Msunduzi Municipality Bursary South Africa 2018 – 2019

ABOUT THE COMPANY – MSUNDUZI MUNICIPALITY

The Msunduzi Municipality is located in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa and encompasses Pietermaritzburg. It is a local municipality in uMgungundlovu District Municipality, and is in fact the smallest of the districts 7 municipalities. The Municipality has 37 wards, with Pietermaritzburg as its seat and currently has a population of over 620 000.

It is a Category B municipality and covers an area of approximately 751km². The Municipality’s services include: Health; Water and Sanitation; Electricity; Housing; Informal Economy; Building Control & Signage; Billing; Environment and Library. Its main economic sectors include: community services, finance, transport, manufacturing and trade.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

The Msunduzi Municipality, in line with its Human Resources Development Strategy, are awarding bursaries to students who are currently studying or have been accepted to study one of the following qualifications:

  • Electrical Engineering (Heavy Current) (National Diploma)
  • Civil Engineering (BSc/ National Diploma)
  • Town Planning (National Diploma)
  • Land Survey/ Geomatics (BSc)
  • Survey/ Geomatics (National Diploma)
  • Geographic Information Systems (BSc)
  • Environmental Health (BHSc)

 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

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 in Pietermaritzburg
  • Completed Matric OR currently in Matric
  • Studying or plan to study in one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Studying or accepted to study at a tertiary institution
  • From a disadvantaged background
  • Willing to work in Local Government

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Download and complete the Msunduzi Municipality Bursary Application Form (.pdf)
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric mid-year and prelim results, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Full academic record/ transcripts, if currently studying (certified copies)
  • Letter from the tertiary institution confirming enrollment or application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Parents/ guardians proof of income
  • Proof of guardianship, if not living with your parents

 

Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Hand delivery:
Prof Nyembezi Building
Ground Floor
Foyer Application Box
341 Church Street
Pietermaritzburg
3201

2) Post:
The Msunduzi Municipality
Private Bag x 321
Pietermaritzburg
3200

(Please quote the following reference number on your application: BUR 19)

CLOSING DATE

2 November 2018.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)

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