Mercedes-Benz Bursary Programme

Mercedes-Benz: Bursary Programme 2020

Mercedes-Benz: Bursary Programme 2020

Mercedes-Benz Bursary Programme

Mercedes-Benz is a completely-owned subsidiary of Mercedes-Benz AG, a global automobile manufacturing company. The company was founded in 1886 by Gottlieb Daimler and Carl Benz. Today, it boasts a history of over 60 years in South Africa as a devoted corporate citizen. It was established with an objective to revolutionize the way people travel and make it easier and effortless.

About The Bursary Programme:

Mercedes-Benz bursary programme focuses on providing students with funds to support their studies. The Programme aims to harness outstanding students at Grade 12 and Tertiary levels into their fold of growing Talent, by offering the participant financial aid for studies as well as experiential learning.

Mercedes-Benz will cover:

  • tuition expenses
  • food
  • textbook

Mercedes-Benz South Africa Ltd will be awarding bursaries within the following or intending to study in the following fields of studies:

For East London:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Metallurgy Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Supply Chain
  • Logistics
  • Human Resources

For Pretoria:

  • Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Supply Chain
  • Logistics
  • Procurement
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing
  • Legal
  • Compliance
  • Corporate Affairs


In order to be considered for this bursary programme, applicants must qualify in the following minimum entry criteria:

    • South African citizen or permanent resident of South Africa
    • Grade 12 students
    • Students enrolled for or currently pursuing full-time studies (1st and 2nd-year students will have an added advantage)
    • Enrolled for or currently pursuing full-time studies within one of the aforementioned fields of study

NB: Existing employees of Mercedes-Benz South Africa Group of Companies are not allowed to apply.

Closing Date: 6 January 2020

How to Apply:

All applications must need to be done online by logging onto the Daimler Careers website.

For East London Bursary Programme, click here.

For Pretoria Bursary Programme, click here.

Only applications submitted online will be considered. Applications submitted via email will be disregarded.

Bursary selection criteria

  • Grade 12, with 70% average/distinctions in Mathematics and/or Physical Science (engineering streams), for the first half of the year, or
  • 65% average at the tertiary level for the first semester.
  • The final 2019 year-end mark will form part of the selection process
  • Shortlisted applicants may be requested to undergo psychometric assessments.

(If you will not hear from the MBSA HR Department of the company by 29 February 2020, please consider your application unsuccessful)

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