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Armscor invites South African learners to apply for the 2024 Bursary Programme

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BURSARY OVERVIEW

The Armaments Corporation of South Africa SOC Limited (Armscor) invites applications for the 2024 Bursary Programme.

Closing date: 02 February 2024

Priority will be given to degree studies that are in line with future needs in the defence industry; bursaries are awarded for undergraduate studies (first, second, third) or post-graduate year of study in specific streams.

WHAT THE BURSARY COVERS

The Armscor Youth Development Programme (YDP) full-cost bursary includes tuition fees, accommodation, meals, study material, allowance and vacation work (where possible).

ABOUT ARMSCOR

The Armaments Corporation of South Africa SOC Limited (Armscor) is an acquisition agency for the South African Department of Defence (DOD), and other organs of state and entities.

Armscor’s mandate is to provide the armed forces with state-of-the-art defence materiel, delivering innovative defence solutions efficiently and effectively.

The organisation manages the strategic capabilities of the DOD, producing research and vanguard technological solutions required to provide safety and security for South Africa, its citizens and the continent.

BURSARY STUDY FIELDS AVAILABLE

Armscor, in partnership with the defence industry, offers bursaries to qualified South African eligible learners who meet specific criteria.

The YDP offers an all-inclusive Bursary Scheme to talented individ-uals who are studying full-time towards an under-graduate degree to pursue STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) careers.

  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Information Technology
  • Chemistry and Physics
  • Mechatronics Eng neerin
  • Computer Science
  • Naval/Marine Engineering
  • Electronics/Electrical (Light current) Engineering
  • Human Kinetics & Ergonomics Science
  • Armscor Bursary Scheme Inclusion

BURSARY SELECTION CRITERIA

Criteria for funding eligibility:

  • Acceptance and/or registration at an accredited registered South African tertiary institution •
  • Academically achieving students
  • South African Citizen
  • Show interest in working in the defence industry
  • Achieved a 70% overall performance in Mathematics, Physical Science and English in Grade 12.

HOW TO APPLY

The Armscor Bursary Scheme application form can be downloaded from the link at the bottom of this post.

Send a completed application to [email protected] with all the mandatory supporting documents. If you have any further queries, please email [email protected]a.

In line with Armscor’s commitment to compliance with the Employment Equity Act, preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The closing date for applications is 02 February 2024. Late applications will not be considered.


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