Hatch: Bursary / Scholarship Programme 2019

Closing Date: 31 August 2018

Hatch is seeking for Students who are interested in developing an Engineering Career in the consulting field who enjoy working in a dynamic environment.

Our Bursary  offers:

  • We offer bursaries to students studying Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, Civil, Structural and Mechatronics Engineering.
  • We require a minumum academic average of 65%.
  • Traditionally we offer bursaries to students between 2nd and final year,.
  • We offer both full cost and partial bursaries, depending on the students’ needs/requirements.

Key Disciplines:

  • Chemical & Process Engineering
  • Civil & Structural Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Mining Engineering
  • Metallurgy
  • Systems
  • Environmental

Application Process

  • For more information on Hatch, or how to begin your career with us, please call Thabiso Molakeng or Adeela Cajee Tel (011) 239 5300

How To Apply

Apply Online for the Hatch: Bursary / Scholarship Programme 2019

Investec: Bursary / Scholarship Programme 2018

 

Closing Date: 31 August 2018

If you’re a young South African citizen who is committed to their academic achievements but doesn’t have the financial means to study further, we are interested in speaking to you. You must, however, hold or be working towards a matric exemption with a minimum of 70% in English and Mathematics (not Maths Literacy) and a 60% pass rate in all your other subjects.

What Degrees Do Our Bursaries Cover?

We offer full bursaries to learners who are planning to study towards the following undergraduate university degrees:

  • Commerce (Economics, Business Economics, Accounting, Investments and Finance)
  • BCom Informatics
  • BSc Computer Science
  • BSc Information Technology
  • BIT-Bachelors of Information Technology
  • BIS-Bachelor of Information Science
  • Business Science
  • Science and Mathematics
  • Engineering
  • Commercial LLB

How To Apply

Download Application Form

GAST Bursary South Africa 2018 – 2019

ABOUT THE COMPANY – GAST

Gast was established in 1961 in Pretoria, South Africa. The company started out by manufacturing waterproofing coatings for dams and reservoirs – today they provide numerous other services within the Civil & Construction industries. The company has firm roots within the chemical industry, including specialty chemicals for industrial and cosmetic markets.

Gast is headquartered in South Africa and has operating across the globe, including in the following countries – Australia; the United States of America; the United Kingdom; the United Arab Emirates; Russia; Mozambique; Madagascar; Bostwana; Namibia; Zambia; Zimbabwe; Sudan; Angola; Ethiopia; Mali; Ghana and Cote D’Voire

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

Gast bursaries are available to students who are top achievers and those who would like to become part of the growing Gast team.

Bursaries will be awarded within the following fields of study (B Eng/ BSc/ B Tech qualifications):

  • Building/ Construction Management
  • Civil Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Quantity Surveying

 

The bursary will cover the following expenses: registration fees, tuition, exam fees, prescribed textbooks and travelling expenses.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by Gast and invited to attend an interview, as well as take part in industry related tests.

Once students have graduated, they will be required to work for Gast – one year of work required for each year of bursary funding received.

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/ permanent resident,
  • Completed Matric with Science and Mathematics,
  • Studying (or intend on studying) full-time within one of the aforementioned fields/ qualifications,
  • Studying (or accepted to study) at a recognised South African university/ university of technology,
  • Must achieve and maintain a minimum average of 70%.

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Students who meet the above criteria and would like to apply, must submit their applications electronically via email to: mplessis@gast.co.za

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your application email (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy of)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy of)
  • Proof of university enrollment or acceptance into your selected field of study
  • Latest academic results
  • Proof of any other qualifications
  • Full detailed Curriculum Vitae
  • Motivational letter explaining why you deserve the bursary

 

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 Gast directly:
Tel: 012 660 1616
Email: mplessis@gast.co.za

 

Mandela Rhodes Foundation Scholarship South Africa 2018 – 2019

ABOUT THE COMPANY – THE MANDELA RHODES FOUNDATION

The Mandela Rhodes Foundation was founded in 2002 with the goal of developing the leadership capacity in Africa, by way of its programmes, as well as aiming to become the African leader in its intent. The foundations relies of 4 major principles – Education, Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Reconciliation

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME

The Mandela Rhodes Scholarship programme, administered by the Mandela Rhodes Foundation, is named after 2 men – Nelson Mandela and Cecil Rhodes. The scholarship comprises of 2 parts – financial funding for postgraduate studies and a leadership development programme.

