KwaZulu-Natal Dept of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (EDTEA) Bursary South Africa 2023 – 2024

KwaZulu-Natal Dept of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (EDTEA) Bursary South Africa 2023 – 2024

KwaZulu-Natal Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (EDTEA) Bursary South Africa

ABOUT THE COMPANY – KZN EDTEA

KwaZulu-Natal Dept of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (EDTEA) Bursary South Africa | The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Economic Development and Environmental Affairs (EDTEA) is responsible for developing and implementing strategies to increase economic transformation within the province. They also aim to help the economic development and transformation, as well as to assist with economic planning and development and leadership, and to create an environment that is conducive to investment.

The KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government is committed to the skills and knowledge development of youth within the province, in order to implement the planned Durban Aerotropolis initiative around King Shaka International Airport. The implementation plan includes increasing the career prospects within the Aeronautical/ Mechanical Engineering field, thus the bursary programme was implemented.

ABOUT THE KZN EDTEA BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (EDTEA) is inviting students to apply for their bursary programme, for the 2023 academic year.

Bursaries will be awarded to students residing within the KwaZulu-Natal province, for studies towards Aeronautical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering qualifications, at the University of Witwatersrand (WITS) or University of Pretoria (UP).

Zabusaries.com is committed to keeping you up to date with the latest bursary opportunities, and this article covers all details about the KZN Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (EDTEA) Bursary.

ABOUT THE KZN EDTEA BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE, RENEWAL & SELECTION

Each year, the bursary is awarded to 6 unemployed youth from disadvantaged backgrounds, residing in KZN.

The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: tuition fees, prescribed books, accommodation, meals and an allowance.

The bursary is awarded for 1 academic year at a time and is renewable each year based on satisfactory academic performance.

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted – should you not receive any feedback, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE KZN EDTEA 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):

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must reside within the KwaZulu-Natal province
  • You must be between ages 15 and 34 years old
  • You must be unemployed
  • You must be from a disadvantaged background (preferably from a rural area)
  • You must have completed Matric or be currently in Matric
  • You must be studying or intend on studying towards an Aeronautical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering qualification
  • You must be studying or accepted to study at the University of Witwatersrand or University of Pretoria, in 2023
  • You must have a strong academic record

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE KZN EDTEA BURSARY

Download and complete the  KZN EDTEA Bursary Application Form 2022 (.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):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Grade 11 final results and Matric’s latest results (Matric’s final results/ certificate to be emailed as soon as received) (certified copy)
  • Proof of acceptance letter at WITS or UP, if available
  • Full academic record, if currently studying (on university letterhead)
  • Motivational letter to support your application and state why you should be awarded the bursary (1 page – read our tips on how to write a motivational letter for your bursary application)
  • Proof of residence in KwaZulu-Natal (municipal rates account statement, Police Affidavit, a letter from traditional authority or local councillor)
  • Parents or guardians’ ID documents (certified copies)
  • Parents or guardians proof of income (latest payslips if employed, affidavit if unemployed)
  • Parent’s or guardians income and expense statement

Note: applicants must clearly indicate whether they are applying for the Aeronautical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Bursary on their application form.
Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
– Email: Cheryl.Singh@kznedtea.gov.za
(Insert the words “Aeronautical Engineering-Bursary Programme – 2023” in the email subject line).

– Post:
Attention: Aeronautical Engineering-Bursary Programme
Ms Cheryl Singh
Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs
Private Bag X9152
Pietermaritzburg
3200

– Hand delivery:
Attention: Aeronautical Engineering-Bursary Programme
Ms Cheryl Singh
Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs
270 Jabu Ndlovu Street
Pietermaritzburg
3201

CLOSING DATE FOR THE KZN EDTEA BURSARY

31 October 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 KwaZulu-Natal Department of Economic Development and Environmental Affairs (EDTEA) directly:
Contact Person: Ms. Ndidzulafhi Nenngwekhulu
Tel: 033 264 2792 / 033 264 2571
Mobile: 072 721 7030
Email: Ndidzulafhi.nenngwekhulu@kznedtea.gov.za
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