Gauteng Department of Human Settlements Bursary South Africa 2022

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Gauteng Department of Human Settlements Bursary South Africa 2022 – 2023

ABOUT THE COMPANY – GAUTENG DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SETTLEMENTS

As one of the departments of the South African government, the Gauteng Provincial Department of Human Settlements (GDHS) aims to facilitate the delivery of human settlements, Smart Cities and New Towns. The department seeks to provide its residents with affordable housing and human settlements, as well as developing new towns and transforming current cities and towns within the province.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

The Gauteng Department of Human Settlements is inviting undergraduate 1st-year students to apply for the bursary, to receive funding for the 2021 academic year. Bursaries will be awarded for full-time undergraduate studies within the following fields:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Information and Communication Technology

MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE & SELECTION

The bursary will provide cover for the following study-related expenses: registration fees, tuition fees, prescribed textbooks, other study materials, and accommodation.

Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted. If you do not receive any feedback, please regard your application as 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):

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Must reside within the Gauteng province
  • Must be between 18 and 35 years old
  • Must have completed Matric
  • Must be registered to study for full-time studies within one of the following fields: Civil Engineering/ Construction Management/ Information and Communication Technology
  • Must be studying towards an undergraduate qualification worth a minimum of 360 NQF credits
  • Must be starting your 1st year of undergraduate study in 2021
  • Must be registered to study at a recognized Institution of Higher Learning within Gauteng Province
  • Must have a strong academic record
  • Must NOT in receipt of any other bursary funding or financial study assistance from another institution or organization
  • Preference will be given to students from disadvantaged backgrounds (those who have attended township schools/ have a household income of less than R3500 per month etc)
  • Students with disabilities are encouraged to apply

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

To apply, students must download and complete the Gauteng Department of Human Settlements Bursary Application Form (.pdf)

Alternatively, applications forms can be collected from one of the following addresses (on the ground floor, at reception areas):
– Department of Housing: 11 Diagonal Street, Newtown, Johannesburg, 2113 (blue glass building)
– Gauteng Rental Housing Tribunal: 129 Fox Street, Marshalltown, Johannesburg, 2107
– Gauteng Department of Human Settlements West Rand: 56 Corner Kruger & Burger Streets, Lubners Building, Krugersdorp, Gauteng, 1739
– Gauteng Department of Human Settlements Tshwane: 50 Corner Edmund & Hamilton Street, 1st Floor, Arcadia, Gauteng, 0007
– Gauteng Department of Human Settlements Ekurhuleni: 68 Voortrekker Road, Nevada Building, Alberton, Gauteng, 1451
– Gauteng Department of Human Settlements Sedibeng: 1 Loch Street Bobworth Centre, Meyerton, Gauteng, 1961

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)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Latest academic record (certified copy)
  • Proof of registration/ admission to a tertiary institution
  • Proof of residence: rates and taxes/ statement of water and lights (certified copy)
  • Parents/ guardians proof of income (latest payslips if employed: certified copy/ affidavit if unemployed)
  • Parents/ guardians bank statements

Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Delivered to one of the offices listed above.
2) Emailed to: [email protected]

IMPORTANT: applications must be clearly marked as follows:
“APPLICATION FOR GDHS EXTERNAL BURSARY PROGRAMME 2021 (and the field you are applying for)”

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary program, please contact the Gauteng Department of Human Settlements directly:
Contact People: Mr P Mlaba / Mr P Mukumela
Tel: 082 601 7471 / 082 562 4641
Email: [email protected] / [email protected]

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