SANRAL Bursary Application Form Portal 2024/2025

Last Updated on June 16, 2023

SANRAL is inviting students to apply for their external bursary programme for the 2024 academic year. Bursaries will be awarded for Undergraduate and Postgraduate studies, within these fields: Civil Engineering. Human Resources and Supply Chain Management.

SANRAL Bursary Application Form

The South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL) is a state-owned company responsible for the management, maintenance, and development of the national road network. SANRAL believes that education is the key to unlocking our country’s potential, and we’re committed to supporting deserving students on their academic journey.

The bursary programme is open to both matriculants looking to pursue tertiary studies and current students already enrolled at a tertiary institution.

The programme supports studies in various fields that are critical to SANRAL’s operations, beyond just engineering. Limited awards on Postgraduate & undergraduate levels are available in the following fields.

  • Civil engineering
  • Human Resources
  • Supply Chain Management

Students at university need a 60% overall average:

  • Matriculants need a 70% overall average.
  • Bursaries are for undergraduate and postgraduate studies.
  • Awards will be made in line with SANRAL’s Employment Equity (EE) Transformation Policy objectives.
  • The applicant’s financial situation will be taken into consideration.
  • Applicants with other bursaries will be disqualified.
  • Students with disabilities are invited to apply.
  • Bursary recipients will have the opportunity to apply for on-the-job training.

To qualify for a bursary, you must:

  • Be a South African citizen under the age of 35.
  • Meet the academic requirements for your chosen course.
  • Achieve a stipulated academic average:
  • For students at tertiary institutions: 60% overall average
  • For matriculants: 70% overall average
  • Study at an approved South African tertiary institution (privately-owned universities will not be considered)
  • Intend to enroll for full-time study (not part-time or distance learning)
  • Complete an application form in full and include all necessary supporting documents.

Attention Applicants! All applications are carefully reviewed and verified, and any misrepresentation of information could result in your bursary being canceled, even if this is discovered after the award has been made. For a smooth verification process, please make sure that all application materials are accurate and complete.

Note: The course you indicate on your bursary application form must match the course you are accepted for at your chosen tertiary institution.


  • Tell us about yourself and explain why you would like to receive a SANRAL bursary (1 page)


  • For applicants in high school: Results from Term 1 and 2
  • For applicants at the tertiary level: Full academic record from the current tertiary institution
  • Proof of tertiary registration
  • Your ID document or birth certificate (you must be a South African citizen)
  • ID documents of your parents/legal guardian


  • Water and electricity bill from the local council in the name of your parents/legal guardian.


  • Proof of income should not be older than 3 months of submission
  • All copies should be certified as true copies within 3 months of submission
  • If supported by a guardian, the death certificate of the parent(s) or a letter from social services should be included
  • Include proof of registration of sibling (s) studying at a tertiary institution
  • If your family is fostering a child, please include a court decree
  • Marriage certificate of applicant’s parents, if married, marriage certificate of the applicant
  • Only fully completed application forms will be accepted.


Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click Here To Apply

Application Deadline: 30 September 2023

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