Bushbuckridge Local Municipality: Bursary 2022

Bushbuckridge Local Municipality invites student to apply for Bursary Programme 2022 academic year.

Closing Date: 22 January 2022

The Bushbuckridge Local Municipality is inviting students residing within the Bushbuckridge area, to apply for their bursary award, for the 2022 academic year.

Bursaries will be awarded to students who intend on studying within any of these fields:

Accounting (BCom)
Agricultural Studies
Computer Science
Development Studies
Financial Management
Information Technology (IT)
Public Management
Quantity Surveying
Social Science
Tourism Management
Urban and Regional Planning/ Town Planning
Youth in Development
other Management studies

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by no later than 21 February 2022 – if you do not receive any feedback within a month of the application deadline, please regard your application as unsuccessful.


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):

You must be a South African citizen

You must reside within the municipal area of the Bushbuckridge Local Municipality

You must be from a disadvantaged and indigent family
You must have completed Matric

You must intend on studying full-time, towards a qualification in one of the fields above, in 2022 (students who are already studying will not be funded)

You must be registered or accepted to study at an accredited higher education institution
You must be in financial need

How to apply:

Download and complete the Bushbuckridge Local Municipality Bursary Application Form 2022 (.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 may be disqualified):

ID document or birth certificate (certified copy)

Matric certificate or Matric June results, if you have not yet received your Matric certificate (certified copy)

Proof of registration or acceptance at a higher education institution (on institutions letterhead)

Parents or guardians proof of household income (latest payslips if employed, affidavit if unemployed, pension receipt if receiving pension, death certificate if deceased, letter from a social worker if orphaned)

Proof of residence
Proof of indigent status (letter from local social worker)

Proof of disability from a registered medical doctor/ hospital/ clinic, if disabled
Applications must be delivered to the Head Office or closest Municipal Regional Office.

Note: applications received via email or fax will NOT be accepted.

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