South African Road Federation Bursary Application for 2019

The South African Road Federation is inviting all qualified applicants who wish to pursue their further education to apply for a financial assistance in the form of bursary. The bursary is accepting areas of study that is relevant to the road transport industry such as-

  • Road Engineering (Traffic engineering, Transportation planning, Pavement engineering, Bridge engineering, Construction Materials, Storm water, Environment and Construction management),
  • Road Transport Management
  • Road Transport Economics and Road Traffic Management (Traffic policing and Accident investigation).

All applications must be endorsed by the appropriate academic authority at the establishment where the applicant proposes to study.

The value of the bursary will depend on upon the needs of the applicant and the decision of the Council of the Federation. However, it is intended to supplement the student`s other finances and will not be sufficient to cover all expenses. It will be paid directly to the academic institution concerned on the bursar`s behalf.

Applicants must satisfy Council to an extent, which is reasonable that they will be working within the ambiance of the South African road transport industry on completion of their studies.

SARF Bursary Requirements and Eligibility

  • South African citizens are preferred but applicants from SADC countries may also apply
  • Applicants studying full time or enrolled towards a road transport industry related degrees at an accredited South African University or the University of Technology.
  • Advance level such as M.Sc., M. Tech. or above will be given preference, however, undergraduate degrees may also be considered.
  • Employees/members of SARF will be given preference


How to Apply and Application Details

Download and complete the SARF Bursary Application Form. (pdf)

    • Submit certified copies of the following required documents, together with your application form:
      • ID Document
      • Matric Certificate
      • Grade 11 Results
      • Previous Tertiary results


Closing Date

 31 August of each year 

Contact Details

Tel: (011) 394 9025/1459

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