Roggeveld Wind Power is pleased to invite applications for its Roggeveld Wind Power bursary programme for prospective and current students enrolled in public and accredited private South African institutions of higher learning, including FETCs, Universities of Technology, and Universities. Applicants must reside in the Laingsburg/Maitjiesfontein and Sutherland areas and be South African citizens.

Who Can Apply:

  • Current students at South African public tertiary institutions or students commencing their study programmes.
  • Applicants must reside in the Laingsburg/Maitjiesfontein and Sutherland areas.

Roggeveld Wind Power Bursary Details:

  • Bursary allocations are subject to budget availability each year.
  • Selection based on Grade 12 (final or mid-year) results and/or tertiary academic records.
  • Financial need criteria: Combined family income (gross) should not exceed R600,000 per annum.
  • Bursaries available only for public tertiary institutions.
  • Preference given to candidates demonstrating both academic excellence and significant financial need.

Selection Criteria:

  • Limited bursaries awarded to candidates meeting the above criteria.
  • Honors, B Tech degrees, and post-graduate qualifications considered if they enhance employability.

How to Apply for Roggeveld Wind Power Bursary Programme:

Key Dates:

  • Application season runs from 01 May to 31 October.
  • Review the Bursary Applications page for detailed instructions before starting your application process.

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Application Tips

To maximize your chances of success, here are some tips for applying to the Roggeveld Wind Power bursary programme:

  1. Start Early: Begin gathering your documents and completing your application well before the deadline to avoid last-minute stress.
  2. Highlight Academic Achievements: Emphasize your academic accomplishments and how they align with the criteria set by the bursary programme.
  3. Demonstrate Financial Need: Clearly explain your financial situation and how the bursary will help you achieve your educational goals.
  4. Showcase Community Involvement: Highlight any involvement in community service or extracurricular activities, as this demonstrates a well-rounded profile.
  5. Seek Assistance: If you need help with your application, reach out to teachers, mentors, or StudyTrust for guidance.

The Roggeveld Wind Power bursary programme stands as a beacon of opportunity for ambitious students from the Laingsburg/Maitjiesfontein and Sutherland areas who aspire to contribute to South Africa’s renewable energy sector. By supporting academic excellence and addressing financial need, this initiative not only fosters individual growth but also contributes to the sustainable development of our nation. Aspiring applicants are encouraged to seize this chance to pursue their educational goals and play a pivotal role in shaping a cleaner, greener future for generations to come.

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