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Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) – Bursaries 2022

Closing Date: 11 March 2022

The Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) is inviting students who are citizens or permanent residents of South Africa, to apply for their bursary programme for the 2022 academic year.

Bursaries will be awarded for studies within these fields:

  • Applied Mathematics / Data Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Finance / Accounting
  • Financial Information Systems
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Production/Operations Management
  • Purchasing / Logistics / Supply Chain
  • Software Development / IT

The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: registration fees, tuition fees, books, stationery, accommodation, meals, as well as a laptop for study purposes.

Bursary recipients will also have the opportunity to partake in vacation work, receive mentoring and development, as well additional study support.

Candidates will undergo the following before final selection is made: screening, shortlisting, an interview and psychometric assessments. Candidates must meet the VWSA Equity requirements.


Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • You must be a South African citizen or a South African permanent resident
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying full time towards an undergraduates qualification in one of the aforementioned fields
  • You must be entering your 1st, 2nd or 3rd year of study
  • You must be studying at a recognised and accredited tertiary institution in South Africa
  • You must have achieved a Bachelor’s pass with a minimum overall average of 70%
  • You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 65% at tertiary level, if currently studying

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online at: Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) Bursary Application 2022
Reference Number: VWS220221-1

Candidates will be required to register an account and thereafter, login and apply.

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your online application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Letter from the Department of Labour, if a permanent resident but not a South African citizen
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Full tertiary academic record, if currently studying (on institutions letterhead)
  • Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae
  • Motivational letter stating why you should be selected to receive the VWSA bursary programme
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