KZN Provincial Government Bursaries South Africa 2022 – 2023

KZN Provincial Government Bursaries South Africa 2022 – 2023

KwaZulu-Natal Government Bursaries South Africa 2022 – 2023

ABOUT THE COMPANY – KWAZULU-NATAL GOVERNMENT

KwaZulu-Natal (or “KZN”) was formed in 1994 when the Zulu bantustan of KwaZulu merged with the Natal Province. The province has the 2nd largest population in the country, its largest city is Durban and its capital is Pietermaritzburg.

The Kwazulu-Natal Provincial Government consists of the following departments: Department of Agriculture and Rural Development; Department of Arts and Culture; Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs; Department of Community Safety and Liaison; Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs; Department of Education; Department of Health; Department of Human Settlements; Department of Provincial Treasury; Department of Public Works; Department of Social Development; Department of Sport and Recreation; Department of Transport

ABOUT THE KWAZULU-NATAL GOVERNMENT BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

The KwaZulu-Natal Government is inviting students residing within the Kwazulu-Natal province, to apply for bursary funding for the 2022 academic year.

Bursaries are available from various departments within the Kwazulu-Natal Government, for these fields of study:

Department of Human Settlements:

  • Construction Management

Department of Kwazulu-Natal Provincial Treasury:

  • Accounting (Bachelors Degree)

Department of Arts and Culture:

  • Archival Studies
  • Film Studies
  • Jewellery Design
  • Languages
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Restoration and Conservation
  • Risk Management

Department of Agriculture and Rural Development:

  • Agriculture Engineering (BSc)
  • Animal Health (National Diploma)
  • Survey/ Soil Science (BSc)
  • Vet Technology (National Diploma)
  • Veterinary Science (BVSc)

Department of Transport:

  • Aviation Studies (Aircraft Maintenance Engineering)
  • Civil Engineering (BSc)
  • Construction Economics (BSc or Postgraduate Diploma)
  • Construction OH&S (BSc or Postgraduate Diploma)
  • Environmental Science (BSc)
  • Geographic Information Science (BSc)
  • Maritime Studies
  • Mechanical Engineering (BSc)
  • Quantity Surveying (BSc)
  • Town and Regional Planning (BSc)
  • Traffic Management (Diploma)
  • Transportation Economics/ Management (Diploma)

Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs:

  • Accounting (Bachelors Degree or National Diploma)
  • Anthropology (Bachelors Degree or National Diploma)
  • Auditing (Bachelors Degree or National Diploma)
  • Chemical Engineering (Bachelors Degree or National Diploma)
  • Computer Science (Bachelors Degree or National Diploma)
  • Construction Project Management (Bachelors Degree or National Diploma)
  • Civil Engineering (Bachelors Degree or National Diploma)
  • Electrical Engineering (Bachelors Degree or National Diploma)
  • Financial Management (Bachelors Degree or National Diploma)
  • Geographical Information Systems (Geography, Remote Sensing and Cartography) (Bachelors Degree or National Diploma)
  • Geography and Environmental Science (Bachelors Degree or National Diploma)
  • Hydrology Engineering (Bachelors Degree or National Diploma)
  • Hydrology and Water Resources Management (Bachelors Degree or National Diploma)
  • Information Technology (Bachelors Degree or National Diploma)
  • Land Surveying (Bachelors Degree or National Diploma)
  • Mechanical Engineering (Bachelors Degree or National Diploma)
  • Quantity Surveying (Bachelors Degree or National Diploma)
  • Risk Management (Bachelors Degree or National Diploma)
  • Supply Chain Management (Bachelors Degree or National Diploma)
  • Urban and Regional Planning (Bachelors Degree or National Diploma)
  • Valuation (Bachelors Degree or National Diploma)
  • Water and Waster Management (Bachelors Degree or National Diploma)

Department of Public Works:

  • Civil Engineering (BTech, Diploma or National Diploma)
  • Civil Engineering and Building Construction (BTech, Diploma or National Diploma)
  • Construction Health and Safety (BTech, Diploma or National Diploma)
  • Construction Studies (BSc)
  • Electrical Engineering (BEng, BSc, BTech, Diploma or National Diploma)
  • Geoinformatics (BSc)
  • Mechanical Engineering (BEng, BSc, BTech, Diploma or National Diploma)
  • Property Development (BSc)
  • Property Studies (BSc)
  • Quantity Surveying (BSc)
  • Real Estate (National Diploma)
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MORE ABOUT THE KZN GOVERNMENT BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE & SELECTION

The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: tuition fees, prescribed textbooks (where necessary), accommodation and meals or stipends.

Bursary recipients will be required to serve the provincial department as part of the bursary service obligation (for an equal amount of time of funding received).

