VBKOM Bursary South Africa 2023 – 2024
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROVIDER – VBKOM
VBKOM Bursary South Africa | VBKOM was formed by 5 mining engineers in 2008, with the aim of delivering expert technical mining consulting services to pan-African and international clients. VBKOM remains committed to identifying opportunities to expand its service offering and geographical footprint and thus, offer true value to clients in the mining and other capital-intensive industries.
ABOUT THE VBKOM BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED
VBKOM is inviting students to apply for their bursary programme, for the 2023 academic year.
Bursaries will be awarded for studies within the following fields (Undergraduate including Honours):
- Industrial Engineering
- Mining Engineering
ABOUT THE VBKOM BURSARY PROGRAMME – EXPENSES COVERED | SELECTION
The bursary will provide full cover for the following expenses: registration and tuition fees.
Bursary recipients will also have the opportunity to gain vacation work experience and exposure, at VBKOM’s discretion.
The bursary is renewable each year and students are required to submit their semester marks.
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by 7 February 2023 at the latest and invited to attend an interview. If you do not receive any feedback by this date, please consider your application unsuccessful.
Zabusaries.com is committed to keeping you up to date with the latest bursary opportunities, and this article covers all details about the VBKOM Bursary.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE VBKOM 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
- You must be studying towards a qualification within one of the fields listed above
- You must be in your 2nd or higher year of study
- You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 60%
- You must be hard-working and inquisitive
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE VBKOM BURSARY
Download and complete the VBKOM Bursary Application Form 2023 (.pdf)
Enter “Zabusaries.com” in the field asking how you heard about the VBKOM Bursary.
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 (certified copy)
- Matric certificate (certified copy)
- Full academic record/ transcripts (on institutions letterhead)
- Proof of university enrolment or acceptance (on institutions letterhead)
- Motivational letter to support your application (read our tips on how to write a motivational letter for your bursary application)
Applications must be submitted via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
(Insert the following “VBKOM-Bursary 2023_ university_ discipline” in the email subject line).
(e.g., VBKOM-Bursary 2023_ the University of Cape Town_ Industrial Eng.)
CLOSING DATE FOR THE VBKOM BURSARY
27 January 2023.
(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 scholarship programme, please contact VBKOM directly:
Tel: 012 654 0004
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