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City of Cape Town 2023 Bursary Application

City of Cape Town 2023 Bursary Application;- Each year, the City of Cape Town grants bursaries to deserving students. The financial assistance pays for their formal education’s registration, tests, and course expenses. The City is encouraging interested Cape Town residents who are enrolled at recognized South African academic institutions to submit applications for these external bursaries.

The application period will begin on September 1 and end on September 30, 2022.

City of Cape Town 2023 Bursary Application

The City of Cape Town invites applicants who meet the following requirements to apply:

  1. Applicants need to be South African citizens residing within the boundaries of Cape Town
  2. Applicants should possess their Grade 12 final / mid-year results with an average of 65% and above
  3. Applicants need to provide a copy of first, second or third year academic transcripts
  4. Applicants need to be registered for full-time study at an accredited tertiary institution and should be studying an undergraduate  or postgraduate qualification in one of the approved City of Cape Town scarce skills fields of study

It is always such a delight for the City to give aspirant students the resources they need to continue their education in the subject area of their choice.

Every year, we get to choose a group of enthusiastic and aspirational students who we think will take advantage of the chance, approach their academic and professional goals with a lot of passion, and put in the deliberate effort needed to achieve their goals.

City Of Cape Town 2023 Bursary
City Of Cape Town 2023 Bursary

We provide the financial aid to students who are already interested in one of the recognized City scarce skill list categories since, in many cases, some of the bursary beneficiaries go on to become talented professionals on the City of Cape team. Alderwoman Theresa Uys, who represents the city’s corporate services on the mayoral committee, stated.

The bursaries also include capped allowances for study-aid; transport and meals. In some instances where a proven need exists, the City may also cover a capped residence allowance, funding permitting.

Below is a list of the various field of studies within the 2023 City of Cape Town Scarce Skills List categories:

  1. Accounting (CA and Cost Management)
  2. Artisan Training
  3. Auditing
  4. Contract Management
  5. Data Science/Analytics (Statistics, Computer Science)
  6. Economics
  7. Engineering (Various fields, including Industrial Engineering)
  8. Environmental (Specialists, including Air Pollution and Water Quality)
  9. Fleet Management
  10. Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
  11. Heritage
  12. Information Systems and Technology
  13. Legal (Various fields)
  14. Nursing
  15. Occupational Health & Safety
  16. Project Management
  17. Renewable Energy
  18. Supply Chain Management
  19. Technical Training/qualification in
  20. Electricity/Energy/Refrigeration/Electronic/Process control and Operations
  21. Transport Management
  22. Urban Design, Landscape, Planning, Surveying and Architecture
  23. Municipal Finance Management Act Minimum Competence qualification
  24. Public Accountability
  25. Innovation

City of Cape Town 2023 Bursary Application

To apply, residents can download an application form https://www.capetown.gov.za/City-Connect/Apply/

Jobs-and-opportunities/apply-for-a-city-bursary or obtain the form from any City library or Walk-in Centre. Completed forms and supporting documentation must be submitted to any of the Walk-in Centres by Friday, 30 September 2022.

Below is a list of the City Walk-in centres across Cape Town:

  1. Bellville Civic Centre Walk-in Centre: Voortrekker Road, Bellville
  2. Brackenfell Walk-in Centre: Corner Paradys and Old Paarl Road
  3. Cape Town HR Employment Counter: Concourse Level, Civic Centre
  4. Parow Walk-in Centre: Corner Tallent Street and Voortrekker Road
  5. Plumstead Civic Centre Walk-in Centre: Corner Victoria and Main Road
  6. Strand Civic Centre Walk-in Centre: First Floor, Human Resource Division, corner Main Road and Fagan Street
  7. Khayelitsha Walk-in Centre: Corner Bonga and Sulani Roads
  8. Delft Walk in Centre: Corner Delft and Voorburg Roads
  9. Mitchells Plain Walk-in Centre: Corner Morgenster Road and AZ Berman Drive
  10. Atlantis Walk-in Centre Administration Office, Wesfleur
  11. Mamre Walk-in Centre, Mamre Civic Centre: Corner Lord Somerset Street & Main Road
  12. Wemmershoek Walk-in Centre: Wemmershoek Dam Suide – Paarl Van Riebeeck Road off the R301
  13. Ocean View Walk-in Centre: Housing Office, Carina Road
  14. Gugulethu,Fezeka Walk-in Centre: Corner NY1 and Landsdowne Road
  15. Athlone Walk-in Centre: Civic Centre, Protea Road
  16. Pinelands Walk-in Centre: Corner St Stephens Road and Central Square

It is important to note that this external financial support will not be offered to anyone who is an employee of the City of Cape Town or in possession of any other form of financial assistance already.

For more information on the career assistance and skills development programmes, the City of Cape Town offers please visit the City of Cape Town website: https://www.capetown.gov.za/Work%20and%20business/Jobs-and-skills-development/Youth-careers .

Residents who do not have access to the internet can use Smartcape at their local library or their local subcouncil office, where a staff person can help them sign up for the City’s Job Seekers database and highlight the opportunities that are currently available.