KZN Dept of Cooperative Governance (COGTA) Bursaries 2024

KZN Dept of Cooperative Governance (COGTA) Bursaries 2024 – For details about eligibility, requirements, available positions, application procedure – how to apply, application form PDF download, interview questions/schedules, etc.

Are you looking for Bursary programmes in South Africa? Do you have the basic requirements to apply for Bursary programmes? If yes, you are welcome to this page.

This page contains information about the latest Bursaries programmes at KZN Dept of Cooperative Governance (COGTA) Bursaries 2024/2025 and how to apply.

bursary is a monetary award made by any educational institution or funding authority to individuals or groups. It is usually awarded to enable a student to attend school, university or college when they might not be able to, otherwise. Some awards are aimed at encouraging specific groups or individuals into study.

KwaZulu-Natal Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) invites eligible South African students to submit applications for the Bursary Programme for the academic year 2024.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Citizenship: Must be a South African citizen.
  • Residency: Should reside within KwaZulu-Natal province.
  • Age: Between 18 and 35 years old.
  • Academic Status: Currently in Matric or completed Matric.
  • Field of Study: Studying or intending to study full-time for a National Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in the specified fields.
  • Tertiary Institution: Studying or provisionally accepted/accepted at a public tertiary institution in KwaZulu-Natal (exceptions might be considered).
  • Preference: Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Expenses Covered:

The bursary covers various expenses including tuition fees, prescribed textbooks, accommodation, meals, and a stipend. Successful candidates will enter into a bursary contract with an obligation to serve the Department for a specified period equal to the duration of their qualification.

How to Apply:

  1. Application Form: Download and complete the KZN COGTA Bursary Application Form 2024 (.pdf)
  2. Reference: Mention “StudentRoom” in the provided field for how you heard about the KZN COGTA Bursary.

Required Documents (Certified Copies):

  • ID document
  • Grade 11 final results and Matric mid-year results (if currently in Matric)
  • Matric certificate (if completed)
  • Full academic record (if already studying)
  • Acceptance letter from a tertiary institution
  • Proof of non-acceptance by tertiary institutions within KZN (if applicable)
  • Academic curriculum
  • List of tuition fees
  • Parents or guardians’ ID documents or death certificates
  • Parents or guardians’ income and expenditure statement
  • Parents or guardians’ proof of income
  • Proof of residence
  • Motivational letter stating reasons for deserving the bursary award and personal circumstances.

Submission Methods:

By Post: The Bursary Unit Human Capital Development Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Private Bag X9078 Pietermaritzburg 3200

Hand Delivery: Natalia Building 330 Langalibalele Street Pietermaritzburg 3201

Application Deadline: 22 December 2023

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