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Hessequa Local Municipality Bursaries 2022

Hessequa Local Municipality invites students to apply for Bursary Programme for the 2022 academic year.

Bursary Closing Date: 31 January 2022

Bursaries will be awarded for Degree studies within these fields:

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Infrastructure
  • Internal Audit
  • Law
  • Risk Management
  • Supply Chain Management

The bursary will be awarded for 1 year of study.

Successful candidates will be contacted – if you have not received any feedback 30 working days after the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.


Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying for the bursary (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 reside within the Hessequa Municipal area, in the Western Cape province
  • You must be between 17 and 35 years old
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying or intend on studying towards a 3 year Degree, within one of the fields listed above, in 2022
  • You must be registered to study at an accredited tertiary institution in South Africa
  • You must have a strong academic record
  • You must NOT be in receipt of another bursary award
  • You must have a desire to uplift and change the community for the better
  • You must be in financial need (unable to afford to study towards a degree)
  • Students with disabilities and students from historically disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply

How to Apply

Download Hessequa Municipality Bursary Application Form 2022 (.pdf)

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy: not older than 3 months)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Latest academic record, if currently studying (certified copy)
  • Proof of tertiary registration (on institution’s letterhead) (certified copy)
  • Proof of residential address (recent municipal account) (certified copy)
  • Parents or guardians proof of income (latest payslips if employed: certified copy, affidavit if unemployed etc)
  • Proof of disability, if applicable (letter from a medical doctor confirming permanent disability)
  • Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae

Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
– Email: applications@hessequa.gov.za
(Insert the words “Hessequa Municipality Bursary Application 2022” in the email subject line).

– Post:
Hessequa Municipality
Human Resources
PO Box 29

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