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City of Cape Town Bursary South Africa 2022

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City of Cape Town Bursary

The City of Cape Town Bursary

About the City of Cape Town

Cape Town is the capital of the Western Cape province and South Africa’s oldest metropolis. Cape Town is known as the “Mother City” because of its infamous iconic sight, Table Mountain, which is one of the world’s seven natural wonders.

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Building plan applications and documents, drainage, electricity, municipal roads, noise control, property rates, refuse removal and cleansing services, regulating abattoirs, regulating street trading, waste services, street lighting, tourism, traffic and parking, water and sanitation services are all provided by the City of Cape Town, which is part of the Western Cape government of South Africa.

The Cape Metropolitan Council, Blaauwberg, Cape Town CBD, Helderberg, Oostenberg, South Peninsula, and Tygerberg are all part of the City of Cape Town.

The City of Cape Town Bursary South Africa – Fields Covered

For the 2022 academic year, the City of Cape Town is asking students who live in the Cape Metropolitan Area/Cape Town to apply for bursary assistance.

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Bursaries will be provided for studies in the following scarce skill fields (undergraduate, postgraduate, honours, master’s, and doctoral levels):

  • Accounting (CA and Cost Management)
  • Artisan Training
  • Auditing (for registration purposes)
  • Contract Management (Design and Implementation)
  • Data Science/ Analytics (Statistics, Computer Science)
  • Economics
  • Engineering (various fields, including Industrial Engineering – BSc or BTech)
  • Environmental (Specialists, including Air Pollution and Water Quality)
  • Fleet Management
  • Forensics
  • Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
  • Heritage
  • Information Systems and Technology (specialisation)
  • Legal Specialisation (various fields)
  • Library Sciences (Collections and Acquisitions)
  • Medicine (MBChB, Specialists and registration with HPCSA)
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Health and Safety Specialisation
  • Occupational Medicine (Practitioner)
  • Organisational Psychology (Registered with HPCSA)
  • Payroll
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Project Management
  • Renewable Energy
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Technical training/ qualification in Electricity/ Energy Services/ HVAC/ Refrigeration/ Electronic/ Process Control and Operations
  • Transport Management
  • Urban Design, Landscape, Planning, Surveyors and Architecture
  • Valuation

Bursary Coverage

The bursary will cover the following costs in part or in full:

  • Registration fees,
  • Tuition fees, and
  • Exam fees.

Selection Process

Candidates who have been shortlisted will be contacted — Please consider your application unsuccessful if you have not received any feedback.

Eligibility Criteria

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Before applying, applicants must meet the following minimum entry criteria (please note that if you do not meet all of the requirements, your application will be rejected):

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must reside within the Cape Metropolitan Area/ Cape Town
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying or intend on studying full-time, towards a qualification within one of the scarce skills areas listed above
  • You must be studying or registered to study at a recognised and accredited tertiary institution in South Africa (University, University of Technology or TVET College)
  • You must be in financial need
  • You must NOT be in receipt of any other bursary awards or financial assistance

How to Apply

Download the City of Cape Town Bursary Application Form 2022(.pdf) and fill it out.

You can also pick up a copy of the application form from one of the City libraries or Walk-in Centers listed below.

Along with your completed application form, submit clear copies of the following supporting papers (submission of these documents is mandatory; if any elements are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • ID document (certified copy) (not older than 3 months)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Proof of registration or provisional acceptance at a tertiary institution (on institutions letterhead)
  • Full academic record or academic transcripts, if currently studying (on institutions letterhead)
  • Awards or certificates won, where applicable
  • Recommendation letter from a teacher/ mentor/ peer
  • 2 x references (with their contact details)
  • Proof of work completed in your chosen field of study, if applicable
  • Proof of residence
  • Parents or guardians ID documents (certified copies)
  • Parents or guardians proof of income (latest payslips if employed, affidavit if unemployed, proof of government grant if applicable) (certified copy)

Applications must be submitted to one of the following Walk-in Centres:

  • Bellville Municipal Office Walk-in Centre: Reed Street, Bellville, 7530
  • Brackenfell Walk-in Centre: Cnr Paradys and Old Paarl Roads, Brackenfell, 7560
  • Cape Town Civic Centre Walk-in Centre: Civic Centre, 2nd Floor Podium (Cash office & MVR), 12 Hertzog Boulevard, Cape Town, 8000
  • Parow Walk-in Centre: Civic Centre, Voortrekker Road, Parow, 7500
  • Plumstead Walk-in Centre: Municipal Office/ MVR, Cnr Victoria and Main Roads, Plumstead, 7140
  • Strand Walk-in Centre: Ground Floor, Municipal Office/ MVR Office, Cnr Fagan and Main Roads, Strand, 7140

Note: ensure that you mark your application “City of Cape Town Bursary 2022

Closing Date

2nd of March, 2022
(Applications received after this date will not be considered; please apply before the deadline to guarantee your application is taken into consideration.)

Contact Details

Please contact the City of Cape Town directly with any questions about this bursary program:

HR Service Desk
Tel: 0860 103 089 (select option 6)

If this bursary has already closed. Please, check out our other available bursaries here.

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