Vhembe District Municipality Bursaries 2016/2017

Vhembe District Municipality Bursaries 2016/2017

The Executive Mayor of Vhembe District Municipality, Cllr. Tshitereke Matibe has set aside a bursary fund to assist the destitute students coming from disadvantaged family background. The Municipality therefore invites bursary applications from disadvantaged students who are pursuing or intend to pursue different fields of study at tertiary institutions throughout the District. Applications are invited from both tertiary students and matriculants.


Diploma or Bachelor Degrees (BSc) in the these areas:

B. Administration, Hydrology and Water Management, Environmental/Disaster/Waste Management, Regional and Town Planning, Engineering/Civil/Electrical/Mining/Mechanical/Chemical, Finance/Financial Accounting/B Com Accounting/Auditing, Economics and Business Management/Tourism/Agriculture/Information Technology.

Completed application forms should be accompanied by the following:

  • Certified Grade 12 June results
  • Certified academic records (tertiary students)
  • An affidavit from unemployed parents
  • Certified copy of ID/Birth Certificate of student and parents
  • Letter of reference from the school principal (for Grade 12)
  • Proof of residence from (Head Man, Civic or SANCO)

How to apply

Closing date is 27 November 2015.


Click here to download the applications form. The forms are also obtainable at Vhembe District Municipal’s help desk, Office of the Executive Mayor, second floor and also available in Munsina, Makhado, Mutale and Thulamela Local Municipalities. Applications should be addressed to: The Municipal Manager Private Bag x5006 Thohoyandou 0950.

Enquiries should be directed to the Executive Mayor’s office at (015)960 2008/2012 during working hours.

NB: Only Vhembe District residents are allowed to apply. If you have not been contacted within 3 months after closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

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