Only successful applicants will be contacted – if you do not receive any feedback within 4 months of the application deadline, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE KWAZULU-NATAL GOVERNMENT BURSARY

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):

  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be between 18 and 35 years old
  • You must reside within the KwaZulu-Natal province
  • You must be studying or intend on studying full-time towards one of the qualifications above, in 2022
  • You must be studying or have been accepted/ provisionally accepted to study at a recognised public tertiary institution
  • Students with disabilities are encouraged to apply
  • Preference will be given to students studying at institutions within the KwaZulu-Natal province

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE KZN GOVERNMENT BURSARY

Download and complete the Kwazulu-Natal Government Bursary Application Form 2022 (.doc)
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 may be disqualified):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Most recent results, if currently studying at tertiary level (certified copy)
  • Proof of registration or acceptance/ provisional acceptance at a public institution (on tertiary letterhead)
  • Detailed outline of required tuition fees (on institutions letterhead)
  • Detailed outline of curriculum (number of years of study, number of modules to be taken) (on institutions letterhead)
  • Motivational letter (explaining your personal circumstances and why you deserve to be awarded a bursary)
  • Parents or guardians ID documents or death certificates if deceased (certified copies)
  • Parents or guardians proof of household income (latest payslips if employed, proof of unemployment from Department of Labour if unemployed, proof of pension or grant if applicable)
  • Proof of residence in KwaZulu-Natal
  • Profiling certificate, if applicable (certified copy)

 

Applications must be submitted to the relevant department, via post or delivery:
Department of Human Settlements:

  • Post: The Director: Organisational Development, Department of Human Settlements, Private Bag X54367, Durban, 4000
  • Hand delivery: The Director: Organisational Development, Department of Human Settlements, 14th floor Eagle Building, 353-363 Dr Pixley Kaseme Street, Durban, 4000

Department of KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Treasury:

  • Post: The Bursary Unit, Department of KZN Provincial Treasury, PO Box 3613, Pietermaritzburg, 3200
  • Hand delivery: Treasury House, 145 Chief Albert Luthuli House, Pietermaritzburg, 3200
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Department of Arts and Culture:

  • Post: The Bursary Unit, Department of Arts and Culture, 171 Boshoff Street, Pietermaritzburg, 3200

Department of Agriculture and Rural Development:

  • Post: The Director: Human Resources Development, Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, PO Box X9059, Pietermaritzburg, 3200
  • Hand delivery: R103 Cedara Off-Ramp, Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Pietermaritzburg, 3200

Department of Transport:

  • Post: The Bursary Section, Private Bag X9043, Pietermaritzburg, 3200
  • Hand delivery: Inkosi Mhlabunzima Maphumulo House, 172 Burger Street, Pietermaritzburg, 3200

Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs:

  • Post: The Bursary Unit, Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Private Bag X9078, Pietermaritzburg, 3200
  • Hand delivery: 330 Langalibalele Street, Pietermaritzburg, 3200

Department of Public Works:

  • Post: The Bursary Unit, Department of Public Works, Private Bag X9041, Pietermaritzburg, 3200
  • Hand delivery: Oliver Tambo House, 191 Prince Alfred Street, Pietermaritzburg, 3200

 

CLOSING DATE FOR THE KWAZULU-NATAL GOVERNMENT BURSARY

20 December 2021.
(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 relevant Kwazulu-Natal Government department directly:

Department of Human Settlements:
Contact People: Mrs CA Govender (Tel: 031 336 5173), Ms MP Phama (Tel: 031 336 5195), Ms X Bhengu (Tel: 031 336 5380), Ms T Hlophe (Tel: 031 319 3700), Ms MC Hlengwa (Tel: 031 336 5280)

Department of Kwazulu-Natal Provincial Treasury:
Contact People: Mrs T Suleman (Tel: 033 897 4372), Ms C Sibisi (Tel: 033 897 4391)

Department of Arts and Culture:
Contact People: Mr NM Buthelezi (Tel: 033 341 3677), Ms N Nepal (Tel: 033 341 3625)

Department of Agriculture and Rural Development:
Contact People: Mr TE Majola (Tel: 033 343 8022 or 076 940 9526), Ms NTT Khambula (Tel: 033 355 9272 or 076 937 7373)

Department of Transport:
Contact People: Nomasonto Gwamanda (Tel: 033 355 8828), Nokwabelwa Ngcobo (Tel: 033 355 8899)

Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs:
Contact People: Ms V Govender (Tel: 033 260 8266), Mr S Zondi (Tel: 033 260 8271), Ms J Mchunu (Tel: 033 260 8267)

Department of Public Works:
Contact People: Ms NP Madondo or Mr NSH Khuzwayo (Tel: 033 260 4157 / 033 260 4174 / 033 260 4214 / 033 260 4102)

BURSARY CATEGORIES:

ACCOUNTING BURSARIES

ARTS BURSARIES

COMMERCE BURSARIES

COMPUTER SCIENCE & IT BURSARIES

CONSTRUCTION & BUILT ENVIRONMENT BURSARIES

EDUCATION BURSARIES

ENGINEERING BURSARIES

GENERAL BURSARIES

GOVERNMENT BURSARIES

LAW BURSARIES

MBA & POSTGRADUATE

MEDICAL BURSARIES

NURSING BURSARIES

SCIENCE BURSARIES

UNIVERSITIES IN SOUTH AFRICA & UNIVERSITY-SPECIFIC BURSARIES

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