Hessequa Local Municipality: Bursaries 2024

January 25, 2024

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Bursary Description

Hessequa Local Municipality invite students to submit applications for the Bursary Programme for the academic year 2024.

Bursary application closing date is 31 January 2024.

Bursary Programme Fields:

  • Accounting
  • Civil Engineering
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Finance
  • Infrastructure
  • Internal Audit
  • Risk Management
  • Supply Chain Management

Bursary Coverage and Selection:

  • The bursary will cover one year of study.
  • Successful candidates will be contacted, and if no feedback is received within 30 working days after the closing date, the application should be regarded as unsuccessful.

Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must meet the following minimum entry criteria:

  • South African citizenship.
  • Reside within the Hessequa Municipal area in the Western Cape.
  • Between 17 and 35 years old.
  • Completed Matric.
  • Studying or intending to study towards a Degree in one of the specified fields in 2024.
  • Registered to study at an accredited tertiary institution in South Africa.
  • Strong academic record.
  • Not receiving another bursary award or NSFAS funding.
  • Desire to uplift and change the community.
  • Financial need.
  • Students with disabilities and historically disadvantaged students are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:

  • Download and complete the Hessequa Municipality Bursary Application Form 2024 (.pdf)
  • Enter “StudentRoom.co.za” in the field asking how you heard about the bursary.
  • Submit clear copies of required supporting documents along with the application form.

Required Supporting Documents:

  • ID document (certified copy: not older than 3 months)
  • Matric certificate
  • Proof of qualification/latest examination results
  • Proof of tertiary registration (on institution’s letterhead)
  • Proof of residential address (recent municipal account)
  • Parents or guardians proof of income (latest payslips if employed: certified copy, affidavit if unemployed, etc.)
  • Proof of disability, if applicable (letter from a medical doctor confirming permanent disability)
  • Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae

Application Submission:

  • Email: jaundre@hessequa.gov.za (Insert “Hessequa Municipality Bursary 2024” in the email subject line).
  • Post: Hessequa Municipality, Human Resources, PO Box 29, Riversdale, 6670

Closing Date:

  • 31 January 2024.