MasakhiSizwe bursaries are made available through the partnership of Department of Transport and Public Works. The name MasakhiSizwe comes from the Nguni tribe meaning “Let’s Build the Nation” and aims to develop the nation through education and training.
The Department of Transport and Public Works’ established the Masakh’iSizwe Bursary Programme in 2018.
It partnered with Higher Education Institutions (HEI), Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and the relevant professional bodies to develop professionals in engineering and the built environment fields by offering bursaries to study towards a degree or higher diploma in the following disciplines:
MasakhiSizwe Bursaries Available
Town and Regional Planning
The Masakh’iSizwe Bursaries Programme
Prioritises financially disadvantaged learners when awarding bursaries, especially women and learners from rural communities
Provides support services programmes.
Secures learning opportunities for Masakh’iSizwe bursars (i.e. interns).
Secures employment opportunities for graduates.
Closing Date: 30 September 2018
How To Apply?
It is your responsibility to apply for admission to the relevant faculty at one of these universities if you would like to be considered for this bursary.
We will also cover on-campus accommodation if necessary. You are responsible for applying for this accommodation.
Once you’ve been accepted into the HEI, you must complete and submit an application form with the following pieces of information:
Full course outline for 2017.
Estimation of study costs as supplied by the HEI.
Full academic records (Matric certificate and/or latest results).
Certified copy of ID.
Salary slips or affidavit to support financial status of both parents.
Lihle Nkohla (21), a third-year Civil Engineering student at Cape Peninsula University of Technology received a bursary in 2015.
“It’s a privilege, especially since I come from an impoverished background in Nyanga. The bursary brings much relief to my family, as financial constraints often place weight on our shoulders. I’m delighted because this bursary covers tuition fees, all prescribed books and material and accommodation and even transport costs,” he said.
Submit your application form and the necessary documents before 30 September 2016 to the following address:
Masakh iSizwe Bursary Office
Human Capital Development
Department of Transport and Public Works
Western Cape Provincial Government
Private Bag X9185
The name Masakh’iSizwe comes from the Nguni languages and means “Let’s Build the Nation”. It aims to develop the nation through education and training.
The Department of Transport and Public Works established the Masakh’iSizwe Bursary Programme in 2006. It partnered with higher education institutions (HEI), non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and the relevant professional bodies to develop professionals in engineering and the
built environment fields by offering bursaries to study towards a degree or higher diploma in the following disciplines: