Closing Date:31 August 2012

The purpose of granting bursaries or financial assistance by the Department of KZN Provincial Treasury is to afford the students from disadvantaged background who are currently in Grade 12 and those who are in possession of a Matriculation Certificate (2011) the opportunity to further their studies in recognized tertiary institutions for the following qualifications:

● Bachelor’s Degree majoring with Economics/Accounting ● National Certificate in Financial Management (FET’s) ● ND: in Cost and Management Accounting or in Accounting

It is the intention of the Department to issue bursaries to Municipal Districts that are more impoverished and rural within the Province. The targeted Municipal District is Zululand Municipal District (eDumbe, uPhongolo, Abaqulusi, Nongoma, Ulundi and Zululand local Municipalities). Application forms are obtainable from the relevant Municipal District  Offices, The Department invites applications from students who wish to commence studies in the forthcoming academic year (2013).

The following criteria will apply for awarding bursaries: ● Excellent academic achievements/results ● Verifiable proof that an applicant cannot afford the cost of the studies due to limited financial resources ● Previously disadvantaged person in line with the Department Employment Equity (EE) targets and students with disabilities ● Must reside within the targeted Districts.

Responsibilities of successful applicants: Successful applicants will be required to bind themselves contractually to serve the Department after completion of studies for a period of years the bursary was granted.

Applications must be directed to: The Senior Manager: Human Resource Management, P O Box 3613, 145 Chief Albert Luthuli Road (Commercial Road), Pietermaritzburg, 3201

Enquiries: Mr S Qwabe, Tel: (033) 897 4422. Fax: (033) 897 4511.