South African Roads Federation (SARF): Bursaries 2023


Last updated on June 25th, 2022 at 03:00 pm

South African Roads Federation (SARF) invites student to apply for Bursary Programme 2023 academic year.

Bursary Application Closing Date: 31 August 2022

Each year, the SARF awards bursaries for studies in disciplines within the road transport sector.

Bursaries will be awarded for Undergraduate and Postgraduate studies, within these fields:

  • Road Safety Engineering
  • Road Transport Economics
  • Road Transport Management
  • Road Engineering (Civil Engineering / Traffic Engineering/ Bridge Engineering/ Pavement Engineering/ Transportation Planning/ Construction Materials/ Storm Water/ Environment/ Construction Management)

The SARF bursary is a partial bursary, to assist students with study related expenses. The bursary value will be determined based on the students needs and the Council of the Federation’s decision.

Bursary recipients will be required to:

  • Make a presentation to your Federation local branch on your subject of study
  • Submit a report of study progress every 6 months
  • Enroll as an associate members of the SARF

Requirements

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):

  • Preference will be given to South African residents, however members of SADC countries can also apply (the Southern African Development Community (SADC) includes 16 countries, namely: Angola, Botswana, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eswatini, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe)
  • You must be studying towards a qualification within one of the road transport fields listed above
  • You must be studying at a recognised and accredited tertiary in South Africa (University, University of Technology or equivalent)
  • Your application must be endorsed by the correct academic authority at your selected tertiary institute
  • National Diploma students: you must have passed the first semester (S1) exams
  • Degree students: you must have passed the first year exams
  • Preference will be given to those studying at advanced levels (MTech, MSc or higher), however undergraduate students can also apply
  • Preference will be given to full-time students, however part-time and distance learning students can also apply
  • Preference will be given to employees of members of the SARF
  • You must intend on working within the South African road transport industry after graduation

How to apply

Download and complete the SARF 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 may be disqualified):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Grade 11 year end results (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Most recent tertiary results (on institution letterhead)

Applications should be submitted to the South African Road Federation Head Office, in either of the following ways:
– Hand delivery:
South African Road Federation
48 Gladiator Street
Rhodesfield
Kempton Park
1619

– Post:
P O Box 8379
Birchleigh
1621

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