The Independent Development Trust Bursaries

Closing Date:

Bursary Details


  • Building Science
  • Architect
  • Civil Engineering
  • Quantity Survey
  • Occupational health and safety

Additional information required

  • Cover letter stating why you should be considered for a bursary
  • Certified copy of ID
  • Certified copies of full official academic transcripts
  • Proof of provisional acceptance at institution (where applicable)
  • Proof of parent’s income statement/ salary advice
  • Affidavit if parents are unemployed


Candidate Requirements

  • Please complete this form thoroughly and accurately to assist the IDT to select and award bursaries to the most suitable candidates
  • Please mark with an X in the applicable response where required
  • This document is not in any way an agreement or commitment
  • The selection of learners is totally dependent on excellent results obtained and the outcome of the selection process
  • Closing Date: 30 October - No late applications will be accepted


Apply Now

How to Apply

Please send completed applications and accompanying documents to HRD Administrator: IDT, National Office, Glenwood Office Park, Cnr Oberon & Sprite Streets, Faerie Glen

Field of Study: Engineering & the Built Environment


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When submitting your NSFAS application, you are required to attach certain documents to it in order for your application to be processed. Here is how you can submit your documents.

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