Prospective students are invited to submit applications for the Rand Water Bursary Programme 2024. Bursaries will be granted for undergraduate studies in disciplines related to the Water Sector.

Reference number: RAN231110-3
Closing Date: 23 November 2023

About Rand Water

Rand Water, established in 1903, is Africa’s largest water utility and a key supplier of potable water to Gauteng and other regions in South Africa. Formerly known as the Rand Water Board, the company plays a vital role in providing purified water from diverse sources to metropolitan and local municipalities, industries, and mines. Additionally, Rand Water is actively engaged in wastewater sanitation. The extensive distribution network spans over 3000 km of pipelines, serving 58 service reservoirs and delivering an average daily water supply of over 3500 million litres.

Unlock Your Potential with the Rand Water Bursary Programme 2024 – FIELDS COVERED

  • Applied Sciences (Masters) (1 bursary will be awarded)
  • Bachelor in Commerce (1 bursary will be awarded)
  • Chemical Engineering (BEng) (1 bursary will be awarded)
  • Chemistry (BSc) (2 bursaries will be awarded)
  • Civil Engineering (BEng) (1 bursary will be awarded)
  • Computer Engineering (BEng) (1 bursary will be awarded)
  • Computer Science (BSc) (1 bursary will be awarded)
  • Data Science (1 bursary will be awarded)
  • Electrical Engineering (BEng) (2 bursaries will be awarded)
  • Environmental Health (B Tech) (2 bursaries will be awarded)
  • Environmental Sciences (BSc) (1 bursary will be awarded)
  • Geomatics (BSc) (2 bursaries will be awarded)
  • Human Resources (B Com, BA, BAdmin) (2 bursaries will be awarded)
  • Industrial Psychology (BTech/ BCom) (2 bursaries will be awarded)
  • Informatics (BCom/ B) (2 bursaries will be awarded)
  • Informatics Information Systems (BCom) (1 bursary will be awarded)
  • Information Technology (BSc) (1 bursary will be awarded)
  • Material Science/ Nano (Masters) (1 bursary will be awarded)
  • Mechanical Engineering (BEng) (1 bursary will be awarded)
  • Microbiology (BSc) (1 bursary will be awarded)
  • Physics Metallurgy (BEng) (1 bursary will be awarded)
  • Risk Management (Diploma) (1 bursary will be awarded)
  • Safety Management (Diploma) (1 bursary will be awarded)
  • Statistics and Data Science (BSc) (1 bursary will be awarded)
  • Utilization (MEng) (1 bursary will be awarded)
  • Water Care (Advanced Diploma) (1 bursary will be awarded)

Who Can Apply for the Rand Water Bursary Programme? Eligibility Criteria for Potential Applicants

Candidates wishing to submit applications should note the following requirements:

  • Applicants must hold South African citizenship.
  • Applicants should be below the age of 35.
  • You must have completed Matric or equivalent
  • You must be studying full-time towards one of the qualifications listed above
  • You must be studying at a recognised and accredited tertiary institution in South Africa
  • You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 65% and academic performance in major subject(s)

Additional Requirements:

  • You must be interested in working within the water sector
  • You must be from a previously disadvantaged background
  • You must NOT be receiving any other bursary awards or funding
  • You must be self-motivated
  • You must be results-driven
  • You must have good written and verbal communication skills
  • You must intend on completing your qualification within the specified amount of time, per the bursary agreement
  • Preference will be given to female students as well as students with disabilities (in line with Rand Water’s Employment Equity objectives)

Applying for the Rand Water Bursary Programme 2024

Applicants will be required to Register an Account before they can Login and apply.

All applications must be submitted online at: Rand Water Bursary Programme 2024

Supporting Documents

Ensure you include clear copies of the required documents with your application. The provision of these documents is mandatory for your application to be considered. Any missing items could lead to disqualification. These documents are:

  • A certified copy of your ID document.
  • A certified copy of your Matric certificate.
  • Your most recent academic transcript, printed on your institution’s letterhead.
  • Proof of Registration or an Acceptance letter from your institution, also on their letterhead
CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to the Rand water bursary programme, please contact Rand Water directly:
Head Office
Tel: 011 682 0911

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