Overberg District Municipality Bursary 2023

Now here’s a great opportunity for students with a passion for engineering, finance, and management fields.

The Overberg District Municipality is now looking for eager and talented students to apply for its bursary program.

This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to further their studies in this field but lacks the financial means to do so.

The bursary program will require you to meet a few requirements to be considered an ideal applicant.

If you meet these requirements, then you need to apply right away.

Below is a breakdown of exactly how this bursary works and what you will need to do during the application process.

Closing Date

The Overberg District Municipality Bursary application period will end on 6 February 2023.

Please make sure to submit your application and any other supporting materials by this date.

Your application won’t be taken into account by the bursary provider if you don’t do this.

What Is This Bursary About?

The Overberg District Municipality is a South African local government organization located in the Western Cape province.

It was formed to offer vital services and assistance to the areas within its control.

The municipality is committed to encouraging sustainable development and increasing people’ quality of life.

The Overberg District Municipality’s bursary program is one of its most important projects.

The program offers financial help to those seeking higher education and wanting to make a difference in their communities.

The bursary is offered to all Overberg District residents and is given based on academic excellence and financial necessity.

In the 2023 academic year, the Overberg District Municipality (ODM) is pleased to provide scholarship opportunities to meritorious students.

The bursary is intended to provide financial assistance to students pursuing courses in disciplines aligned with the municipality’s focus areas.

For qualifying students, the Overberg District Municipality Bursary covers tuition, textbooks, and housing.

Students from the Overberg District Municipality who are studying full-time studies in subjects like as engineering, finance, human resource management, and environmental science, among others, are eligible for this scholarship program.

Who Can Apply

Applicants must fulfill the following minimal qualifying criteria to be considered for the bursary program:

  • Residency: Applicants must be Overberg District permanent residents.
  • Age: The candidate must be between the ages of 18 and 35.
  • Citizens of South Africa are able to apply.
  • Students pursuing full-time education in subjects linked to the municipality’s primary business operations, such as engineering, finance, and management, are eligible for the bursary.
  • Qualifications: Applicants must have completed Matriculation and be currently enrolled in or plan to enroll in a first-degree or National Diploma program.
  • Financial Need: The bursary is meant for students from low-income families who need financial aid to complete their education.

What Does This Bursary Cover?

This bursary program will provide financial cover for a candidate’s study-related fees.

How To Apply

Applying for this bursary is fairly easy, all you need to do is download and complete the following application form here.

You can submit your application by post or hand delivery.

Post:

Please send your application to the following address:

Human Resources Department

Overberg District Municipality

Private Bag X22

Bredasdorp

7280

Hand Delivery:

If you prefer to deliver your application in person, please visit the following address:

Human Resources Department

Overberg District Municipality

26 Long Street

Bredasdorp

7280

Note: Address to post to Mrs. Zoe Feni

Make sure to include the following support documents:

  • A certified copy of your identification document.
  • Copy of certified evidence of residency/address in the Overberg District Municipality.
  • Certified copy of your most recent academic transcripts and credentials.
  • A motivating letter outlining why they require the bursary and how it will assist them in reaching their goals.
  • Acceptance or enrollment at a recognized tertiary institution is required.
  • Certified copy of parents’ or guardians’ identification documents
  • Proof of parental or guardian income on a monthly basis (latest payslip, unemployment affidavit or pension slip)

Contact Information

If you have any questions about this bursary, then you can get in touch with The Overberg District Municipality directly through the following means:

Mrs. Zoe Feni.

Contact Number: 028 425 1157

Good luck with your application!