Public Service Bursary Award Scheme

The 2020-2021 Bursary Awards are available for accredited post-secondary programmes of study both locally and overseas. The bursaries are valued at a maximum of $20,000 each, per year.

To be considered for a Bursary Award, applicants must:
• Be Bermudian
• Have completed no less than five years of schooling in Bermuda
• Be 40 years of age or under, at date of application
• Have been accepted into an institution of higher learning or currently be undertaking courses leading to a professional, specialist or technical qualification required within the Public Service
• Be in an Undergraduate or Master’s Degree programme
• Be planning a career in the Public Service upon completion of their education

Only fully completed Bursary applications, regarding the areas of study specified and received by the deadline, will be considered. The closing date for receipt of applications is 4:45 p.m. Friday 19th June 2020.

Works and Engineering, Ministry of Public Works
Post: Quantity Surveyor
Areas of Study: Quantity surveying
Education Target: Candidate must commit to achieving membership in the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (or equivalent).

Public Lands and Buildings, Ministry of Public Works
Post: Estates Surveyor
Areas of Study: Estates management
Education Target: Candidate must commit to achieving a Bachelor’s Degree in Estates Management and membership in the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (or equivalent).

Accountant General, Ministry of Finance
Post: Management Accountant
Areas of Study: Accounting/ Business/ Finance
Education Target: Candidate must commit to achieving membership in an internationally recognized Accounting body and CPA Bermuda.

Planning, Ministry of Home Affairs
Post: Building/Electrical/ Mechanical Inspector
Areas of Study: Building technology: Building/ Mechanical/Electrical Codes and Inspecting
Education level preferred: Associates Degree in Architecture/ Structural Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering/ Grade 1 Electrician
Education Target: Candidate must commit to achieving Inspector Certification and/or license as a Master Electrician.

Post: Planner
Area of Study: Land use planning
Education Target: Candidate must commit to achieving a Bachelor’s Degree in Planning/Urban Planning/Geography/ Environmental Studies and membership in the Royal Town Planning Institute (or equivalent).

Marine & Ports Services, Ministry of Tourism and Transport
Post: Maritime Operations Centre Controller
Areas of Study: Maritime Operations, Search & Rescue Coordination, Vessel Traffic Management, Communications, Safety of Life at Sea, Vessel Navigation
Education Target: Candidate must commit to achieving a Merchant Marine Maritime Radio communication General Certificate/Electro- Technical Officer Training/Class IV Watch Keeping Certificate with Coast Radio Station GMDSS Communication Training Certificate.

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