SPEBS (SAICE Patrons Engineering Bursary Scheme) South Africa 2019 – 2020

  • South African Institution of Civil Engineering
  • Halfway House, Midrand, South Africa
  • Jul 29, 2019
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The SPEBS (SAICE Patrons Engineering Bursary Scheme) bursary scheme was founded in 1992 and is administered by the South African Institution of Civil Engineering, to financially assist academically deserving students.

Bursaries will be awarded to those studying towards a Civil Engineering Degree or National Diploma. 

The bursary fund is currently awarded to a maximum value of R6 500 per student/ semester – this funding is intended to assist students with paying for registration fees, tuition and prescribed books.

Successful candidates will receive feedback during March or September, when they will be required to provide certified proof of registration. 


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
  • Studying towards a Civil Engineering qualification (Degree or National Diploma)
  • Passed and completed all previous subjects
  • Degree students: must have passed first year exams – the bursary will sponsor second, third and fourth year students
  • National Diploma students: must have passed S1/ first level exams – the bursary will sponsor S2, S3 and S4 students
  • Studying at a recognised tertiary institution in South Africa
  • Proven financial need
  • Good academic record 


Download and complete the SAICE SPEBS Bursary Application Form (.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 be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy of)
  • Full tertiary academic record to date (certified copy of)

*Proof of tertiary registration (certified copy) will be required by successful applicants – bursary candidates will be notified in March and September annually. 

Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Fax: 011 805 5971

2) Post:
SAICE Career Guidance
Private Bag X200
Halfway House


First semester: 31 January 2019.
Second semester: 31 July 2019.
(Applications submitted after these dates will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.) 


For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact SAICE directly:
Contact Persons: Fridah Mahlangu
Tel: 011 805 5947
Email: fridah@saice.org.za / spebs@saice.org.za

Experience level of the applicant we want

Some work experience, Graduate, Undergraduate, College / Sixth form, High School

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Academia, university,   Accountancy, banking and finance,   Business, consulting and management,   Charity, non profit, voluntary,   Creative arts and design,   Digital Media,   Energy and utilities,   Engineering and manufacturing,   Environment and agriculture,   Healthcare,   Hospitality and events management,   Information technology,   Law,   Law enforcement and security,   Leisure, sport and tourism,   Marketing, advertising and PR,   Media and internet,   Property and construction,   Public services and administration,   Recruitment and HR,   Retail,   Sales,   Science and pharmaceuticals,   Social care,   Teacher training and education,   Transport and logistics