ABOUT THE COMPANY – AVENG GRINAKER-LTA
Aveng was founded in the 1880s and today the South African conglomerate prides itself on being a leader in the infrastructure sector, with expertise in engineering; steel; mining; manufacturing; water treatment; public infrastructure and concessions. Aveng is active in not only Africa, but also the Middle East, South East Asia, New Zealand and Australia.
The company currently has 5 subsidiaries, including Aveng Grinaker-LTA; McConnell Dowell; Aveng Mining; Aveng Steel and Aveng Manufacturing.
Aveng Grinaker-LTA is an engineering and construction group whose focus is on energy, infrastructure, rail and mining in Africa. The companies range of service offerings include earthworks, roads, building, concrete, piping, civil engineering, ground engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and instrumentation contracting.
Aveng Grinaker-LTA is currently actively involved in the industrial; retail and commercial sectors, with capabilities including engineering; construction; design; procurement and material selection.
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED
Aveng Grinaker-LTA are looking for young talented students who display leadership, innovative and practical qualities. Students from previously disadvantage backgrounds will be given preference.
The bursary will be awarded to students studying towards a degree qualification within the following fields:
- Quantity Surveying
- Construction Management
- Civil Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Mining Engineering
MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE
The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: tuition fees, prescribed textbooks, accommodation and a monthly allowance to assist with living expenses.
Students will be required to undertake vacation work during university holidays.
Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):
- South African citizen OR South African permanent resident
- Completed Matric
- Studying full-time within one of the aforementioned fields of study
- Studying or have been accepted to study at a recognised South African university/ university of technology
- Passed Mathematics and Science in Matric
- Maintain a minimum of 65% overall average
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY
Download and complete the Aveng Bursary Application Form (.pdf)
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):
- ID document (certified copy)
- Matric certificate (certified copy)
- Latest tertiary results (certified copy)
- Testimonials (certified copies)
Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Group Talent Management Specialist
1 Jurgens Road
31 December 2019.
(Applications open on 1 May each year.)
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER
For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Aveng directly:
Contact Person: Learning and Development Officer
Tel: 011 779 2800