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MasakhiSizwe Bursary Programme 2021

The name MasakhiSizwe comes from the Nguni tribe meaning Lets Build the Nation and aims to develop the nation through education and training.

Application for 2021 funding New Applicants Only

The Department of Transport and Public Works established the MasakhiSizwe Bursary Programme in 2006.

It partnered with Higher Education Institutions (HEI), Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and the relevant professional bodies to develop professionals in engineering and the built environment fields by offering bursaries to study towards a degree or higher diploma in the following disciplines:

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

 Where can the bursaries be taken up?

  • University of Cape Town.

  • Stellenbosch University.

  • Cape Peninsula University of Technology.

Who can apply for a bursary?

To apply for one of these bursaries you must be:

  • A South African citizen
  • Students accepted at the relevant tertiaty 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

The MasakhiSizwe Bursary Programme:

  • Prioritises financially disadvantaged learners when awarding bursaries, especially women and learners from rural communities .
  • Provides support services programmes.
  • Secures learning opportunities for MasakhiSizwe bursars (i.e. interns).
  • Secures employment opportunities for graduates.

Closing Date:31 August 2020

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