West Coast District Municipality Bursary South Africa 2021 – 2022
What is Bursary
A 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).
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 & COVERAGE VALUE
The West Coast District Municipality, partnered with the Department of the Western Cape (Provincial Treasury), will be awarding 4 bursaries to full time students within the following fields of study (Degree: NQF6/ NQF7 or National Diploma: NQF6)
- Financial Accounting
- Financial Management
- Risk Management
- Internal Auditing
- Supply Chain Management
- Procurement Logistics
- Chemical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Computer Science (with Network subjects)
Each bursary will be for the maximum value of R60 000. Bursary awards will be extended up to 3 years dependent on satisfactory performance.
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted – should you not receive any feedback within 30 days of the application deadline, please regard your application as unsuccessful.
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):
- South African citizen
- Studying or plan on studying full-time within one of the aforementioned fields of study
- Studying or have been accepted to study at a recognised and accredited University/ University of Technology/ registered Private Higher Education institute in South Africa
- Reside within the West Coast region
- From a historically disadvantaged background OR have a disability
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY
Download and complete the West Coast District Municipality Bursary Application Form (.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):
- ID document (certified copy of)
- Matric certificate (certified copy of)
- Proof of tertiary registration
- Full academic record, if currently at tertiary level (certified copy of)
- Proof of tertiary registration cost
- Proof of permanent residential address
- Proof of household income (3 latest payslips if employed: certified copies of, sworn affidavits if unemployed)
Applications must be submitted to:
West Coast District Municipality
Human Resources: Training and Development
P.O. Box 242
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
Tel: 022 433 8400
Fax: 022 433 8484
See Also: Bursaries Open All Year Round