ABOUT THE COMPANY – PYROTEC
Pyrotec, established in 1966, is a South African privately-owned company which supplies product identification solutions. The company has over 50 years’ of experience in its field, passed down from fathers to sons.
The company currently has 2 brands – Pyrotec PackMark which provides a wide range of labelling, coding, print and apply labelling equipment and consumables. And Pyrotec PackMedia which creates and manufactures cutting edge promotional and informational booklet labels.
Headquartered in Cape Town, the company also has centres across the Western Cape, Mpumalanga, KwaZulu–Natal, Gauteng and the Eastern Cape, as well as distributors in Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe and also covers Namibia, Swaziland, Mozambique and Lesotho.
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED
Each year, Pyrotec awards bursaries to deserving students within the following fields of study:
- Electrical Engineering
- Industrial Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Graphic Design/ DTP
- Human Resources
MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE, SERVICE CONTRACT & SELECTION
The bursary will cover the following expenses: tuition fees, registration fees, accommodation (single room at university hostel), transport allowance and an annual allowance of maximum R10 000 for textbooks.
Once students have graduated, they will be required to work for Pyrotec for an equal duration of their bursary awarded.
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 8 weeks of the application closing date – if you do not receive feedback, 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 resident
- Must be an AA (Affirmative Action)/ EE (Employment Equity) candidate
- Completed Matric OR currently in Matric
- Studying or intend on studying in one of the aforementioned fields of study
- Studying or registered to study at a recognised tertiary institution in South Africa
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY
Download and complete the Pyrotec 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):
- Completed Pyrotec Bursary Application Form, as above
- Motivational letter (stating why you should be awarded a bursary) (1 page)
- Matric certificate or proof of highest education level (certified copy)
- ID document (certified copy)
- Proof of address (if applying for a transport allowance)
- University proof of registration/ acceptance letter
- Proof of estimated costs (tuition, textbooks, accommodation)
*Please note: students are required to arrange their documents in the order of the documents listed above, and combine it all into 1 pdf document.
Applications must be submitted electronically via email to: email@example.com
(Insert the words “Pyrotec Bursary Application – Your Full Name” in the email subject line).
1 January 2021.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER
For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Pyrotec directly:
Tel: 021 787 9600