South African Road Federation (SARF): Bursaries 2021

at South African Road Federation (SARF) (view profile)
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted August 20, 2020
Category Transport & Logistics
Job Type Internship


South African Road Federation (SARF) invites students to apply for Bursary Programme for 2021.


The South African Roads Federation (SARF), founded in 1950, is the access point whereby South Africans can share their interest regarding the local road industry and administration of roads throughout the country. The SARF enables contact between the road industry sectors of the country, as well as assisting in the distribution of expert advice through the various disciplines.

The organisation is dedicated to promoting the road industry within South Africa, as well as encouraging economic growth by way of education and training.

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)
  • Road Engineering (Traffic Engineering/ Bridge Engineering/ Pavement Engineering/ Transportation Planning/ Construction Materials/ Storm Water/ Environment Construction management)


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 (or equivalent)
  • Endorsed by the correct academic authority at your selected tertiary institute
  • National Diploma students: must have passed the 1st semester (S1) exams
  • Degree students: must have passed the 1st year exams
  • Preference will be given to South African residents, however members of SADC countries 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 full-time students however part-time and distance learning students can also apply
  • Preference will be given to employees of members of the SARF
  • Intend on working within the South African road transport industry after graduation

How to apply

Download and complete the SARF Bursary Application Form

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) Post:
P O Box 8379

2) Hand delivery:
South African Road Federation
48 Gladiator Street

3) Fax: 011 394 7934