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Bergrivier Municipality – Bursary 2023

Closing Date: 13 January 2023

Bergrivier Municipality: Bursaries 2023

The Bergrivier Municipality invites South African students to apply for the 2023 Bursary Programme.

Fields of study:

Bursaries will be awarded to students residing within the Bergrivier Municipal Area, for studies in the following fields:

  • Accounting
  • Civil Engineering
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Financial Management
  • Infrastructure
  • Internal Audit
  • Municipal Finance
  • Risk Management
  • Supply Chain Management


  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must permanently reside within the Bergrivier Municipal area
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must studying or intend on studying full time, towards a degree or diploma within one of the fields listed above
  • You must studying or intend on studying at an accredited tertiary institution in South Africa
  • You must have passed the previous year’s studies, if currently studying
  • You must NOT be receiving any other bursary funding
  • Preference will be given to students from the previously disadvantaged groups and / or students with disabilities

The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: Registration fees and Tuition fees. Bursary funding will be paid directly to the institution where the recipient is studying.

Selected candidates will be required to sign a bursary agreement with the Bergrivier Municipality.

How to Apply

Download Bursary Application Form 2023 (.pdf)

Alternatively, application forms may be collected from the Human Resource Services Department in Piketberg.

Required Documents:

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form:

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric final results or Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Full tertiary academic record, if currently studying (certified copy)
  • Proof of registration or acceptance at tertiary institute (on institutions letterhead)
  • Breakdown of study fees for the year (on institutions letterhead)
  • Proof of residential address (municipal account)
  • Declaration confirming that you are NOT already receiving a full bursary and declaring all other assistance from another institution
  • Proof of disability, if applicable (medical doctors note)

Applications must be hand delivered to either of the following municipal offices, and must be marked “Application for Bursary Opportunity 2023”, for the attention of Mr. D Boumeester (Human Resource Officer: Training and Development):

  • Aurora: Main Street, Aurora, 7325, Western Cape (Tel: 022 952 1720)
  • Eendekuil: Hoof Street, Eendekuil, 7335, Western Cape (Tel: 022 942 1780)
  • Piketberg: Kerkstraat 13, Piketberg, 7320, Western Cape (Tel: 022 913 6000)
  • Porterville: Mark Street, Porterville, 6810, Western Cape (Tel: 022 931 2100)
  • Redelinghuys: Voortrekker Street, Redelinghuys, 8105, Western Cape (Tel: 022 962 1605)
  • Velddrif: Voortrekker Street, Velddrif, 7365, Western Cape (Tel: 022 783 1112)

NB: applications received via email or fax will NOT be accepted.

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