Eskom Bursaries 2024: Financial Aid for B.Eng and Diploma Studies

About Eskom
Eskom is one of South Africa’s most recognised public utilities that is responsible for the supply and electricity. Since its formation in 1923, it was formerly known as the Electricity Supply Commission. Having produced a huge amount of electrical resources, the establishment is not only active in South Africa, but also within the African continent as well.

Eskom is home to a number of power stations, which include the Medupi Power Station, Matimba Power Station, Kendal Power Station, Kusile Power Station, and more. With its expansive presence, the utility has been able to maintain itself throughout the years.

About the Eskom Bursaries 2024
Eskom is offering multiple bursary programmes for talented students pursuing either a B Eng. or BSc Electrical Engineering or National Diploma qualification. The Eskom Bursaries program is an all-inclusive initiative that accepts applicants from a variety of various backgrounds.

As an awardee, you will receive all of the assistance you need to complete your academic degree or certificate program successfully. If you have consistently achieved high academic results while also demonstrating excellent traits as a student, you are strongly urged to apply for this position.

At the moment, the programme is offering two kinds of bursaries:

  • University Bursars X50 (B Eng./BSc Electrical Engineering – Heavy Current and Light Current, Mechatronics, Mechanical, Chemical, & Civil)
  • University of Technology Bursars X35 (Diploma Electrical Engineering – Heavy Current and Light Current, Mechanical, & Chemical)

For application purposes, please kindly take note of the bursary’s reference numbers:

  • University Bursars (B Eng./BSc Electrical Engineering – Heavy Current and Light Current, Mechatronics, Mechanical, Chemical, & Civil): 50804943GM
  • University of Technology Bursars (Diploma Electrical Engineering – Heavy Current and Light Current, Mechanical, & Chemical): 50761722GM.

Eligibility Criteria
Do you believe you have what it takes to apply for Eskom Bursaries? Please submit your application as soon as possible! But first, you must review the program’s qualifying requirements. These factors will decide whether or not you are a good candidate. If you want to double-check your qualifications, please see the qualifying conditions listed below. If you want to increase your chances of success, it’s best if you meet all of the times on the following list.

The Eskom Bursaries Eligibility Criteria are as follows:

  • Officially recognised as a citizen of South Africa
  • Has become a matriculant during in 2023
  • Has a conditional admission offer of study from the University of Technology to study any one of these qualifications:
    • BEng/BSc Mechanical Engineering
    • BEng/BSc Electrical Engineering Heavy current
    • BEng/BSc Civil Engineering
    • BEng/BSc Electrical Engineering Light current
    • BEng/BSc Chemical Engineering
    • BEng/BSc Mechatronics
    • Diploma Electrical Engineering Heavy current
    • Diploma Chemical Engineering
    • Diploma Mechanical Engineering
    • Diploma Electrical Engineering Light current
  • Is not pursuing any other bursary or registered in any tertiary institution
  • Must have their 2022 Final Grade 11 results slip with these minimum scores:
    • Pure Maths Level 4
    • English Level 5 (Level 4 for Diploma)
    • Physical Science Level 5 (Level 4 for Diploma).

Application Instructions
Apply online:

  1. University Bursars X50 (B Eng./BSc Electrical Engineering – Heavy Current and Light Current, Mechatronics, Mechanical, Chemical, & Civil)
  2. University of Technology Bursars X35 (Diploma Electrical Engineering – Heavy Current and Light Current, Mechanical, & Chemical).

It is advised that you use Google Chrome as your browser to access the above-mentioned website.

To submit their applications, candidates must first register on the application platform. This account will be needed during the registration process.

Keeping your account details secure will assist to keep your account safe at all times. Never give away your account details, especially your password, to anybody else.

By submitting your applications, you grant the selection committee permission to use your personal information for registration purposes.

To ensure the legitimacy of applicants, applications will be submitted to further screening and verification procedures. Anyone found to be misrepresenting any aspect of their applications would be barred from participating in the registration period.

Candidates must submit their applications using the above-mentioned site. Other means of submission, such as personal delivery or fax, will not be accepted by the selection committee.

Closing Date
Applications for the Eskom Bursaries must be submitted before the closing date on 24 July 2023.

Please submit your applications as soon as feasible. Early registration might help you secure a position throughout the registration period. Furthermore, it avoids any unwelcome last-minute surprises, such as unexpectedly excessive Internet traffic or missing papers.

Applications for the program must be filed before the deadline. The selection committee will not accept late applications, and such entries will be excluded from the program.

Announcements will only be made to shortlisted candidates. If you do not hear back from the selection committee within 20 days past the deadline, we regret to inform you that you have not been chosen for the programme.

During the recruiting phase, Eskom has complete authority to employ anyone. The selecting committee’s choices are final.


  1. I am really interested in this opportunity become my want to continue my studies you won’t regret by giving me this opportunity because I am fast learner and hard worker keep me updated on –

  2. There are lots to learn and look forward to learning opportunities,and own set of challenges that comes along .I am a fast learner as I have the skills and knowledge in different positions.i would be pleased to have the opportunity of meeting You and learning more about company arrangements,and look forward to hear from you soon.should You wish to interview me .I am available anytime convenient to you.

  3. Dear reader I’m a young driven go getter motivated by the situation faced by South Africa as most students fail to study during exam because of the load shedding happening in our country , as my mom is diabetic she fails to keep her medication refrigerated as there is load shedding almost every day for hours ..I hereby believe in bringing Change ..I believe alone I cannot bring Change ..but together we can be united and create a better south Africa not only for us but also for the upcoming generation

    Any kind of help would be highly appreciated

    I’m contactable in the following

    E-mail : –

    WhatsApp/ call : –

  4. Hy my name is kamogelo senne a grade 12learn from keledi secondary am interested in this bursary your won’t regret by giving me this opportunity i am ready to work with you because i hard work and also a fast learn

  5. Dear sir/madam
    I’m a very good person with great ambitious and I would love to be a part of this program so I can gain more experience and knowledge.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button