Drakenstein Municipality Bursaries 2022: Financial Aid for Students in 7 Higher Education Fields

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About Drakenstein Municipality
Drakenstein Municipality is a city area based within Western Cape in South Africa. Encompassing a total area of 1 528 square areas, the municipality constantly strives for excellence powered by the spirit of unity. The area is surrounded by shrouds of nature, noted by its mountain ranges and rich agriculture.

The people of Drakenstein Municipality embody a spirit of achievement and growth. By instilling the values of transparency, accountability, and integrity, the municipality aims to achieve sustainable growth and create more positive contributions towards their local communities. With a strong legacy of reconciliation, Drakenstein Municipality goes on with their selfless dedication to the city.

About the Drakenstein Municipality Bursaries 2022
Drakenstein Municipality is offering financial assistance for bright-minded South African students who are pursuing full-time studies in the 2022 academic year. The Drakenstein Municipality Bursaries is an all-inclusive programme that welcomes people of all different backgrounds. As an awardee, you will be provided with the necessary support to chase after your academic qualification. If you display exemplary academic scores and valuable qualities as a student, you are more than encouraged to give this opportunity a shot.

The Drakenstein Municipality Bursaries is available for the fields below:

  • Artisan Development Training certification (e.g. Diesel Mechanics, Welding, Building Construction, Heavy Current Plumbing)
  • Accredited Skills Programmes (e.g. Grasscutting, Painting, Digger-loader, Hairdressing, Welding)
  • Sports Administration, Public Administration, and Services-relevant fields (e.g. Firefighting, Law Enforcement, Traffic Management)
  • Engineering fields (e.g. Electro-Technical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering)
  • Finance fields (Auditing, Accounting, Financial Management)
  • Town and Regional Planning, Local Economic Development and Tourism, Environment, Architectural Technology, Solid Waste, Water/Wastewater relevant fields
  • Community and Social Development-relevant fields.

Eligibility Criteria
First and foremost, you must familiarize yourself with the program’s eligibility standards. Each of these criteria will influence whether or not you would be an excellent candidate. In case you’d want to double-check your credentials, please refer to the list of qualifying prerequisites provided below. Ideally, if you want to enhance your chances of success, you should be able to meet all of the requirements on the following list.

The Drakenstein Municipality Bursaries Eligibility Criteria are as follows:

  • Currently between the ages of 18-35 years old
  • Considered as a permanent resident of the Drakenstein Municipal region
  • Planning to pursue or is already studying towards a full-time education at an accredited Higher Education and Training Institution in South Africa
  • Planning to pursue or is already studying towards a full-time education in either one of the study fields mentioned above for the 2022 academic year.

Application Instructions
Download Bursary Application Form: Drakenstein Municipality Bursaries 2022.

Once you have downloaded the application form, you will need to go through the instructions first. Make sure you follow everything accordingly if you want a smooth application. Anything that’s written wrong on the form might put you in a risky position.

Additionally, you will need to prepare the following documents:

  • Certified copy of Drakenstein Municipality’s Utility Bill
  • Certified copy of both parent’s salary slips
  • Certified copy of June and/or final year results/previous results
  • Certified identity document
  • Application form completed in full with signatures
  • Proof of application/admission to the relevant study institution of Higher Education and
  • Training with projected study duration, course scope, tuition costs and relevant banking details
  • In the case of parents/ guardian not working original affidavit (South African Police Services) declaring as such.

All these documents should be included in your application dossier. Incomplete application dossiers might cause you to lose your chances of a successful application entirely.

After everything is all prepared, you can send your application through either one of these methods below:
Email address: [email protected] / [email protected].

Make sure you put the words “Drakenstein Municipality Bursary Application 2022” in your Subject Line. This will help the selection committee easily identify your applications in their inbox.

Hand Delivery:
Drakenstein Municipality
Civic Centre
Bergriver Boulevard
Ground Floor
Corporate Services

Closing Date
Applications for the Drakenstein Municipality Bursaries must be submitted before the closing date on 29 October 2021.

By enrolling as quickly as possible, you can ensure that your application is secured as soon as possible. However, this does not guarantee instant success and is just intended to provide you with a secure position throughout the recruiting process.

Announcements will only be made to shortlisted candidates. If you do not hear back from the committee by the very latest 31 January 2022, we regret to inform you that your application has not been accepted.

Drakenstein Municipality has the right to offer or deny employment to anybody at its discretion. The selecting committee’s judgments are final and binding on all parties involved.

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