Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) Bursary 2023 – 2024
ABOUT THE COMPANY – PRASA
Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) Bursary 2023 – 2024 | The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) is a Government-owned enterprise, responsible for the majority of the passenger rail services in SA. PRASA reports to the Minister of Transport and is made up of four branches: Autopax, Intersite, Shosholoza Meyl and Metrorail.
PRASA, founded in the year 1990, provide commuter rail services within South Africa’s metropolitan areas, as well as bus and rail services within the country. Headquartered in Johannesburg, the company currently employs over 17 000 staff members.
ABOUT THE PRASA BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED
PRASA is inviting students to apply for bursary funding, for the 2023 academic year.
Each year PRASA award bursaries for studies in Engineering, Operations and technical courses.
Zabusaries.com is committed to keeping you up to date with the latest bursary opportunities, and this article covers all details about the PRASA Bursary.
MORE ABOUT THE PRASA BURSARY PROGRAMME – EXPENSES COVERED
The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: registration fees, tuition, prescribed books, accommodation and meals on campus.
The bursary will NOT cover any outstanding student debt or student loans.
Bursary recipients will be required to enter into a contract with PRASA.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE PRASA BURSARY
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 have completed Matric
- You must be studying full-time towards a qualification in one of the fields listed above
- You must be studying at a recognised and accredited tertiary institution in South Africa
- You must have a good academic record
- You must NOT be receiving any other bursary awards
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE PRASA BURSARY
Application forms can be obtained in one of the following ways:
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 may be disqualified):
- ID document (certified copy)
- Matric certificate (certified copy)
- Most recent academic record (on the institution’s letterhead) (certified copy)
Applications must be posted or delivered to:
The Bursary Department
Human Capital Management
1040 Burnett Street
Note: applications submitted via email or fax will NOT be accepted.
CLOSING DATE FOR THE PRASA BURSARY
30 September 2022.
(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 PRASA directly:
The Bursary Department
Tel: 012 748 7180/ 012 748 7181/ 012 748 7183
Email: email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org
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NSFAS, or National Student Financial Aid Scheme, was established according to the National Student Financial Aid Scheme Act of 1999 and incorporated the Tertiary Education Fund of South Africa (TEFSA), which stopped operating in 2000.