SCHOLARSHIPS and bursaries address the concerns of students who are unable to finance their studies. Financial worries should not plague our hardworking students at any of the country's universities. Their only concern should be furthering their
education and finding their niche.
SANRAL is committed to developing students who express an interest in civil engineering and its related fields. The agency offers bursaries and scholarships to support these students and learners, who will become integral to South Africa's infrastructure
development in the future.
The ninth annual induction to welcome and congratulate new scholarship and bursary holders in the Eastern Cape was held in May, at SANRAL's Port Elizabeth offices. It was also attended by parents, candidates from the Training Excellence Academy and senior SANRAL staff. A highlight was themoving story about his road to success shared byformer bursary recipient Thando Mthembu
The induction for bursary and scholarship recipients in the Eastern Region was held recently in Pietermaritzburg. Welcoming learners in Grades 10 to 12, from various schools in KwaZulu-Natal, as well as civil engineering students, SANRAL Project Manager for Scholarships Gcina Sentletse said: "We are here to celebrate all of you, because webelieve in you as future leaders of this country. Youshould all be proud of yourselves."
The Western Region held its bursary and scholarship induction event on Saturday 19 May at the SANRAL regional office in Bellville, Cape Town. Nearly 50 learners and students arrived with smiles that lasted for the entire programme – from the moment they received a goodie bag to the inspirationalpresentation by Regional Manager Randall Cable, who showcased the extent of SANRAL's national footprint.
On 28 May, the Northern Region scholarships and bursary recipients were inducted at the Central Operations Centre in Midrand. An intimate affair, the luncheon was attended by SANRAL communication staff, the new inductees and their friends and family. Scholarships and bursariescoordinator Gcina Sentletse expressed her excitementat finally putting faces to theemails. Recipientstold each other five interesting facts about their lives.