BMW Bursaries 

By | December 29, 2019

BMW Bursaries

BMW Bursary South Africa 2021-2022 -

BMW Bursaries

About BMW

BMW (Bavarian Motor Works in English or Bayerische Motoren Werke in German) is a German luxury car and motorcycle company founded in Munich, Germany in 1916. The company produced motorcycles, cars, and aircraft engines in Germany (until 1945); South Africa; the United States; the United Kingdom; porcelain; Brazil and India.

The company’s products are sold worldwide: BMW brand sells cars, BMW M sub-brand sells high-performance models, BMW i brand sells plug-in electric vehicles, BMW Motorrad sells motorcycles, and the company owns both Rolls-Royce and Mini brands.

BMW Speed ​​Up Scholarship will be awarded to students with excellent academic performance, especially in the following research fields:

  • Industrial Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

The following fees will be paid by the BMW Speed ​​Scholarship Program: registration fee, tuition, required textbooks, examinations Fees and accommodation fees.

Students will also gain paid professional work experience and personal projects and tasks, as well as opportunities to interact with BMW employees. Students also have the opportunity to participate in BMW SA postgraduate courses.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted; If you do not receive feedback within 30 days of the application deadline, your application was unfortunately unsuccessful.

BMW Bursary South Africa 2023-2024 Eligibility requirements

Applicants must meet the following minimum admission criteria prior to submitting the application (note that if you do not meet all the requirements, your application will not be considered):

  • South African citizen
  • Full enrollment
  • Study a full-time within one of the above Field
  • Study between the second and last year (i.e. complete the first year)
  • Study at a recognized university in South Africa
  • Overall average score of at least 70%
  • Good oral communication skills and written


Applications must be done online at:
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 be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Full tertiary academic transcripts
  • Motivational letter explaining why you deserve to be awarded the bursary
  • Curriculum Vitae


To be confirmed.
(Applications are open between August and November each year.)
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)


For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact BMW directly:

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