SANRAL bursary Programme is open to fund learning for   Students at  Universities, Universities of Technology and Technical and Vocational Education and Training institutions 2022 academic year.

The South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL) offers financial support that looks beyond the traditional scope of engineering, to encompass the overall SANRAL corporate structure.

SANRAL aims to support deserving qualifying students in the fields of transportation infrastructure, engineering and its related professions in the built environment, smart technologies, public sector infrastructure development and administration and other professions related to the core business of SANRAL.


  • South African citizen
  • Students at university need a 60% overall average.
  • Matriculants need a 70% overall average.
  • Bursaries are for full-time undergraduate and postgraduate studies.
  • Accepted for studies that you applied for in the bursary application
  • Proposed study aligned with the qualifications outlined in the application
  • Not older than 35 years
  • 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.


 SANRAL Scholarship Application Form.

The application form must be completed in full and the information must be accurate and most recent

Email your application form and the documents below to

Your application should be accompanied by the following:

  • Comprehensive CV
  • Certified copies of recent academic record and confirmation of registration
  • Letter of motivation by your parents
  • Letter of motivation by yourself (2 pages) where you tell SANRAL about yourself and motivate why you would like to become a SANRAL bursary holder
  • Motivation and support letter from your school.
  • Certified copy of your June results
  • Certified copy of your ID document or birth certificate (must be South African citizen)
  • Certified copy of your parents’ ID documents.
  • Your parents’/guardians’ water and electricity bill from the local council.
  • Proof of income / sworn affidavit (if parents are self-employed in the informal sector or they work from home, you must submit an affidavit on the amount that they earn).

All applications will be subjected to a Means Test which is a formula that is applied to determine the amount of financial assistance provided by SANRAL. Depending on the outcome of the Means Test, a family contribution may have to be made.


  • Registration
  • Tuition
  • Accommodation
  • Study material and equipment
  • Travelling
  • Food
 Note that the application closing dates is on

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