Rand Water Bursary South Africa 2019 – 2020

ABOUT THE COMPANY – RAND WATER

Rand Water, a South African water utility company which supplies Gauteng (and various other areas of South Africa) with potable water, was founded in 1903. The company, previously known as the Rand Water Board, is Africa’s biggest water utility.

Rand Water provides purified water which has been extracted from various sources, to metropolitan municipalities; local municipalities; industries and mines. The company is also involved in waste water sanitation.

The distribution network includes over 3000 km of pipeline, which supplies 58 service reservoirs. The average supply of water is over 3500 million litres of water per day.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

Rand Water are inviting students studying towards undergraduate qualifications to apply for the bursary programme.

Bursaries will be awarded within the following fields of study:

  • Water Care (BTech/ Advance Diploma: 4th year)
  • Water Treatment and Supply (BTech/ Advance Diploma: 4th year)
  • Water and Sanitation (BSc: 3rd or 4th year, BTech/ Advance Diploma: 4th year)
  • Environmental Management (Water or Environmental rehabilitation) (BSc: 2nd, 3rd or 4th year)
  • Chemistry (BSc Hons: 4th year)
  • Analytical Chemistry (BTech/ BSc: 3rd or 4th year)
  • Civil Engineering (BSC Eng/ BEng: 2nd, 3rd or 4th year)
  • Chemical Engineering (BSc/ BTech/ National Diploma: 2nd or 3rd year)
  • Architectural Engineering or Design (Degree/ BTech/ National Diploma: 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year)
  • Electrical Engineering (Light or Heavy) (BTech (TVET)/ National Diploma: 2nd , 3rd or 4th year or N4 – N6)
  • Mechanical Engineering (Boilermakers, Fitter and Turner Welders and Special Fabricators) (Degree/ BEng (TVET)/ National Diploma: 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year or N4 – N6)
  • Accounting (BCom Degree: 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year)
  • Internal Audit (BTech/ BCom: 2nd or 3rd year)
  • Economics and International Trade (BCom: 3rd or 4th year)
  • Econometrics (BCom: 3rd or 4th year)
  • Information Science (BSc IT: 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year)
  • Computer Science (4th Industrial Revolution Tech. Cyber Security, Business Analysis/ System design & Architecture) (MSc/ MCom Honours Degree)
  • Hotel/ Hospitality Management (National Diploma: 2nd and 3rd year)
  • Professional Cookery (National Diploma: 2nd and 3rd year)

 

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted – if you have not received any feedback regarding your application within 30 days from the application deadline, regard your application as unsuccessful.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

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):

  • South African citizen
  • Under 35 years old
  • Completed Matric or equivalent
  • Studying full-time within one of the above mentioned fields of study
  • Registered and studying at a recognised tertiary institution in South Africa (University/ University of Technology/ TVET College)
  • Achieved a minimum of 65% for all major subjects
  • Interested in working within the water sector
  • From a previously disadvantaged background
  • NOT in possession of any other bursary awards/ funding
  • Self-motivated
  • Results-driven
  • Have good written and verbal communication skills

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Applications must be done online at: https://randwater.erecruit.co/candidateapp/Jobs/View/181221-1/Rand_Water_Bursaries

You will be required to Register and account (https://randwater.erecruit.co/candidateapp/Register) before you can Login (https://randwater.erecruit.co/candidateapp/Login) and apply.

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):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Application Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Proof of residence
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Full academic record to date (certified copy)
  • Any other relevant qualification certificates (certified copies)

 

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Rand Water directly:
Head Office
Tel: 011 682 0911
Email: admin@konesolutions.co.za

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