Volkswagen Bursaries 2016 – 2017
Volkswagen bursaries are made available to candidates wishing to complete their education to gain qualifications relating to the motor vehicle industry. This bursary program provides financial assistance as well as vacation work to talented candidates. The company awards bursaries according to their needs yearly. Candidates who are studying their second year or going into their second year of study can apply. These studies have to be through a recognized institute of higher learning within South Africa.
Volkswagen South Africa offers these programs to aid development via academic knowledge and skill. Volkswagen is constantly looking for talented candidates with initiative and innovation as reflected by their brands to assist candidates in reaching their dreams.
Volkswagen Bursaries Available
Service binding contract after graduation for a period equal to the tenure of the bursary will have to be accepted. Volkswagen South Africa also has a Graduate Trainee Program and a VW Technician Trainee Program available for interested candidates. Volkswagen is looking for driven and dedicated candidates interested in the motor industry that wants to improve not only their knowledge but also their skills. Both of these trainee programs are for a period of 12 months and after successful completion candidates will be given the opportunity to join their workforce.
These programs are aimed at helping candidates with a degree in a range of fields to gain a solid foundation. With this knowledge they will also be able to build a solid career. The Technical Trainee Program will also cover P1 & P2 which are needed for an Engineering Diploma. The graduate trainee program is directed at candidates in their final year of study although exceptions can be made for candidates who have recently completed their studies.
For more detail visit Volkswagen South Africa’s webpage as given under the Bursary Application sector here below.
The fields of study available can be any of the following, depending on the current need of the company:
Corporate Communications & PR
Sales & Marketing
Volkswagen Bursary Requirements
Candidates wanting to apply will need to provide the company with the following documentation:
Candidates must be South African citizens
Candidates must provide a Certified copy of their valid ID
Proof of household income
Full academic results
Enrollment at an institute of higher learning
Candidates will be given preference if from a rural area
Please be aware of the following
After closing the applications will be reviewed and a short list will be made.
All candidates on the short list will be contacted for interviews.
After completion of all interviews bursary candidates will be selected and notified.
Volkswagen Bursaries Application Form
You can get the bursaries online application form from their website by clicking here: Bursary enquiries (https://vw.graduate.erecruit.co.za/candidateapp/Jobs/Browse.aspx).
All applications must be submitted online. For additional information on their bursary program please go to this webpage (http://www.vw.co.za/en/volkswagen_groupsouthafrica/careers/graduate_traineeprogramme.html). For additional information on all that Volkswagen South Africa has to offer, visit Volkswagen (http://www.vw.co.za).
Volkswagen Bursary Closing Date
Depending on the company requirements each year the bursaries available will differ, but applications are made available the beginning of June and close the middle of August. Check regular on their site for any opportunities that may interest you.