Bursaries in South Africa

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Aurecon South Africa Bursary Scheme

At Aurecon, we thrive on solving the world’s most complex problems for the betterment the world we live in.

Because we know the world of tomorrow won’t look anything like the world of today, we are investing in the right education and skills to be future ready and in turn get our clients future ready.

If you are studying towards a BSc or BEng in Civil, Mechanical, Electronic, Mechatronics, Electrical, Industrial, Chemical Engineering and other related disciplines, and can identify with anyone of our attributes then Aurecon is the place for you. We award our bursaries to the most deserving students from recognised institutions of higher learning and we fund up to R120 000.00 (subject to change) per year to help support you in your pursuit of greatness. Plus, you are guaranteed practical training or vacation work applicable to the qualification, as required by your institution. We’ll renew our bursaries annually and award them based on your academic performance.

If you have any queries, contact us through our Facebook page and one of our recruitment team will get back to you.

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Bursary FAQs

Do I qualify for an Aurecon bursary?

Yes, if you are a South African citizen, and studying or intending to study BSc or BEng in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronic, Mechatronic, Industrial, Chemical Engineering Undergraduate Degrees at recognised Universities in South Africa.

Proof of registration/acceptance is required.

You must achieve a 7 symbol in Mathematics and Science with 75% and above overall average in your Grade 12 year.

If you are currently studying, you must meet the following academic requirements based on your year of study:

We renew our bursaries annually based on your academic performance.

How will my progress be monitored?

We review our bursaries every year after each exam. We understand that university can be challenging, therefore we support you every step of the way. Our Emerging Talent Partner is available to provide much needed support and you can reach out to our current graduate network if you feel that you need support.

What happens after graduation?

After graduation, you get to work for Aurecon, for every one year that you’ve had a bursary with us (including any suspension period). In-service training periods are excluded from this. The service obligation period will commence after successful completion of studies/after graduation.

What is the application and selection process?

Complete your online bursary application.

You will be asked to submit:

  1. A copy of your CV in Word or PDF format
  2. A certified copy of your South African ID or Smart ID card
  3. A certified copy of your academic transcripts

If you are successfully shortlisted, you will be invited to attend panel interviews in Pretoria, Cape Town, Durban or one of our other office locations.

If you “ace” your interview, you will be offered an Aurecon bursary based on your academic performance, financial need, interview performance and field of study.

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