SACAA (South African Civil Aviation Authority) – Aviation Bursary Programmes 2020

SACAA (South African Civil Aviation Authority) Profile
The SACAA, which is short for the South African Civil Aviation Authority, is famously known as South Africa’s only aviation authority that has been accredited on a national scale. With the goal of becoming the nations’ top ten aviation centres, SACAA is not just planning to rack up rankings on the list, but they stick to what’s most important to them – reducing the rates of accidents and incidents that are evident within the aviation airspace. By ensuring the safety level of aviation, SACAA prides itself to protecting any individual that are involved in the aviation industry.

About SACAA (South African Civil Aviation Authority) – Aviation Bursaries 2020
The South African Civil Aviation Authority are currently offering bursary schemes for students who are interested in gaining a career in the Aviation Industry. The SACAA Aviation Bursaries are only provided to students who are planning to pursue their studies in either Pilot Training, Aeronautical Engineering, or Aircraft Maintenance Engineering courses. All successful grantees of the bursary scheme will be granted with a certain amount of financial funding that will help them pursue their education without the thought of having any financial burden in front of them. Curious to see what the establishment entails? Find out more about this bursary at the Official South African Civil Aviation Authority Website.

SACAA (South African Civil Aviation Authority) – Aviation Bursary Requirements
The SACAA Aviation Bursary is provided for students who have ambitions of working in the Aviation Industry. However, due to the rigorous activities and high demands that comes with this line of work, incoming candidates must first double check with the eligibility criteria that has been determined by the committee beforehand. All of these items below play a crucial role in seeing whether you will be accepted by the bursary programme or not. If you don’t fulfill all of these requirements, chances are you might not be accepted by the bursary. For further information, be sure to read more on the Official South African Civil Aviation Authority Website.

The SACAA Aviation Bursary Requirements are as follows:

  • Officially recognized as South African citizen
  • Have a remarkable academic history
  • Have any either of these educational qualifications:
    • Pilot Training
      • Pure Maths Level 5
      • Physical Science Level 5
      • English Level 5
    • Aircraft Aeronautical Engineering
      • Pure Maths Level 6
      • PhysIcal Science Level 6
      • English Level 5
    • Maintenance Engineering
      • Physical Science Level 5
      • English Level 5
      • Pure Maths Level 5

How to Apply SACAA (South African Civil Aviation Authority) – Aviation Bursary 2020
If you meet all of the aforementioned requirements, now’s your time to register for the SACAA Aviation Bursary. To begin, all incoming candidates must first check the availability status of the bursary programme. You can do so by visiting the SACAA Vacancies Portal. If your bursary scheme is not available at the time of search, don’t get your hopes down just yet. You can always come back to the portal anytime in the future to see if the programme is open for applications. However, if it is accepting applications at the time of search, you can proceced to download the the Official SACAA Bursary Application Website.

Once you have downloaded your application forms, be sure to have it filled out with only correct and accurate information. Additionally, your application forms must be fully complete. Candidates found to be providing false information about themselves will immediately be disqualified from the application procedure. Similarly, if your application is not complete, the committee will not be regarded by the committee.

After you have your application forms all set up, you will need to attach several documents to support your application procedure. The list of documents include:

  • A valid copy of your Identity Document
  • Your most recent academic transcript
  • Your most recent Matric or school result slips
  • A letter of motivation explaining why you deserve this bursary
  • Valid proof of your parents or guardians’ household income or affidavit
  • An elaborate explanation or proof that you require financial support

When your application dossier is finally all prepped up, it’s submission time. You can have your application dossier submitted through various methods. Simply choose any of the submission methods listed below:

  • E-mail: [email protected]
  • Postal Address: Bursary Applications, Human Resources, South African Civil Aviation Authority, Private Bag x73, Halfway House, 1685

Submitted applications will not guarantee you an automatic acceptance into the bursary programme. Announcements will only be made to students who have been selected by the bursary committee. Should you not hear back from the committee any time soon, we are sorry to inform you that your application has not been accepted by the committee. If you have any further inquiries or concerns with the bursary scheme or the application procedure itself, you may redirect your questions to Jabu Kunene at this hotline (0115451612) or e-mail address ([email protected]).

SACAA Contact Address
Office Address:
Ikhaya Lokundiza Building 16
Treur Close
Waterfall Park
Bekker Street

Mail Address:
South African Civil Aviation Authority
Private Bag x73
Halfway House

Tel: +27 11 545 1000
Fax: +27 11 545 1455
Email: [email protected]

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