Closing Date: Tuesday 31st of January 2023
Organization Thaba Chweu Local Municipality
Employment Type Bursary
Province Mpumalanga
Town/City Thaba Chweu
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The Thaba Chweu Local Municipality invites students to apply for Bursaries Programme 2023 academic year.

Bursaries will be awarded to students residing within the municipal area, for undergraduate studies in these preferred fields:

  • Engineering & Environment (including: Electricity, Roads and Stormwater, Waste Management, Water and Sanitation)
  • Finance, Human Resources, Accounting, Stores and Logistics Management
  • Information Technology
  • Town Planning, Human Settlements, Land use management, Agriculture and Forestry
  • Travel and Tourism

Successful applicants will be contacted – if you do not receive any feedback, please regard your application as unsuccessful.


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):

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must reside within the Thaba Chweu Local Municipal area, in Mpumalanga
  • You must be currently in Matric in 2022 or have completed Matric
  • You must be studying or intend on studying towards an undergraduate qualification, within one of the preferred fields listed above, in 2023
  • You must be studying or have been accepted to study at a recognised and accredited tertiary institution in South Africa (University, University of Technology or FET College)
  • You must be in financial need
  • You must NOT be employed by the Municipality

How to apply

Download and complete the Thaba Chweu Local Municipality Bursary Application Form 2023 (.pdf)

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric latest report, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Full tertiary academic record, if currently studying (certified copy)
  • Parents or guardians ID documents (certified copies)
  • Parents or guardians proof of household income (latest payslips if employed/ affidavit if unemployed/ affidavit if informally employed/ proof of grant or pension if applicable) (certified copies)
  • Proof of acceptance from a tertiary institution, for 2023 (on institutions letterhead)
  • Proof of residence

Applications must be submitted to:
Office of the Mayor
Lydenburg Civic Centre
Corner or Sentraal and Viljoen streets

Alternatively, applications may be submitted to the Municipal Unit Managers in:

  • Northern Areas: No. 01, Crn R532 and Matibidi Main Road, Matibidi, 1274
  • Graskop: Cnr Main and Louis Trichard Street, Graskop, 1270
  • Sabie: 8th Avenue Street, Sabie, 1260
  • Mashishing: 1193, Blio Street, Mashishing, 1123
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