The Emfuleni Local Municipality invites eligible South African students to submit applications for the Bursary Programme for the academic year 2024.
Bursary application closing date is 30 November 2023.
The Emfuleni Local Municipality offers bursaries to students residing within the Emfuleni municipal area in Gauteng.
- Human and Social Sciences
- Science and Technology
- Technical Skills (e.g., Electrical, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, etc.)
- Any other scarce and critical skills identified by the Emfuleni Local Municipality (ELM) needs
- Registration fees
- Tuition fees
- Accommodation and meals (based on student needs)
To be considered for the bursary, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- South African citizenship
- Residency within the Emfuleni Local Municipality area
- Currently in Matric (in 2023) or have completed Matric
- Minimum average of 60% in Matric
- First-year full-time undergraduate study in one of the specified fields in 2024
- Acceptance to study at a South African university or higher learning institution
- Total household income of less than R350,000 per annum
- Preference given to students from disadvantaged families registered on the indigent database categories
- Preference for students enrolled at local institutions of higher learning, followed by Potchefstroom, Mahikeng, and Gauteng institutions
- Download and complete the Emfuleni Local Municipality Bursary Application Form 2024 (.pdf)
- Application forms are also available at Emfuleni Local Municipality offices or public libraries.
- Mention “StudentRoom” as your referral source for the Emfuleni Local Municipality bursary.
- Submit clear copies of required documents along with the completed application form.
- ID document (certified copy)
- Matric certificate/statement of results (certified copy)
- Proof of acceptance at a tertiary institution
- Testimonial letter from your high school
- Details of study duration, course scope, and tuition costs
- Proof of residence: Emfuleni Local Municipality Utility Bill (certified copy)
- Parents or guardians’ proof of income
- Proof of families’ registered indigent status (if applicable)
Application Submission Address:
Emfuleni Local Municipality
Corner Klasie Havenga and Frikkie Meyer Boulevard
- Incomplete applications or missing documentation may lead to disqualification.
- Shortlisted candidates will be contacted, and unsuccessful applicants may not receive feedback.
- The deadline for the bursary application is specified, so ensure your application is submitted before this date.
For anyone meeting the criteria and interested in pursuing studies within the specified fields, ensure that all required documentation is prepared and submitted according to the guidelines.