MAYOR’S BURSARY SCHEME ADVERT (2022)

Newcastle Local Municipality is inviting applications for bursaries to students residing within the Newcastle Municipality area wishing to study at any Government recognized institution of higher learning in South Africa. The purpose of this fund is to provide financial assistance to the historically disadvantaged needy students to register at a tertiary institution.
FIELD OF STUDY
Any field, especially scarce skills

MINIMUM SELECTION REQUIREMENTS

(a) Grade 12 with University Admission.
(b) Must be a Newcastle Resident.
(c) Provisionally accepted at government recognized institution.
(d) Preference will be given to applicants who excel academically.
(e) Persons who intends studying for a Junior Degree.
(f) People within the age group of 14- 35 defined by the Youth Commission Act no. 19 of 1996

APPLICATION FORM MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY:

(a) Certified ID copies of parent (s) or guardian and applicant.
(b) Proof of residential address.
(c) Guardian or parent’s proof of income.
(d) Certified latest academic results.
(e) Provisional letter of acceptance from preferred institution.
(f) Comprehensive motivation letter (as indicated in section 4 of the form).
(g) Quotation of fees from the institution of choice.

How to Apply

The municipality reserves the right to confirm provisional acceptance from institution of study. Kindly note the failure to attach required documentation will result in automatic disqualification.

Closing Date

14 January 2022.

Forms are obtainable from:

Newcastle Municipal Building Office No. F36 and online www.newcastle.gov.za. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. Only hand delivered applications will be accepted at same address.

Enquiry: Sabelo Dlamini (Mayor’s Personal Assistant) 034 328 7737 or Snikiwe Mdluli (Community Liaison Officer)
ALL COPIES MUST BE CERTIFIED.

Download the Bursary form today by clicking the link below

Contact Numbers

DEPARTMENTS
· Switchboard : 087 287 5381
· Office of the Mayor : 034 328 7737
· Office of the Speaker : 034 328 7686
· Municipal Manager : 034 328 7750
· Corporate Services : 034 328 3446
· Budget & Treasury : 034 328 3438
· Planning & Human Settlements : 034 328 3353
· Community Services : 034 328 7756
· Directorate Civil Services : 034 317 1270
· Directorate Electrical : 034 312 12 1296
· Directorate Mechanical : 034 312 1296

Other Numbers
Animal Pound : 034 314 0025

EMERGENCY NUMBERS
· Tourism : 034 315 3318
· Municipal Offices : 034 328 7600
· Police : 10111
· Hospital : 034 328 0000
· Mediclinic : 034 317 0000
· Ambulance : 10177
· Fire Brigade : 034 328 4700
· Protection Services : 079 542 8228
· Traffic : 034 328 4700
· Water : 034 328 5000
· Water A/H : 0860 144 144

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