Prince Albert Municipality, in collaboration with Provincial Treasury invites student to apply for Bursary Programme 2022 academic year.

Closing Date: 31 January 2022

Bursaries will be awarded for studies within these fields:

Building Infrastructure
Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Internal Audit
Public Administration
Risk Management
Supply Chain Management
Town Planning
and other fields relating to financial management and financial governance, as identified by the Municipality

The bursary will be awarded for 1 academic year of study. Funding will be paid directly into the tertiary institution’s bank account.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 30 working days after the closing date – if you do not receive any feedback by this time, please regard your application as unsuccessful. Please note that canvassing will result in automatic disqualification.


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 Prince Albert Municipal area, in the Western Cape Province
You must be studying or intend on studying towards a qualification, in one of the fields above

You must be registered to study at a recognised and accredited tertiary institution in South Africa, for 2022

You must have a strong academic record

You must be in financial need

You must be interested in uplifting and changing the community
Students with disabilities and students from historically disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply

How to apply:
Download and complete the:

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

ID document (certified copy: not older than 3 months)

Full comprehensive Curriculum Vitae
Proof of qualifications completed (certified copy)

Most recent examination results (certified copy)

Proof of registration at a tertiary institution (certified copy)

Banking details of the tertiary institution (on institutions letterhead) (certified copy)

Proof of residence (municipal account) (certified copy)

Parents or guardians proof of income (latest payslips if employed, affidavit if unemployed, proof of grant or pension if applicable) (certified copy)

Proof of permanent disability, if disabled (letter from a medical doctor)

Academic results from last year (if applying for a second bursary)
Note: only certified documents must be submitted – do NOT submit original documents as documents will not be returned.

Applications must be submitted to:

Prince Albert Municipality
Human Resources
Private Bag X53
Prince Albert

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

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