Gauteng Department of Human Settlements Bursary South Africa 2020 – 2021

By | January 27, 2020

Gauteng Department of Human Settlements Bursary South Africa 2020 – 2021

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 will be awarding bursaries within the following fields of study (undergraduate only):

  • Building Surveying
  • Construction Science
  • Construction Management
  • Town and Regional Planning
  • Civil Engineering

 

MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE & SELECTION

The bursary will provide cover for the following 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):

  • South African citizen
  • Reside within Gauteng province
  • Between 18 and 35 years old
  • Completed Matric
  • Good academic record
  • Starting your 1st year of full time study within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Registered to study at an Institution of Higher Learning within Gauteng Province
  • Undergraduate qualification must be worth at least 360 NQF credits
  • NOT in receipt of any other bursary funding or financial study assistance from another institution or organisation
  • 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
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HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Applications forms must be collected from one of the following addresses (on the ground floor, at reception areas):
– Gauteng Department of Human Settlements Tshwane: 50 Corner Edmund & Hamilton Street, 1st Floor, Arcadia, Gauteng, 0007
– Gauteng Department of Human Settlements Sedibeng: 1 Loch Street Bobworth Centre, Meyerton, Gauteng, 1961
– Gauteng Department of Human Settlements Ekurhuleni: 68 Voortrekker Road, Nevada Building, Alberton, Gauteng, 1451
– 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
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
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Applications must be hand delivered to one of the offices listed above (do NOT email or fax your application)

Applications must be in an envelope clearly marked as follows:
“APPLICATION FOR GDHS EXTERNAL BURSARY PROGRAMME 2020 (and the field you are applying for)”

CLOSING DATE

31 January 2020.
(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 Gauteng Department of Human Settlements directly:
Contact People: Mr P Mlaba / Mr P Mukumela
Tel: 082 601 7471 / 082 562 4641
Email: nkosana.mlaba@gauteng.gov.za / philemon.mukumela@gauteng.gov.za

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