Western Cape Provincial Treasury Bursary South Africa 2017 – 2018

 

ABOUT THE BURSAR

The Western Cape Government established the external bursary programme in 2001 as a way to help disadvantaged students fund their studies. The bursary aims to equip students with skills that are required in the job force.
 

ABOUT THE BURSARY

The bursary will be awarded to students that are currently studying (undergraduate or postgraduate) or intend on studying (Matrics) in one of the following fields:

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Fiscal and Public Policy
  • Corporate Governance (including: Business Administration, Public Administration, Corporate Finance, Risk Management)
  • Public Finance (including: Revenue Analysis, Management, Expenditure)

 

ELIGIBILITY

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying:

  • South African citizen,
  • Between the ages of 17 and 35 years old,
  • Residing in the Western Cape,
  • NOT currently in receipt of other bursary funding,
  • Currently in Matric or completed Matric,
  • Obtained a minimum result of 70% in at least 2 of the following Matric subjects: Accounting/ Economics/ Mathematics,
  • Obtained a minimum result of 60% for tertiary studies,
  • Postgraduate students: must have completed a B. degree in one of the aforementioned fields of study.

*Preference will be given to disadvantaged students. Disabled students are also welcome to apply.
 

HOW TO APPLY

Download and complete the Western Cape Provincial Treasury Bursary Application Form (pdf) OR the Western Cape Provincial Treasury Bursary Application Form (docx)

The following documents must accompany the complete application form:

  • ID document (certified copy),
  • Motivational letter explaining why you should be awarded the bursary,
  • Proof of household income (payslip/ salary statement/ affidavit) (certified copy),
  • Current Matric students must add:
    • Grade 12 June exam results (certified copy),
    • Grade 11 end of year exam results (certified copy),
    • Copy of tertiary institution acceptance letter/ proof of application,
  • Current tertiary students must add:
    • Grade 12 certificate (certified copy),
    • Tertiary academic results (certified copy).

 

Complete application forms and the above supporting documents can then be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Post:
Mr D van Aarde
The Western Cape Provincial Treasury
Corporate Services Relations Management
Private Bag X9165
Cape Town
8000
(ATT: Mr D van Aarde)

2) Hand delivered:
Legislature Building
15 Wale Street
Cape Town
(please place it in the box marked “Provincial Treasury Bursary Applications: Full-Time Study 2018”)
 

CLOSING DATE

29 September 2017.
 

CONTACT

For any bursary queries, please contact:
Western Cape Provincial Treasury
Mr D van Aarde
Tel: 021 483 3040
E-mail: nicolaas.vanaarde@westerncape.gov.za

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