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Eskom Bursary 2019/2020

Eskom Bursary 2019/2020

Eskom bursary is open to candidates intending to study at recognized higher education institutions.

The following fields of study are accepted for the bursary:


  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Accounting
  • Supply Chain
  • IT
  • Computer Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Nuclear Engineering


  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgy
  • Safety and Risk
  • Environmental Science

Further Education & Training (FET):

  • Boiler Makers
  • Control & Instrumentation
  • Electricians
  • Fitters & Turners
  • Mechanical
  • Millwrights
  • Welders
  • Plumbers
  • Bricklayers
  • Carpenters
  • Power Plant Operators

Eskom bursary schemes are offered in either:

  • Full Eskom Bursary – This bursary is based on business needs of the company. This covers registration fees, tuition fees, residence or accommodation fees, meals allowance, book allowance, PC allowance and vacation allowance.
  • Scholarships – This bursary is exclusively offered to Eskom employees children/beneficiaries. This covers registration fees, tuition fees, residence or accommodation fees, meals allowance and book allowance.

Eskom Bursary Requirements and Eligibility:

  • Citizens of South Africa with valid ID number
  • Full time student at an accredited South African institution
  • Willing to undergo an interview and medical examination or health declaration
  • Students or intend to study in the fields mentioned above
  • For University applicants, minimum Code 5 for English, Physical Science and Mathematics
  • For Technikons/University of technologies applicants, minimum Code 4 for English, Physical Science and Mathematics
  • For Further Education and Training (FET) applicants, minimum Code 3 for English, Physical Science and Mathematics
  • For applicants already at higher institution, must have passed all registered subjects in the current year

Closing Date: 31 July 2019

How to Apply and Application Details:

Download and complete the Eskom Bursary Application Form Here and send your applications through any of the following method:
Post: Student Development Department, PO BOX 1091, JOHANNESBURG, 2001
Hand Carried: MEGAWATT PARK, Maxwell Drive, Sunninghill, Sandton

Shortlisted applicants will be notified by phone and mail and will be invited for an interview as well as medical declaration/examination. Final selection and award will be based on the interview, satisfactory academic results and medical fitness. Selection results will be released from/between October to December of the current year.

For inquiries:

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