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Masakh'iSizwe Bursary Programme 2021


Closing Date: 

August, 2020

Field of Study: 

Bursary Details: 

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

  • Architecture
  • Construction Management
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Town and Regional Planning
  • Transport Economists
  • Economists
  • Geomatics
  • Property Studies

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

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: 

Application forms can be requested from:

Lazola Mtongana

Stakeholder Relations

Tel: 021 483 9545/0964 

Cell: 081 040 6562

Email: [email protected]

Address: 17th floor, 9 Riebeeck Street, Atterbury House, Cape Town, 8001

You can also download the application form at: www.westerncape.gov.za



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