Gibela Rail Transport Consortium: Bursaries 2024

January 27, 2024

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Bursary Description

Gibela Rail Transport Consortium invites South African students to apply for Bursary Programme 2024

Bursary Application Closing date is 02 February 2024

About the Bursary:

The Gibela Bursary Programme offers bursaries for students pursuing studies at TVET Colleges in various technical fields such as:

  • Boiler-making,
  • Control and Instrumentation Technicians,
  • Electricians,
  • Fitters and Turners,
  • Mechanics,
  • Millwrights,
  • Pattern-makers
  • Plumbers
  • Vehicle
  • Builders
  • Welders

Expenses Covered:

  • Full tuition fees.
  • Book allowance.

Renewal and Selection:

Bursaries are granted for one year at a time, renewable based on satisfactory academic performance. Shortlisted candidates will be notified by 28 February 2024.

Eligibility Criteria:

To qualify for this bursary, applicants must meet the following minimum criteria:

  • Must be a South African citizen.
  • Must have completed Matric with a minimum result of level 4 in Mathematics, Science, and English.
  • Must be studying or intending to study in one of the listed technical fields at a recognized and accredited TVET institution in South Africa.
  • Must show strong academic potential and financial need.
  • Current N3 and N4 students are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:

Eligible students should submit copies of the following documents:

  • South African ID document (certified copy).
  • Full academic record (certified copies).
  • Short Curriculum Vitae.
  • Proof of parents or guardians’ income (latest payslips, affidavit, or proof of grant/pension if applicable) (certified copy).
  • Proof of acceptance for admission from a South African TVET institution (on the institution’s letterhead).

There’s no application form to complete. Applicants must submit the required documents via email to or via fax to 086 246 2666. Ensure to include “Gibela Bursary 2024 TVET” in the email subject line.

Closing Date:

The closing date for applications is 2 February 2024. Late submissions will not be considered, so make sure to apply before the deadline to ensure your application is reviewed.