Blouberg Municipality Bursary South Africa 2020 – 2021
ABOUT THE COMPANY – BLOUBERG MUNICIPALITY
The Blouberg Local Municipality was formed as the result of a merger between Bochum/ My darling TLC and the Northern District Council, in the year 2000.
The Municipality is located in the Limpopo Province, less than 100km from Polokwane, covers an area of more than 5000 sqkm and is bordered by Botswana and Zimbabwe. It is an area with the lowest income level in South Africa, has a population of over 160 000 residents and has 118 settlements.
The Municipality, named “Blouberg” because of its mountain range, has some of the best rock climbing sites in South Africa. In fact, the Municipality is well known for its big wall natural climbing, featuring route lengths of up to 350m.
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME
The Mayor’s Bursary by the Blouberg Municipality is intended for students who have completed Matric, are from a disadvantaged background and in need of funding for their tertiary studies.
Bursaries are awarded for 1 academic year at a time, and are renewable based on good academic performance.
The Blouberg Municipality bursary will cover the cost of the following expenses: registration and tuition fees, examination fees, prescribed equipment, prescribed books, prescribed study related materials, institutional residence and meals.
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
- Completed Matric
- From a disadvantaged/ indigent family
- Have a maximum monthly household income of R1,500
- NOT currently in possession of any other bursary funding for the same course of study
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY
Download and complete the Blouberg 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)
- Matric certificate/ NTC3 results/ equivalent exam results (certified copy)
- Parents/ guardians ID documents (certified copies)
- Parents/ guardians proof of income (certified copy)
- Proof of indigent status by a Commissioner of Oath/ Traditional Leader/ Ward Councilor
Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Hand delivered:
Skills Development Officer
Mogwadi – Senwabarwana Road
The Human Resources Manager
P.O. Box 1593
19 January 2018.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER
For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact the Blouberg Municipality directly:
Tel: 015 505 7100