Compensation Fund Bursary South Africa 2021 – 2022

Compensation Fund Bursary South Africa

ABOUT THE COMPANY – COMPENSATION FUND

The Compensation Fund, part of the Department of Labour in South Africa, provides compensation to workers injured, diseased or disabled while performing the duties of their employment, as well as for death from injuries or diseases contracted while working.

ABOUT THE COMPENSATION FUND BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

The Compensation Fund is inviting candidates to apply for the Social Welfare and Vocational Rehabilitation Bursary Scheme, for the 2022 academic year. Bursaries will be awarded to 2 groups of people, for studies towards the following qualifications:

1) Group 1: unemployed people, who are permanently disabled after suffering occupational injuries or diseases, and COID pensioners – can apply for studies towards the following fields (to increase chances of re-entry into the labour market):

2) Group 2: dependants of COID (Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases) pensioners, or dependants of COID people who are permanently disabled after suffering occupational injuries or diseases – can apply for studies in:

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MORE ABOUT THE COMPENSATION FUND BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE, RENEWABILITY & SELECTION

The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: tuition fees, prescribed study materials, accommodation and a monthly stipend.

Bursaries are awarded for 1 academic year at a time and are renewable each year (for the entire duration of the qualification), depending on satisfactory academic performance and availability of funds.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted – if you do not receive any feedback within 2 months of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE COMPENSATION FUND BURSARY

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):
1) Group 1:

2) Group 2:

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Download and complete the Compensation Fund 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 may be disqualified):
1) Group 1:

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2) Group 2:

 

Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Email: CFexternalbursaries@labour.gov.za

2) Hand delivery:
Compensation Fund Head Building
167 Thabo Sehume & Madiba Street
Delta Heights Building
Pretoria
0002

3) Post/ Courier:
The Sub – Directorate: Vocational Rehabilitation
Department of Employment and Labour
Compensation Fund
Private Bag x 955
Pretoria
0001

(Please note: emailed and faxed applications will NOT be accepted).

CLOSING DATE FOR THE COMPENSATION FUND BURSARY

Phase 1: 30 November 2021.
Phase 2: 29 January 2022.
(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 Compensation Fund directly:
Contact People: Mr Ntsodi Mafa / Mr Luyolo Fani
Tel: 012 319 9264
WhatsApp: 082 937 2062
Email: cfexternalbursaries@labour.gov.za

Things To Note Before Applying For A Bursary

Bursaries Available for 2022

SOUTH AFRICAN BURSARIES OPEN ALL YEAR ROUND

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