Dept of Transport: UNISA Bursaries 2024

January 15, 2024

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Bursary Description

Department of Transport in partnmership with Unisa invites student to apply for Bursary Programme 2024 academic year.

Bursary Application Closing Date: 3 February 2024

The Department of Transport Bursary Programme aims to aid candidates in achieving their academic and tertiary goals within the Transport sector. The bursary will fund studies at UNISA in the following fields:

Undergraduate studies:

  • Civil Engineering (Advanced Diploma)
  • Civil Engineering (Diploma)
  • Logistics (BCom)
  • Transportation Economics (BCom)

Postgraduate studies:

  • Logistics (Honours)
  • Transport Economics (Honours)

Expenses Covered: The bursary will cover tuition fees and prescribed textbooks. It will not fund failed modules or modules that need to be repeated, nor will it fund existing loans or debts.

Renewal & Selection: Bursar recipients must reapply for funding each year, and the bursary may be canceled if the recipient fails their studies. Candidates will be selected by the selection committee, and outcomes will be communicated via their myLife email account.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • South African citizen
  • Not older than 35 years old
  • Completed Matric
  • Studying at UNISA
  • Registered for one of the listed qualifications at undergraduate or postgraduate level (NQF level 6 to 8)
  • Minimum overall average of 50% in the previous year of study
  • Passed a minimum of 50% of registered/funded modules (for returning bursary recipients)
  • Unemployed

How to Apply:

  • Download and complete the Department of Transport Bursary Application Form 2023 (.pdf)
  • Enter “” in the field asking how you heard about the Department of Transport bursary.
  • Submit clear copies of the required supporting documentation along with your completed application via your myLife email account by email to: (Insert “Department of Transport Bursary 2024” in the email subject line).

Closing Date: 3 February 2024. (Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted.)