Musina Local Municipality Mayor Fund Bursary 2024

Musina Local Municipality Mayor Fund Bursary 2024

Musina Local Municipality Mayor Fund Bursary 2024. The Mayor’s Fund Bursary 2024, facilitated by the Musina Local Municipality, is calling for applications from eligible learners.

The initiative aims to support academically inclined individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds who face financial obstacles in accessing tertiary education.

The closing date for applications is set for 05 January 2024.


This bursary, managed through the Mayor’s office and referred to as the Mayor’s Bursary Fund, will cover crucial aspects of education:

  • Registration
  • Tuition fees
  • Books
  • Accommodation

While acknowledging the widespread need within the Municipality, the fund is limited, serving as a stepping stone for a select few learners towards a brighter future.


To qualify:

  • Applicants must be residents of Musina Local Municipality.
  • Parents should be unemployed, classified as indigent, or earning less than R3500pm.
  • Learners must be in grade 12 or have passed grade 12 in the current financial year.
  • Preference will be given to those who have successfully completed grade 12.
  • Special cases evaluated by the Mayor aim to assist learners with potential from disadvantaged communities, unable to access tertiary education.


Certain conditions and exclusions apply:

  • Children of Councilors and officials are ineligible.
  • Successful candidates are expected to serve the Municipality for a minimum of one (1) year up to the equivalent number of years the bursary covered.
  • Monitoring systems ensure successful completion of studies.
  • Stipulations exist regarding what the bursary cannot cover, outlined in the agreement.
  • Misconduct may result in the loss of benefits, adhering to a specific code of conduct.
  • Provision of semester or half-year results is mandatory.


The bursary is intended for fields such as:

  • Engineering (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical)
  • Tourism
  • Agriculture
  • Public Administration
  • Project Management
  • IT
  • Town Planning
  • Environmental Science
  • Media Studies
  • Human Resource
  • Public Relations
  • Development Planning
  • Building Science or Human Settlement
  • International Relations

Tertiary Institutions Recommended

Applicants can enroll in various educational institutions in South Africa, including but not limited to:

  • Univen
  • University of Limpopo
  • T.U.T (Polokwane Campus)
  • Madzivhandila Agricultural College
  • Vhembe TVET College
  • Capricorn TVET College
  • Any institution within South Africa

Tuition fees will be directly paid to the institution upon registration.


Application details:

  • A Bursary Committee will oversee the application process and learner selection.
  • Eligible applicants must submit applications on the prescribed form along with necessary documents to the Bursary Committee.
  • Successful candidates will receive written and telephonic notification.
  • Application requirements include proof of residence, a school principal’s reference letter (for Grade 12), certified copies of IDs/birth certificates for the student and parents/guardian, an affidavit from the parent or guardian, and certified Grade 12 June results.
  • Applications should be addressed to the Mayor’s Office at 21 Irwin Street, Musina 0900.
  • Closing Date: 05 January 2024

See Bursary Call

Application Form

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