Arup Education Trust (AET) Bursary

By Victoria N · Dec 20, 2023
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Arup Education Trust (AET) Bursary is open for 2024 applications. Applicants can now submit their applications online. The Arup Education Trust Bursary is a fantastic opportunity for South African students who are passionate about shaping the world around them.



About Arup Education Trust (AET) Bursary

Established in 2011, the Arup Education Trust enhances the quality of lives of historically disadvantaged individuals through education. The Arup Education Trust owns 30% of Arup (Pty) Limited, which is the corporate entity of the Arup group. Arup is the creative force at the heart of many of the world's most prominent projects in the built environment. The Trust is committed to the advancement of women through education and at least 50% of each year's beneficiaries must be women.


The bursary programme is open to students who want OR are pursuing undergraduate qualification in the the following fields:

  • Bachelor of Built Environment: Architecture
  • Bachelor of Built Environment: Construction Studies
  • Bachelor of Built Environment: Engineering
  • Bachelor of Built Environment: Quantity Surveying
  • Bachelor of Built Environment: Town Planning



To qualify for the Arup Education Trust Bursary you must meet the following requirements:

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must have completed Matric OR in matric
  • You must have a solid academic record if you are a university student
  • You must be studying or want to study towards an undergraduate qualification, within one of the fields of study listed above
  • You must be studying or want to study at a recognised and accredited institution of higher learning in South Africa (University or University of Technology)
  • You must have a total combined household income of LESS than R30 000 per month
  • You must be from a designated group per South Africa’s B-BBEE codes (Black African, Coloured, Indian/ Asian, disabled)



  • Tuition fees,
  • Textbooks and other study materials
  • Accommodation
  • living expenses.


  • Your certified ID Document
  • Certified copy of Matric certificate
  • Certified copy latest results (if currently in matric)
  • Certified copy of Full academic record if already a university student
  • Proof of tertiary registration
  • Recent university tuition statement from the University
  • Parents or guardians proof of household income (latest payslips if employed, affidavit if unemployed, SASSA grant slip if applicable)
  • Documents should be in PDF and less than 2mb


How to apply for the Arup Education Trust Bursary - 2024

 Applying for the Arup Education Trust Bursary is straightforward. All applications should be submitted online on their website. Click on the following link to apply:

You will be required to fill in your personal details and to attach supporting documents. Once you have completed the online form click on the "Submit Application" tab. All applications should be sent online. Applications not submitted online will not be considered for funding.



 The closing date for the AET Bursary is on the 31st of December 2023. Late applications will not be accepted. For more information visit the Arup Education Trust website HERE.



For any queries contact AET (Arup Education Trust):

TEL: 011 218 7600

EMAIL: [email protected]

The AET Bursary is a life-changing opportunity for students who are passionate about making a difference in the world. If you are a South African student who is interested in pursuing a career in the faculty of the Built Environment, do not miss this opportunity. Apply Now!


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