DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTSCHOLARSHIP TO CZECH REPUBLIC
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As a pledge towards addressing the skills shortage within the Transport sector, theDepartment of Transport is currently in the process of offering 10 scholarships toyoung black women who are interested in studying in Transport disciplines, moreparticularly in the areas of Transport infrastructure and technology. The Departmentseeks to recruit Matriculants from historically disadvantaged communities withMathematics and Science as passed subjects. The undergraduate programme ispreferably targeted at South African citizens from marginalised parts of the countryup to the age of 25 years and who, on completion of their qualifications, wouldbe willing to work within the Transport sector. Students will be expected to studyin both Czech and English at an overseas University for a maximum duration of4-5 years. Successful candidates will be expected to undergo a 1 year Czechlanguage course as a prerequisite to entry for exposure and study purposes, butalso to enable easy comprehension in the areas of need throughout the entirestudy period.Application requirements:Students must have passed pure Mathematics andEnglish with a B symbol (6 Meritorious).
Although the following courses will be offered, candidates would be advised tostudy primarily in those areas that the local providers are experiencing capacity challenges on:
•Technology Management in Transport
•Transport Means, with specialisation in Railway Vehicles or Road Vehicles
•Transport Infrastructure, with specialisation in Transport RoutesThe deadline for applications is 27 July 2015 and only qualifying studentswould be invited for interviews and other relevant screening. No late applicationswill be considered.Applicationsmust be submitted on Form Z83 and must be accompanied bycertified copies of Matric certificate, statement of results, ID and motivational letter;via post to Private Bag X193, Pretoria, 0001 or hand-delivered at the Departmentof Transport, Forum Building, 159 Struben Street, Pretoria.
For attention:Scholarship to Czech Republic / David Kgasago (Department of Transport).Enquiries:Ms Hellen Mnguni, Ms Lorraine Stones, tel. (012) 309 3682 or Mr DavidKgasago, tel. (012) 309 3981.URS 15920