Department of Military Veterans Bursary South Africa 2017 – 2018

 

ABOUT THE BURSAR

The Department of Military Veterans is the governmental department in South Africa responsible for providing South African military veterans with support and services. The current political head of the department is Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula – the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans.
 

ABOUT THE BURSARY

The Department of Military Veterans are offering bursaries to Military Veterans and their dependants – in both basic (Grade 1 to 12) and tertiary education.
 

ELIGIBILITY

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying:

  • South African citizen
  • Basic education bursary:
    • registered Military Veteran dependant
    • applicable for students from Grade 1 – 12
  • Higher education bursary:
    • available to Military veterans and their dependants registered on the DMV database

 

HOW TO APPLY

Download and complete the DMV Basic Education Bursary Application Form (pdf) or the DMV Higher Education Bursary Application Form (pdf).

Please include the following items in your application pack:

  • NSFAS Application Form (pdf)
  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Unabridged birth certificate (showing parents details)
  • Latest results (mid year)
  • Proof of acceptance to study at an institution next year
  • Proof of residence
  • Military Veterans ID Document (certified copy) or Death Certificate (certified copy) if deceased
  • Parent/ Guardian ID Document (certified copy) if they are not a Military Veteran but applying on behalf of a Military Veteran
  • Military Veteran/ Guardian proof of income (latest payslip if employed/ affidavit if unemployed)
  • Military Veteran/ Guardian latest 3 months bank statements

 

Complete application forms and supporting documentation must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Email:
BasicEducation@dmv.gov.za
HigherEducation@dmv.gov.za

2) Hand delivered:
328 Festival Street
Hatfield
Pretoria
0083

3) Post:
Department of Military Veterans: Education Support
Private Bag X943
Pretoria
0001
 

CLOSING DATE

23 December annually (12:00)
 

CONTACT

For any bursary queries, please contact:
The Department of Military Veterans
Tel: 012 765 9375/ 012 765 9304/ 071 423 8539

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