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ABOUT THE COMPANY – BUSHBUCKRIDGE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

The Bushbuckridge Local Municipality was named after the large herds of bushbuck spotted in this location, as well as the WNW-ESE ridge which is a prominent feature in the south east. It is Mpumalanga’s largest local municipality, according to its population and land mass.

The Municipality is based in the north eastern part of Mpumalanga and south eastern part of Limpopo, and also includes a section of the Kruger National Park. It is a presidential nodal point and third-level administrative division of Mpumalanga’s Ehlanzeni District. The Bushbuckridge Local Municipality is surrounded by the Limpopo’s Mopani District Municipality the north, by the Nkomazi Local Municipality and Mbombela Local Municipality to the south, by Mozambique to the east and by Maruleng Local Municipality and Thaba Chweu Local Municipality to the west.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

Bursaries will be awarded within the following fields of study:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Water Engineering
  • Sound Engineering
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Architecture
  • Urban and Regional Planning/ Town Planning
  • Development Studies
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Economics
  • Accounting (BCom)
  • Auditing
  • Statistics
  • Financial Management
  • Public Management
  • Tourism Management
  • Agricultural Studies
  • Chemistry
  • Law
  • Social Science
  • Communication
  • Youth in Development 

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by 10 February – if you do not receive any feedback by this date, regard your application unsuccessful.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

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):

  • South African citizen
  • From a disadvantaged or poor family
  • Completed Matric
  • Studying or planning to study full-time in one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Reside within the municipal area of the Bushbuckridge Local Municipality

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Download and complete the Bushbuckridge Local Municipality Bursary Application Form (.pdf)
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 be disregarded):

  • ID document/ birth certificate (certified copy)
  • Matric final results/ certificate (certified copy)
  • Mid year exam results if applicable (certified copy)
  • Acceptance letter from a recognised tertiary institution
  • Parents/ guardians proof of income (latest payslips/ affidavit/ pension receipt/ death certificate)
  • Reference letter from your high school or someone in authority (not a family member)
  • Proof of residence
  • If disabled: proof of disability from a registered medical doctor/ hospital/ clinic 

Complete application packs must be submitted to the Bushbuckridge Local Municipality Head Office, via one of the following methods:
1) Hand delivery: R533 Graskop Road, Opposite Mpumalanga Driving Licensing Testing Center, Maviljan Region, Bushbuckridge
2) Post: Private Bag X9308, Bushbuckridge, 1280
3) To your closest Municipal Regional Office

*Please note: emailed and faxed applications will NOT be considered.

(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 Bushbuckridge Local Municipality directly:
Youth Coordinator
Tel: 071 675 9366
Bursary Office
Tel: 013 799 1835/ 013 799 1845/ 013 799 1851/ 013 799 1857

Reference :
Bushbuckridge Local Municipality
Contract :
Bursary
Job(s) available(s) :
10
Experience :
Bursary
Studies level :
Grade 12 Certificate
Working place :
Limpopo
Creation date :
06/11/2018
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