Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent (MISA) Bursary South Africa 2024

By | December 28, 2023

Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent (MISA) Bursary South Africa 2024

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROVIDER – MISA

Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent (MISA) Bursary South Africa 2024 | The Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent (MISA), a sector of the South African government, is responsible for supporting and contributing to developing technical capacity towards sustained accelerated municipal infrastructure and service delivery.

The MISA’s mandate includes:
1) Providing municipalities with support in conducting effective infrastructure, in order to achieve sustainable service delivery;
2) Providing municipalities with support and assistance, in operating and maintaining municipal infrastructures;
3) Providing municipalities with support and assistance, in implementing infrastructure projects, per the municipal Integrated Development Plans (IDPs); and
4) Building municipalities capacity, in order to ensure effective planning, delivery, operations and management of municipal infrastructure.

ABOUT THE MISA BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

The Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent (MISA) is inviting students to apply for their bursary programme, for the 2024 academic year.

65 bursaries will be awarded, for undergraduate studies within the following built environment fields:

  • Civil Engineering (20 bursaries to be awarded)
  • Electrical Engineering (25 bursaries to be awarded)
  • Environmental Management (5 bursaries to be awarded)
  • Project and Construction Management / Studies (5 bursaries to be awarded)
  • Urban and Regional Planning / Town and Regional Planning (10 bursaries to be awarded)

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MORE ABOUT THE MISA BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE & SELECTION

The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: registration fees, tuition fees, prescribed books and other prescribed materials, accommodation and meals.

Zabusaries.com is committed to keeping you up to date with the latest bursary opportunities, and this article covers all details about the MISA Bursary.

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

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MISA 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 be currently in Matric (in 2023) or have completed Matric
  • You must be studying or intend on studying towards an undergraduate qualification, within one of the fields of study listed above
  • You must be studying or registered/ accepted to study at a recognised tertiary institute in South Africa (University, University of Technology or TVET College)
  • You must have a total combined household income of less than R600 000 per annum
  • You must have passed all courses from the previous year of study, if currently studying
  • Preference will be given to students from rural areas and previously disadvantaged communities
  • Students with disabilities and youth from previously disadvantaged areas are encouraged to apply
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HOW TO APPLY FOR THE MISA BURSARY

Download and complete the MISA Bursary Application Form 2024(.pdf)

Enter “Zabusaries.com” in the field asking how you heard about the MISA bursary.
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation on your application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric latest results, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Most academic records, if currently studying (certified copy)
  • Last year’s academic tertiary results if a continuing student (certified copy)
  • Proof of registration/ acceptance if a new learner entering tertiary studies (on institutions letterhead)
  • Proof of residence and enrolment form, if already studying (on institutions letterhead)
  • Financial record/ statement of your account by your institution of higher learning
  • Parents or guardians proof of income (latest payslips if employed/ affidavit if unemployed/ proof of sassa grant or pension if applicable) (certified copies)

 

Applications must be submitted via email to: ts.bursaries2024@misa.gov.za
(Insert your discipline/ study field in the email subject line and mark your email for the attention of Ms Nobuhle Latha or Ms Thulisile Mosoeu).

Note: applications submitted via fax, hand delivery or post will NOT be considered.

CLOSING DATE FOR THE MISA BURSARY

31 December 2023.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)

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CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact the Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent (MISA) directly:
Contact People: Ms Nobuhle Latha (Tel: 012 848 5529) / Ms Thulisile Mosoeu (Tel: 012 848 5515)
Tel: 012 848 5529 / 012 848 5562
Email: ts.bursaries2024@misa.gov.za

Please do NOT contact Kouga Wind Farm if this bursary has already closed. View our other bursaries open for application here

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