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Institute of Municipal Engineering of Southern Africa (IMESA) Bursaries 2022

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Website Institute of Municipal Engineering of Southern Africa (IMESA)

Since 1961 IMESA has played a significant role in municipal engineering, sharing knowledge and acting as a catalyst in developing new initiatives.

Institute of Municipal Engineering of Southern Africa (IMESA) invites Suitable Applicants to apply for Bursary Programme for 2021/2022 Academic Year.

The Institute of Municipal Engineering of Southern Africa (IMESA) promotes the interests of municipal engineers and their profession, and creates a platform for the exchange of ideas and viewpoints on all aspects of municipal engineering with the aim of expanding the knowledge and best practices in all Local Government municipalities. The Institute of Municipal Engineering of Southern Africa (IMESA) promotes the interests of municipal engineers and their profession, and creates a platform for the exchange of ideas and viewpoints on all aspects of municipal engineering with the aim of expanding the knowledge and best practices in all Local Government municipalities.

The Institute of Municipal Engineering of Southern Africa (IMESA) are inviting students to apply for bursary funding for the 2022 academic year. IMES will be awarding 2 types of bursaries:

1) Bursaries for non-IMESA members (Bursary Scheme A)
This bursary is for those studying towards a Civil Engineering (or another engineering discipline approved by the Executive Council of IMESA), who without funding, would otherwise not be able to afford to study. It will provide coverage for tuition fees and prescribed books only.

2) Bursaries for dependents of IMESA members (Bursary Scheme B)
This bursary will be awarded to current and future students, who are children of IMESA members, who have been a member for a minimum of 3 years. The bursary covers Civil Engineering (or another engineering discipline approved by the Executive Council of IMESA). It will provide coverage for tuition fees and prescribed books only.

Requirements

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):
Bursary Scheme A: for non-IMESA members

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying full time towards a Civil Engineering degree qualification (or another engineering discipline approved by the IMESA Executive Council)
  • You must be studying at an accredited and recognised tertiary institute in South Africa
  • You must have completed and passed mid-year exams
  • You must be entering your 2nd year (or later) of study in 2022
  • You must have proven financial need (and be unable to fund your studies)

Bursary Scheme B: for dependents of IMESA members

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying or intend on studying full time towards a Civil Engineering degree qualification (or another engineering discipline approved by the IMESA Executive Council)
  • You must have an excellent academic record
  • You must be a dependents of an IMESA member (who has been a member for at least 3 years)
  • You must be a dependents of an IMESA member

How to apply

Download and complete the relevant IMESA bursary application form:

Bursary Scheme A: IMESA Bursary Application Form (for non-members) (.pdf)

Bursary Scheme B: IMESA Bursary Application Form (for dependents of members) (.pdf)
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Declaration of any other bursary funding received
  • Undersigned statements declaring academic progress in Matric or 1st year (issued by your University/ School)
  • Parents/ guardians proof of monthly income and student’s financial situation (affidavit)
  • Mid year exam results (certified copy)

Students will also be required to submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation, before any bursary funding is paid:

  • Medical certificate
  • Proof of enrolment at a tertiary institute for your selected qualification (on institutions letterhead)
  • Fee statement from your tertiary institution (on institutions letterhead)

Applications must be submitted to the IMESA Head Office, in one of the following ways:
1) Email to: [email protected]

2) Fax: 031 266 5094

3) Post:
PO Box 2190
Westville
3630

Please note: mark your application with “Bursary Scheme A” or “Bursary Scheme B”, depending on which bursary you are applying for.

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