Eskom Bursary Programme

Kusile Project, in partnership with Alstom, awarded bursaries for tertiary education studies

Background

In an effort to further strengthen human capital development initiatives, Kusile Power Station Project and Alstom looked at a number of key strategic issues affecting South Africa as a whole as well as the Mpumalanga province. This initiative focused on Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, and Industrial) at a BSc, National
Diploma, and Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting level.

Work completed

Eskom Kusile Project, in partnership with Alstom, awarded bursaries for tertiary education studies to 90 learners from the Mpumalanga province and purchased 10 microwaves and 10 bar fridges for the top 10 learners.

Contractor involved: Alstom
Cost implications: R2 000 000.00
Beneficiation: Ninety students

Vitrovian in partnership with  Eskom Kusile in 2015  provided 15 Students from the Nkangala region with  Bursaries . These students are studying at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University , Vaal University of Technology  and the  Tshwane University of Technology .Students receiving bursaries are pursuing studies in the following fields , Mechanical Engineering  and Electrical Engineering.

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