Transnet Bursary Application

Full-time bursaries are awarded annually according to the employment needs of the company. All our full-time students are viewed as potential employees – depending on vacancies being available after successfully completing their qualifications.

Transnet Bursary Value

The comprehensive bursary, covers the following:
Tuition fees
Accommodation and meals
Book Allowance
Experiential training
Students are allowed to study at a South African University of their own choice who offers the relevant fields of study.

Field of Study:

  • Industrial Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electro-mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgy
  • Quantity Surveying
  •  Environmental Management

Transnet Bursaries Selection Criteria:

After the screening of applications by the Transnet Bursary Department, candidates – based on academic performance on secondary or tertiary level – will be invited to be interviewed. The interviews will take place at Johannesburg, Bloemfontein, Cape Town and Durban.

The final selection and award is subjective to the following:
Interview
Satisfactory academic results
Medical fitness
What will Transnet expect from me? (Contractual Obligations)
Students are required to render one year service for every year of financial aid received from Transnet after acquiring the qualification.
Subjects failed must be repeated at student’s own cost. Termination of the bursary will be in consultation with the student and the training institution.
If the student fails to comply with the requirements of the bursary agreement, the bursary becomes payable in terms of the agreement
The bursary will be renewed annually if the student’s academic performance is satisfactory.

Vacation work

Vacation work is available during June/July or December/January holidays.
The following information must be supplied.
Required period
Preferred location
Accommodation arrangements are the student’s responsibility and must be paid for by the student with the allowance received.

Work Integrated Learning

University of Technology Students:
Transnet provides work integrated to students who have a completed S4 in-order to obtain the qualification in line with the requirements set by the training institution.