KZN Office of the Premier: Bursaries 2017 in Pietermaritzburg

KZN Office of the Premier: Bursaries 2017

Kwa-Zulu Natal Office of the Premier is offering bursaries for the academic year 2017.

Bursary Application deadline is 30 October 2016

Bursary Provider: Kwa-Zulu Natal Office of the Premier

Bursary Location: Pietermaritzburg, Kwa-Zulu Natal

Fields of study:

  •  All Engineering related fields
  •  Aviation related fields
  •  Accounting and Financial Management fields
  •  Mining related fields
  •  Energy and Water related fields

Contact Person: Ms BM Moshoeshoe: 033 395 2652

Mrs T Njakazi: 033 395 2978

Post application to: The Bursary Unit, Office of the Premier

P/B X9037, Pietermaritzburg 3200


  • Youth in possession of a matric / grade 12 certificate between the ages of 18-35 years, and who are from the KwaZulu-Natal Province.
  • Students in possession of a provisional acceptance letter from a public institution of higher learning and wiling to study in fields as indicated in this advert.
  • Students who are currently studying in the areas indicated in this advert.

How to Apply

To apply, kindly forward the following documents:

  • Download Application Form (this is also obtainable and returnable at the Operation Sukuma Sakhe war rooms, Department of Education District Offices and Student Funding Office at Institutions of higher learning. Website of Provincial Departments. Provincial Government Facebook).
  • Certified Copies of Identity document (ID) including your parents’ ID and /or your guardians’ ID.
  • Certified copy of Matric certificate or current statement of results if already studying.
  •  Proof of income of either parents or guardians (payslip, pension receipt or bank statement).
  • Proof of registration! acceptance letter from institution of higher learning.
  • Proof of unemployment from Department of Labour for both parents ¡f they are unemployed.

It is recommended that those who have profiling certificates submit a certified copy.


  1.  It is the responsibility of the student to seek admission with a tertiary institution and accommodation within University residence. Successful applicants will enter into a contract for a number of years’ equivalent to the duration of their period of study. The bursary is for full time study only at a public institution and covers tuition fees, meals, stipends, accommodation, and prescribed textbooks where necessary.
  2.  Obligation: A bursary may be required to serve the relevant Provincial Department for the same number of years specified in the Bursary Contract unless stated otherwise. It must be stressed that funds are limited and there is no guarantee that all applicants will be successful.
  3.  Correspondence will be limited to successful candidates only. If you have not been contacted within 4 months of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
  4.  Preference will be given to students who will pursue studies at institutions within the KZN Province.
  5. Youth with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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