West Coast District Municipality Bursary 2022 – 2023

If anyone who’s living in the West Coast Municipality is in financial need to fund their studies, then this may be the bursary for you!

The West Coast District Municipality, located in the Western Cape is inviting students to apply for its bursary program.

The bursary will provide financial cover to several academic fields, so keep reading to see if you qualify.

If you can see yourself benefitting from this bursary, then you should apply right away.

It is sure to be the Kickstarter that gets your qualification and career to become established.

Below is a breakdown of how applications work, and how this bursary operates entirely.

Closing Date

Please make sure that your application for this bursary is submitted by 10 June 2022 at noon South African time.

If you don’t, your application will not be accepted by the bursary provider.

Also, don’t forget to include any sort of support documents that may be required for applications.

These documents may be crucial and can contribute to your application being considered or not.

What is The West Coast District Municipality Bursary?

This Bursary will be awarded to 3 successful candidates who live or parents/ guardians live in the West Coast Municipal Area.

The bursary will cater toward undergraduate studies (at an NQF6 – 7 level) for the following fields:

  • Economics
  • Risk Management
  • Civil Engineering
  • Internal Auditing

Who Can Apply

Applicants will need to meet the following criteria to be considered for this bursary:

  • Applicants need to be South African citizens.
  • Applicants or their parents/ guardians must live in the West Coast Municipal area.
  • Applicants must have completed Matric.
  • Applicants must be studying toward an undergraduate qualification in one of the fields mentioned above.
  • Applicants must be in their 1st-year of study for the 2022 academic year.
  • Applicants must be studying at a recognized tertiary education institution within South Africa.
  • Applicants must have at least 40% for Mathematics or 50% for Maths Literacy in Matric.
  • Applicants must have achieved a minimum overall average of 60% OR a minimum overall average of 50% with a minimum result of 60% for Mathematics.
  • Preference will be given to applicants from historically disadvantaged societal groups and students living with disabilities.

What Does This Bursary Cover?

The 3 successful candidates for this bursary will each receive a total of R50 000.

This amount will provide cover for the next 3 years, conditional that the candidates abide by the terms and conditions of this bursary.

Please be aware that this amount does not contribute to accommodation expenses.

How To Apply

Applications are quite simple. All you need to do is download and complete the application form here.

Once you have this done, make sure to attach the following support documents:

  • A certified copy of your ID.
  • A certified copy of your matric certificate.
  • Proof of registration to your chosen tertiary education institution.
  • A certified copy of your proof of residence.
  • A certified copy of your parents/ guardians’ ID.
  • A certified copy of your parents/ guardians’ proof of household income.
  • An affidavit of guardianship (if you are not living with your parents).
  • A motivational letter that supports why you have chosen your field of study and why you would be an ideal candidate for this bursary (max 1000 words).

Once you have all of this in order, you can submit your application in one of the following ways:

– Post:

West Coast District Municipality

P.O. Box 242



(Attention: Manager: Human Resource Development)

– Hand delivery:

West Coast District Municipality

58 Lang Street



Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns related to theWest Coast District Municipality Bursary, then you can contact the organization directly through the following means:

Training and Development section

Contact People: Mrs. Thelma Steinmann / Ms. Charney Erasmus

Contact Number: 022 433 8400

Good luck with your application!

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