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Are you a Young South African interested in renewable energy? Apply for the Globeleq Education Trust Bursary for the 2024 academic year

Are you a Young South African interested in renewable energy? Apply for the Globeleq Education Trust Bursary for the 2024 academic year

Globeleq is a leading independent power producer operating in Africa. The Globeleq Scholarship Fund aims to develop skills needed for the renewable energy industry and support the long-term sustainability of the communities in which they operate, country-wide. 

Are you a Young South African interested in renewable energy? Apply for the Globeleq Education Trust Bursary for the 2024 academic year

Applicants must be: 

  1. South African citizens
  2. Have an interest in renewable energy.
  3. Must be studying full-time (2024 onwards). 
  4. May be studying for any field/topic at a DHET/SAQA-recognized tertiary school/university. 
  5. Unemployed (not working full or part-time in 2024), and must not have worked full-time before 2024. 
  6. Have applied to study in 2024 or have already been accepted for registration in 2024. 

Bursaries are offered only for studies leading to higher certificates, diplomas, degrees or equivalent NQF-rated qualifications

Preference will be given to Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths (STEM) qualifications.

Required documents

All Applicants

  • A one-page statement clearly setting out why you have chosen your field of study and how you intend to use it after graduation.
  • One letter of recommendation from an individual who can speak to your personal character and/or your academic performance. This person should not be a relative or friend. Please include their telephone details.
  • Certified copy of a valid South African identity document
  • Recent certified Parents/Guardian’s valid South African ID (or death certificate if deceased)*
  • A CV of work experience and background (lack of experience will not disadvantage your application) 
  • Proof of household income (certified copy of SASSA docs or 3 months Payslips of parents/guardians) – Please attach affidavits confirming unemployment, if parent/s are unemployed*
  • All certified documents must be less than 3 months old. 
  • *Where you have multiple documents for 1 submission, please combine/scan them into 1 file that you can upload.

Scholar in Matric

  • Grade 12 Term 2 Report (stamped) – With official school stamp
  • Certified copy of valid matric certificate (Grade 12)

Scholar in Matric / Gap Year Student

  • Certified copy of valid matric certificate (Grade 12)

Undergrad/Honours/ Masters/Doctoral

  • 2023 Official Proof of Registration at university (for 2023 academic year) – Must be official document from university
  • Certified copy of the latest Official academic transcript/s- (For applicants that have enrolled at multiple institutions during their tertiary studies*)

Optional Docs

  • Disability? Dept of Labour Employment Equity Act (EEA1) Form AND a Doctors’ Letter *
  • Did you get funded by another bursary/NSFAS?; upload your bursary agreement/letter/offer*
  • A copy of 2024 acceptance letter from an accredited institution. – Official letter showing you’ve been accepted (even provisionally) to study the qualification in 2024*

For applicants under the age of 18, to comply with POPI regulations a signed consent form completed by your parent/legal guardian along with a certified copy of their proof of identity is required.

You can download the guardian consent form by clicking HERE.

DEADLINE: 26 January 2024

***Please note that this opportunity was posted on this website before the 26th of January 2024, and if you come across it after the deadline above, there is nothing we can do about it. We strongly encourage you to apply for other bursary opportunities that are still open on this platform. You can access them HERE.

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