Newcastle Municipality Bursary South Africa 2021 – 2022

ABOUT THE COMPANY – NEWCASTLE MUNICIPALITY

Newcastle Local Municipality, located within the KwaZulu-Natal of South Africa, is one of the 3 local municipalities of the Amajuba District Municipality. The Category B municipality has 7 major economic sectors, in descending order they are: trade, community services, finance, manufacturing, construction, transport and agriculture.

Named after the Duke of Newcastle, who was the British Colonial Secretary, in the 1800’s Newcastle were a prominent transport junction and well-known stopover for wagons and post-chaises. In the 1900s, coal was discovered in the area which boosted the economy of the town and lead to many building projects.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

Newcastle Municipality is inviting students who reside in the Newcastle Municipality area to apply for their bursary programme. The financial study assistance award will cover studies within ANY field, at a recognised tertiary institution in South Africa, from students who have Matriculated in Newcastle.

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):

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HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Download and completed the: Newcastle Municipality Bursary Application Form  (.pdf)

Alternatively, application forms can be collected from the Newcastle Municipality: 37 Murchison Street, Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal, 2940 (Office F26 and Office G27).
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your online bursary application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

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Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Post:
Private Bag X6621
Newcastle
2940

2) Hand delivery:
Office F26 and Office G27
Newcastle Municipality
37 Murchison Street
Newcastle
KwaZulu-Natal
South Africa
2940

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

CLOSING DATE

19 March 2021.
(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 Newcastle Municipality directly:
Contact people:
1) Sphamandla Hlathswayo (Community Liaison officer: Office of the Mayor) – Tel: 034 328 7776 / 082 222 4562
2) Mandla Kubheka (Youth Development Coordinator: Office of the Mayor) – Tel: 076 818 7979

Please do not contact the Newcastle Municipality if this bursary has already closed. View our other bursaries open for application here: https://www.zabursaries.co.za/bursary-news/