Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) Bursary 2022 – 2023

ABOUT THE COMPANY – PRASA

Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) Bursary 2022 – 2023 | The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) is a Government-owned enterprise, responsible for the majority of the passenger rail services in SA. PRASA reports to the Minister of Transport and is made up of four branches: Autopax, Intersite, Shosholoza Meyl, and Metrorail.

PRASA, founded in the year 1990, provides commuter rail services within South Africa’s metropolitan areas, as well as bus and rail services within the country. Headquartered in Johannesburg, the company currently employs over 17 000 staff members.

ABOUT THE PRASA BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

PRASA is inviting students to apply for bursary funding, for the 2023 academic year.

Each year PRASA award bursaries for studies in Engineering, Operations, and technical courses.

Ngfinders.com is committed to keeping you up to date with the latest bursary opportunities, and this article covers all details about the PRASA Bursary.

MORE ABOUT THE PRASA BURSARY PROGRAMME – EXPENSES COVERED

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

The bursary will NOT cover any outstanding student debt or student loans.

Bursary recipients will be required to enter into a contract with PRASA.

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ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE PRASA BURSARY

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):

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying full-time towards a qualification in one of the fields listed above
  • You must be studying at a recognized and accredited tertiary institution in South Africa
  • You must have a good academic record
  • You must NOT be receiving any other bursary awards

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE PRASA BURSARY

Application forms can be obtained in one of the following ways:

– Requested via email from: mraphadu@prasa.com or mmotsatse@prasa.com
– From the PRASA Hatfield office (Prasa House, 1040 Burnett Street, Hatfield, Pretoria)
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 may be disqualified):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Most recent academic record (on the institution’s letterhead) (certified copy)

 

Applications must be posted or delivered to:
The Bursary Department
Human Capital Management
Room 214
Second Floor
1040 Burnett Street
Hatfield
Pretoria
0083

Note: applications submitted via email or fax will NOT be accepted.

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CLOSING DATE FOR THE PRASA BURSARY

30 September 2022.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary program, please contact PRASA directly:
The Bursary Department
Tel: 012 748 7180/ 012 748 7181/ 012 748 7183
Email: mraphadu@prasa.com / mmotsatse@prasa.com

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