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TVET Bursaries from Gibela Rail


  • A South African citizen with a South African bar-coded identity document
  • Enrolled or intending to enrol at a South African university, university of technology or technical vocational education and training (TVET) institution
  • In need of financial assistance
  • Able to demonstrate potential for academic success

Apply for a 2018 Gibela Bursary which covers:

  • Full tuition
  • A book allowance



  • Matriculation with exemption in mathematics, science and accounting at Level 6, and English at Level 5
  • Written proof of acceptance for admission to a South African university or university of technology


  • Electrical, electronic, mechanical, metallurgical and industrial engineering
  • Computer science and information technology
  • Accounting
  • Supply chain

These bursaries are granted for one year, renewable on an annual basis, based on academic performance. Current S1/S2 (National Diploma), 1st/2nd year degree candidates are encouraged to apply

Interested, qualifying applicants should send:

  • a short curriculum vitae
  • certifi ed copies of their academic records
  • a certifi ed copy of their South African identity document



  • Matriculation with mathematics, science, and English at Level 4
  • Written proof of acceptance for admission to a South African TVET institution


  • Boiler-makers
  • Electricians
  • Mechanics
  • Fitters and turners
  • Millwrights
  • Welders
  • Pattern-makers
  • Vehicle-builders
  • Plumbers
  • Control and instrumentation technicians

These bursaries are granted for one year, renewable on an annual basis, based on academic performance. Current N3 / N4 candidates are encouraged to apply

How To Apply

Interested, qualifying applicants should send:

  • a short curriculum vitae
  • certifi ed copies of their academic records
  • a certifi ed copy of their South African identity document

Email: Gibelabursaries@communityrail.co.za  or Fax: 086 246-2666 (TVET Students) or Fax: 086 609-7183 (University Students)

Closing Date: 31 October 2017

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Armscor Bursary Scholarships for 2018

Armscor, the Armaments Corporation of South Africa, is offering bursaries for studies to suitably qualified South African learners to register at a South African university or university of technology. The aim of the scheme is to address the critical science and engineering skills of the defence industry, by focusing on promoting and improving results in Maths, Science and technical subjects at schools. The bursaries will be awarded to learners from previously disadvantaged backgrounds who intend to study full time in the engineering and science fields of study.

Armscor is an acquisition agency for the South African Department of Defence and other organs of state. Armscor is renowned for its acquisition expertise in providing defence turnkey solutions, which encompasses technology development, product development and support, product upgrading, as well as disposal of equipment. Its research and development function focuses on producing cutting-edge technology products.

Fields of study: Uundergraduate

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Computer Science Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics & Science
  • Applied Mathematics & Statistics
  • BSc (with the intention to study Ergonomics at postgraduate level)

Fields of study: Postgraduate

  • Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Naval/Marine Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Chemistry
  • Human Movement Sciences

An Armscor bursary covers the following:

  • Tuition fees
  • Accommodation and meals
  • Prescribed books
  • In addition, our bursary-holders may apply for funding which can be used to attend local conferences, workshops, and a visit to a laboratory or any other activity that supports the beneficiaries’ current research progression


  • Candidates must have an interest in working in the South African Defence Industry
  • Good academic record
  • Candidates must be registered or intending to register at a SA public university.
  • Candidate must be a South African citizen

Postgraduates call is open ended therefore applications are accepted anytime during the course of the academic year, however, this depends on budget availability.

How to apply

Deadline is 31st October 2017. Click here to download the application form.

Send your application together with CV, matric results and a full academic results report or transcript to bursaries@armscor.co.za. You can also request an application form by writing to the Senior Manager: Learning & Talent Development, Armscor, Private Bag X337, Pretoria, 0001.

All bursary queries can be directed to Mr. Obakeng Montsho on 012 428 2444 or Mr. Tiyani Mavunda on 012 428 2450

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SA Weather Services Bursary Scholarships for 2018

The South African Weather Service is offering the following 2018 bursary opportunities.

A) One year Bridging Course (Introduction to Meteorology) followed by Honours in Meteorology and a Post Graduate Certificate in Weather Forecasting (REF: WS-bridge-10/10/2017)

Graduates who are in possession of a three year BSc degree with suitable major subjects such as Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Physics. Oceanography or Meteorological related subjects, to apply for a bursary to undergo a one year course in basic meteorology. The minimum requirements are Mathematics on level 2 and Physics on level 1. The course will include a range of meteorological courses. The students will study at the University of Pretoria. This course will start in February 2018.

On successful completion of the course selected students will have an opportunity to study the BSc meteorology Honours course and the post graduate certificate in Weather Forecasting as stipulated by the South Africa.

B) Bachelor of Science (1st, 2nd, 3rd Or Honours Year) for study towards the following (REF:WS11/10/2017):

  • Meteorology
  • Oceanography
  • Agrometeorlogy
  • Air Quality
  • Atmospheric Science
  • Climatology

Applicants that have a letter of confirmation from the university may apply. Applicants that are already registered with the university must provide proof of registration.

