ESKOM BURSARIES (2017 – 2018)

ESKOM BURSARIES (2017 – 2018) . More details about Eskom bursaries and how to apply for eskom bursary below . ESKOM BURSARY application

Eskom, Africa’s largest producer of electricity, is offering different types of bursary schemes to South African candidates who intend to further their skills and education at recognised higher education institutions. With steadily expanding industrial, commercial and mining activities, and an ever-present need for competent, skilled workers within the industry, Eskom’s bursary schemes assists in educating/training hopeful applicants.

Apart from merely growing its own workforce and meeting its business objectives, Eskom’s goal is to educate the people of South Africa, resulting in national benefits such as empowerment, productivity and an overall improved lifestyle. Those who have the drive to further educate themselves and work toward a better future but lack the finances or means to do so should jump at this type of opportunity.

What sets Eskom’s bursary scheme apart from others is the fact that bursaries are applicable not only to universities, but also technikons and FETs (Further Education and Training). Below is a comprehensive list of which fields of study candidates can enter into.

Universities (successful completion of studies result in a degree):

  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Environmental Studies
  • Accounting
  • Supply Chain
  • IT

Technikons / Universities of Technology (successful completion of studies result in P1 and P2 National Diplomas):

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgy
  • Environmental Science
  • Safety and Risk

FETs (successful completion of studies result in qualification as an artisan):

  • Boiler Makers
  • Electricians
  • Fitters and Turners
  • Millwrights
  • Welders
  • Plumbers
  • Bricklayers
  • Carpenters
  • Power Plant Operators
  • Mechanics
  • Control and Instrumentation

Bursaries are only granted for undergraduate studies, not postgraduate studies.

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