Emalahleni Local Municipality: Bursaries 2024

December 13, 2023

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Bursary Description

The Emalahleni Local Municipality invites South African students to apply for Bursary Programme 2024

Bursary Application Closing date is 04 January 2024

The Emalahleni Local Municipality Bursary programme for the 2024 academic year offers opportunities to students residing within the Emalahleni Local Municipality (Mpumalanga) pursuing undergraduate studies in specific fields. Here’s a breakdown of the key details:

Eligible Fields of Study:

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Management
  • Disaster Management
  • Horticulture
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Water and Sanitation

Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for the bursary programme, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • South African citizenship
  • Aged between 18 and 35
  • Residency within Emalahleni Local Municipality, Mpumalanga
  • Previously disadvantaged background
  • Currently in Matric (in 2023) or have completed Matric
  • Pursuing or intending to pursue an undergraduate qualification in the specified fields in 2024
  • Admission to an accredited South African public institution (University or TVET College)
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Encouragement for students living with disabilities to apply

Application Process:

Applicants meeting the criteria are required to submit specific documentation:

  • Certified copy of ID document
  • Matric results/certificate (if applicable)
  • Academic record (if currently studying)
  • Proof of provisional acceptance into a tertiary institution
  • Certificates of achievements or merit (if available)
  • Proof of residence
  • Parents/guardians’ proof of income (payslips/affidavit/SASSA grant)
  • Motivational letter detailing why the applicant deserves the bursary

Submission Details:

Submit all required documentation to: Youth Development Unit, Emalahleni Local Municipality Civic Centre, 2nd Floor (Youth Development Unit) Corner Mandela and Street eMalahleni 1035

Note: Applications via email or fax will not be accepted.

Closing Date:

The deadline for application submission is 4 January 2024. Applications sent after this date will not be considered.

Please ensure all necessary documents are included and submitted before the specified closing date to ensure consideration for the Emalahleni Local Municipality Bursary programme for the 2024 academic year.