Eskom Bursaries and Scholarships for 2017 Download Application

Selection process

Applications should be submitted to Eskom by no later than 31 July each year, for the following academic year.
Applications should preferably be submitted online by using this website. Applicants who do not have internet access can also post their application or hand-deliver them to the nearest Eskom offices.
All applicants short listed to attend an interview will be notified before mid August. Notification is done telephonically as well as per written correspondence.
Selection interviews normally take place during August to to October each year. Applicants will be required to attend an interview and sometimes a medical declaration/examination might be done.

Final selection and award is subjected to a successful interview, satisfactory academic results and medical fitness.

Applicants will be told of the outcome from/between October to December of that year. Please note that no correspondence will be entered into prior to this date.

Successful candidates will then be provided with comprehensive documentation relating to the Eskom bursary scheme as well as a written contract and other documentation for completion to be returned back to Eskom.

How to Send You Application

Eskom Bursary Application Form

Letter motivating their application (affidavit to certifying the content)

ID Copy

Latest school/university results

Proof of registration to the institution

How to Apply

Download The Application Form

All scholarship bursaries should be sent to the below address and also be sent to the nearest Eskom office’s post box:

Student Development Department
PO BOX 1091

Hand Delivery
Could be delivered to the nearest Eskom offices and also to the below address:

Maxwell Drive

                   Universities                         Technikons      Further Education & Training (FET)
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Accounting
  • Supply Chain
  • IT
  • Computer Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Nuclear Engineering



  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgy
  • Safety and Risk
  • Environmental Science
  • Boiler Makers
  • Control & Instrumentation
  • Electricians
  • Fitters & Turners
  • Mechanical
  • Millwrights
  • Welders
  • Plumbers
  • Bricklayers
  • Carpenters
  • Power Plant
  • Operators


Closing Date 31 July 2016

Source: Eskom Bursaries Website