Mercedes-Benz Offering Bursary Programme to University Students

About Mercedes-Benz South Africa
If you’re a fan of fast, sleek, elegant cars, then you’ll probably love Mercedes-Benz South Africa. Commonly referred to as the MBSA, the company is a branch of the Mercedes-Benz AG. Despite its young age, with just 60 years of history in the country of South Africa, MBSA has grown into an automotive company that has proven to be one of the most developing establishments in the nation.

MBSA and Mercedes-Benz AG have revolutionized the art of getting from one place to another. It has made society change its way of thinking what a travel experience should be like. It’s not merely just heading towards your destination, but it is also enjoying the trip to your destination as well. With this kind of idealism, Mercedes-Benz AG is always pushing forward to providing the best travel experience through their well-crafted vehicles.

About the Mercedes-Benz South Africa Bursary Programme
Mercedes-Benz is currently offering financial funding for well-deserving students under the Mercedes-Benz South Africa Bursary Programme. Through this bursary programme, the company hopes that they are able to dig out potential students that might be useful towards the good of their company. By providing all the necessary means of economic support to these students, hopefully, they will be able to unlock their full potential.

Candidates are able to sign up for the bursary programme, provided they are currently pursuing in any of these mentioned fields, which includes:

  • Engineering
  • Mechanical
  • Electrical/Electronics
  • Industrial
  • Mechatronics
  • Metallurgy
  • Computer Engineering/Information Technology
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Supply Chain/Logistics
  • Human Resources.

There are plentiful of benefits that are entailed towards the Mercedes-Benz South Africa Bursary. Should you be awarded with the bursary, you will be entitled to study at the university of your dreams, an all expenses paid tuition, paid-for meals and study materials, the chance to work in the East London branch of Mercedes-Benz during your holidays, and lastly, take part in the MBSA Graduate programme once you have finished your tertiary studies.

To see what the company is all about, visit the official Mercedes-Benz South Africa website.

The Mercedes-Benz South Africa Bursary Programme Requirements
The Mercedes-Benz South Africa Bursary Programme seeks out for well-deserving individuals based on a list of tight criteria that they have established before hand. Each of these requirements plays a crucial role in whether your application will be considered as a success or not. Therefore, all candidates should fully adhere to these requirements.

The Mercedes-Benz South Africa Bursary Programme requirements are as follows:

  • Proof a South African nationality or permanent residency
  • Students who have pursued a Grade 12 education
  • Has Grade 12 results of an average of 70%, with key subjects of Mathematics and Physical Science (Engineering stream)
  • Currently admitted into a tertiary institution (preference will be given to 1st and 2nd year students)
  • Has an average score of 65% during the first semester of their tertiary education
  • Advantage will be given towards students originating from the Eastern Cape area.

In an effort to become a company that is diverse and inclusive, the bursary programme also welcomes its arms to people who come from disadvantageous backgrounds, such as financially-assisted individuals, people with disabilities, females, and many more types of minorities as well.

How to Apply
To sign up for the Mercedes-Benz Bursary Programme, all you have to do is access the online application portal by clicking the link here. Like most other online application systems, you will need to create an account beforehand to store in your application forms and supporting documentations. Create your account first, and then we can move on to the rest of the application procedure.

Moving on, once you have engaged yourself within the application system, you will be asked to upload scans of these following items, which includes:

  • An attachment of your most recent Curriculum Vitae (preferably in PDF format)
  • A valid copy of your Grade 12 academic scores/an academic transcript of your tertiary studies
  • A valid copy of your identification.

As a friendly reminder, all applications are to be sent through the online application portal only. Any other forms of applications that are submitted through e-mail shall not be acknowledged by the committee and will therefore be automatically disqualified from the application procedure.

Please also take note that all application forms must be complete, along with the necessary documents. If any candidate’s application forms are to be found incomplete or submitted late, they will not be considered for the programme as well.

All announcements will be made within 50 days after the closing date. If you have not been notified after those 50 days are up, we regret to inform you that your application has been deemed unsuccessful.

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