AECOM Bursary 2024

About AECOM

AECOM is a global infrastructure consulting firm headquartered in Dallas, USA. The firm engages in a wide array of professional services including engineering, design, planning, consulting, program, and construction management,

AECOM aspires to work collaboratively for a sustainable future. It’s driven by the vision of bringing improvement to the world by creating more opportunities for individuals. Their professionals are actively addressing a variety of global challenges like the reduction of carbon emissions and are taking initiatives to save our environment. They possess proficiency in a range of domains, including urban development, transportation systems, architectural structures, water management, emerging energy solutions, and environmental projects. They also believe in fostering social value and creating a culture of diversity and inclusion in leadership and the workforce.

The firm also focuses on creating opportunities through infrastructure by promoting professional studies in related study fields.  Their “Engineering, Quantity Surveying and Environmental Scientist Bursaries 2024” is yet another step towards supporting talented individuals in these fields.

AECOM Bursary

AECOM Bursary 2024

As AECOM works towards strengthening communities in the fields of Science and Engineering, they’ve launched their Engineering, Quantity Surveying and Environmental Scientist Bursaries for South African learners.

As the name suggests, the bursary is offered to those pursuing studies in any field of engineering, quality surveying, or Environmental Sciences only.

So the preferred fields of study for awarding the bursary include:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering (including Rail Engineers)
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Project Management
  • Environmental Sciences

If you’re pursuing any other scientific field, even then you’re eligible to pursue the bursary.

If you’re selected for the bursary it’s going to provide funding for your studies for up to R100,000.00 per year.

The bursary will cover the following study expenses:

  • Tuition fees
  • Books or required study material
  • Accommodation

Additionally, AECOM will give you a laptop up to R8,000 worth to help you proceed with your studies smoothly.

The bursar will fund your studies until the completion of the study program you’ve applied for, but it’s subject to the condition that you continuously obtain at least 65% marks in your results.

Bursary beneficiaries are obligated to engage in employment with AECOM following the completion of their qualification. They’d be required to work for the firm at least for as many years as the AECOM has contributed to their educational pursuits.

Eligibility Criteria

Learners who meet the following eligibility criteria are welcome to apply for the bursary programme:

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Must have passed their grade 12 with at least 70 % marks in Mathematics and Science
  • Must be maintaining at least 65% of marks, if currently studying at a tertiary institute.
  • Must be applying for tertiary education in a South African institute
  • Must be pursuing or looking to pursue studies in any field of Engineering, Quality Surveying, Environmental Sciences or any other scientific field as mentioned above
  • Must be eligible to apply for the indented field of study
  • Must be applying for the full-time studies
  • Must be passionate about pursuing a career in the built environment

How to Apply?

There are 2 ways to apply. You can apply online by filling out the online application form.

or

Please follow this link to download the AECOM Bursary Application Form 2024 and complete it.

You can send your application form along with all the required documents by post to the following address:

The Bursary Officer
AECOM
PO Box 3173
Pretoria
0001

Or

You can submit the form along with all the required documents by e-mail at: africalearn@aecom.com

Please write “AECOM Bursary 2024” in your email subject line while submitting your application.

Documents Required

You need to submit the following documents along with your AECOM Bursary application form:

  • A certified copy of your national ID document
  • Certified copies of your latest academic results
  • Tertiary registration proof 2024 (on the letterhead of the institution)

Closing Date

Please make sure that your application reaches before 15 January 2024 to be considered for the bursary. Failure to submit your applications within the deadline will lead to cancellation of your application.

Contact Details

Please feel free to get in touch with us at the email africalearn@aecom.com in case of any confusion regarding the application process or requirements.

Please do not send any queries after the closing date. View our other bursaries/scholarships open for application here: https://allbursaries.co.za/notice/

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