Bitou Municipality: Bursaries 2024

December 7, 2023

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Bursary Description

The Bitou Municipality invites eligible South African students to submit applications for the Bursary Programme for the academic year 2024.

Bursary application closing date is 26 January 2024

The Bitou Municipality offers bursaries for the 2024 academic year in various fields. Here are the details and application instructions for the Bitou Municipality Bursary:

Fields of Study Covered:

  • Artisan (Electrician, Plumber, Carpenter, and Bricklayer)
  • Building Inspectors
  • Engineering (Civil Engineering and Electrical Engineering)
  • Internal Auditing with a focus on Forensic Investigation

Selection Process: Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 2 months of the closing date. If applicants do not receive feedback by this time, their application should be considered unsuccessful.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • South African citizenship is mandatory.
  • Residency within the Bitou Municipal area in the Western Cape province.
  • School attendance in Plettenberg Bay.
  • Current Matric students (in 2023) or those who have completed Matric.
  • Studying or intending to study full-time towards a qualification in the specified fields.
  • Enrolled or intending to enroll at a SAQA accredited tertiary institution in South Africa (University or Technicon).

Application Process:

  1. Application Form:
  2. Application Submission:
    • Ensure that the application form includes information about how you heard about the Bitou Municipality bursary (mention “StudentRoom”).
    • Submit clear copies of compulsory supporting documents along with the completed application form:
      • ID document (certified copy)
      • Matric final results or certificate (certified copy)
      • Full academic record and latest exam results if currently studying (certified copy)
      • Proof of acceptance letter from the tertiary institution (on institution’s letterhead)
      • Proof of tertiary registration and study costs (on institution’s letterhead)
      • Parents or guardians proof of household income (payslip if employed/ sworn affidavit if unemployed)
      • Proof of residential address
      • Detailed Curriculum Vitae
      • Cover letter
  3. Submission Address: Bitou Municipality 4 Sewel Street Plettenberg Bay 6600 (Attention: Youth & Sports Coordinators section)

Note: Ensure that all required documents are included and meet the specified criteria. The completion of the application form and submission of supporting documents are essential for the application process.