Transnet Bursary Scholarships for Undergraduate South Africans

Transnet Bursary Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Engineering
Course Level: Undergraduate (bachelor, diploma)
Provider: Transnet Group
Scholarship can be taken at: South Africa

Scholarship Description
Transnet is a focussed and integrated freight transport company which is essentially driven by five operating divisions: Transnet Freight Rail, Transnet Rail Engineering, Transnet National Ports Authority, Transnet Port Terminals and Transnet Pipelines.

It is with pride that we announce that our business philosophy of “delivering on our commitment to you” not only applies to our business practices but also to you as one of our prospective future bursary holders.

Full-time bursaries are awarded annually according to the employment needs of the company. All our full-time students are viewed as potential employees – depending on vacancies being available after successfully completing their qualifications.

All South African citizens who meet the entry requirements of the relevant tertiary institutions and the chosen field of study.

Eligible groups
Students of South African origin

Participating Institutions
Students are allowed to study at a South African University or University of Technology (Technikon) of their own choice who offers the relevant fields of study

Fields of study
This list may vary depending on the needs of the company:
  • B.Eng: Industrial, Electrical, Electronics, Mechanical, Civil, Electro-Mech., Metallurgy
  • B.Sc: Quantity surveying, Environmental management
Number of awards
Not specified by provider

Sponsorship duration
Whole duration of study. The bursary will be renewed annually if the student’s progress is satisfactory. Subjects failed must be repeated at student’s own cost. Termination of the bursary will be in consultation with the student and the training institution. If the student fails to comply with the requirements of the bursary agreement, the bursary becomes payable in terms of the agreement.

Scholarship benefits
The comprehensive bursary covers the following:
  • Tuition fees
  • Accommodation and meals
  • Book Allowance
  • Computer – if a requirement from the 2nd year
  • Experiential training / vocational work
Method of Application
Application forms are available on the official website (see link below) as an online application form, or download the Adobe Acrobat PDF form which can be printed and filled in, or from the Transnet Bursary section:

Bursary Office Address
Room 4206
Carlton Centre
150 Commissioner Street

Tel (011) 308 2799
Fax (011) 774 9235
Toll free 0800601226

The closing date for applications is 31 July for each academic year.

Please note:
After the screening of applications by the Transnet Bursary Department, candidates - based on academic performance on secondary or tertiary level - will be invited, to be interviewed. The interviews will take place at Johannesburg, Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Durban and Port Elizabeth.

University students are required to render one year service for every year of financial aid received from Transnet after acquiring the qualification. University of Technology (Technikon) students who are selected for Work Integrated Learning will be required to serve the company for one year.

Application Deadline: 31 July 2013
Open for International Students: No (ONLY South Africans)

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