Candidates with a Grade 12 (Matric) certificate with a 70% for Mathematics and Physical Science are invited to apply for bursaries

How to apply

Closing date is 20 October 2017. Applications must be submitted on the prescribed SA Weather Service bursary application form (download here)

Enquiries should be directed to Ms. Gugu Maphisa (012 367 6085), gugu.maphisa@weathersa.co.za. Forward the application to: The CEO, the South African Weather Service, Private Bag X097, Pretoria 0001, for the attention of Ms. Gugu Maphisa

Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within a month of the closing date of the advertisement, please consider your application to be unsuccessful.

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North West Government Bursary Scholarships

The Office of the Premier invites all learners and students (unemployed youth: 35 years and less) who are South Africans and are residents of the North West Province, who desire to study or are studying on full – time basis at tertiary institutions to apply for Kgetsi – Ya – Tsie (KYT) Bursary and Skills Development Fund bursaries available for the 2018 academic year.

Bursaries will be awarded to learners who are financially needy and a cademically performing well . These bursaries target Grade 12 learners; those who have already passed Grade 12 in previous years; and students who are already at tertiary institutions. People with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. ( The closing date for the submission of the completed application forms is 3 1 OCTOBER 2017).


  •  Agriculture
  •  Culture
  •  Tourism
  •  Construction, Building and Roads
  •  Mining Engineering
  •  Other Engineering fields
  •  Accounting / Commerce and Finance
  •  Health related fields
  •  Education
  •  ICT

How To Apply

Download 2018 Bursary Application Form

The completed Bursary Application Form, together with certified copies of all the required documents should be submitted directly to Office of the Premier, Ga – Rona Building – Bursaries (Ground Floor) or at the Offices / Distribution centres mentioned above.

Documents to be attached

  1.  Fully completed Bursary Application form (SECTIONS: A – E)
  2.  Proof of physical address (home) document: A letter from the Traditional Authority Offices for those residing from the villages and a letter from the Municipality Offices for those of Town / Townships / farm; ( Not statement of account, e.g. water bill, etc.);
  3. Certified copy of ID Document (student);
  4. Certified copy of Statement of results / Matric Certificate (Matric Certificate is compulsory for all applicants)
  5. Certified copy of End of year results /last academic results (Students already at tertiary)
  6. Certified copy of University Acceptance letter.
  7.  ATTACH PROOF OF PARENT /S’ & GUARDIAN INCOME DOCUMENT/S: SALARY PAYSLIP/S (NB. In case of Deceased parent/s also attach copy of Death Certificate/s).
  8. Are you disabled?
  9. NB. In case the University A cceptance / Admission Letter and the end of year Results (Matric & Tertiary) are not yet received, please submit the Bursary application form with other supporting documents before the closing date and submit the results not later than the 10th January 2018 to fax: 0866249279 / E – mail: dsegwe@nwpg.gov.za  / mogotsim@nwpg.gov.za  / pmogalane@nwpg.gov.za  / gserapelo@nwpg.gov.za

– Incomplete Application Form; Application Form received after the closing will not be considered / will be disregarded.

– If applicants do not hear from this Office after four (4) months from the closing date, they should accept that their Applications were Unsuccessful.

( For more information please contact the following numbers: 018 388 1212 / 1308 / 1259 / 1207 / 1304).

Closing Date: 31 October 2017

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Bursaries for 2018 Limpopo Public Works

The Limpopo Department of Public Works, Roads and Infrastructure a Government Department responsible for the Provincial Government Building and Roads Infrastructure, Land and Expanded Public Works programme.

As a major Public Sector Stakeholder in the build environment, the Department also aides in the building of a pool of skilled personnel for the construction industry in the province by providing opportunities to tertiary level students who intend to pursue studies within the build environment.

For the 2018 academic year, the Department wishes to invite applications from South African citizens, residing in the Limpopo Province and across all race groups with emphasis on previously disadvantaged groups and people with disabilities interested ¡n studying the following fields:♦ Quantity Surveying ♦ Building Engineering / Science ♦ Architectural Science ♦ Construction Management ♦ Mechanical Engineering ♦ Electrical Engineering ♦ Town and Regional Planning ♦ Civil Engineering ♦ Landscaping / Horticulture ♦ Information Communication Technology / Information Science ♦ Asset Management ♦ Financial Management / Auditing / Risk Management ♦ Property and Facility Management / Real Estate ♦ Human Resource Management ♦ Communications / Journalism / Media Studies

The bursary will cover: ♦ Registration ♦ Accommodation at the University and /or accredited University student residences ♦ Tuition ♦ Prescribed books ♦ Meals at the University


Application forms can also be collected at the Provincial Public Works Office and / or its District Offices, and be returned with the following accompanying documents: ♦ Valid South African Identity Document (certified copy) ♦ Proof of residence ♦ Parents / guardian proof of Income / Affidavit if not working or without parents ♦ Acceptance letter from any SAQA-registered tertiary institution in South Africa for the Course applied for (this can be submitted later than the application on receipt of such letter) ♦ Matric results (this can be submitted later than the application on receipt of such letter).

How To Apply

Completed application forms and supporting documents should be returned to Head Offices, Department of Public Works, Roads and Infrastructure, Human Resource Development, Private Bag X9490, Polokwane 0700 or hand delivered at the Department of Public Works, Roads and Infrastructure, Human Resource Development, 43 Church Street, Polokwane 0699

Enquiries: Ralushayi Shoni, tel (015) 284 7407 or Annete Lundie, tel (015) 284 7234

Post-Application correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.

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