City of Johannesburg Bursary Opportunities

Closing Date 02 November 2020

The City of Johannesburg (CoJ) is committed to fulfil its socio-economic mandate by providing training opportunities in the form of Financial Assistance to community recipients, within the Johannesburg metropolitan area who intend pursuing academic studies at a recognised tertiary institution in South Africa and who adhere to the prescribed criteria in order for them to acquire their qualification at a recognised FET and / or HET. This opportunity is open to YOUTH in the Johannesburg community 

The CoJ is offering bursaries to South African youth, who permanently reside in Johannesburg, to pursue full-time undergraduate studies in one of the following fields: 

  • Actuarial Science
  • Build Environment (Architecture, Construction) Commerce
  • Communications/Social Media
  • Community Services
  • Curatorial Studies
  • Emergency Management Services Engineering (all Fields)
  • Environmental Management
  • Finance (Accounting, Auditing, Small Business Management, Supply Chain Management, Treasury, Economists)
  • Geo Information Science (GIS)
  • Health (Nursing) 
  • Information Technology 
  • International Relations and Protocol 
  • Legal
  • Library
  • Local Government Science/Political Science Logistics
  • Marketing
  • Medicine
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Municipal Governance
  • Production and Operations Management Quality Assurance
  • Public Management 
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Real Estate (Property Management, Property Valuation)
  • Sports Science
  • Town and Regional Planning     

Criteria for selection

  • Selection of successful candidates will be strictly on academic merit. 
  • Applicants are expected to study at an accredited South African tertiary institution. 
  • It is the student’s responsibility to seek admission with a tertiary institution. 
  • The bursary is for study programmes of no less than one year. 
  • The bursary is renewable annually, based on academic performance/results. 
  • The bursary is not applicable for post graduate qualifications

The Bursary covers 

Tuition and registration fees, prescribed books and/or study material and is limited to the amount of R 35,000.00 per academic year. 

Contact Person:

Billy Baloyi
(011) 407 6979
2nd Metropolitan Centre


A completed application form, proof of residence, certified copy of ID and Qualifications and proof of income.