Masakh ‘iSizwe Bursary Scheme For South Africans

Masakh ‘iSizwe Bursary Scheme For South Africans

Closing Date : September.

Field of Study:

  • Engineering & the Built Environment
  • Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • Construction Economics & Management
  • Electrical & Information Engineering

Bursary Details:

The Department Public Works of the Provincial Government of the Western Cape established the Masakh’ iSizwe Centre of Excellence. The bursaries are offered on a work-back basis. In other words, you will have to work for the public service for every year of the bursary. During your studies you will also need to:


Attend workshops, learning events and meetings organized by the Centre.
Undertake academic vacation placements at sites determined by the Centre.
Participate in service learning and / or volunteer programmes organized by the Centre.

Field of Study

The Masakhi’ iSizwe Centre of Excellence offers bursaries for study towards a degree or higher diploma in the following disciplines:

Construction Management.
Civil Engineering.
Electrical Engineering.
Mechanical Engineering.
Quantity Surveying.
Town and Regional Planning.

How to Apply:

Download application form here
Please post completed applications with all the requested attachments to:
Masakh’iSizwe Centre of Excellence, Department of Transport and Public Works, Private Bag X 9185, Cape Town, 8000 or Fax 021 483 2615

Bursary Equiries:

Please contact the Masakh’iSizwe office for any enquiries:
T Highburg @ 021 4832963 or L Maggott @ 021 483 9545

Conditions of Bursary:

Applicants must be:

A South African citizen.
Be accepted at the relevant tertiary institution (University of Cape Town / University of the Western Cape / University of Stellenbosch / Cape Peninsula University of Technology)
Department of Public Works Bursary Application Forms