Schauenburg (Pty) Ltd, operating under the trade name Schauenburg Systems, serves as an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) specialising in mine safety. They provide the expertise of a system integrator, offering comprehensive turnkey solutions. This encompasses a wide range of multidisciplinary services and programme management approaches essential for achieving effective and cost-efficient solutions across the entire spectrum of mine safety solutions and management.
The Schauenburg Education Trust's primary objective is to identify and financially support students pursuing qualifications deemed essential in addressing South Africa's shortage of skilled professionals. By doing so, the trust aims to ensure a sustainable supply of these critical skills for the country's workforce.
In the immediate future, the Schauenburg Education Trust will concentrate its efforts on awarding bursaries to students in their third and fourth year of study. These bursaries will be available to those studying Electrical and Electronic Engineering, as well as Business Administration/Management, at designated universities.
Requirements and eligibility
Black as per BEE legislation, with preference given to Black women, Black students under 35 years of age, and Black disabled students;
South African citizens with valid ID numbers;
Willing to attend interviews and undergo psychometric testing; and
Willing to spend university holidays doing vacation work or job shadowing at Schauenburg Systems (Pty) Ltd.
To apply for this bursary, students must be:
full time second or third year students and;
studying Electrical Engineering Degrees (BEng or BSc); or
Business Administration/Management Degrees
at specified accredited South African universities (no bursaries for the 2019 academic year will be awarded to students for studies at a university of technology or college).
Who can apply?
Second or third year students studying Electrical Engineering Degrees (BEng or BSc) as well as Business Administration/Management Degrees can apply for bursaries for their third and fourth year of study.
Applicants must have taken Maths (not Maths Literacy), Science and English in their matric year and achieved a minimum of a level 6 for all 3 subjects.
Applicants must also be able to show that they have made good academic progress during their First and Second year of their tertiary education while studying towards obtaining a degree in Electrical Engineering. Applicants must have passed all courses for which they have registered while at university.
How to apply
Please note that applications for 2024 are closed and will reopen next year.
Go to the Schauenburg Education Trust application link and you will be directed to an online application that you will have to fill out and submit as well as your matric results as well as your full academic record, to date, in respect of your tertiary education.