Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) Bursary 2017 – 2018

 

ABOUT THE BURSAR

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) is a Government owned enterprise, responsible for majority of the passenger rail services in SA. PRASA is made up of four branches: Autopax, Intersite, Shosholoza Meyl and Metrorail.
 

ABOUT THE BURSARY

Bursaries are generally awarded for technical courses and qualifications in Operations and Engineering.

The bursary will cover the following expenses: registration fees, tuition, prescribed books, accommodation and meals on campus.
 

ELIGIBILITY

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying:

  • South African citizen,
  • Completed Matric,
  • Currently studying towards a Technical qualification/ a qualification in the Operations or Engineering field,
  • Achieving high academic results.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Application forms can be obtained in one of the following ways:
1) From the PRASA Hatfield office (per the address below)
2) From the PRASA website: www.prasa.com
3) Via post (please request an application form by emailing: mraphadu@prasa.com/ mmotsatse@prasa.com)
 

Please include the following items in your application pack:

  • ID document (certified copy),
  • Matric certificate (certified copy),
  • Latest academic record (on the tertiary institution letterhead) (certified copy),
  • Motivational letter stating why you should be awarded the bursary, and how this will make a difference in your community.

 

Complete application forms and supporting documentation must be submitted to:
The Bursary Department
Human Capital Management
Room 214, Second Floor
1040 Burnett Street
Hatfield
Pretoria
0083
(Please note: no emailed or faxed applications will be accepted)
 

CLOSING DATE

30 September annually.
 

CONTACT

For any bursary queries, please contact:
The Bursary Department
Tel: 012 748 7180/ 1/ 3
Email: mraphadu@prasa.com/ mmotsatse@prasa.com

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