Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality Bursary South Africa 2019 – 2020

By | January 25, 2019

Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality Bursary South Africa 2019 – 2020

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
  • Other

SCIENCE, AVIATION, ENGINEERING AND BUILT ENVIRONMENT:

  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Actuarial Science
  • Aviation Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Architectural Studies
  • Construction Science
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Engineering Transport Planning
  • Other

TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING:

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

HEALTH SCIENCES:

  • MBCHB
  • B Cur
  • Social Work
  • Pharmaceutical Studies
  • Other
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INFORMATION COMMUNICATION AND TECHNOLOGY:

  • Information Systems
  • Computer Science
  • Other

 

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

 

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 proof of income (latest payslips if employed/ affidavit if unemployed/ SASSA grant if applicable) (certified copies)
  • If parents/ guardians are deceased: death certificate (certified copies)
  • Motivational letter
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Applications must be submitted to any of the following:

  • City public libraries
  • Customer Care Centres (CCCs)
  • Youth offices at the CCCs

 

CLOSING DATE

14 December 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 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

See Also: 

South African Bursaries Open All Year Round

South African Bursaries Closing In January 2019

South African Bursaries Closing In February 2019