Bursaries for the 2020 academic year are open to those permanent residents planning to study full-time at the level of bachelor degrees, national diplomas, certificates, specialised and accredited learning programmes from recognised and accredited higher and further education and training institutions.


If you meet the minimum eligibility requirements, who can apply in the following fields in which the City is offering bursaries to students with a good academic track record:

SCIENCE, AVIATION, ENGINEERING AND BUILT ENVIRONMENT​Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, water & Sanitation, Electrical, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, Aviation, Transport Planning Engineering, Construction Studies, Mining Engineering, Town & Urban Planning, Agricultural Science, Human Settlement Development
LAW​Law studies, LLB
BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES​Com Accounting, Business Science/Actuarial Science, Business Administration in Logistics and Supply Chain
HEALTH AND MEDICAL SCIENCES​Medical Science, Social Science
TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING​Electrical Infrastructure Construction, Engineering Design, Aircraft Maintenance, Carpentry, Industrial Welding and Industrial Machinery Mechanic

Please Note:

  • -If you are already a bursary holder, you need not re-apply. Bursaries are reviewed each year, based on the student’s academic performance
  • -Preference is given to those intending to study at a public institution of higher learning.
  • -Grade 12/recent exam results are needed.
  • -Successful candidates must enter into a bursary agreement with the City.

Application Forms:

Application forms can be collected, and must be handed in, at any of the City’s public offices – libraries, clinics, civic centres. No emailed or faxed application forms will be accepted. The forms can also be downloaded from the City’s website and handed it at the mentioned public offices.

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CLOSING DATE: 29 November 2019