Knysna Municipality: Bursaries Opportunity for 2024 / 2025 Academic Year

Knysna Municipality: Bursaries Opportunity for 2024 / 2025 Academic Year

Bursary Provider: Knysna Municipality
Academic Year: 2024/ 2025
Type: Undergraduate bursary
Closing Date: 09 February 2024

Knysna Municipality offers bursary programme towards further studies in 2024 / 2025 for South African students.

About Knysna Municipality: Nestled in the heart of the Garden Route, Knysna Municipality stands as the jewel of the Western Cape, characterized by its scenic beauty and diverse communities. As a Category B municipality, Knysna encompasses various areas, including Brenton, Buffalo Bay, Karatara, Noetzie, Rheenendal, and Sedgefield. The Mayoral Bursary Fund, initiated by Knysna Municipality, seeks to uplift local students pursuing studies in scarce skills areas.

Mayoral Bursary Fund 2024: Fields Covered

The Mayoral Bursary Fund invites students residing within the Knysna Municipal District to apply for bursaries for the 2024 academic year. The focus is on scarce skills areas, particularly Engineering and Science.

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Expenses Covered & Selection Criteria: The bursary covers essential expenses such as registration fees, partial tuition fees, book allowances, examination fees, and accommodation (if justified). Awards are disbursed directly to tertiary institutions. Selection is based on a combination of merit and financial need.

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • South African citizenship.
  • Residency within the Greater Knysna Municipal Area in the Western Cape.
  • Current Matric status (in 2023) or completed Matric.
  • Full-time pursuit of a qualification in a scarce skills sector in 2024.
  • Enrollment or intention to enroll at a SAQA accredited tertiary or TVET institution in South Africa.
  • Preference given to students in financial need from historically disadvantaged communities.

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How to Apply: Download the Application Form

To apply for the Knysna Municipality Mayoral Bursary Fund, follow these steps:

  1. Download the Application Form: download the Knysna Municipality Bursary Application Form 2024 (PDF)
  2. Complete the Application Form: Fill in the required details accurately.
  3. Gather Supporting Documentation: Ensure you have clear copies of necessary documents, including your ID, CV, Matric results, tertiary results (if applicable), proof of acceptance, proof of income, and proof of residence.
  4. Submit Your Application: Either post your application to P.O. Box 21, Knysna, 6570, or hand-deliver it to the Mayor’s Office, Clyde Street, Knysna, Western Cape, South Africa, 6570.

Closing Date: Submit your application before the deadline on 9 February 2024 (at 12:00) to be considered. Applications received after this date will not be accepted.

Contact Information: For inquiries, contact Ms Buziwe Mjamba at 044 302 6386 or email bmjamba@knysna.gov.za.

Empower your educational journey with the Knysna Municipality Mayoral Bursary Fund. Apply now and unlock opportunities in scarce skills areas.

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