Dept of Human Settlements: Bursary 2019 in Kwazulu-Natal

The Department of Human Settlements is offering bursaries to students who are residents of Kwa-Zulu Natal and are interested in pursuing a tertiary qualification in the above mentioned field of studies. Applicants should already have been accepted / provisionally accepted or in the possession of a CAO application receipt. Applicants must be between the ages of 18 – 35 years. The funding is for applicants who are from previously disadvantaged backgrounds and from vulnerable groups. The performance of the applicant will be taken into consideration.

Bursary Application Closing Date: 18 January

Bursary Location: Kwazulu-Natal

Bursary Provider: Department of Human Settlements

Field of Studies:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Project Management
  • Construction Management
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Bachelor of Social Science in Housing
  • Property Management / Real Estate
  • Financial Management
  • Supply Chain Management

How to Apply

To apply, the following documents are required:

  • A completed bursary application form (obtained from the Departmental Website)
  • Certified copy of the applicant’s Identity Document and that of parent or guardian
  • Certified copy of Matric Certificate or Grade 11 Report
  • Proof of income of parent/guardian (payslips, proof of SASSA payout or bank statement not older than 3 months)
  • Proof of residence (letter from local leadership, councilor, parent’s/guardian’s utility bill with SAPS affidavit)
  • Proof of registration / acceptance letter from the institution of higher learning
  • Proof of unemployment from the Department of Labour if parents/guardians are unemployed
  • Motivational Letter


  • Ms M Phama – 031 336 5300 / 5195
  • Ms X Bhengu – 031 336 5300 / 5173
  • Ms T Hlope – 031 336 5300
  • Mrs C.Govender – 031 336 5300 / 5380

NB : Qualifying disabled youth are encouraged to apply for a bursary

Kindly forward applications to:

Physical Address: Human Resource Development 14th Floor, Eagle Building 353-363 Dr Pixley Kaseme St Durban

Postal Address: Human Resource Development Private Bag X54367 Durban, 4000

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