PRASA (Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa) Bursary Programmes 2020-2021

PRASA (Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa) Profile
The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa, commonly referred to PRASA, is an establishment based in South Africa that dedicates themselves to providing the best kind of passenger services that is based on the efforts of sustainability. As of now, PRASA is made up of four main sectors that works in different fields, which includes:

  • Shosholoza Meyl: rail services focusing on regional and inter-city areas
  • Prasa Cres: PRASA property manager
  • Metrorail: commuter rail services focusing on urban areas
  • Autopax: coach services focusing on regional and inter-city areas.

About PRASA (Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa) Bursaries 2020-2021
The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa is offering the PRASA Bursaries programme to South Africa university students who are either disabled or female. Additionally, the PRASA Bursaries are available towards students who are pursuing any of the courses below:

  • Industrial Engineering
  • Signalling
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Branding and Communication

PRASA (Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa) Bursary Requirements
The PRASA Bursary is available to a hand select of students. However, due to the special vision and missions of the programme, the bursary is only allocated for individuals for disabled students, as well as female students. This is to ensure that these two minority groups deserve the equal study opportunities they are oftentimes overshunned from.

How to Apply PRASA (Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa) Bursary 2020-2021
Applications for the PRASA Bursary are open towards students who meet the qualifications above. After making sure that your certifications are all set, you can check the availability status of the PRASA Bursary at the PRASA Opportunities Site.

Additionally, there are a couple of documents applicants will need to attach in their dossier. Depending on the type of candidates, the documents are as follows:

Attachment Documents for Disabled Students

  • Matrix exemption documentation for key subjects in Maths and Science
  • Letter of enrollment into Technikon or an accredited University in South Africa
  • Most recent academic results (if studying)
  • Agree to sign the PRASA Disability Declaration Form
  • Letter of confirmation from your respective Medical Practitioner regarding your disability
  • A valid copy of your South African Identity Document
  • Valid proof of your address of your current residency
  • Valid copy of your most recent Curriculum Vitae.

Attachment Documents for Female Students

  • Matrix exemption documentation for key subjects in Maths and Science
  • Letter of enrollment into Technikon or an accredited University in South Africa
  • Most recent academic results (if studying)
  • A valid copy of your South African Identity Document
  • Valid proof of your address
  • Valid copy of your most recent Curriculum Vitae.

After your application dossier has been compiled, you can easily send them in to the direct attention of Ms. L Mnyandu at [email protected] Should you have any further inquiries or concerns, no need to worry. You can always direct your questions to the contact information that has been provided below.

PRASA Contact Address
Office Address:
Prasa House, 1040 Burnett Street, Hatfield, Pretoria

Mail Address:
Private Bag x101, Braamfontein, 2017

Tel: +27 12 748 7000
Fax:
Email: [email protected]
Site: https://www.prasa.com/

Source: PRASA; Author: Larxsati; Editor: Melisa; Picture: prasa.com.

Related: PRASA Learnership | PRASA Internship | PRASA Job Vacancy.

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