Western Cape Dept of Infrastructure: Masakh’iSizwe (MiS) Bursaries 2024

April 6, 2024

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Bursary Description

Western Cape Dept of Infrastructure invites students to apply for Masakh’iSizwe (MiS) Bursary Programme 2024 academic year.

Bursary Application Closing Date: 31 August 2024

Bursary Coverage:

  • Covers tuition fees, prescribed textbooks, study materials, support programs, accommodation/meals, or transport costs.
  • Provides support services programs, learning opportunities (internships), and employment opportunities for graduates.

Bursaries will be awarded for studies within the Transport, Engineering and Built Environment sector (Degree or Diploma), including the following fields:

  • Architecture
  • Civil Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Electrical Engineering (Heavy current)
  • Geomatics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Property Studies
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Town/ City and Regional Planning
  • Transport Economics/Studies

Obligations & Service Contract:

  • Bursary recipients may be required to attend workshops, events, meetings, experiential training, and outreach programs during weekends.
  • Upon graduation, recipients employed by the Department of Infrastructure will undergo a Professional Development Training Programme for professional registration.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • South African citizenship required.
  • Must be in Matric or have completed Matric.
  • Must be studying full-time towards a Degree or Diploma in specified fields in 2025.
  • Study or have applied to study at specific universities in the Western Cape.
  • Preference given to financially disadvantaged, female, disabled, and Western Cape students.

How to apply

Applications must be submitted in either of the following ways:

Online application
Step 1: Register an account on the Masakh’iSizwe Bursary System
Step 2: Login to the Masakh’iSizwe Bursary System
Step 3: Complete the Masakh’iSizwe Bursary Application
Step 4: Upload your supporting documents listed below
Enter “StutentRoom.co.za” in the field asking how you heard about the Masakh’iSizwe bursary.

Manual application
Step 1: Download and complete the Masakh’iSizwe Bursary Application Form 2025 (.pdf)
Step 2: Collect your supporting documents listed below
Step 3: Submit your completed application form and document via:

  • Email: DoiBursary@westerncape.gov.za (used the reference: BursaryApplication2025)
  • Courier: Masakh’iSizwe Bursary programme, 23rd Floor, The Box, 9 Lower Burg Street, Cape Town, 8000
  • Hand delivery: Masakh’iSizwe Bursary programme, 23rd Floor, The Box, 9 Lower Burg Street, Cape Town, 8000
  • Online or manual application.
  • Submit supporting documents, including ID, academic records, proof of registration, course outline, proof of address, parental/guardian documents, motivational letter, etc.
  • Separate applications required for each university or discipline applied to.
  • Closing date: August 31, 2024.

Additional Information:

  • Encouraged to read Masakh’iSizwe Bursary Programme Policies and documents before applying.
  • Failure to meet eligibility requirements will result in the application not being considered.

This summary should provide a clear overview for potential applicants.