Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa Bursary Opened 2021

The Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa has opened its 2021/2022 year-round bursary program and they are inviting all applicants to apply now. All interested applicants should apply using the details below.

The FMCSA, in support of the National Government’s drive of skill development, are offering funding to final year students to complete their tertiary education.

Bursaries will be awarded within the following fields of study (for final year students only):

  • Finance
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Purchasing

Upon graduation, bursary students may be eligible to partake in the Graduate Trainee Program to enable them to gain invaluable practical experience in their career field.


Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • South African citizen
  • Completed Matric
  • Studying in one of the aforementioned fields of study (final year students only),
  • Studying at a recognised tertiary institution in South Africa
  • Achieved strong academic results


Download and complete the FMCSA Ford Bursary Application Form (.pdf)

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy of)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy of)
  • Full academic record to date (on tertiary letterhead)
  • Curriculum Viate

Please note that documents must not be larger than 1MG.

Applications must be submitted electronically via email to:
(Insert the words “Bursary – your field of study” in the email subject line (eg. “Bursary – Finance” OR “Bursary – Industrial Engineering”)


None – submission of applications are open all year round and students are welcome to apply at any time.