Sanral Bursary Programme

Sanral Bursary Programme 2019/2020

SANRAL is committed to developing skills of students who express an interest in studying and building a career within the Civil Engineering industry. We therefore invite candidates studying towards a university degree in BEng  /  BSc Civil Engineering or postgraduate in civil engineering to apply for bursaries.

Consideration will be given to needy students who have successfully completed their first year of university studies or those currently registered for 2nd, 3rd, 4th year and postgraduate studies. However, strongly motivated applications from matriculants with at least 70% for mathematics and science students studying towards the above Engineering fields, and registered with a university will also be considered.

THE BURSARY AWARDED TO EACH STUDENT SHALL BE A FULL AWARD AND WILL COVER:

* Tuition / Registration
* Accommodation / Meals
* Books / Equipment plus compulsory excursion and seminars
* Living Allowance

INDUCTION PROGRAMME FOR NEW BURSARY STUDENTS:

We will invite all new students awarded bursaries for an induction session to brief them about SANRAL’s activities. We also develop the buddy system with students where we develop relationships with them and the Project Manager who will assist them with information required for their academic projects.

VACATION WORK & INTERNSHIPS:

* We provide an opportunity for interns to use the workplace as an active learning environment
* We provide opportunities for new entrants with a view to acquire skills that would make them employable
* We assist students to obtain required practical experience and to complete their qualifications
* These programmes provide SANRAL with an opportunity to compile a database of prospective employees for future recruitment purposes

POSITIONS AT SANRAL:

To fulfill roles related to the expansion, maintenance and development of the national road network, SANRAL needs to employ professionals with a civil engineering degree with the following qualifications:

* Structural Engineering
* Traffic and Transport Engineering
* Road Engineering
* Geotechnical Engineering
* Project Management
* Environmental Engineering
* Hydrology and Stormwater Engineering
* Hydraulic and Water Engineering

To fulfill the roles related to the Intelligence Transport System (ITS) including Electronic Toll Systems, SANRAL acquires professionals with qualifications in:

* Electrical Engineering
* Computer Engineering
* Electronics Engineering

POSTGRADUATE QUALIFICATIONS IN RELATED FIELDS ARE A DEFINITE ADVANTAGE AND SANRAL BURSARIES ARE AVAILABLE TO STUDY FULL TIME OR PART TIME IF YOU ARE A PERMANENT STAFF MEMBER OF SANRAL.

Requirements:

OUR REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BURSARY ARE AS FOLLOWS:

* A comprehensive CV
* Certified copies of recent academic record, confirmation of registration
* Certified copy of South African identification document
* South African citizenship
* Motivational letter
* Parents’ or guardian’s certified copy of identification document
* Parents’ or guardian’s proof of income

OUR REQUIREMENTS FOR VACATION WORK AND INTERNSHIPS:

* A comprehensive CV or you can request an application form from us
* An application stating your requirements
* Provide duration of the assignment needed
* The application must be forwarded to us approximately 2
* 3 months before commencement date
* A copy of your valid driver’s licence
* You will be required to do a presentation after the assignment

OUR REQUIREMENTS FOR FULL-TIME JOB APPLICATIONS:

* A comprehensive CV and motivational letter
* Certified copies of your South African ID, matric certificate and academic transcripts
* A copy of your driver’s licence if applicable
* Please forward your application to SANRAL addressed to the Corporate Services Executive PO Box 415 Pretoria 0001

HOW IT WORKSTHE REQUIREMENTSAPPLICATION PROCESS:

Consideration will be given to needy South African students who have successfully completed their first year of university studies or those currently registered for 2nd, 3rd, 4th year and postgraduate studies. However, strongly motivated applications from first year students studying towards the Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Engineering degree in Civil Engineering and registered with a university will be considered.Bursary applicants will not be considered if they fail any subject in the current academic year. If in Grade 12 applicants should achieve the minimum of 70% in both mathematics and physical science and minimum of 70% for English.

ELIGIBILITY:

* Applicants should not be a recipient of any other bursary or financial assistance from any institution
* Applicants must be registered or about to register at a recognised tertiary education institution in South Africa
* Applicants must be South African citizens

SELECTION CRITERIA:

* Academic proficiency as proven by latest academic report
* Financial circumstances (means test)
* Field of study
* Behavioural competencies
* Representation (female, rural, disabled and race)
* Validation of ID and qualification
* Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged students, in line with SANRAL’s Employment Equity Policy, and consideration will be based on academic performance and financial need (as per SANRAL Bursary Policy)

Closing Date: 30 September 2019

How To Apply:

Download and complete the SANRAL-Bursary-Application-Form

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

* ID document (certified copy)
* Matric certificate (certified copy)
* Latest academic record (certified copy)
* Proof of registration at tertiary institution
* Curriculum Vitae
* Motivational letter explaining why you deserve the bursary (written and signed by the applicant)
* Parents/ guardians ID documents (certified copies)
* Parents/ guardians proof of income (recent payslips)

Applications must be posted to:
SANRAL
1 Havenga Street
Oakdale
Bellville
7530
(Attention: Ms Harper/ Ms Erasmus)

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER:

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact SANRAL directly:
Contact People: Ms HA Harper/ Ms R Erasmus
Head Office – Tel: 012 844 8000
Pretoria – Tel: 012 426 6200
Pietermaritzburg – Tel: 033 392 8100
Port Elizabeth – Tel: 041 398 3200
Cape Town – Tel: 021 957 4600

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