Doug Banks Renewable Energy Vision

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DBREV is an independent scholarship trust aimed at building intellectual capital in the field of Renewable Energy, Energy Poverty and Energy Access.


Supports students towards a Masters degree in Renewable and Sustainable Energy studies.

It is our mission to provide financial support and mentorship to enable yet another spirited bright young person to be part of changing Africa’s energy future.

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The 2022 DBREV Scholarship is open for applications until 4 October 2021.

Students who are eligible to register at a South African university and who have a background in engineering, science, environment & geographical science, finance, economics or development studies may apply.

If you are -


A South African national or permanent resident who is passionate about making a difference in people’s lives in the African continent?


Fired up about addressing Energy Poverty and Energy Access through energy services provided by Renewable Energy systems?


Committed to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals and addressing the challenges posed by Climate Change?

- you may be just the person to apply for a DBREV Scholarship!

Apply here before 4 October 2021

Applications are open!

Thank you to all who spread the word into the undergraduate community of South Africa. We have opened applications for 2022. We look forward to enabling and empowering yet another bright young mind and spirit to be part of changing Africa’s energy future.

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