Xylem Trust Bursary 2024

Kowan Thomas

In the pursuit of academic excellence and the empowerment of deserving individuals, the Xylem SA Trust stands out as a beacon of hope for students in South Africa. This prestigious bursary, generously funded by Xylem Inc, a leading water technology company, aims to support the education and development of disadvantaged citizens in the country.

About Xylem Inc:

Xylem Inc has established itself as a global leader in water technology, utilizing innovative and intelligent solutions to address the pressing challenges related to water, wastewater, and energy. With a steadfast commitment to “Solving Water,” Xylem Inc has been at the forefront of advancements that contribute to the well-being of communities worldwide. The Xylem SA Trust Bursary for the year 2024 represents an opportunity for students with a passion for water-related technologies and a commitment to making a positive impact on their communities. This bursary is not merely a financial aid program; it is a gateway to empowering individuals to become change-makers in the vital field of water technology.

Ideal candidates:

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):

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must be Black (HDI’s)
  • You must NOT be older than 35 years of age
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying or intend on studying towards a qualification within a water-related field
  • You must be studying or accepted/ registered to study at a recognised and accredited tertiary institution in South Africa
  • You must have a strong academic record
  • You must be in financial need
  • You must NOT be receiving any other bursary awards (including NSFAS)

Application Requirements:

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate
  • Most recent exam results for the full duration of your studies, if currently studying
  • Proof of acceptance/ enrolment/ registration at a tertiary institution
  • Fee statement/ pro forma invoice for the 2024 academic year
  • Motivational letter stating why you should be awarded the bursary (read our tips on how to write a motivational letter for your bursary application)
  • Research students: progress report or supervisor motivation on progress and plans towards completion

Important Information for Applicants:

  • Closing Date: 30 November 2023.

(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)

  • Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by 10 December 2023. If you do not receive any feedback by this date, please consider your application unsuccessful
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