The IRTE has a duty to promote and develop new membership with a view to continually improving expertise and experience in the field of Road Transport Engineering. The Institute's aim is to encourage a continuous flow of new members, thus bringing state-of-the-art technology and new expertise into its ranks. To this end, the Jack Webster Fund was established to further the training and development of deserving young people who wish to build a career in Road Transport Engineering. To date 12 previous applicants have successfully completed the three year course and been awarded the final diploma.
Please Note: Processing of bursary applications is suspended until further notice.
Road Transport Management Post School Tutoring Jack Webster Memorial Bursary Fund
The IRTE (Institute of Road Transport Engineers), through the Jack Webster Fund, offers bursaries to young technically competent road transport persons to study Road Transport Management at the University of Johannesburg.
Applications are welcomed from suitably qualified young people and the Johannesburg Centre Committee will award a number of bursaries annually.
The prospective candidate should:
- Hold a Matriculation or Grade 12 leaving certificate.
- Have 5 years of verifiable experience in the industry.
Submit CVs and motivation to: Jim Campbell (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The awarding of a Jack Webster Fund Bursary will be subject to the terms and conditions and at the discretion of the selection committee, whose decision which will be final.
Applications not in compliance with the selection criteria will not be considered.
You will be advised in writing of the decisions taken by the selection committee.
Interested persons meeting the requirements can contact Jim Campbell (email@example.com) for further information.
- Ideal candidates must hold a Matric/Grade 12 with an acceptable university entrance M-score.
- Candidates should be qualified artisans with qualifications acceptable to the IRTE.
- Candidates should be employed in the road transport sector for more than 5 years.
- Candidates must support the application with a current curriculum vita and verifiable references.
- Candidates’ applications should be endorsed by their employers.
- Candidates should motivate their need for assistance.
- Candidates must give a personal motivation indicating why they want to attend a tertiary indentation and how this qualification would affect their career path.
- Candidates must indicate their families’ support of their commitment to study.
- Candidates should indicate their state of health and disclose any illness or disability which may prevent them from finishing the course.
- Candidates must agree to the terms and conditions stipulated.
- The candidates bind themselves to support the broader aims of the IRTE.
- The selection of a candidate shall be at the sole discretion of the IRTE Johannesburg Centre Committee and no third party correspondence will be entered into.
- Prospective candidates who use an external motivation could exclude themselves from the adjudication process.
- The candidate acknowledges that the sponsorship offered is a business agreement between the candidate and the IRTE Johannesburg Centre.
- The candidates shall hold themselves accountable to the IRTE Johannesburg Centre Committee at all times.
- The candidate acknowledges that the sponsorship is offered in the interests of the broader Road Transport Industry; however the committee reserves the right to give preference to applicants originating from the Road Freight Sector.
- The candidates bind themselves to all 3 years required to successfully complete the National Diploma in Road Transport Management.
- The candidate accepts that the ongoing grant is dependent on academic performance.
- The candidate acknowledges that failure to complete the course, whether by default or poor academic performance, will result in the IRTE Johannesburg Centre recovering the total investment.
- The candidates accept that they will present themselves to the IRTE Johannesburg Centre Committee at an agreed time to personally give a report on the previous academic year and their commitment to the next steps in promoting their career.
- The candidates confirm that it is their responsibility to contact the IRTE Johannesburg Centre Committee contact person and make the necessary arrangements for the feedback sessions.
- The candidate acknowledges that any false declarations, whether in the CV or academic report back, will result in the suspension of the grant and recovery of any and all investments made on behalf of the candidate.
- The candidate agrees to the IRTE Committee doing the necessary criminal, ITC and reference checks.
- The candidate accepts that should the IRTE Johannesburg Centre no longer be able to fund the institutional fees, this agreement can be terminated without recourse from the candidate.
- The funding of the candidate shall be restricted to academic requirements only, no personal funding shall be made available under any circumstances.