West Coast District Municipality Bursary South Africa 2021 – 2022

What is Bursary 

Bursary is A grant, especially one awarded to someone to enable them to study at university or college.

How does it work?

Bursaries vary in amounts and professions and are given to students in order to further their studies. In return for funding your studies, the company may require you to repay them by signing a work contract with them. Another type of bursary is a donor bursary (a bursary awarded to a deserving candidate in a specific field of study or in recognition for his/her work in a specific field of study).

Things To Note Before Applying For A Bursary

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ABOUT THE COMPANY – WEST COAST DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

The West Coast District Municipality (WCDM) is situated in the Western Cape province, alongside the Atlantic coast. The district municipality covers over 30 000 sqm and extends about 350 km from north to south. The seat of the district is Moorreesburg

The district incorporates 5 local municipalities, including the Saldanha Bay Municipality; the Bergrivier Local Municipality; the Matzikama Local Municipality; the Cederberg Local Municipality and the Swartland Municipality.

The WCDM’s main purpose is to share in the responsibility for local government and make sure that the communities within the area have access to resources and services.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

The West Coast District Municipality, partnered with the Department of the Western Cape (Provincial Treasury), will be awarding 2 bursaries to full-time students within the following fields of study (undergraduate degree: NQF6/ NQF7 or National Diploma: NQF6)

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MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE, SERVICE CONTRACT & SELECTION

Each bursary will be for the maximum value of R60 000 (excluding accommodation). Bursary awards will be extended up to 3 years dependent on satisfactory performance.

Once students have graduated, they will be required to enrol on the internship program at the West Coast District Municipality.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted – should you not receive any feedback within 30 days of the application deadline, please regard your application as unsuccessful. Provisionally bursary candidates will be notified by 21 February 2020.

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):

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Download and complete the West Coast District Municipality Bursary Application Form (.pdf)

Students must also download and read the West Coast District Municipality Bursary Policy (.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 be disregarded):

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Applications must be submitted to:
West Coast District Municipality
Human Resources: Training and Development
P.O. Box 242
Moorreesburg
7310

CLOSING DATE

28 February 2021 (at 12:00).
(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 West Coast District Municipality directly:
Training and Development section
Contact People: Ms C Erasmus / S Paultin
Telephone: 022 433 8400
Email: westcoast@wcdm.co.za

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