SANRAL Bursary South Africa 2023 – 2024
ABOUT THE COMPANY – SANRAL
SANRAL Bursary South Africa | The South African National Roads Agency Ltd (SANRAL) was founded in 1998, with the aim of financing; maintaining; managing and developing the growing road network within South Africa, as well as managing assets. Represented by the Minister of Transport, the South African government are SANRAL’s owner and sole shareholder.
The company’s core values include Integrity; Excellence; Care; Participation and Pro-activeness. SANRAL’s corporate centre is based in Pretoria and 4 regional locations are based in Cape Town; Port Elizabeth; Pretoria and Pietermaritzburg.
ABOUT THE SANRAL BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED
SANRAL is inviting students to apply for their external bursary programme, for the 2023 academic year.. Bursaries will be awarded for Undergraduate and Postgraduate studies, within these fields:
- Civil Engineering (Diploma / BSc / BEng / BEng Tech / PG Diploma / MEng)
- Electronic Engineering (Diploma / BSc / BEng)
- Environmental Science (BSc)
- Human Resources (Diploma / Advanced Diploma / BCom / BCom Hons)
- Supply Chain Management (Advanced Diploma)
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MORE ABOUT THE SANRAL BURSARY PROGRAMME – EXPENSES COVERED | SELECTION
Full and partial bursaries will be awarded (depending on the student’s need), to cover the following expenses:
- Full bursary: registration fees, tuition fees, study material and equipment, accommodation, meals, a living allowance and access to the wellness programme.
- Partial bursary: registration fees, tuition fees, accommodation and access to the wellness programme.
Scholars will receive a full or partial bursary depending on the outcome of the means test. The means test is a formula that is applied to determine the amount of financial assistance SANRAL will provide. A family contribution may be required, depending on the outcome of the means test.
Scholars will be selected based on these main criteria: academic performance and financial need (to be determined by SANRAL’s Bursary Policy’s requirements). SANRAL may also make use of other applicable conditions when making the final decision in awarding the bursary.
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited to attend an interview. Successful candidates will receive award letters. Candidates who do not receive any feedback on 31 January 2023, should consider their application unsuccessful.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SANRAL 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 NOT be older than 35 years of age
- You must have completed Matric or be currently in Matric
- You must be studying or accepted to study full-time towards one of the undergraduate or postgraduate qualifications listed above
- You must be studying or accepted to study at a recognised and accredited public tertiary institution in South Africa
- Matric students: you must have achieved a minimum overall average of 70%
- University students: you must have achieved a minimum overall average of 60%
- You must have proven financial need
- You must NOT be currently receiving any other bursary funding that covers registration, tuition, accommodation, travel, meals and books (if applying for the full SANRAL bursary)
- Students with disabilities are welcome to apply
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE SANRAL BURSARY
Download and complete the SANRAL 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):
- ID document or birth certificate (certified copy)
- Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae
- Current Matric students: 2022 term 1 and 2 results (certified copy)
- Current Tertiary students: full academic record on institutions letterhead (certified copy)
- Proof of tertiary registration for 2022
- A Motivational letter that is written by the applicant (stating why you deserve the bursary and about yourself: 2 pages)
- Parents or guardians’ ID documents (certified copies)
- Parents or guardians proof of income (recent payslips if employed, affidavit if unemployed or self-employed)
- Parents or guardians’ proof of residence (water and electricity bill from the local council)
Applications must be submitted electronically via email to Ms R Erasmus at: firstname.lastname@example.org
(Insert the words “SANRAL Bursary Application” in the email subject line).
CLOSING DATE FOR THE SANRAL 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 SANRAL directly:
Skills Development department:
Contact People: Ms H A Harper / Ms R Erasmus
Tel: 021 957 4648
NSFAS National Student Financial Aid Schemes
NSFAS: What is NSFAS?
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.