Ba-Phalaborwa Municipality: Bursaries 2022

Ba-Phalaborwa Municipality: Bursaries 2022

Ba-Phalaborwa Municipality invites students to apply for Bursary Programme 2022 academic year.

Bursary Application Closing date is 30 November 2021

The Ba-Phalaborwa Municipality is inviting students residing within the Ba-Phalaborwa municipal area, to apply for their external mayoral bursary programme, for the 2022 academic year.

The bursary will fund undergraduate Bachelor Degrees, National Diplomas and TVET Diplomaspreferably within these fields:

  • Commerce
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Science
  • Town and Regional Planning

Note: students pursuing studies in other fields may also apply, however studies within the above fields will be given preference (in line with addressing the scarce and critical skills, approved by the IDP).


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 be between the ages of 16 and 35 years old
  • You must reside within the Ba-Phalaborwa municipal area, in Limpopo
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying or intend on studying towards an undergraduate qualification, in 2022 (preferably in one of the fields above)
  • You must be studying or have been accepted to study at a recognised and accredited public institution in South Africa (University, University or Technology or TVET College)
  • You must have NOT previously received any other bursary funding or NSFAS funding
  • You must have a strong academic record
  • You must be unemployed
  • You must be in financial need
  • You must NOT have a criminal record
  • Preference will be given to disadvantaged students

How to apply

Download and complete the Ba-Phalaborwa 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 may be disqualified):

  • South African ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric final results/ certificate (certified copy)
  • Most recent academic transcript or qualification, if currently studying (on institutions letterhead) (certified copy)
  • Achievements/ qualification (certified copy)
  • Letter of acceptance at an institution (on institutions letterhead)
  • Motivational letter to support your application
  • Parents or guardians proof of household income (latest payslips if employed, affidavit if unemployed, proof of grant or pension if applicable, death certificate if deceased, affidavit if you do not have one or both parents)
  • Proof of residence (water or lights account/ testimonial from a traditional leader/ letter from a Ward councillor)

Applications must be submitted to the Ba-Phalaborwa Municipality Vacancy Box:
Civic Centre
Nelson Mandela Drive

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

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