The funding component is for postgraduate studies at a South African tertiary institution, whereby students will receive full funding (Honours students for a maximum duration of 1 year and Masters students for a maximum duration of 2 years).

The leadership development programme component aims to develop the leadership capacity in Africa, and is made up of 3 components (mentoring, 3 regional group pods and 3 residential workshops).

MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE & SELECTION PROCESS

The scholarship provides coverage for the following expenses: registration fees and tuition fees, as well as an allowance for meals, accommodation, study materials, medical aid, personal allowance and an allowance for economy-class travel for international students (from their home to the institution at the start and end of their studies).

The scholarship selection process will include the following steps:
1) Applications will be reviewed by the Mandela Rhodes Foundation and by South African tertiary institutions. Students will receive feedback whether their applications will proceed to the following stage by 30 June 2018.
2) Applications will be reviewed by selected Mandela Rhodes Foundation staff. Students will receive feedback whether their applications will proceed to the following stage by 31 July 2018.
3) Applications will be reviewed again by selected Mandela Rhodes Foundation staff. Students will receive feedback whether their applications will proceed to the following stage by 31 August 2018.
4) Panel interviews will be conducted with shortlisted candidates and the selection committees during October.
5) Students who attended panel interviews will receive feedback whether their applications have been selected by 31 October 2018.

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):

  • Citizen of ANY African country
  • Will be between 19 to 30 years old when undertaking on scholarship studies
  • In possession of a degree qualification (or equivalent) OR will have completed one by 31 January 2019
  • Studying or intend on studying full time towards a postgraduate (Honours/ Masters) qualification at a recognised South African tertiary institute
  • Good academic record
  • Willing and able to attend all leadership development programme compulsory elements (may take place on weekends or during the week)
  • Committed to the following principles – Education, Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Reconciliation

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Applications must be done online at: APPLY HERE
You will be required to Register an account before you can Login and apply.
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
  • Curriculum Vitae (must include: achievements, activities and interests)
  • Personal Statement (must include: about your life, reason for applying for the scholarship, dreams and vision for the future)
  • Essay (topic can be found on the online application)

 

CLOSING DATE

15 April 2018.
(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 the Mandela Rhodes Foundation directly:
Tel: 021 424 3346
Email: info@mandelarhodes.org.za

Allan Gray: Winter Vacation Graduate / Internship Programme 2018

Location: Cape Town

The Allan Gray internship offers you a chance to get real business experience with a top asset manager. The internship will run over a three-week period from Monday 25th June to Friday 13th July 2018.

Successful applicants will get a chance to:

Do real work. No fetching coffee or running errands. We treat our interns like employees during the programme.

Meet leaders within the company and, in some cases, report to them on business processes.

Experience the Allan Gray culture and get a taste of the corporate environment.

Main Responsibilities

Depending on your skills and qualifications, you may be placed in any of the following business areas:

  • Product Development: Work on a project in our retail business, dealing with products like unit trusts and tax-free investments.
  • Retail Client Services: Ensure clients and advisers receive excellent service through their investment experience.
  • Retail Operations: Process and authorise transactions from clients.
  • IT: Support, maintain and enhance IT applications and environments in the business.

Qualifications

We are looking for students who are completing a Bachelor’s Degree and have a cumulative GPA of 65% and above.

Specialisations may include, but are not limited to: Commerce, Business Science, Actuarial Science, Engineering, Mathematics or Statistics.

Foreign national students with a valid permit which allows them to work a 40 hour week, for 3 consecutive weeks, are welcome to apply.

Skills / Competencies and experience

Proven leadership potential and problem solving abilities.

Preference will be given to final-year students, with some consideration to penultimate-year students as well.

Motivation

Screening questions

(Attach your answers in PDF format)

Write a 150 to 200 word motivation on why you believe you should be selected for the internship.

How To Apply

Apply Online for the Allan Gray Graduate / Internship Programme

Mr Price: Winter Vacation Programme 2018

Location: Durban

The Work Experience Programme will run from the 25th June to 13th July.

Are you currently in your final year (3rd year or honours) studying towards one/any of the following qualifications?

  • Fashion Design / Clothing Management
  • Interior Design
  • Accounting
  • Economics / Consumer Sciences / Retail Management
  • Finance
  • Auditing / Internal Audit
  • Supply Chain
  • Strategic Management
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • Property / Real Estate Management
  • Graphic Design

Then, this is for you!!

