South African Road Federation Bursary 2023 – 2024
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South African Road Federation Bursary | The South African Roads Federation (SARF), founded in 1950, is the access point whereby South Africans can share their interest in the local road industry and administration of roads throughout the country. The SARF enables contact between the road industry sectors of the country, as well as assists in the distribution of expert advice through the various disciplines.
The organisation is dedicated to promoting the road industry within South Africa, as well as encouraging economic growth by way of education and training.
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED
The South African Roads Federation (SARF) is inviting students to apply for their Study Bursary, for the 2023 academic year.. 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)
MORE ABOUT THE SARF BURSARY PROGRAMME – EXPENSES COVERED | RESPONSIBILITIES
The SARF bursary is a partial bursary, to assist students with study-related expenses. The bursary value will be determined based on the student’s needs and the Council of the Federation’s decision.
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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
- Enrol as an associate member of the SARF
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SARF BURSARY
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 FOR THE SARF BURSARY
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
P O Box 8379
CLOSING DATE FOR THE SARF BURSARY
31 August 2022.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
CONTACT THE SARF BURSARY PROVIDER
For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact the SARF directly:
Tel: 011 394 9025 / 011 394 1459
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