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Student Bursaries

Bursaries Awarded by The Institution of Certificated Mechanical and Electrical Engineers, South Africa

The prime membership criterion of this Institution is possession of a Government Certificate of Competency, Mechanical or Electrical, Factories or Mines. Bursaries will be restricted to studies in either Mechanical or Electrical Engineering (Heavy Current) which is required by a student to eventually obtain the Certificate of Competency.
The bursary will include full time studies at University or University of Technology in South Africa. The educational institution must have accreditation from ECSA. Only second year student applications will be considered.  Closing date for applications: 30 September of each year.


Guidelines for Bursary allocation

  • All financial assistance from the Institution, whether at branch or council level, to any person must be shown and accounted for in the financial statements of the Institution.
  • Bursaries may be granted annually to students who have been recommended to and approved by Council.
  • A bursary may be granted to the same person consecutively, provided that the student shows progress with his studies by passing all the required examinations.
  • Bursary beneficiaries are to be selected and reviewed annually by the Institution of Certificated Mechanical and Electrical Engineers, South Africa education and training sub-committee.
  • The selected bursars must be approved by the Institution of Certificated Mechanical and Electrical Engineers, South Africa executive committee with the final approval of the Institution of Certificated Mechanical and Electrical Engineers, South Africa council.
  • The Institution of Certificated Mechanical and Electrical Engineers, South Africa Branch where the successful bursar is normally domiciled or studying will be informed, to enable the branch to mentor and assist the student where possible.
  • Bursary grants will be paid by the treasurer directly to the educational institution at which the bursar is studying. The bursary will cover the payment of tuition fees and text books, in part or whole, as decided by Council.
  • Payment to intermediaries or directly to bursars will not be entertained.
  • Present Institution of Certificated Mechanical and Electrical Engineers, South Africa bursary holders, who have passed the necessary subjects to further their studies will be favourably considered for continued support.
  • Preference will be given to children who are direct descendants of members of Institution of Certificated Mechanical and Electrical Engineers, South Africa , with preference to those with membership the longest standing.
  • Candidates must have South African citizenship.

Application for a Bursary

Together with the approved application form which can be downloaded from this page, or, requested from the Secretary, a student must submit the following:

  1. Proof of acceptance by the educational institution where he/she is studying.
  2. A recommendation from the Institution of Certificated Mechanical and Electrical Engineers, South Africa branch, or a member of the Institution if the student is referred by a member or branch.
  3. A class attendance record, or, letter from the educational institution confirming his attendance if already studying.
  4. The academic record of previous studies.

 

Mining and Factory Professionals

Certificated Mechanical or Electrical Engineers in mining and factory are the professional engineering practitioners recognised by law in South Africa to accept legal responsibility to improve health and safety in mines and works.

These Engineers need to provide solutions reliant on basic scientific, mathematical and engineering knowledge, supported by analysis and synthesis, and underpinned by sound techno-economic analysis.  Solutions must take into account the needs of society and protection of the physical environment. The Certificated Engineer brings to an engineering problem leadership, management and a technologically specific approach, supported by financial, commercial, statutory, safety, and environmental knowledge as required. The Certificated Engineer manages interactions within and at the boundaries of the industry context and technology domain.

 

 

Students

The Institution of Certificated Mechanical and Electrical Engineers, South Africa, invites all students studying towards their Engineering Certificate of Competency, and not younger than 18 years of age, to apply.  It is also expected that upon completion of studies that students become Corporate Members of the Institution of Certificated Mechanical and Electrical Engineers, South Africa. 

The Institution of Certificated Mechanical and Electrical Engineers, South Africa, aids students with their studies in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering (Heavy current) with of a Bursary fund program.   To be considered for this Bursary, the student is studying at a recognised South African university as a full-time student in either Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering (Heavy current). The student is in his or her second year of studies. 

Complete the ICMEESA Bursary Questionnaire Click here to apply online or download the Bursary Application Form for 2020.

2019 bursary applications are closed. 2020 bursary applications will open from July 2019 till 30 Sept 2019. If the Bursary applicant has not received any written communication from our offices after 30 November 2018, then the application was unsuccessful.

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