Ngodwana Energy Bursary 2024

Ngodwana Energy Bursary 2024

Bursaries and Scholarships

The Ngodwana Energy Biomass Power Plant is inviting students to apply for their Ngodwana Energy Bursary programme, for the 2024 academic year.

Bursaries will be awarded to students residing in the Emakhazeni Local Municipality (Mpumalanga) and the City of Mbombela Local Municipality (Mpumalanga), for undergraduate diplomas and degrees.

The following Fields of Study are Covered:

  • Accounting and/or Finance
  • Business Administration
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Health
  • Environmental Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Information Technology (IT) and/ or Robotics
  • Risk Management
  • Safety Management 

Eligibility Criteria for This Bursary

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):

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must be under 35 years old
  • You must reside within one of the following beneficiary communities:
    • Emakhazeni Local Municipality: Ward 5 Communities (Arlie, Hemlock, Sycamore) or Ward 7 Communities (Engwenya (Waterval Boven))
    • City of Mbombela Local Municipality: Ward 12 Communities (Berlin, Bhamjees, Elandshoek, Kaapsehoop, Ngodwana, Schagen, De Goedehoop Farm) or Ward 14 Communities (Kankanyisa (Agri-Village), Lugedleni, Metaffin, Mbambo, Newstands, Skomsplaas, Sterkspruit, Woodhouse))
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be registered or accepted to study full-time, towards a Degree or Diploma in one of the fields listed above, in 2024
  • You must be registered or accepted to study at a recognised and accredited higher education institution in South Africa
  • You must have achieved a minimum average of 60% for your most recent studies
  • You must NOT be receiving any other bursary funding (including NSFAS)
  • You must NOT be in student debt for longer than 3 years

How to Apply for Ngodwana Energy Bursary 2024

Student who meet the above criteria, may apply by submitting clear copies of the following supporting (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • ID document (certified copy: not older than 3 months)
  • Most recent academic record or statement of results (Matric preliminary exam results/ Matric certificate/ 1st semester results)
  • Proof of registration or acceptance at a higher education institution (on institutions letterhead)
  • Statement of account from your higher education institution, if applicable (on institutions letterhead)
  • Proof of residence (signed by ICF representatives from the beneficiary ward)
  • Motivational letter to support your application 
  • Updated Curriculum Vitae (signed by ICF representatives from the beneficiary ward)
  • Parents or guardians proof of income (latest payslips if employed/ affidavit if unemployed/ proof of pension or SASSA grant if applicable)

Note: there is no application form to be completed for this bursary application – students need only submit the list of above documents to apply. 

Applications must be submitted via email to:
(Insert the words “Ngodwana Energy Bursary 2024” in the email subject line).

Closing Date

Applications closes 19 January 2024 (at 17:00).
Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.

If you don’t qualify for this bursary, apply for other bursaries for 2024 here.