Eastern Cape Department of Tourism Bursary 2023

Great news for students looking to get into the transport sector!

The Eastern Cape Department of Tourism is providing the opportunity for anyone interested to apply for their bursary program.

The Eastern Cape Department of Transport is responsible for providing, developing, and facilitating a safe, dependable, and economical multimodal transportation system for its citizens.

Any student with a passion for transport is encouraged to apply and possibly grow a successful career in this field.

Below is a fully detailed guide on exactly what this Bursary is, how it works, and what it needs from applicants.

Closing Date

This bursary will close on 10 March 2023. Please make sure to submit your application along with the requested support documents before this date.

If you don’t, you will not be considered for selection and the bursary provider will reject your application.

What Is This Bursary Program?

The Eastern Cape Department of Transport is now accepting applications for its bursary program for the academic year.

Bursaries will be provided to Eastern Cape residents for National Diploma / Degree studies (3-year qualification) in transportation-related subjects.

Who Can Apply

Applicants must satisfy the minimum entrance criteria listed below before applying.

Applicants must be studying one of the following fields:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Maritime Engineering
  • Architectural Studies

Applicants will also have to meet the following requirements:

  • You must be a citizen of South Africa.
  • You must be a resident of the Eastern Cape province.
  • You must be between the ages of 18 and 35 to qualify.
  • You must have finished Matric.
  • You must be studying or intend to study full-time towards an undergraduate National Diploma or Degree qualification in one of the above-mentioned transportation-related subjects.
  • You must be enrolled or accepted at a South African-recognized and approved postsecondary institution.

What Does This Bursary Cover?

The bursary will cover expenses related to your studies. The extent of which will be disclosed to successful applicants.

How To Apply

Applications are fairly simple. All you need to do is download and complete the following application form, which you can find here.

Make sure to include the following supporting documents:

  • Identification document (certified copy)
  • Matriculation or a similar qualification (certified copy)
  • Admission to a recognized higher education institution (certified copy)
  • Parents or legal guardians Income documentation (latest paystubs if working, affidavit if jobless) (certified copy)
  • Verification of address (municipal bill) (certified copy)
  • A letter of motivation to support your application

Applications must be sent to the HRD Districts, Head Office Practitioners, or HRM / Main Registry listed below:

Head Office

Address: Office No. B62, 32 Cowan Close, Stellenbosch Park, Schornville, King William’s Town, 5600

Coordinator: Mrs N Kibita / Mr P Bandeza / Reception

Tel: 043 604 7459 / 043 604 7512 043 / 043 604 7471

Alfred Nzo District:

Address: Office No.8, Thobile Bam Building, Mount Frere

Coordinator: Mr Mdlozini

Tel: 039 254 6472 / 076 263 3975

Amathole District:

Address: 21 Brooklyn Road, Woodbrook, West Bank, East London

Coordinator: Ms Ramahlele

Tel: 043 704 66234

Sarah Baartman District:

Address: 51 Govan Mbeki Avenue, ABSA Building, Office No. 129

Coordinator: Mr K Senekal

Tel: 041 508 2913

Chris Hani District:

Address: 92 Cathcart Road, Sanlam Building, Queenstown, Office No. 216

Coordinator: Mr D Gunxe / Ms N Sinyanza

Tel: 045 807 3752

Joe Gqabi District:

Address: 92 Queen Terrace Street, Aliwal North

Coordinator: Ms Mokhina

Tel: 045 807 3752

O.R. Tambo District:

Address: Botha Sigcau Building, Corner Owen & Leeds Street, 7th Floor

Coordinator: Ms F Nombida

Tel: 047 501 8853

Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns relating to the Eastern Cape Department of Transport Bursary, then you can contact the organization directly through the following means:

Customer Care Centre (Tel: 0800 644 644)

Contact person 1: Mr P Bandeza (Tel: 043 604 7471)

Contact person 2: Ms Z Dimbaza (Tel: 043 604 7400)

Contact person 3: Mr M Charlie (Tel: 043 604 7512)

Contact person 4: Ms N Kibita (Tel: 043 604 7459)

Good luck with your application!