WSP Bursary 2021

 WSP Bursary 2021

WSP is a professional services firm that provides engineering, research, technical and consulting solutions to vast varieties of sectors such as aerospace, aviation, automotive, chemical, construction, consumer products, energy, environment, healthcare, maritime, metal, mining, transportation, residential, retail, telecommunications and water industries. The company employs about 43000 professionals from Americas, EMEIA and the Asia Pacific, Chile, Peru and Mexico, UK and Ireland and the Middle East region.

WSP Bursaries

WSP bursary scheme is open to qualified applicants who are currently studying in Engineering and Environmental Science degrees at accredited South African educational institutions. Particularly those studying within of the following fields:

  • Civil Engineering (BEng / BSc (Eng) / BIng)
  • Electrical Engineering (BEng / BSc (Eng) / BIng)
  • Environmental Sciences (BSc / BSc (Honours))
  • Mechanical Engineering (BEng / BSc (Eng) / BIng)

Bursary holders will be expected to perform vacation work within the duration of their studies. Upon completion of their studies, bursary holders may also be offered job opportunities from WSP.

Aside from technical abilities, students should also demonstrate the necessary skills that will help them succeed such as enthusiasm, motivation, innovation, problem-solving, reliance, time management, leadership, teamwork, attention to detail, communication skills, community participation, willingness to learn and ability to work under pressure.

WSP Bursary Requirements and Eligibility

General Qualifications:

  • South African citizen
  • Completed Matric
  • Applicants with the previously disadvantaged background will be given preference

Civil Engineering Bursary applicants:

If you are a passionate and dedicated Engineering student, currently enrolled for a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and meet the following further requirements, please send us your application.

  • Studying in the 2nd, 3rd or Final year of your BEng / BSc (Eng) / BIng Engineering degree.
  • Minimum 65% overall average and passed all subjects for your 2020 academic year to date.
  • Should not be in receipt of another bursary or scholarship to be eligible.
  • Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged individuals, but all South African Citizens are welcome to apply.

Electrical Engineering Bursary applicants:

If you are a passionate and dedicated Engineering student, currently enrolled for a Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and meet the following further requirements, please send us your application.

  • Studying in the 2nd, 3rd or Final year of your BEng / BSc (Eng) / BIng Engineering degree.
  • Have achieved a minimum average of 65% and passed all subjects for your 2020 academic year to date.
  • Should not be in receipt of another bursary or scholarship to be eligible.
  • Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged individuals, but all South African Citizens are welcome to apply.

Mechanical Engineering Bursary applicants:

If you are a passionate and dedicated Engineering student, currently enrolled for a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and meet the following further requirements, please send us your application.

  • Studying in the 2nd, 3rd or Final year of your BEng / BSc (Eng) / BIng Engineering degree.
  • Have achieved a minimum average of 65% and passed all subjects for your 2020 academic year to date.
  • Should not be in receipt of another bursary or scholarship to be eligible.
  • Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged individuals, but all South African Citizens are welcome to apply.

Environmental Science Bursary applicants:

If you are a passionate and dedicated Environmental Sciences student, currently enrolled for a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Science (Honours) and meet the following further requirements, please send us your application.

  • Studying in the 3rd or Honours year of your BSc Environmental Sciences degree.
  • Achieved a minimum average of 75% and passed all subjects for your 2020 academic year to date.
  • Should not be in receipt of another bursary or scholarship to be eligible.
  • Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged individuals, but all South African Citizens are welcome to apply.

Student must have the following key competencies/generic skills:

  • Demonstrate a sense of community
  • Work constructively as part of a team
  • Enthusiastic
  • Self-motivated
  • Willingness to learn and accept constructive feedback
  • Work well under pressure, managing stress and maintaining resilience as necessary
  • Great written and verbal communication skills
  • Accuracy & attention to detail
  • Time and priority management skills
  • Take ownership and initiative
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Solution seeking
  • Innovative thinking skills
  • Entry level demonstration of leadership skills

How to Apply and Application Details

Applications must be done online at:

Accompany your application with certified copies of the following documents:

  • Certified copies of your latest tertiary academic transcript/progress report.
  • Certified copy of your matric results.
  •  Certified copy of your identity document.
  • Copy of your CV (with full contact details).
  • A signed letter of declaration indicating that you do not have any other bursary or scholarships for 2021.

Closing Date

 23 October 2020 

Contact Details

For any question or queries related to this bursary programme, please contact WSP directly at:
Tel: 011 361 1300
Email: za.bursaryadministration@wsp.com

WSP Group Africa (PTY) LTD
Address: 33 Sloane Street Johannesburg, Gauteng 2191
Post: PO Box 98867 Sloane Park 2152


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