Eskom Bursary Opened for 2024

Eskom South Africa has opened its Eskom Bursary opportunity for all interested to apply. Before you apply, let us know some small information about Eskom.

Eskom is a South African electricity public utility. It was established in 1923 as the Electricity Supply Commission and also known by its Afrikaans name Elektrisiteitsvoorsieningskommissie, by the South African government and people of the Republic of South Africa in terms of the Electricity Act. 

ENDING DATE: This bursary will end on 19 November 2024.

LOCATION: South Africa

BURSARY REQUIREMENTS:

To qualify for this bursary program, you need to satisfy the following requirements:

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must complete Matric in 2024
  • You must NOT be currently studying at a tertiary institution
  • You must have received a conditional admission offer to study towards a BEng or BSc degree in Electrical Engineering, in 2024
  • You must have received a conditional admission offer to study at a recognised University in South Africa
  • You must have achieved a minimum of level 4 for English in Grade 11 (2020)
  • You must have achieved a minimum of level 5 for Pure Mathematics in Grade 11 (2020)
  • You must have achieved a minimum of level 5 for Pure Physical Science in Grade 11 (2020)
  • You must NOT be in receipt of any other bursary award
  • Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply
  • Preference may be given to applicants from underrepresented designated groups (in line with Eskom’s employment equity plan and its employment equity goals and targets)

University of Technology students:

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must complete Matric in 2024
  • You must NOT be currently studying at a tertiary institution
  • You must have received a conditional admission offer to study towards a National Diploma in Electrical Engineering, in 2024
  • You must have received a conditional admission offer to study at a recognised University of Technology in South Africa
  • You must have achieved a minimum of level 4 for English in Grade 11 (2020)
  • You must have achieved a minimum of level 4 for Pure Mathematics in Grade 11 (2020)
  • You must have achieved a minimum of level 4 for Pure Physical Science in Grade 11 (2020)
  • You must NOT be in receipt of any other bursary award
  • Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply
  • Preference may be given to applicants from underrepresented designated groups (in line with Eskom’s employment equity plan and its employment equity goals and targets)

BURSARY COVERAGE:

This bursary was formed of broadening the skill pool in the country and empowering young students to reach their career aspirations.

Bursaries will be awarded for the following specific qualifications:

  • 50 bursaries to University students, pursuing studies towards an Electrical Engineering: Heavy Current or Light Current (BEng / BSc) degree.
  • 35 bursaries to University of Technology students, pursuing studies towards a Electrical Engineering: Heavy Current or Light Current (National Diploma)

METHOD OF APPLICATION

All application must be done online following this link below:

Eskom Bursary Application 2024: University Students

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Remember to attach the following documents when applying:

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Grade 11 final results (certified copy)
  • Matric latest results (certified copy)
  • University or University of Technology proof of conditional acceptance (on institutions letterhead)

Overview of Public Universities in South Africa

Here's an overview of some public universities in South Africa, including general admissions requirements and estimated application periods. Keep in mind, specific program requirements and dates can vary significantly, so it's important to check each university's official website for the most current information.

University of Pretoria

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with minimum scores in specific subjects related to the chosen program; for international students, equivalent qualifications.
  • Application Period: Usually opens in March and closes at the end of July for most programs.

University of Cape Town

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with pass levels required for degree study; subject-specific requirements depending on the program.
  • Application Period: Application opens in April and closes at the end of July.

Stellenbosch University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required marks; some programs have additional testing.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and typically closes at the end of June.

University of the Witwatersrand

  • Admissions Requirements: Matriculation certificate with university exemption; required scores vary by faculty.
  • Application Period: Begins in March and ends on the 30th of September.

University of Johannesburg

  • Admissions Requirements: Matric exemption with a minimum APS score; specific subject requirements based on the faculty.
  • Application Period: Opens in April and generally closes by the 30th of September.

University of the Free State

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific marks for the program applied to; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Typically opens in April and closes at the end of August.

University of Venda

  • Admissions Requirements: Completion of the National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for diploma or degree studies; specific APS scores needed.
  • Application Period: Usually from May to September.

University of Fort Hare

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; certain programs may have specific requirements.
  • Application Period: Opens around May and closes at the end of September.

University of the Western Cape

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific performance levels; additional requirements for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Generally from May to September.

North-West University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; program-specific requirements may apply.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and usually closes by the end of August.

Rhodes University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate or equivalent; minimum academic performance in certain subjects.
  • Application Period: Applications open in April and close at the end of September.

Nelson Mandela University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; portfolio or additional tests for some faculties.
  • Application Period: Opens in April, with a deadline at the end of August for most programs.

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Opens in May and typically closes by the end of September.

University of Limpopo

  • Admissions Requirements: Senior Certificate with endorsement for diploma or degree courses; specific APS scores for different programs.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

University of Zululand

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for bachelor’s degree studies; specific score requirements for various programs.
  • Application Period: Usually between April and November.

Central University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores for the chosen field of study; additional criteria for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Application period generally starts in May and ends in October.

Vaal University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with a pass that qualifies for admission to bachelor’s degree, diploma, or higher certificate programs.
  • Application Period: Typically from May to September.

Walter Sisulu University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; additional criteria for certain faculties.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

This list provides a starting point for understanding the admissions landscape across South Africa's diverse higher education institutions. Given the variability in programs and requirements, it's crucial to consult each university's website for the most accurate and up-to-date information.