Oudtshoorn Municipality 2021 Bursary Programme

Closing Date 05 November 2020


Applications are hereby invited from students who are currently in Grade 12 and learners who already have passed grade 12, for financial support for further studies in the 2021 academic year. The award is limited to full-time studies at an accredited tertiary institution. Students must reside within the Greater Oudtshoorn Municipality including the rural areas. 


The aim of this programme is to develop students and learners with potential and performing learners within the Municipality’s municipal area, affording partiality to individuals from historically disadvantaged societal groups and individuals with disabilities. 


Bursaries will be allocated for a period of three (3) years to allow students to undertake a full time Graduate Degree or Diploma. Application forms are available at all municipal offices, libraries, the Youth Office and Oudtshoorn Thusong Service Centre during normal work hours (07:30-16:00). 


Applications will only be considered if it is correctly and fully completed and the following documentation is attached: 

  • Certified copy of Grade 12 certificate/Statement of results 
  • Proof of registration/ admission at any tertiary institution 
  • Certified copy of identity document 
  • Proof of residential address 
  • Proof of combined household income

An application must be submitted to: 

HR Manager: Development & Transformation, Department Corporate Services, P.O. Box 255, Oudtshoorn, 6620 (submit applications to Ms M Ayford, Senior HR Officer: Skills Development or Mrs R January, Senior Skills Development Clerk, Oudtshoorn Municipality, Corner of Voortrekker Road and Baron Van Reede Street). 


Please Note: Canvassing will result in automatic disqualification. If you have not been contacted within 30 working days after the closing date of this advertisement, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful. Curriculum vitae’s will not be returned. No applications sent via e-mail or fax will be considered.