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Bushbuckridge Local Municipality Bursaries 2023

Applications are open for interested and suitably qualified candidates for the Bushbuckridge Local Municipality Bursaries 2023. The entire application details for the Bushbuckridge Local Municipality Bursaries can be accessed below.


Bushbuckridge Local Municipality Bursaries

The Bushbuckridge Local Municipality invites applications from students to apply for Bursary Programme 2023 academic year.

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

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.


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 be a South African citizen
  • You must reside within the Bushbuckridge Local Municipality area, in Mpumalanga
  • You must have completed 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

Application forms can be collected from the Bushbuckridge Local Municipality.

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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 or birth certificate (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate/ statement (certified copy)
  • Proof of acceptance at a higher education institution (on the institution’s 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:
– Post:
Bushbuckridge Local Municipality
Private Bag X 9308

– Delivery:
Bushbuckridge Local Municipality
R533 Graskop Road
Opposite Mapulaneng DLTC


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