Transnet Engineering Bursary Programme 2020 – 2021

August 4, 2020

Transnet SOC Ltd. is calling on suitable engineering students to submit their application to qualify for bursary assistance through its Engineering Bursary Programme. Check the minimum qualification requirements to see if your’re eligible to participate in the application process.

Headquartered in Carlton Centre, Johannesburg, Transnet SOC Ltd. is one of the largest, if not the largest rail, pipeline, and port company in South Africa. It was established in April 1, 1990 as a limited company with the privatization of government-owned South African Transport Services. This was done after eight decades of state and parliamentary control.

Transnet is an excellent place to work in. It employs over a 55,000-strong, highly motivated workforce with permanent status. They offer a challenging and dynamic work environment and provide great opportunities to results-oriented and highly-skilled professionals.

Transnet Engineering Bursary Programme 2021

In line with Transnet’s drive to develop human capital development, the company is offering B.Sc. Engineering or B. Engineering students the opportunity to join their comprehensive bursary programmes. This initiative is also in conjunction with Transnet’s efforts to address their skill requirements in accordance with their Market Demand Strategy.

Bursary support is awarded to students pursuing any of the engineering fields below:

  • Industrial engineering
  • Electrical engineering (Heavy Current)
  • Electronic engineering
  • Metallurgical engineering (Physical)
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Computer engineering

Transnet allows students to choose the South African university they want to attend.

The bursary programme will cover the following expenses:

  • Tuition fees
  • Book expenditures
  • Meal and Boarding expenses
  • Experiential training

Who should apply?

Only candidates who meet the following minimum requirements are eligible to apply:

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Grade 12 with exemplary achievements
  • Must have minimum five symbol in Math, English, and Physical Science

What is the selection process?

The Transnet Bursary Department will shortlist the applications based on the following:

  • Academic performance (tertiary or secondary level education)
  • Shortlisted applicants will receive an interview invitation that will be conducted in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Bloemfontein and Durban
  • Final selection will be based on the interview results. academic results and medical fitness

How do I apply?

Fill out the bursary application form as instructed and make sure all the information submitted are true and correct. Click the link to download the application form:

Prepare the credentials listed below as these will be attached to the application:

  • Certified copies of your ID
  • Recent academic record / Matric certificate

Send all applications along with the support documents to bursaries@transnet.net or fax it to 0865827236.

Application Deadline?

The deadline for submission of applications is on 15 August 2020.

If you do not receive feedback from Transnet by 31 October 2020, consider the application as unsuccessful.

Contact information

For enquiries regarding their bursary programs, they can be reached using the following:

Email: bursaries@transnet.net

Tel.no: (011) 584 1192

Click the link to view the Transnet Engineering Programme 2020/21

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