Western Cape Public Works Bursary

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9 Sep, 2013

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Bursaries in South Africa

Western Cape Public Works Bursary Programme

The Department of Public Works in the Western Cape is offering bursaries for diplomas and degrees in the engineering and built environment.

The Department of Transport and Public Works is calling on young people to help to make this vision a reality by studying for a degree or diploma in one of the following fields…

Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Architecture, Electrical Engineering, Land Surveying, Geomatics, Town and Regional Planning, Construction Management, Quantity Surveying and Transport Studies.

These professionals will be characterised by excellence in learning, citizenship and service. The purpose of the Bursary scheme is to provide selected South African citizens with sufficient financial aid to obtain skills and qualifications in the above-mentioned fields of study, through full-time study at one of the Universities in the Western Cape.

Bursaries are available from, but not limited to, the first year of study.


Costs that may be covered include:

Academic fees, registration fees, examination fees, the cost of prescribed study material that apply at the various accredited Higher Education Institutions and, in exceptional cases, reasonable accommodation or transport expenses.


Preference will be given to residents of the Western Cape who are:

a) Financially disadvantaged

b) Women

c) Persons who permanently reside in rural areas

The successful candidates will be required to enter into legally binding agreements with the Department which require service commitments during, and upon completion of their studies.



How to Apply for Western Cape Public Works Bursary 

Applications can be faxed or delivered to:Fax:021 483 2615

Masakh’iSizwe Centre of Excellence

Department of Transport and Public Works

Private Bag X 9185

Cape Town



Click Here to Download The Application Form

Closing Date 30 September 2013


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