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Bushbuckridge Local Municipality – Bursary 2023

Closing Date: 28 January 2023

Bushbuckridge Local Municipality: Bursaries 2023

Fields of study:

Bursaries will be awarded to students residing within the Bushbuckridge area, for studies within the following scarce skills fields:

  • Accounting
  • Agricultural Studies
  • Architecture
  • Auditing
  • Chemistry
  • Communication and Marketing
  • Computer Science
  • Development Studies
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Financial Management
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Law Studies
  • Public Management
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Social Science
  • Statistics
  • Tourism Management
  • Urban and Regional Planning/ Town Planning
  • Water and Wastewater Management
  • Youth in Development
  • other Management studies


  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must reside within Bushbuckridge Local Municipality area, in Mpumalanga
  • You must have completed Grade 12 / Matric
  • You must be entering your 1st year of full-time study, within one of the fields listed above, in 2023  (students who are already studying will not be funded)
  • You must be accepted to study at an accredited higher education institution in South Africa
  • You must be from a disadvantaged and indigent family
  • You must be in financial need

How to Apply

Download Bursary Application Form

Required Documents:

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

  • ID document or birth certificate (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate/ statement (certified copy)
  • Proof of acceptance at a higher education institution (on institutions letterhead)
  • Proof of indigent status/ parents or guardians proof of household income (latest payslips if employed, affidavit if unemployed, pension receipt if receiving pension, death certificate if deceased, letter from a social worker if orphaned)
  • Proof of residence
  • Proof of disability from a registered medical doctor/ hospital/ clinic, if disabled

Applications must be submitted in either of the following ways:

Via Post to:
Bushbuckridge Local Municipality
Private Bag X 9308


Hand Delivery to:
Bushbuckridge Local Municipality
R533 Graskop Road
Opposite Mapulaneng DLTC

NB. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 1 month of the closing date – if you do not receive any feedback, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

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