Vulamathuba Empumelelo Bursary South Africa 2024

By | December 26, 2023

Vulamathuba Empumelelo Bursary South Africa 2024

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROVIDER – VULAMATHUBA EMPUMELELO

Vulamathuba Empumelelo Bursary South Africa 2024 | Vulamathuba Empumelelo is the community and social development arm of Communicare, which focuses on providing socio-economic development support to Communicare tenants and people in the surrounding neighbourhoods.

Vulamathuba are administrators of the Vulamathuba Empumelelo Bursary Fund (VEBF), which aims to allow students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds, to pursue tertiary studies towards qualifications that are described as a scarce or critical skill.

ABOUT THE VULAMATHUBA EMPUMELELO BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

Vulamathuba Empumelelo is inviting students to apply for their bursary programme, for the 2024 academic year.

Bursaries will be awarded to students who reside in the Cape Metro Region (Cape Town) for undergraduate studies within fields on the scarce or critical skills list.

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

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MORE ABOUT THE VULAMATHUBA EMPUMELELO BURSARY – EXPENSES COVERED

The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses, up to a maximum value of R45 000: registration fees, tuition fees, textbooks, study-related materials relevant to your course and examination fees. Students will also receive quarterly-mentoring.

The bursary will NOT cover: electronic devices, stationery, outstanding study loans or tuition expenses.

MORE ABOUT THE VULAMATHUBA EMPUMELELO BURSARY – SELECTION & OBLIGATION

Bursaries are awarded each year, and are renewed based on Vulamathuba Empumelelo’s discretion.

After graduation, bursary recipients will be required to “work back” a portion of the bursary inside the Communicare group of companies or any other organisation nominated by it.

Successful bursary recipients will be required to sign an agreement with Vulamathuba Empumelelo.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE VULAMATHUBA EMPUMELELO 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 OR have a Permanent Residency Permit/ Work Visa in South Africa
  • You must residing within the City of Cape Town
  • You must be between 19 and 50 years old
  • You must be currently in Matric or have completed Matric
  • You must be studying or intend on studying towards a qualification within the “scarce skills fields” as listed above (on a full-time or part-time basis)
  • You must be studying or intend on studying at a recognised and accredited tertiary institution in South Africa (University or TVET College)
  • You must have proven financial need (this will be determined by a means test)
  • You must have a gross household income of NOT more than R350 000 per annum
  • You must be willing and able to participate in community service or special project work (see volunteer services on Section C of the application form)
  • Preference will be given to students accepted to study at public institutions in the Western Cape
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HOW TO APPLY FOR THE VULAMATHUBA EMPUMELELO BURSARY

Candidates must follow these steps to apply:
Step 1: Download and complete the Vulamathuba Empumelelo Bursary Application 2024 (.pdf)

Step 2: Fill in your details on the Vulamathuba Empumelelo Bursary Online Application 2024

Enter “Zabusaries.com” in the field asking how you heard about the Vulamathuba Empumelelo bursary.
Step 3: Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • ID document or passport (certified copy)
  • Permanent Residency Permit or Work Visa, if not a South African citizen (certified copy)
  • Matric latest results/ Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Most recent academic results (certified copy)
  • Proof of application/ registration for 2024 (on institutions letterhead)
  • Proof of residence (certified copy)
  • ID document, Passport or Birth Certificate of all household members (spouse/ parents/ guardians and all other household members (certified copy)
  • 3 months recent bank statements of all household members (your own, spouse, parents, guardians, and all other household members)
  • 3 months recent proof of ALL income of all household members (your own, spouse, parents, guardians, and all other household members):
    • Latest payslips if employed (certified copy)
    • Affidavit if unemployed (certified copy)
    • Administration order, Court order, Divorce order, and Maintenance order, if applicable (certified copy)
    • Marriage Certificate if applicable (certified copy)
    • Death certificate if parent/s are deceased (certified copy)
    • Affidavit explaining circumstances if you are supported by someone, not a parent or legal guardian (certified copy)
  • Motivational essay (minimum 250 words – see page 2 of the application form for more info) (read our tips on how to write a motivational letter for your bursary application)
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Note: documents must have been certified within the last 6 months.

CLOSING DATE FOR THE VULAMATHUBA EMPUMELELO BURSARY

31 January 2024 (extension).
(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 Vulamathuba Empumelelo directly:
Contact person: Siphosethu Gajana
Tel: 021 421 6008
Email: applications@vulamathuba.org.za

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