What does the SANRAL scholarship pay for?
The scholarship covers the school fees, books
and stationery, as well as school and sports
uniforms of the learners. SANRAL also arranges
for learners to attend beneficial, extra-curricular
activities as well as mentoring and assistance.
Who can qualify for a scholarship?
The scholarship programme is for learners who
want to follow a career in engineering, with
particular reference to civil, transport, electronic/
computer and electrical engineering.
What are the academic requirements to
qualify for the scholarship?
Learners must obtain an average of 75% for
Maths, Physical Science and English and an
overall grade average of 75% and above to
qualify for the scholarship.
What is the scholarship application process?
You must complete the application form
(available from www.sanral.co.za) and submit
it along with motivational letters by both you
and your parents, certified copies of your June
exam results, your ID or birth certificate as
well as your parents ID copies, and finally a
proof of residence. For enquires, email address:
What does SANRAL expect from me after I
have received the scholarship?
You must maintain an average of 75% and above
for Science, Maths and English and an overall
grade average of 75% and above (Including
the third paper for Maths) and submit all your
results and evaluation by your teachers to
SANRAL at the end of each term. You are also
expected to become an ambassador for SANRAL
and attend SANRAL functions upon invitation
and prepare yourself for a career in Civil,
electronic/Computer, electrical or Transport
Who is eligible for a SANRAL bursary?
Applicants should not be a recipient of any
other bursary or financial assistance from
any institution, must be registered or about to register at a recognised Tertiary Education
Institution in South Africa and should be a South
What does the SANRAL bursary cover?
The SANRAL bursary covers tuition/registration
fees, accommodation and meals, books and
equipment plus compulsory excursion and
seminars and also includes a living allowance.
What are the requirements for the SANRAL
A completed application form must be submitted
with a comprehensive CV, certified copies of a
recent academic record and grade 12 certificate,
confirmation of registration, a certified copy
of your South African ID, a motivational letter,
parents’ or guardian’s certified copy of ID, proof
of residence as well as parents’ or guardian’s
proof of income.
All the required documents mentioned above
must be directed to the Corporate Services
Executive, PO Box 415, Pretoria, 0001.
What is the selection criteria for the SANRAL
Academic proficiency as proven by the latest
academic report, financial circumstances
(Means test), relevant field of study, behavioural
competencies, representation (female, rural,
disabled and race), validation of ID and
Bursary applicants will not be considered if they
fail any subject in the current academic year. If in
grade 12, applicants should achieve a minimum
of 70% in both mathematics and physical science
and a minimum of 70% for English.
When do I apply for a bursary or scholarship?
Interested students are required to apply
between 1 July to 30 September of each
Where do I receive more information about
bursaries and scholarships?
All information is available on the SANRAL
website at www.sanral.co.za.