Aviation Bursaries in South Africa

Bursaries for Aviation in South Africa 2023: Are you looking for Aviation bursaries in South Africa 2023? In this article, I will provide you with details on the various available bursaries for Aviation students in South Africa 2023, how to submit your application online and other related information.

Applications are currently open for Aviation bursaries in South Africa 2023.

Aviation bursaries for 2023

Many people dream of careers in the dynamic aviation industry, and with good reason. Not only does a high-flying career promise adventure and excitement, but jobs in aviation come with other benefits as well, including everything from flexibility to job security. 

Aviation is the activities surrounding mechanical flight and the aircraft industry. Aircraft includes fixed-wing and rotary-wing types, morphable wings, wing-less lifting bodies, as well as lighter-than-air craft such as hot air balloons and airships.

Airline pilots are responsible for flying passengers or cargo on short or long-haul flights for business, commercial or leisure purposes. An aircraft is usually operated by two pilots – a captain or pilot in command and a supporting first officer.
Commercial Pilot earn an average annual salary of R360 000, while Air traffic controllers earn an average annual salary of R300 000.

Here are a list of bursaries and scholarships that fund Aviation studies:

  • ATNS AIMO Bursary
  • Eastern Cape Department of Transport Bursary
  • Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality Bursary
  • KwaZulu-Natal Government Bursaries
  • Mpumalanga Provincial Government Bursary
  • South African Civil Aviation Authority Bursary
  • Transport Education Training Authority (TETA) Bursary