Bushbuckridge Local Municipality Bursary 2024

About Bushbuckridge Local Municipality

Bushbuckridge Local Municipality is located in the southeastern part of Limpopo Province and northeastern part of Mpumalanga Province. The municipality connects Lydenburg and other centres in the lowveld, specifically Hoedspruit, Pilgrim Rest and Graskop.

The Municipality covers 198,000 hectares of land area which consists of 1970 hectares of agricultural land, 1860 hectares of residential area as well as some bodies of water. Bushbuckridge Local Municipality consists of 135 settlements and is divided into 34 wards.

Bushbuckridge Local Municipality Bursary

Bushbuckridge Local Municipality Bursaries 2024

The Bushbuckridge Local Municipality is inviting students to apply for their bursary programme for the academic year 2024.

Bursaries are available for students residing in the Bushbuckridge area, specifically targeting studies in the following scarce skills fields:

  • Engineering
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Computer Science
  • Tourism Management
  • Accounting (BCom)
  • Auditing
  • Development Studies
  • Urban and Regional Planning (Town Planning)
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Architecture
  • Agricultural Studies
  • Public Management
  • Financial Management
  • Youth in Development
  • Economics
  • Chemistry
  • Communication
  • Law
  • Social Science
  • Statistics
  • other Management studies

Bursaries will be awarded to candidates who belong to indigent families and are residing within the municipal area of jurisdiction.

The bursary will only be given to the allocated field of study, change of course is not allowed. Applicants who are currently studying at a higher education institution are not eligible to apply.

Bushbuckridge Local Municipality Bursary Requirements and Eligibility

  • The South African citizen residing in Bushbuckridge Local Municipality
  • Students of the above-mentioned fields of studies
  • Proven financial need
  • From a disadvantaged and indigent family

How to Apply and Application Details

To apply for the bursary programme, interested students can obtain application forms from the Bushbuckridge Local Municipality located at R533 Graskop Road, Opposite Mapulaneng Driving Licensing Testing Centre, Bushbuckridge. Additionally, application forms are available at the nearest municipal regional offices.

  1. Submit your application with the following documents:
    • Certified copies of birth certificate or identification document (ID)
    • Certified copies of salary parents/guardians proof of income
    • Certified copies of grade 12 certificate or a copy of grade 12 June examination results
    • For applicants with disability, provide certification from a medical doctor
    • Acceptance letter from a tertiary institution
    • Proof of residence
    • A letter from a local social worker confirming the indigent status
  2. Complete the application form along with your other documents to the municipal Head Office and/or nearest municipal Regional Office. Check the contact details section below.

Email, faxed and incomplete forms will not be considered. Only successful applicants will be contacted. If no response is received by the end of February, consider applications unsuccessful.

Closing Date

26 January 2024.

Contact Details

For any further enquiries and assistance in completing the application form, please contact the bursary office at Bushbuckridge Local Municipality directly at:

Private Bag X 9308, Bushbuckridge, 1280.
R533 Graskop Road opp. Mapulaneng
DLTC, Maviljan Region, Bushbuckridge
Tel: 013 004 0292

If the bursary has already been closed, please do not make any queries. View our other bursaries open for application here: https://allbursaries.co.za/notice/

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