AECI invites applications for the 2024 Bursary Programme. There are 60 bursaries available!

AECI invites qualifying learners in South Africa to apply for the 2024 Bursary Programme. There are x60 bursaries available!

Closing date: 30 June 2024

Reference NumberAEC240523-2
PillarHead Office
Job TitleBursaries
Job Type ClassificationBursary
Number of Positions60

AECI is committed to investing in the future of the country by supporting talented and driven students like you!

AECI recognises the importance of higher education and are dedicated to providing opportunities for deserving students to reach their full academic potential.

About the AECI Bursary Programme

AECI recognises the significance of these areas of study in shaping a sustainable and responsible future for both AECI and South Africa.

The goal is to support students who are committed to making a positive impact in these fields. Don’t miss the opportunity to apply for the AECI bursaries and take a step closer towards realising your academic and career aspirations.

With AECI’s support, you can focus on excelling academically and developing the skills needed for a successful future career.

What the AECI Bursary covers

The bursaries are more than just financial aid — they represent AECI’s belief in each student’s potential to succeed. 

The bursary program offers financial support to cover your:

  • tuition fees,
  • textbooks and
  • accommodation expenses.

Recipients also gain access to valuable mentorship opportunities, networking events, opportunities to complete vacation work requirements and industry insights.

Bursary study fields available

AECI is excited to announce that we are offering exclusive bursaries to students studying in these fields!

  • Mining Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering/ Chemical Engineering – Process Control
  • Control Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Engineering
  • Data Science
  • Information Security (Cybersecurity)
  • Software Engineering
  • Automation
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Science
  • Agricultural Science
  • Food Science
  • Soil Science
  • Crop Science
  • Accounting /Accounting Science
  • Human Resource Management
  • Logistics Management
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Project Management

Selection criteria

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying for the bursary (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered).

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying towards a qualification in one of the fields listed above, in 2024
  • You must be studying at a recognised and accredited tertiary institution in South Africa
  • You must NOT have a criminal record

How to Apply

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your online application (The submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  1. ID document (certified copy)
  2. A full academic record (certified copy)
  3. Proof of registration.
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