General Electric Bursary

By | December 29, 2019

General Electric Bursary


General Electric Bursary

General Electric Bursary

About General Electric

Founded in 1892, General Electric (GE) is an American multinational corporation and one of the largest and most diversified companies in the world. Subsidiaries headquartered in Boston, USA include: aviation, renewable energy, lighting, energy, additives, capital, healthcare, global research, digital and venture capital.

GE has been operating in South Africa since 1898, and the Johannesburg office was the first overseas office opened outside the United States. Currently, GE South Africa has approximately 600 employees in the company’s key divisions.

GE will provide scholarships to students in the following fields:

  • Engineering
  • Business
  • Humanities
  • Health Sciences
  • Social Sciences

The scholarship will cover the following expenses: tuition, required textbooks, accommodation and allowances.


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):

  • South African citizen
  • Completed Matric
  • Studying or intend on studying full-time within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Studying or intend on studying at a recognised South African tertiary institution
  • Achieved a minimum overall average of 60% in current studies
  • Proven financial need
  • NOT in receipt of funding from another institution


Download and complete the General Electric Bursary Application Form (.pdf)
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (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 academic record, if currently at tertiary level (certified copy)
  • Confirmation of registration/ acceptance (on university letterhead)
  • Parents/ guardians proof of household income (latest payslips if employed/ affidavit if unemployed/ SASSA letter if on pension)

Applications must be submitted electronically via email to:
(Insert the words “General Electric Bursary Application – Your Full Name” in the email subject line).


For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact General Electric directly:
Contact Person: Tsietsi Madileng

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