The Transnet bursary is for students who want to focus on commercial, physical or technical studies. Transnet is the largest freight transport company in South Africa. They are formerly known as Spoornet. Transnet has 5 main divisions namely, Transnet Engineering, Transnet Freight Rail, Transnet Port Terminals, Transnet National Ports Authority, Transnet Pipelines, and Specialist Unit.
Their Philosophy is “One Company, One Vision”. They are proud that their Business Philosophy is not only applied to their business, but also to prospective candidates who apply for their Bursaries.
Transnet freight rail is proud to offer you the following with their bursary program:
You will be required to work one year for each year of your studies for the company. Full-time bursaries are only given once a year and in relation to the companies, employment needs. Full-time candidates will be viewed as impending employees but that might change after the bursary term has been completed depending on the need of the company by that time.
Bursaries in the fields of Commercial Science, Physical Science, and Technical Studies will be open as the requirement in the company becomes available. The following subjects might be needed.
The candidate will be required to work one year for every one year of study and if they fail they must repeat it at their own cost. If the candidate fails to complete and honor the agreement the bursary will then become payable according to the terms of the agreement. If the candidate performs satisfactorily every year, the bursary will be renewed for the next year.
If you have the following then you can apply for a bursary with Spoornet:
You need to ensure that the following accompany your application:
Their applications open 1st May and close 31 of July yearly.
Bursary is currently on hold because of Corona.
You will have to apply before July of the current year to be considered for the next year’s bursary program.
Once the selection process is completed The Bursary department will notify the candidates that have been selected for a secondary or tertiary level. These candidates will be invited to do an interview with the company. Separate interviews will take place depending on where you are situated and where the opening in the company exists, they are as follow:
Final award of bursary and selecting the ideal candidate will depend on the following: