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Mercedes-Benz South Africa Bursary Programme 2022

About Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz is a leading automotive company founded in 1926 in Stuttgart, Germany. It started when one of the founders, Karl Benz, invented the first gasoline-powered car in 1886. But until 1926, it operated as Daimler-Benz as a division of Daimler AG.

Today, the company sells luxury cars, buses, coaches, and trucks around the world. In Africa, the company has its offices in East London, South Africa, and operates as Mercedes-Benz South Africa. The car company has plans to expand into other African regions in the near future.

Mercedes-Benz South Africa Bursary Programme 2022

Mercedes-Benz runs bursaries under the Mercedes-Benz Learning Academy. The academy was created to support local talent and skills in the Eastern Cape province. At the time of creation, it was the first non-racial institution in the South African automotive industry that was fully integrated.

The bursaries pay for the tuition cost and other expenses of students who are unable to afford education. Through the funding, the carmaker also increases the available talent pool in the country.

For the academic session 2022, here are the fields of study where the bursaries will be awarded:

Electrical Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electronics Engineering
Business Economics
Sales and Aftersales
Finance and Controlling
Information Technology and Communication
Legal and Compliance
Procurement and Logistics

The bursary amount will be decided on a case by case basis and cover the following cost:

Tuition fees
Textbook cost

Bursars will get an opportunity to work at the Mercedes-Benz plant in East London during their vacations. Along with that, they’ll have a chance to join the MBSA Graduate Development programme after completing their education.

Eligibility Criteria For The Mercedes-Benz South Africa Bursary

To be selected for the bursary programme, applicants would have to fulfill the eligibility criteria. These are laid out by the company to select the most suitable candidates for the bursary. Since the number of applicants often outnumber the funding available, company can’t award the bursaries to everyone. Therefore, always cross-check with the criteria before applying.

Here are the eligibility requirements for the Mercedes-Benz bursary programme:

Must be a South African citizen or be in possession of a work visa or permit
Must have completed Matriculation
Must be pursuing a qualification in one of the fields of study mentioned above
Must be studying at a recognised and accredited tertiary institution in South Africa
Must be studying full-time and not part-time
Must have scored at least 70% overall average in Matric
Must have scored at least 65% at the tertiary level, if currently studying
Must not be an employee of the Mercedes-Benz group of companies

Students with disabilities will get preference over others for the bursary funding. The company will also employ psychometric tests to evaluate applicants and select the bursars.

How to Apply For The Mercedes-Benz South Africa Bursary?

Eligible candidates should move forward with the application process and consider applying for the bursary. It’s an easy process that’s done entirely online. This reduces time and burden. However, it’s vital for you to be diligent and attentive throughout the process. Incomplete or inaccurate submissions are discarded. Here are the steps involved in applying for the Mercedes-Benz South Africa bursary programme:

The first step is to complete the Mercedes-Benz South Africa online application form. Click on the ‘Apply for this job’ to get started. You’d have to sign up and create an account. If you already have an account, login instead. Complete all the asked fields and complete your application. Make sure to fill in correct details and don’t leave anything blank unless otherwise stated.

Documents Required

The next step is to submit the following documents necessary for this bursary:

ID documents issued by a South African authority. Foreigners must provide proof of foreign national status (certified copies only)
Grade 11 latest results and Matric latest results (certified copies only)
If completed Matric, submit Matric certificate (certified copies only)
Full academic record at the tertiary level (certified copies only)
Updated CV
Proof of disability, if applicable

Upload all the documents and submit your application.

Closing Date Of The Mercedes-Benz South Africa Bursary

The Mercedes-Benz South Africa bursary is currently open, and the last date to apply for it is 10 January 2022.

Contact Details Of The Bursar

For more details regarding the bursary, contact Koketso Dineo Mookeletsi at ‘koketso.mookeletsi@daimler.com.’

If the bursary has already been closed, please do not make any queries if the bursary is closed. View our other bursaries open for application here: https://allbursaries.co.za/notice/

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