WSP stands as one of Africa’s most diverse consulting firms, holding the esteemed title of the largest global environmental consulting firm. In alignment with their strategic business execution plan, they are in search of individuals who embody their guiding principles. They prioritize their people and their reputation, embodying a localized dedication with international reach. Their forward-thinking approach challenges the conventional and anticipates the future. Collaboration is a core value, as they nurture an empowering culture and emphasize accountability.
WSP in Africa extends bursaries to engineering and environmental students enrolled in accredited universities within South Africa. They extend their support to bursary recipients by providing vacation work and, wherever feasible, employment prospects after completing their studies. This offers them the chance not only to make a meaningful impact on the world but also to construct a lasting legacy.
About WSP Bursaries 2024
WSP is providing bursary programmes for individuals who are keen on attaining financial assistance as a means to pursue their education on a higher level. The WSP Bursaries represent an inclusive initiative, embracing individuals from diverse backgrounds. As a recipient, you will receive comprehensive support to pursue your academic aspirations. Should you demonstrate outstanding academic achievements and possess commendable qualities as a student, we highly urge you to seize this opportunity.
The WSP Bursaries 2024 are currently available for the following study fields:
- Environmental Sciences
- Chemical Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
Primarily, acquaint yourself with the eligibility criteria for WSP Bursaries. Each of these conditions will impact your suitability as a candidate. If you wish to confirm your qualifications, consult the provided list of qualifying prerequisites. It’s optimal to meet all the requirements on this list to maximize your likelihood of success.
The WSP Bursaries Eligibility Criteria are as follows:
1. Basic Qualifications
- Currently in the 2nd, 3rd, or last year of your BEng / BSc (Eng) / BIng Engineering degree – applicable for the academic year 2024.
- Attained a minimum cumulative average of 65% for your studies up to now.
- Successfully passed all subjects for the academic year 2023 until now.
- Please be aware that applicants should not already be benefiting from another bursary or scholarship to meet the eligibility criteria.
- Priority will be given to individuals from previously disadvantaged backgrounds, although all South African Citizens are encouraged to submit their applications.
2. Personal Attributes
- Display community engagement.
- Collaborate effectively within a team.
- Show enthusiasm and self-drive.
- Exhibit ethical and professional conduct.
- Openness to learning and willingness to embrace constructive input.
- Perform effectively under pressure, managing stress, and retaining resilience as needed.
- Seek solutions proactively.
- Excellent written and verbal communication capabilities.
- Demonstrate proactive behavior and assume responsibility.
- Demonstrate innovative thinking abilities.
- Precision and meticulousness.
- Focus on client needs.
- Effective time and priority management capabilities.
- Demonstrate initial leadership skills at an entry level.
Apply online (WSP Bursaries 2024):
- Environmental Sciences Bursary
- Chemical Engineering Bursary
- Mechanical Engineering Bursary
- Electrical Engineering Bursary
- Civil Engineering Bursary
We recommend utilizing Google Chrome for accessing the aforementioned website.
Kindly complete the application site by accurately inputting your most pertinent details into the respective fields. Ensure all personal information provided is truthful and aligns with your current circumstances.
Candidates will also need to send in the following documents:
- Authenticated copy of your identification document.
- University-endorsed copy of your most recent, comprehensive academic transcript or progress report from tertiary education.
- Verified evidence of your university enrollment.
- Copy of your CV (inclusive of complete contact particulars).
- A declaration letter, signed, affirming the absence of any other bursaries or scholarships for the period of 2022/2023.
By submitting your applications, you are authorizing the selection committee to use your personal information for registration purposes.
Applications will undergo thorough additional reviews and screenings to validate the authenticity of the applicants. Individuals discovered to have provided false information on their application will be ineligible for registration during the designated registration period.
Applicants must utilize the provided portal to process their applications. Submissions through alternative methods such as hand delivery or fax will not be accepted by the selection committee.
Application is available as long as it is not deleted on its official website.
Ensure early registration to secure your application promptly, aiming to secure a position during the recruitment phase (although, it doesn’t assure immediate success).
WSP possesses full discretion in granting job positions to individuals. The final decisions rest with the selection committee.