Golden Arrow Bursary 2019 – Full-time

The Golden Arrow Bus Services provides scheduled passenger services in Cape Town and has been doing so for the last 150 years. It is the only scheduled passenger service i n Cape Town that has ever received the Road Transport Management System citation, an industry-recognized accreditation. The company also maintains the single largest fleet ever to have been given the accreditation.

Golden Arrow currently maintains 1046 operational buses during the busiest hours, plying 1300 routes with a coverage area of about 2,460 square kilometers in Cape Town. Its buses travel close to 6 million kilometers to transport close to 6 million passengers each year.

The Golden Arrow Bus Services Full-time Bursary Programme 2019

Golden Arrow Bus Services is currently inviting qualified individuals to send their applications to qualify for its comprehensive bursary programme. The bursary is awarded to students pursuing or intending to pursue undergraduate studies in the following fields:

  • Mechatronics or Mechanical Engineering
  • Transport Economics

The coverage of the Golden Arrow Bus programme includes the  following:

  • Boarding and lodging fees 
  • Tuition fees
  • Book expenses

Upon completion of the bursar’s studies, he/she is required to render servicesto Golden Arrow that is equivalent to each year of receiving bursary coverage

Career Options

While there is an obligation to provide work to the company once the bursar completes the programme, Golden Arrow does not guarantee permanent employment after the mandatory service had been fulfilled.

Requirements or Eligibility

The Golden Arrow Bursary Programme will consider applicants with the following basic requirements:

  • A South African citizen
  • A full-time student
  • Taking up or intending to take up the programme’s prescribed fields of study
  • Willing to commit to the programme’s terms and conditions

How to Apply

If you meet the programme’s minimum requisites, follow the steps below to  get started:

  • Download the application form
  • Complete the form and make certain the information you put in are true and correct
  • Attach the following documents
    • Certified true copies of ID documents
    • Admission letter if  incoming first year
    • Updated academic results
    • Short CV

Download the application form via the link below:

Send your application form together with the required documents to:


Opening and Closing Dates

Applications will be accepted until 20 January 2019

Contact Information

All enquiries can be directed to kyleabrahams@gabs.co.za

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  • Reply Simamkele Dyantyi January 2, 2019 at 4:13 pm

    Hello I’m Simamkele Dyantyi I’m looking for a bursary to study next year I wanna study civil engineering or architecture or public management but I don’t know how I’m gonna fund my studies and I’m afraid time is ticking so can you please assist me.

    • Reply Jerome January 3, 2019 at 1:51 pm

      Hi! Kindly make a search for the field of study you intend to pursue to be able to choose the best fit for you. If you qualify for the programme, make sure to follow the application process to improve your chances of getting shortlisted. Also, check if the programme is open or closed. Click here to get started

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