IDT (Independent Development Trust) Bursary Programmes 2020

IDT (Independent Development Trust) Profile
The Independent Development Trust is an establishment that dedicates itself to carrying out any services that are to do with the specializations of social development and infrastructure. As part of an effort that was previously raised by the local government, the IDT carries the responsibility of building and creating institutions that helps the general public, including clinics, government offices, and public schools in areas that are far from the urban landscapes of the nation. By providing such facilities in predominantly rural areas, it is hoped that these communities are able to access plentiful of helpful resources for the sake of their livelihood. At the moment, the Independent Development Trust are carrying out their duties in a total of nine provinces in the country of South Africa.

About IDT (Independent Development Trust) Bursaries 2020
The Independent Development Trust is currently offering a once in a lifetime opportunity for students to receive bursaries for their university studies. If you are keen on the field of Build Environment, this bursary programme is the perfect choice for you! All South African students are invited to partake in this special programme in to support the further studies. Additionally, as part of an effort to be a more inclusive opportunity, anyone originating from different provinces, races, minority groups, or disabled individuals are highly encouraged to give this programme a shot.

The IDT Bursaries are offered to students who are partaking in these following courses:

  • Architect
  • OHS / SHEQ
  • Civil Engineering
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Construction Management

Selected recipients of the bursary programme are entitled to a certain amount of generous funding that will help cover several student related expenses, which includes tuition costs, registration fees, on-site university accommodation expenses, allowances for meals, and prescribed study materials.

IDT (Independent Development Trust) Bursary Requirements
The IDT Bursary is a relatively inclusive bursary programme. On top of having to pursue in any of the aforementioned fields that have been previously stated, all interested candidates must also be able to provide valid proof that they are a valid citizen of South Africa. Additionally, they will be required to bring several important documents in their dossiers, which will be explained even further below.

How to Apply IDT (Independent Development Trust) Bursary 2020
Applications for the IDT Bursary Programme are based one the application form itself, as well as a list of important documents attached to it. Make sure that you have filled in your application form with complete information. Candidates found to be falsifying any information in their forms will be disqualified from the application procedure. Similarly, candidates sending in incomplete application dossiers will not be acknowledged by the programme as well.

All application dossiers must contain these followings items below:

  • A complete application form
  • A valid copy of their South African Identity Document
  • A valid proof of their home residency
  • Grade 11 Result Slips (for Matrix students)
  • First Semester Result Slips (for University students)
  • A valid proof of their parents’ household income
  • Or a valid proof of their parents’ affidavit (if they are unemployed)

All application dossiers are to be sent via Postal Carriage at this following address: The HRD Consultant, HRD, Independent Development Trust, PO Box 73000, Lynnwood Ridge 0043. Alternatively you may send in your application dossiers through e-mail at this provided e-mail address: [email protected]

IDT Contact Address
Office Address:
Glenwood Office Park
Corner Oberon & Sprite Street
Faerie Glen

Mail Address:
P.O. Box 73000
Lynwood Ridge

Tel: +27 12 845 2000
Fax: +27 12 348 0939
Email: [email protected]

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