Municipal Engineering Bursary

The Municipal Engineeering bursary is awarded by the dplg which has made funds available to assist disadvantaged youth. The roll-out of the Bursary Fund will follow a phased approach initially targeting engineering students in the system with the initiative being expanded through financial commitments from stakeholders. Phase two will also target successful Grade 12 learners who wish to pursue engineering bursaries related fields of study.

Municipal Engineering Bursary – Who Should Apply?

Applicants should be within the designated group i.e. black women and men, youth, and disabled, where youth is defined as in the National youth development policies of South Africa.
Applicants must be South African citizens.
Applicants must be eligible to enroll for an engineering degree in any of the recognized South African Higher Education Institutions.
Applicants who have successfully completed their first year engineering degrees.
Applicants from a previously disadvantaged background, especially the Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, North West and Limpopo, will be given priority.
Applicants willing to join the municipal engineering sector after the successful completion of their studies for a period equivalent to the period of bursary support.