AECOM Educational Trust Bursary South Africa 2021 – 2022
ABOUT THE COMPANY – AECOM
AECOM (previously known as AECOM Technology Corporation until January 2015) are a company of engineers, architects, planners, designers, construction and management professionals. The company pride itself on being a worldwide network of experts, who work with colleagues; clients and communities to create and implement groundbreaking solutions to complex global challenges.
The firm was founded in 1990, has just under 100 000 employees and has headquarters based in Los Angeles, California, USA. The company was impressively listed on the 2016 Fortune 500 list, at number 156. The company was also named by Fortune as one of the “World’s Most Admired Companies” in the years 2015; 2016 and 2017.
AECOM has initiated a bursary programme for students within the Engineering and built environment field.
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED & SERVICE CONTRACT
AECOM bursaries will be awarded to black female students who are studying towards an Engineering degree qualification, at a South African tertiary institute. Students with a strong academic portfolio and a desire to succeed are given first preference.
On completion of their studies, students are NOT required to work for AECOM – ie. there is no service binding contract.
Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):
- South African citizen
- In possession of a valid ID document
- Black female student
- Under 35 years old
- Completed Matric
- In possession of a National Senior Certificate
- Currently studying within the Engineering field of study
- Currently studying at a recognised tertiary institution in South Africa
- Have a good academic portfolio with a minimum overall average of 65%
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY
Those who meet all the criteria as stated above must apply by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
(Please insert the words “AECOM Educational Trust Bursary Application – Your Name” in the email subject line).
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):
- ID document (certified copy of)
- Matric certificate (certified copy of)
- Full academic record (on tertiary letterhead)
- Motivational letter
- Any other qualifications/ certifications/ documents you feel would positively impact your application
28 February 2022.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER
For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact AECOM directly:
Contact Person: Dikeledi Mahlangu (Marketing and Communications Coordinator)
Tel: 021 423 7840 / 012 460 5100