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Applications for 2015 are open from 2 April 2014.

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Applications close 2 June 2014.

For any queries, please contact Client Service on 011 456 1144 or email: clientservice@murrob.com.

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Bursaries

Murray & Roberts offers bursaries for top South African achievers who desire to be part of a world class organization with a global presence.

Bursaries are available for students studying towards a BSc, B Eng or B Tech qualifications in the fields of Engineering (civil; mechanical; industrial; electrical and mining), Quantity Surveying and Building/Construction Management. 

Regrettably no first year bursaries are available for 2014.

Murray & Roberts is committed to the principles of Employment Equity.

Click to expand/collapse the table What does the bursary cover?

Successful applicants enter into a bursary loan agreement with Murray & Roberts.

The benefits while studying full time include the following:

  • The company pays to the institution concerned, an amount of money equal to the annual registration fees, costs of tuition & examination fees.
  • The company pays for all prescribed books.
  • The company pays for university provided (residential) accommodation and food or the student may receive an equivalent monthly allowance to assist with his/her living expenses and this must be utilised to cover accommodation, food and traveling expenses.

Click to expand/collapse the table How will my progress be monitored?

Bursaries are reviewed after each examination based on the student's academic performance and renewed annually. All bursaries are granted on merit but preference is given to black (Africans, Coloureds and Indian) applicants.

A Group Bursary Co-ordinator has been appointed to provide much needed support to our bursars. Our current graduate network is also available to the bursars for support.

Click to expand/collapse the table What happens after graduation?

After graduation, the student will be required to work one year for every year of studies paid for by the company (including any suspension period).

In-Service training periods are excluded from this period. The service obligation period will commence after successful completion of studies/after graduation.

Click to expand/collapse the table Who qualifies?

To qualify for a Bursary the student must:
  • Be a South African citizen or permanent resident;
  • be studying full-time towards a relevant degree and at a recognised South African university that is acceptable to Murray & Roberts;
  • able to provide proof of his/her current academic results and be in possession of a grade 12 exemption certificate with Maths and Science;
  • be accepted by the chosen university or university of technology for the specific course;
  • Students must maintain a minimum of 65% aggregate to be considered.

Click to expand/collapse the tableHow does the application/selection process work?

Phase 1 - Apply from 2nd April 2014 to the 2nd June 2014.
Phase 2 - Should you be successful in the first phase, you will be invited by email to complete an online assessment (end of June)
Phase 3 - Should you be shortlisted after Phase 2, you will be invited by email to attend an assessment and practical round in Johannesburg or Cape Town (middle of July)
Phase 4 - Should you be shortlisted after Phase 3, you will be invited by email to attend panel interviews in Johannesburg (beginning of August)
Phase 5 - Should you be shortlisted after Phase 4, you will be invited by email to attend 2nd round interviews at the offices of the Murray & Roberts company that has shown interest in placing you (middle of August)
Phase 6 -
Offers will be made to successful candidates (Beginning of September)
* All communication will be sent via email, and some emails may be sent during the June/July holiday so please make sure that you check your emails regularly.