Road Traffic Infringement Agency (RTIA) Bursary Scholarships for 2019

The Road Traffic Infringement Agency (RTIA) invites applications for Bursary Scholarships from the unemployed South African citizens for the 2019 academic year in the following fields of study:

  • LLB;
  • BCom: Finance;
  • Road Traffic Management Degree or National Diploma.

Applications must: be South African citizens, be studying at an accredited South African Educational Institution in one of the above mentioned field of study, be prepared to enter into an agreement with the Road Traffic Infringement Agency and do counter-service in the Road Traffic Infringement Agency upon completion of the qualification and do not have any other bursary funding.

Applicants must note the following:

  • Application forms must be posted or hand delivered by not later than the closing date.
  • Applicants must complete bursary application forms available on the Agency website, attach certified copies of qualifications, recent academic records, Identity Document, proof of registration, proof of guardian’s income, and motivational letter.
  • Application forms
  • Correspondence will be limited to the successful candidates.

Objectives of RTIA

The objectives of the agency are, despite the Criminal Procedure Act, 1977 (Act No. 51 of 1977):

(a) to administer a procedure to discourage the contravention of road traffic laws and to support the adjudication of infringements;
(b) to enforce penalties imposed against persons contravening road traffic laws;
(c) to provide specialised prosecution support services; and
(d) to undertake community education and community awareness programmes in order to ensure that individuals understand their rights and options.

The agency performs its functions in terms of subsection (1)(a) of the AARTO Act by:

(a) receiving notices from any issuing authority if an infringer has failed to comply with an infringement notice;
(b) considering representations from an infringer with regard to an infringement notice relating to a minor infringement;
(c) issuing a courtesy letter to an infringer who has failed to comply with an infringement notice;
(d) issuing an enforcement order against an infringer who has failed to comply with the requirements of a notification or a courtesy letter, or who has failed to appear in court;
(e)issuing a warrant against an infringer who has failed to comply with an enforcement order;
(f)revoking an enforcement order; and
(g) updating the national contraventions register in the prescribed manner.

How To Apply for RTIA Bursary Scholarships

Applications must be addressed to: or The Human Resources Division, RTIA, P O Box 6341, Halfway House, 1685 or hand delivered to Waterfall Edge B, Howick Close, Waterfall Office Park, Bekker Road, Midrand.

Enquiries: Mr I M Chavalala 087 285 7998.



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