded for studies within the following fields/ areas:

 

MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE, OTHER OPPORTUNITIES, RENEWABILITY & SELECTION PROCESS

The following expenses will be covered by the bursary: University registration fees, full tuition fees, prescribed books, accommodation, stationery, meals (in residence) and a monthly allowance for living expenses.

Once students have finished their studies, TCTA will aim to place students in a 2-year internship or learnership programme, within the TCTA community. Placement is dependent on the opportunity available in the company.
 

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TCTA bursaries are awarded for one year at a time and are renewable dependent on students academic performance.

Once your application has been received, it will be screened to ensure that you meet the criteria and that all information required is present.
Shortlisted candidates will then be contacted by TCTA and invited to an interview.
If you have not received any feedback within 30 days of the application deadline, you can regard your application as unsuccessful.
 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

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):

 

Preference/ consideration will be granted based on the following criteria:

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Download and complete the TCTA Bursary application form in either of the following formats:
TCTA Bursary Application Form  (.docx)
TCTA Bursary Application Form (.pdf)
 

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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):

 

Applications must be submitted electronically via email to interns@tcta.co.za
(Insert the words “TCTA Bursary Application – Your Full Name” in the email subject line).
 

CLOSING DATE

11 March 2022.
(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 TCTA directly:
Trans-Caledon Tunnel Authority
Contact Person: Nomvula Mhlambi
Tel: 012 683 1258

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