Rand Water Bursary Programmes 2020

Rand Water Profile
The Rand Water company is an establishment that is well-known for providing water supplies in huge bulks to the vast population in the entire South African nation. Realizing the importance and huge responsibilities that they hold, Rand Water does everything it can to make sure that each citizen in the country is able to access to one of humans most important necessities: water. Rand Water was inspired by the need to come up with a solution to provide water in an efficient manner, especially since the city of Johannesburg is not built on a river or a dam. Therefore, the company is forced to come up with other innovative ways in regards to the distribution of water, – not just in the city itself, but in the entire country as well.

The South African raised company started off its operations in the region of Gauteng. Soon enough, since its establishment in the year 1903, the Rand Water has successfully distributed water in bulks to other parts of South Africa. As the nation’s largest water utility, Rand Water constantly does quality checks on the water that they provide to people. This means that the company pays meticulous attention to the process of how the water is extracted and produced. With their successful water distribution project – a water pipeline that spans more than 3000km, and distributes to at least 58 water reservoirs – on a daily basis, there is almost a huge amount of 35000 million liters of water distributed to the the local people of the nation. This can ranged from metropolitan cities, to even the most rural parts in the area.

About Rand Water Bursaries 2020
The Rand Water Bursary programme started out as an effort to give out the necessary financial assistance towards communities who are in desperate need for monetary help, especially in terms of educational needs. The bursaries will be specifically awarded to young students or undergraduates who originate from rural parts of South Africa. Besides that, the bursaries will also be given out to well-deserving individuals who come from less fortunate backgrounds as well. For more information about the company responsible for this programme, you can visit the official Rand Water website.

The Rand Water Bursary programme, which just so happens to be an external bursary, caters to a list of studies that are relevant to the works of the company. Take a look at the study fields below!

Bachelor of Technology

  • Water Care (2nd , 3rd or 4th year)
  • Civil/Mechanical Engineer (2nd, or 3rd year)
  • Mechanical Engineer (2nd, or 3rd year)
  • Electrical Engineer (2nd, or 3rd year)
  • Analytical
  • Forensics
  • Quantity Surveying (2nd or 3rd year)
  • Instrumentation Engineer (2nd, or 3rd year)
  • Process Engineer (2nd, or 3rd year).

Bachelor of Science

  • Information Technology
  • Computer Science
  • Bio Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Civil/Mechanical Engineer (2nd, or 3rd year).

Bachelor of Communication

  • Financial Management
  • Auditing
  • Accounting/Management Accounting
  • Financial Information Systems
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Technology.


  • Quantity Surveying (2nd or 3rd year)
  • Instrumentation Engineer (2nd, or 3rd year)
  • Process Engineer (2nd, or 3rd year)
  • Chemistry (2nd or 3rd year)
  • Civil/Mechanical Engineer (2nd, or 3rd year)
  • Commerce
  • Financial Accounting
  • Public Health
  • Law.

National Diploma

  • Water Care (2nd , 3rd or 4th year)
  • Civil/Mechanical Engineer (2nd, or 3rd year)
  • Mechanical Engineer (2nd, or 3rd year)
  • Electrical Engineer (2nd, or 3rd year)
  • Instrumentation Engineer (2nd, or 3rd year)
  • Process Engineer (2nd, or 3rd year)
  • Bio Chemistry
  • Analytical
  • Safety Management
  • Environmental Science
  • Human Resource Management.

Rand Water Bursary Requirements
To apply for the Rand Water Bursary programme, all incoming candidates must prove themselves to be eligible enough for the programme by meeting all of these requirements below. The purpose of this eligibility criteria is to ensure that everyone that is interested in the programme will be starting out on the same fair basis. In addition, the committee will definitely prioritize those who are able to meet most of the criteria. Take a look at the company’s website to see if you’re the right fit for the company.

The Rand Water Bursary Requirements are as follows:

  • Must be South African nationals with the proper identification
  • Below 30 years old of age
  • Pursuing their Matric examinations/completed Matrics/plan on pursuing the study fields that have been previously mentioned
  • Has a letter of admission into any one of the recognized universities in South Africa
  • Has an average score of 65% in their academic subjects
  • Is not receiving any financial assistance from other establishments or organizations.

On top of that, the Rand Water Bursary progarmme will also be giving preference to these following groups of individuals:

  • Legitimate South African nationals
  • PID (a.k.a. Previously Disadvantaged Individuals)
  • People who have disabilities
  • Women.

How to Apply Rand Water Bursary 2020
First off, candidates are required to make sure whether the Rand Water Bursary programme is available at their time of application. To do so, all you have to do is visit the Rand Water E-Recruitment site and check for the programme’s availability. Once you are positive that the programme is opening its doors at the moment, you can now begin prepping your application dossier. The dossier should consist of these following important documents that will then be sent to the committee, which includes:

  • An official letter of application
  • A valid copy of the candidate’s identification document
  • A legitimate proof of the candidate’s residency
  • Matric students only: Grade 12 first-term results
  • Tertiary students only: Matric examinations results slip and recent academic transcript
  • Future tertiary students: Matrix examinations results slip and letter of admission into a university
  • Valid copies of your certificates
  • Your most recent and detailed Curriculum Vitae.

After you have gathered all of the necessary documents that are required for your dossier, it’s submission time! Send in all of your documents by e-mail ([email protected]). If you prefer to send them in by fax, then you can submit them to (086) 609 1178. Don’t forget to write down the notice numbers as well!

Announcements will only be made to shortlisted candidates who have passed the administrative phase of the application process. If you have not heard back from the committee within a 30-day period past the deadline, we are sorry to inform you that you have not made it through the application procedure.

Physical Address:
522 Impala Road
South Africa.

Postal Address:
PO Box 1127
South Africa.

Telephone: +27 11 682 0586
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.randwater.co.za/

Source: Rand Water; Author: Larxsati; Editor: Melisa; Picture: randwater.co.za.

Related: Rand Water Learnership | Rand Water Internship | Rand Water Job Vacancy.

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