Globeleq Scholarship Fund 2019 – 2020

Globeleq South Africa Management Services (GSAMS) is a privately-owned company that manages, builds and develops energy projects in accordance with  South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer

Globaleq is contracted to manage three power producing facilities in South Africa’s renewable energy industry. These renewable energy projects are Droogfentain Solar Power, De Aar Solar Power and Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm. This is made possible through South Africa working together with Escom and other developers, contributors, constructors, suppliers, lenders and local communities.

Globeleq Scholarship Fund 2019

Launched in 2014, the Globeleq Scholarship Fund aims to augment the demand for highly skilled engineers in the renewable energy market. The scholarship programme is offered nationwide through Higher Education Institutions where electrical or mechatronic engineering is available. These institutions are as follows:University of Johannesburg

  • Walter Sisulu University
  • Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
  • Cape Peninsula University of Technology
  • Durban University of Technology
  • Central University of Technology
  • Mangosuthu University of Technology
  • Vaal University of Technology
  • Tshwane University of Technology

The scholarship funding will cover the following school-related expenses:

  • Registration fees 
  • Course fees
  • Meal and accommodation expenses
  • Living expenses
  • Books and learning materials expenditures

The scholarship programme requires a service obligation of 12 months. In addition, the scholarship amount is based on the needs of the student, thus it is not a fixed amount.

Career Options

At the end of the programme, scholars will go through another round of selection process to determine eligibility for the internship programme offered by the country as well. Permanent employment within is not guaranteed.

Requirements or Eligibility

The basic requirements of the programme are as follows:

  • A South African citizen
  • Pursuing a National Diploma or a Bachelor’s degree in technology
  • Going on at least his/her 2nd year in 2019
  • Interested in renewable technology

How to Apply

If you fit the basic requirements of the programme, simply download the application form by clicking the link below:

Opening and Closing Dates

Applications for 2018 are now closed. However, Globeleq has now started accepting applications for 2019.

Contact Information

Send your enquiries to scholarship@globeleq.co.za

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