Kouga Wind Farm: Bursaries 2022


Kouga Wind Farm invites suitable candidates to apply for Bursary Programme 2022 academic year.

Bursary Application Closing date is 14 January 2022.

Kouga Wind Farm is inviting students from KwaNomzamo, Umzamowethu, Sea Vista and Kruisfontein, to apply for their Bursary Programme for the 2022 academic year.

Bursaries will be awarded for ALL fields of study, towards an Undergraduate Degree, Diploma or Certificate at a public University, TVET College or FET College in South Africa.

Bursaries will also be awarded for studies towards trade skill and specialised courses (including Electrical work, Plumbing, Building, Motor Mechanic, Culinary, etc).
 

The bursary will provide full or partial cover, depending on the students need, for the following expenses: registration fees, tuition fees, prescribed study materials, accommodation and a stipend.

Bursaries will be awarded for 1 academic year at a time and bursary recipients will be required to reapply for funding each year. Renewal of the bursary will depend on academic performance (students passing at least 75% of their courses).

Requirements

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must be under 29 years old
  • You must reside in one of these areas: KwaNomzamo, Umzamowethu, Sea Vista or Kruisfontein
  • You must have completed Matric in 2021 or earlier
  • You must be studying or intend on studying towards an Undergraduate Degree, Diploma or Certificate or a trade skill
  • You must be registered or provisionally accepted to study at a recognised public University, TVET College, FET College or training institution in South Africa
  • Your parents or guardians total household income must NOT be more than R350 000 per annum
  • Returning Beneficiary: you must have passed a minimum of 75% of your 2021 modules and you must have completed community service on time in 2021

How to apply

Applications must be submitted online at: Kouga Wind Farm Bursary Application 2022
 

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):
New Applicants (who have NOT previously received a bursary from Kouga Wind Farm):

  • South African ID Document (certified copy)
  • Grade 11 final results and Matric most recent results, if completed Matric in 2021 and have not received your certificate yet (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate or statement of results, if completed Matric in 2020 or earlier (certified copy)
  • Letter of provisional acceptance at a tertiary institution, if not yet studying (certified copy)
  • Full tertiary academic record, if currently studying (certified copy)

Applicants under 18 years old or over 18 and still dependent on parent or guardians income, must ALSO submit:

  • Parent or guardians proof of income and employment status, not older than 6 months (payslip if employed, affidavit if unemployed, SASSA letter if receiving a grant, death certificate if deceased) (certified copy)
  • Parents or guardians proof of address (municipal bill, letter from Ward Counsellor or affidavit)
  • Parents or guardians recent 3 months bank statement

Returning Beneficiary: current Kouga Wind Farm Bursary recipients:

  • Full tertiary academic record
  • Parent or guardians proof of income and employment status, not older than 6 months (payslip if employed, affidavit if unemployed, SASSA letter if receiving a grant, death certificate if deceased) (certified copy)
  • Parents or guardians recent 3 months bank statement

Note: all document must be certified by the South African Police Service or the South African Post Office and not be older than 3 months.
 

DEFINITION OF TERMS OF THE KOUGA WIND FARM BURSARY

Applicants must take note of the following terms when applying:

  • First-time applicant: candidates who have NOT previously received a bursary from Kouga Wind Farm.
  • 2021 Beneficiary: current Kouga Wind Farm Bursary recipients.
  • Trade School: institutions that offer skills and specialised courses (including Electrical, Plumbing, Building, Motor Mechanic, Culinary, etc).

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