Scatec Bursary South Africa 2023 – 2024
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROVIDER – SCATEC
Scatec Bursary South Africa 2023 – 2024 | Scatec (previously Scatec Solar) develops, builds, owns, operates and maintains power plants that generate clean and reliable electricity. The company is committed to increasing access to clean, affordable, and renewable electricity generation in emerging markets.
The company is involved in solar, wind and hydroelectricity generation, in 18 countries (Argentina, Brazil, Czech Republic, Egypt, Honduras, Jordan, Laos, Lesotho, Malaysia, Mozambique, Pakistan, Philippines, Rwanda, South Africa, Tunisia, Uganda, Ukraine and Vietnam).
Scatec entered South Africa in 2010 and is currently the leading solar player in the country.
ABOUT THE SCATEC BURSARY – FIELDS COVERED
Scatec is inviting students to apply for bursary funding, for the 2023 academic year..
Bursaries will be awarded for Postgraduate Degree studies (Honours, Master or PhD) within these fields:
- Electrical Engineering (BEng)
- Electronic Engineering (BEng)
- Mechanical Engineering (BEng)
MORE ABOUT THE SCATEC BURSARY – EXPENSES COVERED, OTHER BENEFITS | SELECTION
The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: registration fees, tuition fees, prescribed textbooks, accommodation, meal allowance, as well as a once-off allowance for a computer and calculator. The bursary will NOT pay for repeat modules.
The bursary will also offer recipients the following benefits: work opportunities, development opportunities and psyche-social support (student discussions, workshops and EAP – employee assistance programme)
After graduation, students may be required to work for Scatec as part of the work-back obligation (depending on company needs).
Otagouni.com is committed to keeping you up to date with the latest bursary opportunities, and this article covers all details about the Scatec Bursary.
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and required to attend an interview and psychometric tests. If you do not receive any feedback, please consider your application unsuccessful.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SCATEC 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 a relevant undergraduate degree
- You must be studying or intend on studying full-time, towards a Postgraduate degree in one of the fields listed above, in 2022
- You must be studying or intend on studying at a University that is recognised or accredited by the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) (check if your university is accredited here)
- Preference will be given to students from previously disadvantaged designated groups within South Africa
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE SCATEC BURSARY
Applications must be submitted online at; Scatec Bursary Application 2022
Enter “Otagouni.com” in the field asking how you heard about the Scatec bursary.
Note: students who do not have internet access may contact the Scatec Cape Town office for assistance (Pat Volwana: 021 202 1230).
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 or smart card (certified copy)
- Matric certificate (certified copy)
- Full tertiary academic record (certified copy)
- Proof of University registration or acceptance (on institutions letterhead)
- Curriculum Vitae (in PDF or MS Word format)
CLOSING DATE FOR THE SCATEC BURSARY
31 December 2022 (at 17:00).
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
CONTACT THE SCATEC BURSARY
For any queries related to this bursary programme, please get in touch with Scatec directly:
Contact person: Pat Volwana
Tel: 021 202 1230
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