Environmental Engineering Bursaries in South Africa

Bursaries for Environmental Engineering in South Africa 2023: Are you looking for Environmental Engineering bursaries in South Africa 2023? In this article, I will provide you with details on the various available bursaries for Environmental Engineering students in South Africa 2023, how to submit your application online and other related information.

Application is currently open for Environmental Engineering bursaries in South Africa 2023. The Engineering sector has many sub-sectors, each of them vitally important to the functioning of various systems and industries (such as factories, motor vehicles, pharmaceuticals etc). Below we have compiled a brief description of each of the Engineering sub-sectors, the type of skills required and job descriptions, as well as the salaries relating to each of these sectors, so that you have a better idea of which branch of engineering you will be best suited to.

In order to enter into the Engineering field of study at any major tertiary institute in the country, you will need to possess the following skills or meet the following criteria (as a minimum):

  • Have a strong academic record
  • Have passed Mathematics (not Mathematical Literacy) in Matric
  • Have passed Science in Matric

We bring you bursaries from big well-known organisations, such as Afrox, de Beer, Eskom, Engen, Sappi, Group Five, Sasol, SARS, FNB, Standard Bank and various departments of government.

Environmental Engineering Bursaries in South Africa 2023

Environmental Engineers create solutions for environmental problems, by making us of engineering principles, as well as chemistry, biology and soil science. Their work involves addressing global issues such as climate change, water and air pollution, waste disposal, public health, recycling and environmental sustainability.

Professionals in this sector are generally required to have completed a bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering or a similar field. There is certainly a growing need for Environmental Engineers, as more global environmental issues are being uncovered. Salaries for environmental engineers range from R87 000 – R650 000 (averaging around R447 000) per annum, based on experience and time within the field.

Below you can find a list of Environmental Engineering bursaries in South Africa for students pursuing their studies within the Environmental Engineering field:

  • Absa Fellowship/ Scholarship Programme
  • Cape Winelands District Municipality Mayoral Bursary
  • Chris Hani District Municipality Bursary
  • Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality Bursary
  • Koffiefontein Diamond Mine Bursary
  • Kumba Iron Ore Bursary
  • L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science South Africa Grant
  • Mpumalanga Provincial Government Bursary
  • Petra Diamonds Bursary
  • South African Road Federation (SARF) Bursary