BURSARY OFFERED FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2024
The following fields of study are considered:
• Mechanical • Electrical
• TownandRegionalPlanning • Facilities Management
• Land Surveying
• Economics • Accounting
The closing date for applications is 31 October 2023.
WHO MUST APPLY?
Students must be a bona fide resident of Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality. Applicants must:
• Be South African citizens, permanently residing in Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality. • Have a proof of residence when applying for the bursary.
• Provide proof of income of their family household.
The student must have a matric with at least a D (50-59%) in English, C (60-69%) in Maths, Accounting and Physical Science OR NCV Level 4 Certificate with Mathematics.
Selection criteria is based strictly on academic merit and successful applicants are able to renew their bursaries annually based on their academic performance in the previous year.
The bursary fund has a clear bias towards underprivileged individuals and is targeting young people from 14 – 35 years of age.
The Municipality is committed to advancing Employment Equity including persons with disabilities and encourages students with disabilities to apply to the Bursary Fund.
Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality wishes to advise that students are personally responsible for their admission to a tertiary institution.
Certified copies of the following documents must accompany applications:
• Most recent academic record
• South African Identity Document and proof of residency in Buffalo City Municipality or a letter confirming residency from the ward councillor.
Application forms are available at any Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality Youth Advisory Centers within the Community Support Centers in Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality,
i.e. Mdantsane Library Complex
King William’s Town Civic Centre
Duncan Village Art Centre and in East London Trust Centre Building 7th Floor office number 706.
Completed applications can be hand delivered to the Special Programs Unit Trust Centre Building, 7th Floor
For more information related to the bursary, please contact: Nandi Zikalala 043 705 1013