GCRA Bursary 2021 Gauteng City Region Academy Bursary

The GCRA Bursary is intended for students who are residing within the Gauteng area and are unemployed. This bursary is developed by the Gauteng City-Region Academy to promote and develop skills in the Gauteng province. The GCRA bursary is for ALL study fields available.

Closing date

This Bursary closes 9 October 2020

About The Gauteng City Region Academy

The GCRA is actually part of the Gauteng Department of Education. Their main goal is to develop skills inside the Gauteng province and they do this with the help of Bursaries, learnerships, Internships and programs that guide you to find a specific career. So the Gauteng City Academy bursary is just 1 way to help the youth to develop their skills and find a suitable job.

Who Can Apply?

If you want to apply for this bursary, you will need to satisfy the following demands:

  • You are a South African Citizen residing inside Gauteng Province
  • You are currently unemployed
  • You have a Grade 12 certificate
  • Preference will be given to students who are part of a previously disadvantaged group
  • You are between 18 and 35 years old
  • You are currently studying or going to study at a tertiary institution full time

If you meet the following 3 criteria, you will automatically qualify for this bursary. But if you do, don’t forget to apply because that is something you still need to do.

  1. You are a top achiever at a school based in Gauteng
  2. You are part of the top 3 learners from a Gauteng based school ( no fee)
  3. You are in the top 3 students for LSEN (Learners Special Education Needs) on a Gauteng based school

What does the Bursary Cover?

This bursary covers the basics:

  • Registration fees
  • Textbooks
  • Tuition fees

This bursary will not cover all fees that accompanies studying in SA. They advise to find additional bursaries and sponsorship to cover all costs.

How to Apply?

Applying is easy, you can apply for the GCRA bursary at their online registration platform. There you will need to make an account and complete the registration. Make sure you have the following things ready when you are going to apply.

First Year Students

  • Certified copy of your Matric and Semester results (if applicable)
  • Certified copy of your ID
  • Copy of your acceptance letter from your Institution
  • Proof of address
  • a Motivation letter where you explain how this bursary will help you develop your skills and how that will make you able to contribute.
  • Proof of income from your parents/Guardians

Senior Students

  • Certified copy of your Matric certificate
  • Academic record of previous years and last results
  • Certified copy of your ID
  • Proof of Address
  • Proof of Income from your parents/Guardians
  • Motivation letter