Transnet Bursary Application Forms

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:
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.

68 thoughts on “Transnet Bursary Application Forms

  1. CRAIG says:

    Good day. My son desires to study IT and computer science. Do you offer any bursaries for this field. Matricu lated 2013 with university exemption


    Please help us out with application forms for buraries. I am a church committe youth member. I am strugling to get bussaries for matric learners going to for their fiest years next year 2014. Some of them are science learners willing to do electrical engeering next year.

    Please help us out.

  3. punki kekana says:


  4. zethu khumalo says:

    can people who currently have a full time job but are willing to quit the job apply for the bursary if interested

  5. Srivan Govender says:

    Please forward me bursary application form for studies in mechanical engineering and electro-mechanical engineering.

    • Samuel Stungu says:

      I am studying Mechatronics and would like to have a bursary application form for this year. I am now doing my second year at a Tchnical College in PE

  6. Elsa du Plessis says:

    Good day my son Barend Muller applied for study bursary and did not received anything from you. We need to know if the application was skuccesful. Regards

  7. thabisile cele says:

    can I please get an application form im currently studying at UKZN I am doing my second year on ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES I really need financial assistance and aspecially transnet. please help me

  8. nhlanhla says:

    any one who is willing to study teaching next yr may contact me for an information on hw they can get the funza lushaka bursary. my phone no: 0795986103 u cn even whatsap me

  9. mpho mokgope says:

    Im civil engineer student in need bursary for next year.who do I contact or where can i find the application forms

  10. Zama says:

    Good Day

    Kindly be advised as to when is the closing date for busary as i have a brilliant daughter who is doing grade 12 this year.

    Thank you.


  11. peter ledwaba says:

    ineed of p1 & p2 for next year in mine survey.the problem i have is that my financial amount is still outstanding. i am not able to send my recent results to other companies and bursaries, so as the varsity’s rules.

  12. Monobe T.P says:

    I’m currently studying in tertiary level doing my S2 (civil engineering), and would to know if there is a possibility that i may be considered for the bursary and if the responce is positive, I’m requesting the forms

  13. Ravin Govinden says:


    My son would like to study mechanical enginnering and would like to apply for a bursary.
    Could you please send me an application form.

    Thank you.

  14. tebogo says:

    i would like know do i qualify to apply,am a second year student in university of limpopo doing bsc water and sanitation.

  15. S'khumbuzo says:

    Dear sir/madam

    I hearby pleasing you to send me the application forms for the inservice trainnig in 2014. I am currently doing S3 in the field of electrical engineering (heavy current).
    I could be so happy if my pleasant was successful

  16. Bisisiwe Baloyi says:

    Good day

    I hereby wish to apply for a 2014 bursary to study my first year Bcom degree at Wits University next year.

    I hope my application will be successful

    Thank you

    Busisiwe Baloyi

  17. Thepa says:

    My son is doing DIP civili engineering at Central university of Technology and is waiting for first year results. May you kindly assist him in finishng his studies.

  18. Sindisiwe Mfusi says:

    Iam a student at University of Johanesburg doing Mechanical Engineering Im looking for a bursary for my third year of study for 2014.

  19. nosiluleko says:

    Do u award busaries to students who want to do shipping with interocean school of shipping I am a unemployed graduate who likes to gain more experience in shipping

  20. chereyl thene says:

    good day I am a student at the Vaal University of Technology doing a N.Dip in Safety Management. I’m in need of a bursary as I am unable to proceed with my studies due to financial problems. please help


    I’m seeking for the financial assistance for continuing my Civil Engineering N4_N6 and I’ll appreciate your support thanks.


    Good day i am going to start my first year in mechanical engineering at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University.
    please send me a application form at 66 The Highway,Florida,1709

  23. Jason Langman says:

    I am a 4th year mechanical engineering student , studying full time at Tuks.

    Please could you forward the bursary application forms to me. Kind regards and thank you, Jason

  24. steven says:

    I matriculated 2010 and worked at spur for 2year now I came to my senses I realy want to study mechanical I will be very much happy if I can get the entry form as soon as I can in order to prepare myself fully on time. thanks,steven

  25. Gugu says:

    I kindly urge to apply for a burasry for my daughter she metriculated in 2009. we are still trying for bursary to the field of (Environmental Management).

    with humble respect may she apply to your organazation to study Environmental Management?

    thank you

  26. Sibabalwe Mbembe says:

    PLZ HELP i dont qualify eduloan bacouse i dont have someone who is workng and i have been accepted to study bcom accounting at uj and my course has started today. i dont see my self taking gep year

  27. mayibongwe says:

    i am a student at the university of johannesburg studing mechanical engineering,i am requesting to be funded due to the lack of stable financial support

  28. mayibongwe says:

    i am a student at the university of johannesburg studing mechanical engineering,i am requesting a bursary due to the lack of stable financial assistance

  29. Musa says:

    I am ver hard working. I just enrolled at UKZN for B Sc Stream M, and would like u to please forward me an applicational for bursary

  30. Wandile Kokwe says:

    Dear Mr/Mrs/Miss
    I hereby requesting financial assistance,I got accepted by NMMU to study Electrical Engineering. Lectures begins on the 10th of February I’m worried I might loose my place again this year please assist.
    Thank you.

  31. Sibulele says:

    I am a first year student currently studying Mechanical Engineering at NMMU and I need funding.I do not come from a rich family and I passed my matric with four distinctions in maths,physical sciences,accounting and l.o.I plead with you to please give me money so that I can be able to continue with my studies.

  32. Sizwe Phillip Mzimela says:

    I had been admitted at University of KwaZulu Natal for Bachelor of Art but my problem is that I’m in financial need so will you please help

  33. Seduma Marcus says:

    Dear sir/madam can you please forward mi application form becuase i would like to study environment manegament

  34. Thanyani Lusani says:

    Dear Sir/Madam i am a student who is studying BCOM IN FINANACIAL ACCOUNTANCY at the University on North West. I need financial assistance as my parents are struggling financial..

  35. Anita says:

    Hi, my sibling wants to persue a career in Engineering. It would be pleasent to get a response and please attach the application form to the e-mail address stated. Thank you so much

  36. Mthobisi Cyril junior says:

    Dear Sir/Madam: I’m Cyril Ngcobo,19 year old Male,i would like to apply for the vacation work available in December/January holidays.I’m in Kwazulu-Natal,Durban in KwaNdengezi.I could be contacted @0742779990 and the stated email.Yours sincerely Cyril Ngcobo

  37. Peaceman minenhle mzila says:

    i need a financial assistance to further my studies so can you please offer me a bursary

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