Gauteng Department of Human Settlements Bursary 2023-2024

The Gauteng Department of Human Settlements Bursary 2021 is for undergraduate students who are busy or starting with their first year of study. The bursary supports students who are studying in the fields of Civil engineering, Construction Management, and Information and Communication Technology.

You will need to be a full-time and registered student at a tertiary institution in the province of Gauteng to apply for this bursary. Funding for the GDHS Bursary is only for full-time undergraduate students for the year of 2021.

Closing date of the bursary

25th March 2021

About This Bursary/Company

The Gauteng Department of Human Settlements (GDHS) is part of the South African Government. This department is responsible for accommodation and housing in South Africa.

Their main responsibility is to build new settlements for residents, but also to upgrade existing settlements for new to come technologies. With all upcoming technologies, it is important to implement these to cities and smaller settlements.

Who Can Apply?

You can apply for this bursary if you are a full time undergraduate student who is studying in the following study fields

  • Civil Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Information & Communication Technology

You will also need to fulfil the following requirements


In order to apply for this bursary you will need to fulfull the following requirements

  • You are a SA Citizen
  • You are living within the Gauteng Province
  • You are between the age of 18 and 35
  • You have (recently) completed your Matric
  • You are registered for a full-time undergraduate study in one of the above-mentioned study fields
  • Your Undergraduate course is at least 360 NQF credits
  • You must start your study in the current year
  • The University you are registered is approved by the Higher Institute of learning and it is residing in Gauteng
  • You can show strong Academic skills
  • You are not allowed to have other Bursaries or Sponsorships
  • People who come from Disadvantaged backgrounds and with a household income of less then R3500 a month will have an advantage.
  • They welcome people with disabilities to apply for this bursary.

What does this bursary cover?

The Gauteng Department of Human Settlements Bursary will cover the following things:

  • They will cover your Tuition fees
  • They will cover your Registration fees
  • They will cover the fees for prescribed textbooks
  • They will cover accommodation and other necessary study materials

How to Apply

Applying for this bursary is easy. First, you have to download the Gauteng Department of Human Settlements bursary application form. If you believe the form is outdated or if you do not have a printer, you can also catch one at the following locations:

  • Department of Housing 11 Diagonal Street, Newtown, Johannesburg, 2113
  • Gauteng Rental Housing Tribunal 129 Fox Street, Marshalltown, Johannesburg, 2107
  • Gauteng Department of Human Settlements West Rand, 56 Corner Kruger & Burger Streets, Lubners Building, Krugersdorp, Gauteng, 1739
  • Gauteng Department of Human Settlements Tshwane, 50 Corner Edmund & Hamilton Street, 1st Floo, Arcadia, Gauteng, 0007
  • Gauteng Department of Human Settlements Ekurhuleni 68 Voortrekker Road, Nevada Building, Alberton, Gauteng, 1451
  • Gauteng Department of Human Settlements Sedibeng: 1 Loch Street Bobworth Centre, Meyerton, Gauteng, 1961

You can deliver your application form my mail or deliver them to one of the locations mentioned above.

Email completed applications to

Make sure you include the following documents into your application, otherwise the chances of succes will diminish.

  • You will need a certified copy of your SA ID
  • You will also need a certified copy of your Matric Certificate
  • Another certified copy of your latest tertiary results
  • You will need to show proof you are registered at the correct University
  • Proof of residence (Bank statement, electricity statement)
  • Proof of income parents/guardians to show you are below the R3500
  • Bank statement parents/guardians

All the necessary information is inside the application form, read it very carefully and make sure you don’t skip a step.

Contact information

Address: 50 Corner Edmund & Hamilton Street, 1st Floor, Arcadia, Pretoria, Gauteng

Tel #: 012 303 3380/33630