Gibela Bursary Programme

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Bursary Description

Gibela is inviting students to apply for their bursary programme, for the 2024 academic

Deadline: 02 February 2024

How to apply:

Students who meet the minimum eligibility criteria, can apply by submitting copies of the following supporting documentation (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):


  • South African ID document (certified copy)
  • Full academic record (certified copies)
  • Short Curriculum Vitae
  • Parents or guardians proof of income (latest payslips if employed/ affidavit if unemployed or informally employed/ proof of grant or pension if applicable) (certified copy)
  • Proof of acceptance for admission from a TVET institution in South Africa (on institutions letterhead)
  • Note: there is no application form to be completed for this bursary application – students need only submit the list of above documents to apply.


Applications must be submitted in either of the following ways:

– Email:

(Insert the words “Gibela Bursary 2024 TVET” or “Gibela Bursary 2024 University” in the email subject line).

– Fax: 086 246 2666


For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Gibela directly:


Contact person: Thenjiwe-Molly Mahlangu (Human Resources)

Tel: 010 600 0651


Bursary provider website:

For Studies in

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering

Other Information

The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses:

  • TVET students full tuition fees and a book allowance.
  • University and University of Technology students full tuition fees, book allowance, accommodation and meals.

Bursaries are granted for one year at a time and are renewed each year based on satisfactory academic performance.