Dr JS Moroka Local Municipality Bursary 2024

About Dr JS Moroka Local Municipality

The Nkangala District in north-west Mpumalanga houses the Dr JS Moroka Local Municipality, the smallest among the six municipalities in the district, covering only 8% of the area. Siyabusawa serves as the capital town, and the municipality plays a significant role in the economic landscape of the Cities of Johannesburg and Tshwane, as well as the Municipalities of Emalahleni and Steve Tshwete. These areas not only provide numerous employment opportunities but also exhibit substantial potential for growth in the tourism sector.

Comprising 55 villages encompassing urban, peri-urban, and rural areas, the Dr JS Moroka Local Municipality primarily allocates land for residential purposes, with certain sections controlled by traditional leaders.

Dr JS Moroka Local Municipality Bursary

Dr JS Moroka Local Municipality Bursary 2024

The Dr JS Moroka Local Municipality invites students to apply for its bursary program for the academic year 2024.

The scholarship program will grant bursaries to students who reside within the Dr JS Moroka Local Municipality. These bursaries specifically support undergraduate Degree or National Diploma studies in the following fields:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Eligibility Criteria 

To submit your application, it’s essential to meet the specified minimum entry criteria. Please note that failing to meet all these requirements will result in your application not being considered.

  • You must be a citizen of South Africa.
  • You must be residing within the Dr JS Moroka Local Municipality in Mpumalanga province for consideration.
  • Being from a historically disadvantaged background is a key criterion, and you must meet this requirement.
  • You must currently be in Matric (in 2023) or have completed Matric.
  • It is necessary to be studying or have the intention to study full-time in one of the above-specified undergraduate Engineering fields.
  • If you plan to study or are currently enrolled, it must be at a South African public University.

How to Apply?

Applicants need to download the Dr JS Moroka Local Municipality Bursary Application Form and complete it.

You need to deliver your applications at any of the below offices:

Dr JS Moroka Local Municipality
Head Office
2601/3 Bongimfundo Street
Siyabuswa

Mathanjana Unit Office, Mmamethlake

Mbibane Unit Office, Libangeni

Documents Required

Please submit copies of the specified supporting documentation while submitting your completed application form. It is mandatory to provide these documents, and failure to include any items may result in the disqualification of your application.

  • Certified copy of the ID document.
  • Submit certified copies of Grade 11 final results and the latest Matric results if currently in Matric.
  • If the Matric has been completed, include a certified copy of the Matric certificate.
  • If currently studying, provide the most recent results/transcripts.
  • Furnish proof of residence by submitting a confirmation letter from a Ward Councillor.
  • Include proof of parents or guardians’ income, such as the latest payslips if employed an affidavit, or a certified copy if unemployed.
  • Supply 2 contactable references, including their names, addresses, and contact details. These references can be from a Minister of religion, a school principal, or any other respected person in your community.

Closing Date 

The application deadline is 14 December 2023 (at 16:15).

Any submission of applications after the closing date will not be considered. So please make sure to apply before the deadline. 

Contact Details 

If you have any inquiries regarding this bursary programme, please reach out to Dr JS Moroka Local Municipality directly.

Name of Contact People:
Ms Sibongile Mahlangu (Skills Development Facilitator)
Telephone: 076 539 4840

Ms Nomzamo Bhila (Skills Development Coordinator)
Telephone: 076 986 0661

Please do not send any queries after the closing date. View our other bursaries/scholarships open for application here: https://allbursaries.co.za/notice/

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