Power Group Bursary South Africa 2018 – 2019

ABOUT THE COMPANY – POWER GROUP

The Power Group, established by Graham Power in 1983, is one of South Africa’s largest privately owned construction firms. The company supply civil; building; roads; project engineering; property development and turnkey housing services via their group companies, namely Power Developments and Power Construction.

Since its humble beginnings, the company has built residential property, office blocks, schools, shopping malls, warehouses, roads, railways and even wind farms. The Group now operates throughout Southern Africa and has regional offices in Centurion, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth and Namibia.
As of 2007, The Power Group streamlined its 12 subsidiary businesses. They are a level 2 B-BBEE contributor and have are 30% staff owned.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

The Power Group started their bursary programme as a way to help students work towards a qualification in the construction or building industry, without having to worry about the high cost of tertiary studies.

Each year, bursaries are awarded to students currently studying (or intending to study) at University or University of technology. Bursaries are awarded within the following fields of study:
University students:

  • Business Commerce
  • Civil Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Project Management
  • Quantity Surveying

University of Technology students:

  • Building Science
  • Civil Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Quantity Surveying

 

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 OR currently in Matric
  • Studying or intend on studying within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Studying or intend on studying at a recognised University or University of Technology in South Africa
  • Intend on pursuing a career within the Building/ Construction/ Built Environment sector

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Applications must be done online at:
University students: Apply Here
University of Technology students: Apply Here
You may be required to submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your online application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy of)
  • Latest Matric results, if currently in Matric
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy of)
  • Latest tertiary academic record, if currently at University or University of Technology

 

CLOSING DATE

None. Applications are open all year round.

Please note: if you have not received any feedback within 30 days of applying, please regard your application unsuccessful.

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact the Power Group directly:
Tel: 021 907 1300
Email: jobs@powergrp.co.za / general@powergrp.co.za

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