VGI Consulting Bursary

By | January 10, 2020

VGI Consulting Bursary


VGI Consulting Bursary

VGI Consulting Bursary

About VGI Consulting

VGI Consulting, a top Southern African consulting engineering firm, are experts in the fields of engineering; project management and construction of transmission and distribution pipelines. They also specialize in structural; mechanical; civil and geotechnical engineering projects.

The companies history dates back to 1965, when it was known as Van der Merwe and Kroon, however it wasn’t until 2002 that it became known as VGI Consulting Inc.

The company has more than 45 years of experience and expertise within the pipeline engineering industry. VGI, alongside specialist partners, have completed a number of high-pressure steel pipelines within South Africa and Mozambique. Some of VGI’s major clients include Transnet; Sasol; Sasol Gas; Sasol Technology and Siemens.

VGI Consulting will be awarding bursaries for 2023, to students who have completed their first year of study towards a Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering degree.

The bursary will cover the cost of university tuition fees. Bursaries are awarded for one year at a time and students should reapply each year.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted – if you do not receive any feedback by 15 August, please regard your application as unsuccessful.


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
  • Under 30 years old
  • Completed Matric
  • Studying full time towards a Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering degree qualification
  • Completed your first year of study
  • Studying at a recognised University in South Africa (preferably the University of Pretoria, but students from other universities may also apply)
  • NOT currently in receipt of any other bursary awards


Download and complete the VGI Consulting 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):

  • South African ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Proof of university enrollment
  • Full tertiary academic record to date
  • Motivational Letter

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


For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact VGI Consulting directly:
Head Office
Contact Person: Matthys Geyser (Occupational Health and Safety & Human Resources Manager)
Tel: 012 682 9140

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