KwaZulu-Natal Government Bursary 2018 – 2019

KwaZulu Natal Government bursary is offered to students who are residents of KwaZulu Natal and interested in pursuing a tertiary qualification in the fields of study indicated below:

Available Bursaries 2018

Office of the Premier

National Diploma or Degree in the following:

  • Artisan qualification
  • Maritime studies
  • Engineering related qualifications
  • Aviation related
  • Emergency Medical Care
  • Engineering qualification focusing on energy and water

Bursary Application Requirements

Youth in possession of a matric/grade12 certificate between the ages 18- 35 years, and who are from the KwaZulu Natal Province. Students, who are high achievers in possession of a provincial acceptance letter from a public institution of higher learning and willing to study in fields as indicated in this advert. Students who are currently studying in the areas indicated in this advert.

Important Notice To Applicants

Bursary Obligation

A bursar will be required to serve the relevant Provincial Department for the same number of years specified in the bursary contract unless stated otherwise. It must be stressed that funds are limited and there is no guarantee that all applicants will be successful.

It is the responsibility of the student to seek admission with a tertiary institution and accommodation within the University residence. Successful applicants will enter

Correspondence will be limited to successful candidates only. If you have not been within 4 months of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
Preference will be given to students who will persue studies at institutions within the KZN Province
Youth with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

How To Apply

For enquiries contact: Mrs T Njakazi on 033 395 2978 or Ms BM Moshoeshoe on 033 395 2652
Post Application to: The Bursary Unit, Office of the Premier, Private Bag X9037, Pietermaritzburg, 3200

To apply, kindly forward the following documents

Bursary application form (download here; this is also obtainable at the Operation Sukuma Sakhe war room, Department of Education District Offices and Student Funding Office at Institutions of learning, Provincial Government Facebook)

Certified copies of Identity document (ID) including your parents’ ID and / or guardians’ ID
Certified copy of Matric certificate or current statement of results if already studying
Proof of income of either parents or guardians (payslip, pension receipt or bank statement)
Proof of registration/acceptance letter from institution of higher learning
Proof of unemployment from Department of Labour for both parents if they are unemployed.
It is recommended that those who have profiling certificates submit a certified copy