City of Ekurhuleni Bursary South Africa 2022

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City of Ekurhuleni Bursary South Africa 2022 – 2023

ABOUT THE COMPANY – EKURHULENI METROPOLITAN MUNICIPALITY

The City of Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality was established in 2000 to replace the Khayalami Metropolitan Council, the Eastern Gauteng Services Council and prior administrations (including Boksburg, Germiston, Kempton Park, Alberton, Edenvale, Nigel, Benoni, Springs and Brakpan). The metropolitan municipality is part of the East Rand local government.

Ekurhuleni is a XiTsonga word meaning “place of peace” and is one of Gauteng’s 5 districts, as well as one of South Africa’s 8 metropolitan municipalities. IsiZulu is the most commonly spoken native language within the region and Germiston is the seat of Ekurhuleni.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

The Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality will be awarding bursaries within the following fields of study (Bachelor Degree/ National Diploma/ Certificate):

BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES:

  • Accounting
  • Business Science
  • Business Administration in Logistics & Supply Chain
  • Facility Management
  • Development Studies
  • Actuarial Science

SCIENCE, AVIATION, ENGINEERING, AND BUILT ENVIRONMENT:

  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Aviation Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Architectural Studies
  • Construction Science
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Engineering Transport Planning
  • Human Settlement Development
  • Water and Sanitation

TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING:

  • Engineering Design
  • Electrical Infrastructure Construction
  • Aircraft Maintenance
  • Carpentry
  • Industrial Welding
  • Industrial Machinery Mechanic

HEALTH SCIENCES AND HUMAN SCIENCE:

  • Medical Science
  • Social Science

INFORMATION COMMUNICATION AND TECHNOLOGY:

  • Information Systems
  • Computer Science

LAW:

  • LLB
  • Law Studies

MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME

Bursaries will be awarded based on academic achievements and financial need, and current bursary recipients do NOT have to reapply each year.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted – should you not receive any feedback within 4 weeks of submitting your application, please consider your application unsuccessful.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • South African citizen OR South African permanent resident
  • 35 years or younger
  • Reside within Ekurhuleni
  • Studying or plan to study full time within one of the aforementioned fields of study (undergraduate only)
  • Total household income of less than R600 000 per year
  • Preference will be given to students at public tertiary institutions

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Download and complete the Ekurhuleni Municipality Bursary Application Form (.pdf)
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Residence permit if applicable (certified copy)
  • Proof of residence in Ekurhuleni (Municipal account) (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Matric latest results, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
  • Proof of registration at a tertiary institute (certified copy)
  • Outstanding study fees
  • Outstanding municipal accounts
  • Parents/ guardians ID documents (certified copies)
  • Parents/ guardians proof of income (latest payslips if employed/ affidavit if unemployed/ SASSA grant if applicable) (certified copies)
  • Death certificates if parents/ guardians are deceased (certified copies)
  • Number of siblings studying in your household
  • Motivational letter

Applications must be submitted to any of the City of Ekurhuleni public offices, including libraries, clinics and civic centers. Emailed and faxed applications will NOT be accepted.

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality directly:
Busi Sibiya, Tel: 011 999 6339
​​Thifhelimbilu Mudau, Tel: ​011 999 7747
Matsie Molotsi, Tel: 011 999 6342
Morris Nkoana, Tel: 011 999 8602
Norman Shongwe, Tel: 011 999 7852
Princess Mathe, Tel: 011 999 7711

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