KZN Provincial Government Bursaries for Students

The KwaZulu Natal (KZN) Provincial Government is offering the Latest Government Bursaries 2016 in KZN, South Africa. The KZN Provincial Government Bursary Programme 2016 is available in various fields of study including Engineering, Artisan, Aviation and Emergency Medical Care etc. The Government Bursaries in South Africa are rare, so you should avail these opportunities at the first convenient.

The KwaZulu Natal Government Bursaries can pay for your educational expenses, and you will be able to study with more ease and reliability. Various Online Bursaries for 2016 have been announced by government and private companies, so you should join the KZN Provincial Government Latest Bursaries. The interested candidates should go through the complete job details before forwarding their bursary application form to the concerned department.

KZN Government Bursaries 2016: Provincial Govt Bursary Scheme 2016 in South Africa

The KwaZulu Natal Government is offering bursaries to students who are residents of KwaZulu Natal and interested in pursuing a tertiary qualification in the fields of study indicated below:

Office of the Premier

National Diploma or Degree in the following:

  • Artisan qualification
  • Maritime studies
  • Engineering related qualifications
  • Aviation related
  • Emergency Medical Care
  • Engineering qualification focusing on energy and water.

For enquiries contact: Mrs T Njakazi on 033  395 2978 or Ms BM Moshoeshoe on 033 395 2652
Post Application to: The Bursary Unit, Office of the Premier, Private Bag X9037, Pietermaritzburg, 3200

Department of Transport

  • BSc Civil Engineering
  • B Tech Civil Engineering Technologist,
  • ND: Transportation Economics,
  • ND: Public Transportation Management

For enquiries contact: Ms N Khanyile T Njakazi on 033  355 8828 or Ms S Sibisi on 033 355 8794
Post Application to: The Bursary Unit, Department of Transport, Private Bag X9043, Pietermaritzburg, 3200

Department of Arts and Culture

National Diploma or Degree in the following fields:

  • Drama
  • Practical Music
  • Jazz and Popular Music
  • Jewellery Design
  • Fine Art
  • Graphic Design
  • Languages, performing and non Performing Arts
  • Anthropology
  • Archival Studies

For enquiries contact: Mr Nzamo Ndlovu on 033 341 3629 or Mr Ndumiso Hlongwa on 033 241 3630
Post Application to: The Bursary Unit, Department of Arts and Culture, 171 Boshof Street, Pietermaritzburg, 3201

Department of Public Works

  • BSc Electrical Engineering
  • BSc Mechanical Engineering
  • BSc Civil Engineering
  • BSC Quantity Surveyor with Honours degree in Construction Project Management/ ND: Construction Project Management

For enquiries contact: Ms JT Khabanyane on 033 260 4147/4157/5180/4131)
Post Application to: The Bursary Unit, Department of Public Works, Private Bag X9041, Pietermaritzburg, 3200

Department of Angriculture and Rural Development

  • BSc Agriculture
  • BSc Agriculture Engineering
  • ND: Agriculture Engineering
  • ND: Industrial Engineering
  • ND Animal Health
  • BVSc Veterinarian

For enquiries contact Mr CM Biyela, on 033 355  9604 or Ms NT Khumalo on 033  355 9388
Post Application to: The Senior Manager: Human Resource Capacity Development, Department of Angriculture and Rural Development Private Bag X9059, Pietermaritzburg, 3200

Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs

A National Diploma or Degree in the following fields:

  • Civil and Electrical Engineering
  • Construction Project Management
  • Land Surveying/ Cadastral Land Surveying/ Quantity Surveying
  • Town and Regional Planning/ Urban And Regional Planning
  • Spatial Planning, Geography Information Systems
  • Land and Property Development
  • Financial Management/ Local Government Finance
  • Internal Control/Risk Management
  • Local Economic Development
  • Anthropology
  • Disaster Management
  • Local Government Law/ Land and Legal Expertise
  • Built Environment Studies
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Photography/Videography/ Graphic Design
  • Legal Studies
  • Political Studies

For enquiries contact Ms J Mchunu on 033 395 2340 or Mr S Zondi on 033 395 3099 or Ms V Govender on 033 395 3181

Post Application to: Human Capital Development, Bursary Unit, Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs. Natali Building, Office 108 – 110, 15th Floor, South Tower, 330 Langalibalele Street, Pietermaritzburg, 3200

