WSP Bursary South Africa 2023 – 2024

WSP Bursary South Africa 2023 – 2024

ABOUT THE COMPANY – WSP

The history of WSP Global Inc, a Canadian company that provides management and consultancy services within the natural and built environment sector, has a history dating back to 1959. Since its inception, the company has undergone a merger, two acquisitions and a name change, until they finally became known as WSP.

WSP provides engineering solutions across various sectors – some of their service offerings include Environment; Property and Buildings; Transport and Infrastructure; Energy, Industry and Resources.

The global professional services firm has offices across the globe, including in Africa (South Africa), Europe (United Kingdom; Germany; France; Denmark; Switzerland; Sweden; Norway; Finland; Poland; Turkey; Romania), North America (USA; Canada), South America (Chile; Colombia; Peru; Mexico), Oceania (New Zealand; Australia), Asia (China; Japan; South Korea; Vietnam; Thailand; Singapore; Philippines; India; Malaysia) and the Middle East (UAE; Qatar; Oman; Kuwait; Saudi Arabia), where over 42 000 staff members are employed.

ABOUT THE WSP BURSARY – FIELDS COVERED

WSP is inviting students to apply for bursary funding, for the 2022 academic year. The bursary is available to current Environmental Science and Engineering students, pursuing studies towards any of the following qualifications:

  • BSc Environmental Sciences Degree (undergraduate or Honours)
  • BEng / BSc (Eng) / BIng Engineering degree in Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering

 

Bursary recipients will be able to undertake vacation work at Golder during university holidays, and after graduation, they may be offered employment opportunities at the company.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE WSP 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):
Environmental Science students:

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying towards a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Environmental Sciences
  • You must be in the 2nd, 3rd or final year of study
  • You must be studying at a recognised university in South Africa
  • You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 70% in the 2021 academic year to date
  • You must have passed all subjects in the 2021 academic year to date
  • You must NOT be in receipt of any other bursary or scholarship funding
  • You must be passionate about Environmental Science
  • You must be dedicated to your studies
  • Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged candidates
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Engineering students:

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Chemical, Civil, Electrical or Mechanical)
  • You must be in the 2nd, 3rd or final year of study
  • You must be studying at a recognised university in South Africa
  • You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 65% in the 2021 academic year to date
  • You must have passed all subjects in the 2021 academic year to date
  • You must NOT be in receipt of any other bursary or scholarship funding
  • You must be passionate about Engineering
  • You must be dedicated to your studies
  • Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged candidates

ALL candidates must also possess the following skills/ key competencies:

  • You must be self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • You must be trustworthy and reliable
  • You must have strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • You must take ownership and show initiative
  • You must be an innovative thinker
  • You must pay close attention to detail and be highly accurate
  • You must work well under pressure
  • You must be able to manage stress and maintain resilience when necessary
  • You must have good time and priority management skills
  • You must be able to work well in a team
  • You must be always willing to learn
  • You must be able to accept constructive feedback
  • You must be solution-seeking
  • You must be client-focused
  • You must maintain professional and ethical behaviour at all times
  • You must show entry-level leadership skills
  • You must have a strong sense of community
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HOW TO APPLY FOR THE WSP BURSARY

Applications must be submitted online at:
WSP Environmental Sciences Bursary Application 2022
Reference number: WSP/PTY/BRY/24/2021

WSP Engineering Bursary Application 2022
Reference number: WSP/PTY/BRY/23/2021
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 may be disqualified):

  • ID Document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Proof of university registration (certified copy)
  • Most recent tertiary academic transcript or progress report (certified copy)
  • Curriculum Vitae, with contact details (cellphone number and email address)
  • A signed letter of a declaration stating that you are not in receipt of any other bursary or scholarship funding for 2021

 

CLOSING DATE FOR THE WSP BURSARY

11 November 2021.
(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 WSP directly:
Submit your query via the contact page, by selecting the “careers” tab on the drop-down menu: https://www.wsp.com/en-ZA/contact-us

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