How to Apply for Jones & Wagener (JAWS) Bursary 2025

Securing a bursary is often a pivotal moment for students aspiring to pursue higher education in South Africa, especially in fields like Civil Engineering, Environmental Studies, Geochemistry, and Geology. The Jones & Wagener Bursary Programme for 2025 presents an exceptional opportunity for eligible students to receive financial support and valuable work experience in their chosen fields. This guide outlines everything you need to know about applying for the JAWS Bursary, ensuring you are well-prepared to embark on this enriching educational journey.

About the Bursary Provider – Jones & Wagener

Jones & Wagener, established in 1966, is a distinguished consulting engineering and science firm based in South Africa. Specializing in Engineering Hydrology, Environmental Engineering, Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Mining Infrastructure, Environmental Sciences & Management, and Waste & Tailings, Jones & Wagener is renowned for its commitment to delivering cost-effective, environmentally friendly, and innovative solutions.

About the Jones & Wagener Bursary Programme – Fields Covered

Jones & Wagener is offering an exciting opportunity for students to apply for their bursary programme for the 2025 academic year. The bursaries are available for studies in the following qualifications (BEng / BSc):

  • Civil Engineering
  • Environmental Studies
  • Geochemistry
  • Geology

Bursaries will be awarded based on academic merit, financial need, and company-specific considerations.

More About the JAWS Bursary Programme – Expenses Covered, Service Contract & Selection

The JAWS bursary will cover tuition fees as a minimum, with potential additional support for accommodation and a prescribed textbooks allowance.

Bursary recipients are required to complete 6 weeks of paid vacation work at Jones & Wagener offices in Rivonia or Centurion during July and/or December holidays, providing valuable hands-on experience.

Upon graduation, bursary holders must work at Jones & Wagener for a period equivalent to their bursary award duration.

Shortlisted applicants will be notified by 31 October 2024. If you do not receive feedback by this date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Eligibility Requirements for the Jones & Wagener Bursary

Applicants must meet the following minimum criteria:

  • South African citizenship
  • Completed Matric or currently in Matric
  • Intending to study towards one of the specified BEng or BSc qualifications in 2025
  • Enrolled or intending to enroll at a recognized and accredited South African university
  • Strong academic record, with a minimum of 75% for Mathematics and Physical Science in Matric (or Grade 11 final results if currently in Matric)
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Preference given to students reflecting Black Economic Empowerment

How to Apply for the Jones & Wagener Bursary

Follow these steps to apply:

Step 1: Online Application Form

  • Students who wish to apply for the bursary must follow these steps:
  • Step 1: Fill in the online application form for the Jones & Wagener Bursary 2025

Step 2: Upload Supporting Documents

  • Upload your supporting documents on the Jones & Wagener website
    • ID document (copy)
    • Full Curriculum Vitae (CV)
    • Recent color photograph (headshot)
    • Matric latest results and Grade 11 final results (if applicable, copies only)
    • Matric certificate (if completed Matric, copy only)
    • Full tertiary academic record (if currently studying, copy only)

Closing Date

Applications must be submitted by 31 July 2024. Applications received after this date will not be considered.

Contact Information

For queries about the bursary programme, contact Jones & Wagener directly:

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