Department of Human Settlements

A National Diploma or Degree in the following fields:

  • Town and Regional Planning
  • Environmental Management
  • Architectural Studies
  • Project Management Planning
  • Construction Management Quantity Surveying
  • Human Settlements/ Housing
  • Property Management (Real Estate)
  • Civil Engineering
  • Land Surveying

For enquiries contact Ms DP Mthembu on 031 336 5209, Ms H Hlongwa on 031 336 5137, Ms M Phama on 031 336 5195 or Ms X Bhengu on 031 336 5380

Post Application to: The Bursary Unit, Department of Human Settlements Private Bag X54367, Durban, 4000

Department of KwaZulu Natal Provincial Treasury

  • ND: Criminal Justice & Forensic Investigations
  • Bachelor of Criminology
  • ND: Forensic Investigation
  • BCom: Criminal Justice
  • BCom; Accounting
  • BCom: Economics
  • ND: Cost and Management Accounting

For enquiries contact Mrs Suleman Tel. 033 897 4372
Post Application to: The Bursary Unit, Department of KwaZulu Natal Provincial Treasury, PO Box 3613, Pietermaritzburg, 3200

Who can Apply for KZN Provincial Government Bursary Programme 2016

Youth in possession of a matric/grade12 certificate between the ages 18- 35 years, and who are from the KwaZulu Natal Province. Students, who are high achievers in possession of a provincial acceptance letter from a public institution of higher learning and willing to study in fields as indicated in this advert. Students who are currently studying in the areas indicated in this advert.

Applications close on 11 September 2015.

To apply, kindly forward the following documents

  • Bursary application form (download here; this is also obtainable at the Operation Sukuma Sakhe war room, Department of Education District Offices and Student Funding Office at Institutions of learning, Provincial Government Facebook)
  • Certified copies of Identity document (ID) including your parents’ ID and / or guardians’ ID
  • Certified copy of Matric certificate or current statement of results if already studying
  • Proof of income of either parents or guardians (payslip, pension receipt or bank statement)
  • Proof of registration/acceptance letter from institution of higher learning
  • Proof of unemployment from Department of Labour for both parents if they are unemployed.
  • It is recommended that those who have profiling certificates submit a certified copy

Please note

  • a) It is the responsibility of the student to seek admission with a tertiary institution and accommodation within the University residence. Successful applicants will enter
  • b) Obligation: A bursar will be required to serve the relevant Provincial Department for the same number of years specified in the bursary contract unless stated otherwise. It must be stressed that funds are limited  and there is no guarantee that all applicants will be successful.
  • c) Correspondence will be limited to successful candidates only. If you have not been within 4 months of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
  • d) Preference will be given to students who will pursue studies at institutions within the KZN Province
  • e) Youth with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

If you meet the minimum eligibility criteria as mentioned above, you should apply online for the KZN Provincial Govt Bursaries 2016 available in various fields of study.

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  1. Iam Nomsonto Mbhele the innocent girl who come in rural areas my background poor am startedt to study my degree in UNIZUL this year so my patent are not enough money in order to procced my degree

  2. Iam Nomsonto Mbhele the innocent girl who come in rural areas my background poor am started to study my degree in UNIZUL this year so my parent are not enough money in order to proceed my degree

  3. Iam Nomasnto Mbhele 19 years old i come in poor family so if theirs any one who can help me with bursary lam started my degree in UNIZUL ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

  4. I’m a girl of 24 years old from a rural area currently studying at DUT doing second year in PUBLIC MANAGEMENT.
    I would like to apply for bursary since i am in need of funds.

  5. Lindani Philile Nxumalo

    I am Lindani Philile Nxumalo I have N6 in Human Resource Management , Please offer me a Busary I don’t have parents and my grandmother don’t have money to help me further my studies , she is a pensioner

  6. I am jocinah from rural areas, i have passed my matric so well and i have financial problems, my parent can’t afford my tertiary educations,. May you please offer me bursary.

  7. hy im sithembile Hlongwa im looking for a bursary since my parents couldn’t afford to pay for my fees at varsity because both of them are unemployed I want bursary for teaching

  8. Hi I’m 20 yrs i register for Public Governance &Politics with Law Subject in NWU ,I pay registration fees and deposit for residence .so now .I don’t have nothing left please help me .even with a food ,money to continue studying this year 2016 .God bless you

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