The South African Road Federation (SARF) is opening its Bursary Programme to suitable candidates looking to further their education or training relevant to the road transport industry. If you’re part of the industry and looking for bursary support, read on below and find out if you’re eligible to apply.
Established in 1950, the South African Road Federation, or SARF, is an organization that works to provide a platform for South Africans with shared interests in the local road sector as well as road administration across the country. The Federation seeks to disseminate information, promote sound policies through training and education in order to encourage the sustained development of efficient and effective road systems in the country.
South African Road Federation Bursary 2021
In order to realize its goal, SARF provides bursary support to individuals who wish to pursue further training and education in the road transport sector. Recognized study courses include:
- Road Engineering
- Transport planning
- Traffic engineering
- Bridge engineering
- Pavement engineering
- Materials construction management
- Road Transport Management
- Road Traffic Management
- Road Transport Economics
- Accident investigation
- Traffic policing
- Financial management
- Personnel management (Organization Development and Training)
The bursary amount will depend on the decision of the bursary committee. In addition, the bursary assistance is intended to augment the student’s finances and will not be enough to cover all school expenses.
Who should apply?
Only candidates who meet these minimum requirements are eligible to submit an application:
- Pursuing the above-mentioned studies at an advanced level, e.g. M Tech or M Sc any school recognized by the bursary committee. Undergraduate studies may be considered in special situations
- Must have an endorsement from the school or university where the applicant will be studying
- While South African residents are preferred, applicants from SADC countries are welcome to apply
- Must be amenable to enrolling as a SARF member and submitting study progress reports every six months
How do I apply?
Qualified candidates will need to download and fill out the bursary application. Click here to get started.
Send the application form by post to:
South African Road Federation
48 Gladiator Street
Kempton Park, 1619
PO Box 8379
The deadline for the submission of applications is on 31 August 2020.
For enquiries, contact SARF directly at:
Phone: (011) 394 9025/1459
Click here to view a PDF file of the South African Road Federation Bursary Programme 2021 advert.