How To Apply

Apply Online for the Mr Price: Winter Vacation Programme 2018

Ericsson: IT Graduate / Internship Programme 2018

Our next Graduate program in South Africa, starting in June 2018 – is open to all Engineering graduates (or similar). Our graduate programs offer on the job learning and a structured training program and you will be given a mentor as well as a buddy to give you a great start in your career.

You will be involved in analysing, preparing, implementing and verifying the configuration and integration of a node, network and/or system and your scope of work could include the scenarios of introduction, upgrade expansion, functionality and capacity.

Our Offerings

  • An opportunity to work for the Global leader in the Telecommunications industry.
  • Continuous learning and development.
  • On the job training and mentorship programs provided by senior experts in the industry.
  • Exposure to working in a multi-national and multi-cultural environment, as well as the most recent trends of global technology such as 5G, IoT, Cloud, etc.
  • Working in the area of:
    • Automated network operations
    • Cloud computing and Virtualization infrastructure
    • Core Network
    • Digital Business Support Systems (BSS)
    • Data entry and IT Infrastructure Operations
    • Networking
    • Internet of Things (IoT) Products and Solutions
    • Data Analytics

Job Responsibilities & Tasks you will be involved in

  • Scope, define & design solution offerings; driving end-to-end technical solutions.
  • Analyze customer technology, define business requirements & participate in risk analysis.
  • Work with core 3 team on list of potential activities & solutions.
  • Develop technical presentations & proposals, & perform customer presentations.
  • Supporting pre-sales activities, including pre-studies.
  • Plan the implementation of the product configuration / integration work.
  • Help to Execute product configuration.
  • Help to Execute integration and migration work.
  • Help to prepare system test, module test and accept test.
  • Support deployment of solution.
  • Participate in knowledge transfer, documentation & information sharing.
  • Stay abreast of on new technology/technical areas & share information about solution to enable customer competence build.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum education level required: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Telecommunications, or Information Technology (or a degree in a relevant field).
  • Newly graduated individuals in 2017 or 2018 with the abovementioned qualifications are preferred.
  • Internship experience from technical roles focusing on integration is advantageous but not a must, e.g. experience from work as an Intern – Integration Engineer.
  • This is a full time graduate program with the duration of 12 months.

Your Competencies

  • Broad Technical Acumen
  • Problem Solving Ability
  • Creative Thinking
  • Good planning and organizing skills
  • Creating & Innovating
  • Entrepreneurial & Commercial thinking
  • Presentation & Communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Team work & collaboration skills
  • Basic financial Understanding

How To Apply

Apply Online for the Ericsson Graduate / Internship Programme

Capitec Bank: Graduate / Internship Programme 2018

Closing Date: 12 April 2018
Location: Stellenbosch & Bellville

Capitec Bank wants 10 exceptional people to join our Graduate Development Programme (GDP) at our head office in Stellenbosch, Western Cape. A Capitec Bank person questions convention. We believe by helping people better manage their financial lives, we are playing a part in the banking revolution. Help others find a better way to bank and join our Graduate Development Programme. You will get a 360 view of our business and find out how we are quietly going about making banking simpler and better.Once appointed to the GDP, you’ll be a part of a rotational programme that will give you exposure to different parts of the organisation. After successfully completing the programme, you will be placed within one of the following departments in Capitec Bank: 

  • Information Technology
  • Data and Digital Solutions
  • Financial Management
  • Credit Management
  • Business Improvement
  • Marketing
  • Business Support

Qualifications

  • At least a three year degree in Accounting and Auditing, Actuarial Science, Business and Management, Engineering, Commerce and Business Science, Communications and PR, Computer Science, Economics, Finance, Information Systems and Technology, Marketing, Maths, Statistics and Quantitative Management / Operations Research

Experience

  • A maximum of three years overall working experience 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer Literacy (MS Office)
  • Clear credit & criminal record

Knowledge and skills

Have a keen interest in understanding how a successful business works

  • Innovative in responding to business and client needs
  • Can decide upon and initiate appropriate action
  • Have the drive to deliver results and meet client expectations
  • Motivated to work with and relate well to others
  • Can adapt and respond to change quickly
  • Enjoy networking

Additional Requirements

Behavioural competencies:

  • Achievement Orientation
  • Team work
  • Adaptability
  • Decision making
  • Relationship building
  • Self-confidence
  • Resilience / tenacity
  • Energy
  • ReliabilityoProblem solving

How To Apply

Apply Online for the Capitec Bank: Graduate / Internship Programme 2018