Umgeni Water Bursary South Africa 2019 – 2020

By | January 29, 2019

Umgeni Water Bursary South Africa 2019 – 2020

ABOUT THE COMPANY – UMGENI WATER

Umgeni Water, established in 1974, is a public state-owned entity that provides water services to water services institutions within its service area. They are KwaZulu-Natal’s biggest supplier of bulk potable water, servicing an area of more than 21 000 sqkm.

The company reports to the Department of Water and Sanitation directly, is headquartered in Pietermaritzburg and is supported by offices in Ulwandle and Izintaba.

Umgeni Water’s assets include: 13 dams, 11 water treatment works, 18 small water treatment works, 19 borehole schemes, over 700 km of pipelines and over 60 km of tunnels.
 

 

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED, COVERAGE VALUE & SERVICE CONTRACT

Umgeni Water will be awarding bursaries within the following fields of study:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Finance

The bursary will cover the following study related expenses: registration fees, tuition fees, accommodation, meals, prescribed books and stationery.

On completion of their studies, students will be required to partake in a service contract equal to the duration of their bursary award.
 

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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):

  • South African citizen
  • Completed Matric
  • Studying within one of the aforementioned fields of study (first or second year)
  • Studying at a South African University
  • Passed all subjects and obtained a minimum average of 50% for studies to date
  • Proven financial need
  • *Preference will be given to students residing in KwaZulu-Natal

 

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)
  • Proof of enrolment at university
  • Full academic record for the previous year of study
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Motivational letter

 

Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Email: mxolisi.ngcobo@umgeni.co.za
(Insert the words “Umgeni Water Bursary Application – Your Full Name” in the email subject line)

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2) Post:
The Skills Development Facilitator
Umgeni Water
P O Box 9
Pietermaritzburg
3200
 

Alternatively, you may apply online at: http://umgeniwater.erecruit.co.za/candidateapp/Jobs/Browse – via the “Bursary” category.
 

CLOSING DATE

None – submission of applications are open all year round and students are welcome to apply at any time.
 

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Umgeni Water directly:
The Skills Development Facilitator
Tel: 033 341 1346/ 033 341 1093
Fax: 033 341 1086
Email: mxolisi.ngcobo@umgeni.co.za

See Also: 

South African Bursaries Open All Year Round

South African Bursaries Closing In January 2019

South African Bursaries Closing In February 2019