Closing Date: 30 September 2014


The Department of Transport and Public Works of the Provincial Government of the Western Cape established the Masakh’ iSizwe Centre of Excellence. The bursaries are offered on a work-back basis. In other words, you will have to work for the public service for every year of the bursary. During your studies you will also need to:

  •  Attend workshops, learning events and meetings organized by the Centre.
  •  Undertake academic vacation placements at sites determined by the Centre.
  •  Participate in service learning and / or volunteer programmes organized by the Centre.

Field of Study

The Masakhi’ iSizwe Centre of Excellence offers bursaries for 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.


  •  A South African citizen.
  •  Be accepted at the relevant tertiary institution (University of Cape Town / University of the Western Cape / University of Stellenbosch / Cape Peninsula University of Technology)
  •  Application Form

How to Apply

Post: Masakh’iSizwe Centre of Excellence, Department of Transport and Public Works, Private Bag X 9185, Cape Town, 8000 or

Fax: 021 483 2615