Hessequa Local Municipality: Bursaries 2024

January 25, 2024

Apply for this job

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.