CoJ (City of Johannesburg) Bursaries 2024: Opportunity for Joburg Residents to Receive Financial Aid

About the CoJ (City of Johannesburg)
The CoJ (City of Johannesburg) is a metropolitan area with an incredibly rich history and heritage. Since its founding in the late 1800s, what was once a mere settlement slowly grew into a flourishing settlement that attracted thousands of visitors from all walks of the country. Today, it has become a hub for people in search of better opportunities and aspirations.

Joburg has now developed into a city named after Johannes Meyer and Johannes Rissik, two important officials who were affiliated with the Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek. Today, the city is a host for some of the world’s most memorable events – such as the FIFA Soccer World Cup and Rugby World Cup. As citizens are instilled with the values of integrity, hard work, and responsibility, a huge population of the city continue to chase after their ambitions and make their mark in the city.

About the CoJ (City of Johannesburg) Bursaries 2024
The CoJ (City of Johannesburg) is offering financial assistance for academically-talented students who are currently residing within the Joburg city area. The CoJ (City of Johannesburg) Bursaries is a great opportunity for anybody who needs to seek monetary support in order to continue their full-time undergraduate studies. Candidates will need to be enrolled or planning to pursue their studies at an accredited tertiary institution based in South Africa. Awardees of the bursaries will be entitled to up to R40 000.00/year coverage for their tuition expenses, registration costs, prescribed study materials.

The CoJ (City of Johannesburg) Bursaries are available for the study courses below:

  • Quantity Surveying
  • Marketing
  • Information Management
  • Real Estate (Property Management, Property Valuation)
  • Logistcs
  • Emergency Management Services/Disaster Management
  • International Relations and Protocol
  • Engineering (All Fields)
  • Commerce
  • Curatorial Studies
  • Community Services
  • Municipal Governance
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Environmental Management
  • Health (All Fields)
  • Legal
  • Built Environment (Architecture, Construction, Inspectors)
  • Finance (All Fields)
  • Actuarial Science
  • Information Technology (All Fields)
  • Town and Regional Planning
  • Geo Information Science

The CoJ (City of Johannesburg) Bursaries  is offering a total of X200 bursaries to educated South African youths.

Eligibility Criteria
Do you think you have what it takes to register for the CoJ (City of Johannesburg) Bursaries? Be sure to send in your application as soon as possible! But first, you will need to take a look at the programme’s eligibility criteria. These items will determine whether you’d make a great candidate or not. If you’d like to check your qualifications, be sure to take a look at the eligibility criteria below. If you’d like to guarantee a higher chance of success, it’s advisable that you meet all these times in the following list.

The CoJ (City of Johannesburg) Bursaries Eligibility Criteria are as follows:

  • Possess an impressive academic track record
  • Planning to pursue their studies in an accredited institution based in South Africa
  • Candidates are accountable for finding their admission into an accredited institution
  • Bursaries are given for study courses that do not run for less than one year
  • Candidates can choose to renew their bursaries on a yearly basis – provided they maintain their stellar academic progress
  • Important Note: Postgraduate applicants are not eligible for the bursary.

Application Instructions
Apply online: CoJ (City of Johannesburg) Bursaries 2024.

It is recommended that you use Google Chrome to get access to the website mentioned above.

Please fill out the application site with your most relevant responses by typing them into the appropriate areas. All of the personal information you submit should be accurate and correspond to your actual circumstances.

You will be asked to upload the documents below:

  • A certified copy of your most recent academic track record
  • A certified copy of your Identity Document
  • Legitimate proof of your recent income
  • Legitimate proof of your residency within the area of Joburg (e.g. statement of water & lights, rates, and taxes).

All these documents should be included in your application dossiers. Incomplete applications will automatically be disqualified from the programme.

Applications will be subjected to further evaluation and vetting procedures to verify the validity of candidates. Anyone discovered to be falsifying any aspects of their applications will be disqualified from the registration period.

Candidates must process their applications through the portal provided above. Submissions made through other methods, such as hand delivery or fax, will not be accepted by the selection committee.

Closing Date
Applications for the CoJ (City of Johannesburg) Bursaries must be submitted before the closing date on 15 November 2023.

The selection committee has absolute zero tolerance for late applications. Submissions made past the closing date will not be acknowledged during the registration period.

Candidates are advised to send in their applications as soon as possible. This will leave you with some time to properly evaluate the contents of your applications. Kindly prepare your applications at your earliest convenience.

The CoJ (City of Johannesburg) reserves the rights to make an appointment or not during the recruitment process. All decisions made by the selection committee are final.


  1. Greetings
    My name is kelli hayes i reside in the south of Johannesburg permanently i will really be honoured to get this bursary.
    Kind regards

  2. Hi I’m Asithandile Mgulwana I’m currently unemployed and you won’t regret yourself by hiring me

  3. Hi my name is Prelin Nair and i am currently studing and would love some financial aid

    Thank you

  4. I’m Tshidiso seribe I’m currently at school I’m looking forward to study more and achieve my dreams

  5. Hi my name is phumelele mdluli I’m looking towards bursary because I won’t able to pay for my fees under nursing department please help me.

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  8. My name is Princess sibusisiwe Ntshawuzana im currently unemployed and looking for opportunities.

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