Bushbuckridge Local Municipality Bursary

Bushbuckridge Municipality Bursary Programme 2020

Bushbuckridge Municipality Bursary Programme 2020

Bushbuckridge Local Municipality Bursary


The Bushbuckridge Local Municipality was named after the large herds of bushbuck spotted in this location, as well as the WNW-ESE ridge which is a prominent feature in the south east. It is Mpumalanga’s largest local municipality, according to its population and land mass.

The Municipality is based in the north eastern part of Mpumalanga and south eastern part of Limpopo, and also includes a section of the Kruger National Park. It is a presidential nodal point and third-level administrative division of Mpumalanga’s Ehlanzeni District. The Bushbuckridge Local Municipality is surrounded by the Limpopo’s Mopani District Municipality the north, by the Nkomazi Local Municipality and Mbombela Local Municipality to the south, by Mozambique to the east and by Maruleng Local Municipality and Thaba Chweu Local Municipality to the west.


The Bushbuckridge Local Municipality will be awarding bursaries within the following fields of study:
  • Engineering
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Architecture
  • Urban and Regional Planning/ Town Planning
  • Development Studies
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Economics
  • Accounting (BCom)
  • Auditing
  • Statistics
  • Financial Management
  • Public Management
  • Tourism Management
  • Agricultural Studies
  • Chemistry
  • Law
  • Social Science
  • Communication
  • Youth in Development
  • other Management studies


Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):
  • South African citizen
  • Reside within the municipal area of the Bushbuckridge Local Municipality
  • Currently in Matric OR have completed Matric
  • Plan on studying full-time within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Registered or been accepted to study at an accredited higher education institution
  • Proven financial need

CLOSING DATE: 6 January 2020


Students who meet the minimum eligibility criteria can request a copy of the application form by emailing: info@bushbuckridge.gov.za

Complete application packs must be submitted to the Bushbuckridge Local Municipality Head Office, via one of the following methods:

1) Hand delivery: R533 Graskop Road, Opposite Mpumalanga Driving Licensing Testing Center, Maviljan Region, Bushbuckridge
2) Post: Bushbuckridge Local Municipality, Private Bag X9308, Bushbuckridge, 1280
3) To your closest Municipal Regional Office

Please note: emailed and faxed applications will NOT be considered.

NB: Shortlisted candidates will be contacted – if you do not receive any feedback within a month of the application deadline, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

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