South African Road Federation Bursary 2019 – 2020

  • South African Roads Federation
  • Kempton Park, South Africa
  • Aug 26, 2019
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SARF bursaries are intended for learners studying within fields related to the road transport industry. Bursaries will be awarded within the following fields of study:

  • Road Transport Economics
  • Road Transport Management
  • Road Traffic Management (Accident Investigation/ Traffic Policing/ Financial Management/ Personnel Management (Organization and Training))
  • Road Engineering (Traffic Engineering/ Bridge Engineering/ Pavement Engineering/ Transportation Planning/ Materials Construction Management) 


The SARF bursary is a partial bursary, to assist students with study related expenses. The bursary value will be determined based on the students needs and the Council of the Federation’s decision.

Bursary recipients will be required to:

  • Make a presentation to your Federation local branch on your subject of study
  • Submit a report of study progress every 6 months
  • Enroll as an associate members of the SARF 


Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • Studying within one of the aforementioned fields of study related to the road transport sector
  • Studying at a recognised University or the University of Technology in South Africa
  • Endorsed by the correct academic authority at your selected tertiary institute
  • Intend on working within the South African road transport industry after graduation
  • Preference will be given to South African residents, however members of SADC countries can also apply
  • Preference will be given to full-time students however part-time and distance learning students can also apply
  • Preference will be given to those studying at advanced levels (M. Tech, M.Sc or higher), however undergraduate students can also apply
  • Preference will be given to employees of members of the SARF 


Download and complete the SARF Bursary Application Form (.pdf)

Students applying in other SADC countries must apply through Road Federation or International Road Federation (Washington/ Geneva office). 

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Grade 11 year end results (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Proof of tertiary registration (on tertiary institution letterhead)
  • Latest tertiary results (on tertiary institution letterhead) 

Applications should be submitted to the South African Road Federation Head Office, in one of the following ways:

1) Hand delivery: 48 Gladiator Street, Rhodesfield, Kempton Park, 1619
2) Post: P O Box 8379, Birchleigh, 1621
3) Email:
4) Fax: 011 394 7934
5) Fax to email: 086 576 7952 


31 August 2019.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.) 


For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact The SARF directly:
South African Road Federation Head Office
Tel: 011 394 9025/ 011 394 1459
Email: /

Experience level of the applicant we want

Some work experience, Graduate, Undergraduate, College / Sixth form, High School