Closing Date: 14 December 2014

The KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Bursary Programme is offering transversal bursaries to students who are residents of KwaZulu-Natal and interested in pursuing a tertiary qualification in the fields of study below. Applicants should have already been accepted / provisionally accepted / or in possession of a CAO application receipt. The funding is only for applicants wishing to study at public institutions of higher learning and not private institutions.

Students must be from previously disadvantage backgrounds and from vulnerable groups. The income threshold for a parent / guardian should not be more than R60, 000.00 per annum if single or R120, 000.00 per annum for both parents / guardians. The awarding of funding is guided by the skills needs of the Province and by the academic performance of the applicant.

WHO CAN APPLY?

  • Applicants must be residents of the KwaZulu-Natal Province.
  • Matriculates who are high achievers in possession of provisional acceptance letter from institutions of higher learning or in possession of a CAO receipt.
  • Students who are currently studying in one of the areas listed above and meet all other requirements.
  • Applicants to be between the age of 18-35 yrs.
  • People with disability are encouraged to apply

TO APPLY, KINDLY FORWARD THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS:

  • CodedBursary application form (this is obtainable and returnable at the Operation Sukuma Sakhe District offices and Department of Education District Offices).
  • Motivation letter.
  • Certified Copies of Identity document (ID) including parents / guardian ID copy.
  • Certified copy of Matric certificate.
  • Proof of income of parent and  / or guardian.
  • Proof of registration /  acceptance letter from institution.
  • Proof of unemployment from Department of Labour parents / guardians are unemployed.
  • It is recommended that those who have household profiling certificate submit a certified copy.

NB: It is the responsibility of the student to seek admission with a tertiary institution and accommodation within University residence. Successful applicants will enter into a contract for a number of years equivalent to the duration of their period of study. The bursary is for full time study only and covers tuition fees, meals, accommodation, stipend and prescribed textbooks where necessary.
The bursaries are provided in the fields of study indicated in the table below:

OFFICE OF THE PREMIER

  • Industrial Engineers
  • Boiler makers
  • National Diploma Financial Management
  • National Diploma Auditing
  • B-com Accounting
  • Artisans
  • Boiler-makers
  • Instrumentation
  • Chemistry
  • Geology
  • Metrology
  • Mechanical Chemical and Electrical engineering
  • Aviation related
  • Boiler makers
  • Mill-writes
  • Mining sector
  • Forestry

Contact Person: Mrs T Njakazi 0333952978 Ms BM Moshoeshoe 0333952652

DEPARTMENT OF ARTS AND CULTURE

  • Public Management
  • Practical Music
  • Drama
  • Jazz and Popular Music
  • Jewellery design
  • Fine Art
  • Graphic Design
  • African Languages

Contact Person: Mrs Z Chonco (033)3413664

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Project Management Construction

Contact Person: Ms JT Khabanyane : (033) 260 4174 /  4157 / 5180 / 4131

DEPARTMENT OF CO-OPERATIVE GOVERNANCE AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS Bachelor’s Degree or National Diploma in:-

  • Civil / Electrical Engineering
  • Land Surveying / Cadastral Surveying
  • Town and Regional Planning / Spatial Planning / Geography Information Systems
  • Land and Property Development
  • Financial Management / Local Government Finance / Internal Auditing
  • Local Economic Development
  • Disaster Management
  • Project Construction Management
  • Local Government Law
  • Land and Legal Expertise
  • Built Environment Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Photography / Video Technology / Graphic Design

Contact Person: Mrs Vanitha Govender: 0333953181

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE& RURAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Agriculture
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Extension and rural resource Management
  • Agricultural Agronomy
  • Biological Science
  • Environmental science
  • Animal Health
  • Consumers Science extension & rural development
  • Environmental Management
  • Agricultural business Management
  • Micro-biology
  • Soil conservation

Contact Person: Mr CM Biyela: (033) 514 5491

DEPARTMENT OF ARTS AND CULTURE

  • Public Management
  • Practical Music
  • Drama
  • Jazz and Popular Music
  • Jewellery design
  • Fine Art
  • Graphic Design
  • African Languages

Contact Person: Mrs Z Chonco (033)3413664

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Project Management Construction

Contact Person: Ms JT Khabanyane : (033) 260 4174 /  4157 / 5180 / 4131

DEPARTMENT OF CO-OPERATIVE GOVERNANCE AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS Bachelor’s Degree or National Diploma in:

  • Civil / Electrical Engineering
  • Land Surveying / Cadastral Surveying
  • Town and Regional Planning / Spatial Planning / Geography Information Systems
  • Land and Property Development
  • Financial Management / Local Government Finance / Internal Auditing
  • Local Economic Development
  • Disaster Management
  • Project Construction Management
  • Local Government Law
  • Land and Legal Expertise
  • Built Environment Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Photography / Video Technology / Graphic Design

Contact Person: Mrs Vanitha Govender: 0333953181

How to Apply

Application forms can be obtained by following these guidelines

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