Transnet Bursary Scheme

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Bursary Details

Full-time bursaries are awarded annually according to the employment needs of the company. All our full-time students are viewed as potential employees – depending on vacancies being available after successfully completing their qualifications.

Bursary Application - Commercial Disciplines (BSc)

Minimum Requirements

Grade 12 Learners (SA Citizens) with outstanding achievements, with a minimum APS score of 5 in English, Mathematics and Physical Science and students currently studying towards B.Sc Information Communication Technology are encouraged to apply for one of our comprehensive bursaries in the following disciplines:

  • Information Technology
  • Computer Science
  • Information Software
  • Computer & Mathematical Science

Charted Accountants Training (CAT) Programme

Minimum Requirements

  • B Compt Hons/final year or one year Certificate in Theory of Accounting (CTA) programme.
  • Current final year CTA students are also welcome to apply.
  • Applications must be accompanied by a CV including certified copies of your Grade 12 certificate, junior degree transcript, degree, and proof of final year CTA university registration.

Bursary Application (B.Eng or BSc Engineering)

Minimum Requirements

Grade 12 Learners (SA Citizens) with outstanding achievements, with a minimum five symbol in English, Mathematics and Physical Science and students currently studying towards B.Eng or BSc Engineering are encouraged to apply for one of our comprehensive bursaries in the following disciplines:

  • Civil
  • Mechanical
  • Electrical (Heavy Current)
  • Industrial
  • Electronic
  • Metallurgy (Physical)
  • Computer Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Electro-technical
  • Technical Project

PLEAS NOTE TRANSNET BURSARIES OPEN ANNUALLY FROM OCTOBER

Candidate Requirements

After the screening of applications by the Transnet Bursary Department, candidates - based on academic performance on secondary or tertiary level - will be invited to be interviewed.

The interviews will take place in Johannesburg, Bloemfontein, Cape Town and Durban.

The final selection and award is subjective to the following:

  • Interview
  • Satisfactory academic results
  • Medical fitness

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Bursary Enquiries

Transnet BURSARY LINK

Conditions of Bursary

Students are required to render one year's service for every year of financial aid received from Transnet after acquiring the qualification.

Subjects failed must be repeated at student’s own cost. Termination of the bursary will be in consultation with the student and the training institution.

If the student fails to comply with the requirements of the bursary agreement, the bursary becomes payable in terms of the agreement.

The bursary will be renewed annually if the student’s academic performance is satisfactory.

Bursary Inclusion

The comprehensive bursary covers the following:

  • Tuition fees
  • Accommodation and meals
  • Book Allowance
  • Experiential training
  • Students are allowed to study at a South African University of their own choice who offers the relevant fields of study.​

How to Apply

Bursary Office

Physical Address
Transnet Freight Rail
Capacity Developmnet Department
15 Girton Road
Inyanda2
3rd Floor
Parktown
2193