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

The bursaries cover tuition fees, all prescribed books and materials and accommodation and meals (or transport costs) during term time. Bursaries are renewed each year for the duration of the degree, subject to academic performance and fulfilment of the bursary conditions. 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 organised by the Centre.
  • Undertake academic vacation placements at sites determined by the Centre.
  • Participate in service learning and/or volunteer programmes organised by the Centre.

To apply for one of these bursaries you must be:

  • A South African citizen.
  • Be accepted at the relevant tertiary institution.

Preference will be given to financially disadvantaged female learners from rural areas of South Africa.

  • Download Application Form
    (To be submitted by fax… See Below)
  • Closing Date: 30 September 2011
  • Department of Transport and Public Works
    Human Resource Development, 2nd Floor
    Protea Assurance Building
    Greenmarket Square
    Cape Town
  • Jo-Ann Beukes
    Project Manager
    Department of Transport and Public Works
    Tel: 021 483 8924
    Fax: 021 483 2615
  • Lee Maggott
    Bursaries Programme Administrator
    Tel: 021 483 9545
    Fax: 021 483 2615