Transnet Bursary

Transnet Bursary

Apply now for the Transnet Bursary

Employment Type
Study Bursary

Logistics/ Engineering

Various Fields of Study


South Africa


 About Transnet Bursary

Transnet bursaries are awarded annually as part of the company’s as  a result of  human capital development which in accordance with its employment needs. All bursaries are offered to applicants who wish to pursue studies towards Engineering fields. Above all Transnet bursary covers tuition fees, accommodation and meals, book allowance as well as experiential training.

The bursary is renewable every year depending on the bursary holder’s academic performance. Subjects failed must be repeated at student’s own expense. Bursary holders may be required to perform vacation work for the company which is available during June/July and December/January holidays. Upon graduation, students will also be required to work for the company equivalent to the duration of Transnet financial aid.

About Transnet

As a engineering and logistics giant Transnet is an integrated freight transport  in addition its a company that delivers goods throughout South Africa.So above all It has five operating divisions namely Transnet Freight Rail (formerly Spoornet), Transnet Rail Engineering (formerly Transwerk), Transnet National Ports Authority (formerly the NPA), Transnet Port Terminals (formerly SAPO) and the Transnet Pipelines (formerly Petronet)

Bursary Requirements and Eligibility

  • South African citizens
  • Grade 12 Learners with excellent academic achievements
  • Minimum five stars in Mathematics and Physical Science
  • Students currently studying towards B Eng or B.Sc Engineering in the disciplines such as Civil, Mechanical, Electrical (Heavy Current), Industrial, Electronic and Metallurgy (Physical).

How to Apply and Application Details

  1.  Firstly Download and complete the Transnet Bursary application form. (pdf)
  2.  Secondly Attach certified copies of the following documents together with your application form:
    • ID
    • Acceptance Letter / Proof of Registration
    • Matric Certificate / latest Academic Records
    • Updated CV
  3.  Thirdly and most importantly Send your applications to: or by fax at 011 774 9235.

Communication for interview and selection will only be conducted to short-listed applicants. Then thereafter  shall interviews will take place in Johannesburg, Bloemfontein, Cape Town and Durban.

Upon  final selection awarding is subject to the interview results, satisfactory academic results and medical test results.

Closing Date
31 July, every year 

Contact Details
Address: Floor 21 Carlton Centre 150 Commissioner Street Johannesburg
Telephone: (011) 308 1246
Fax: (011) 774 9235