City of Ekurhuleni: Bursary Opportunities

Job Description

Bursaries for the 2020 academic year are now open to those permanent residents planning to study full-time at the level of bachelor degrees, national diplomas, certificates, specialised and accredited learning programmes from recognised and accredited higher and further education and training institutions.


  • If you are already a bursary holder, you need not re-apply. Bursaries are reviewed each year, based on the student’s academic performance
  • Preference is given to those intending to study at a public institution of higher learning.
  • Grade 12/recent exam results are needed.
  • Successful candidates must enter into a bursary agreement with the City.

If you meet the minimum eligibility requirements, you can apply in the following fields in which the City is offering bursaries to students with a good academic track record:

  • SCIENCE, AVIATION, ENGINEERING AND BUILT ENVIRONMENT: Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, water & Sanitation, Electrical, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, Aviation, Transport Planning Engineering, Construction Studies, Mining Engineering, Town & Urban Planning, Agricultural Science, Human Settlement Development
  • INFORMATION COMMUNICATION AND TECHNOLOGY: Information Systems, Computer Science
  • LAW: Law studies, LLB
  • BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES: BCom Accounting, Business Science/Actuarial Science, Business Administration in Logistics and Supply Chain
  • HEALTH AND MEDICAL SCIENCES: Medical Science, Social Science
  • TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING: Electrical Infrastructure Construction, Engineering Design, Aircraft Maintenance, Carpentry, Industrial Welding and Industrial Machinery Mechanic

Download Application Form

Attach the following documentation:

  • A detailed monthly salary / wage slip must be attached if parents/parent are/is working.
  • Certified copies of Identity Document, Municipal Services Statement Account, and academic statement or Certificate results), brochure of school or registration letter should also be attached.
  • Attach certified copies of death certificates if parents are deceased
  • Proof that parents/guardians are indigent or receiving SASSA Grant.
  • Proof of Income for both parents
  • Number of siblings studying in the same household

Return the application to local Youth Office of Economic Development Department Offices

Via: City of Ekurhuleni

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