KwaZulu-Natal Dept of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (EDTEA) Bursary South Africa 2017 – 2018

 

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Economic Development and Environmental Affairs (EDTEA) is responsible for developing and implementing strategies to increase economic transformation within the province.
 

ABOUT THE BURSARY

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of EDTEA will be awarding bursaries to Matric students who intend on studying Aeronautical Engineering at the University of Pretoria OR Wits University.

The bursary covers the following study expenses: tuition fees, prescribed books, accommodation in residence, food and an allowance.
 

ELIGIBILITY

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying:

  • South African citizen
  • Between the ages of 15 and 34 years old
  • Currently in Matric
  • Reside in the KwaZulu-Natal province
  • From a disadvantaged background (preferably a rural area)
  • Accepted to study Aeronautical Engineering at the University of Pretoria/ Wits University

 

HOW TO APPLY

Download and complete the KZN Dept of EDTEA Bursary Application Form (pdf)

Please include the following items in your application pack:

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Parents/ guardians ID documents (certified copies)
  • Parents/ guardians proof of income (latest payslips/ bank statement if employed, affidavit if unemployed, certified death certificates if deceased)
  • Parents/ guardians income and expense statement
  • Proof of residence within KwaZulu-Natal (rates/ water/ taxes statement)
  • Grade 11 final report
  • Matric latest report
  • University acceptance letter (to be sent once received from the institution)
  • Detailed outline of tuition fees required (from the institution)
  • Copy of the course curriculum (including the number of subjects and years to complete the qualification)
  • Motivational letter explaining why you need and deserve to be awarded a bursary
  • Study plan explaining how you will complete your qualification over the bursary period

 

Complete application forms and supporting documentation must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Hand delivered to:
Department of Economic Development
Tourism and Environmental Affairs
270 Jabu Ndlovu Street
Pietermaritzburg
3201

2) Posted to:
Department of Economic Development
Tourism and Environmental Affairs
Private Bag X9152
Pietermaritzburg
3200

*PS: Please ensure that your application pack is clearly marked “Aeronautical Engineering Bursary Application”.
 

CLOSING DATE

31 October 2017
 

CONTACT

For any bursary queries, please contact:
KwaZulu-Natal Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs
Mr Mfanafuthi Sikhakhane
Tel: 033 264 2635
Email: Mfanafuthi.Sikhakhane@kznedtea.gov.za

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