Masakh'iSizwe Bursary Programme 2023


Masakh'iSizwe Bursary Programme 2023

Closing Date
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Bursary Details

Masakh’iSizwe offers bursaries for full-time studies towards a degree or diploma in the transport, engineering and built environment disciplines:

  • Property studies
  • Transport economics
  • Transportation engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Electrical and/or electronic engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Construction management
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Quantity surveying
  • Town/City and regional planning
  • Architecture, etc.

These bursaries apply to students studying towards a degree or higher diploma at the following institutions:

  • University of Cape Town
  • Cape Peninsula University of Technology
  • Stellenbosch University

The Masakh’iSizwe Bursary Programme:

  • Prioritises financially disadvantaged learners when awarding bursaries, especially women, students with disabilities and learners from rural communities.
  • Provides support services programmes.
  • Secures learning opportunities for Masakh’iSizwe bursars (i.e. interns).
  • Secures employment opportunities for graduates.
Candidate Requirements
  • Be a South African citizen
  • Accepted at the relevant tertiary institutions
  • Preference will be given, but not limited to: - Persons with disabilities, the financially disadvantaged, female learners and applicants from rural areas of South Africa
  • Only applicable to youth envisaging to study or studying full-time in disciplines relating to transport, engineering and built environment.


Conditions of Bursary

The bursaries are offered on a work-back basis. In other words, you will have to work in the public service for one year for every year you have received a bursary.

During your studies, you will also need be to:

  • Attend workshops, events and meetings
  • Partake in outreach programmes
  • Undertake academic experiential training
Bursary Inclusion

The bursary covers:

  • Tuition fees
  • Support programmes
  • All prescribed books and materials
  • Accommodation and meals (or transport costs)
How to Apply

Submit completed applications as follows:

Post to the following address:

Masakh’iSizwe Bursary Programme

Private Bag X9185

Cape Town


Hand deliver to the following address: Masakh’iSizwe Bursary programme 23rd Floor, Atterbury House 9 Riebeek Street Cape Town

Applicants for BCV Company Bursaries must submit their applications directly to the company.

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