Mpumalanga Provincial Government: Bursary Programme 2015 [Great Opportunities]

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1 Aug, 2014

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Bursaries in South Africa

The Mpumalanga Provincial Government endeavors to implement the Provincial Human Resource Development Strategy and the Mpumalanga Economic Growth and Development Path, and hence intends to award bursary opportunities to unemployed youth who resides in the province to further their studies in critical and scarce skills indicated in the table below. The bursary scheme prioritizes the previously disadvantaged and deep rural communities in the province of Mpumalanga. In addition, females and people living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Field Of Study

Department of Agriculture, Rural Development and Land Administration
Bachelor of Veterinary Science (BVSc)
B.Sc in Agricultural Engineering (Bio Resource Engineering)
National Diploma in Veterinary Technology
B.Sc in Agriculture(extension & rural resources development
National Diploma in Veterinary Nursing


Department of Culture, Sports and Recreation
Archival Studies
Museum Scientists
Library Information Studies
Records Management
Heritage Studies
Indigenous language (Siswati and IsiNdebele) practitioners


Department Of Economic Development and Environment and Tourism
Strategic Planning
Energy Economics
International Trade
Development Economics / Studies
Investment Analysis
Environmental Resource Economics
Mining Engineering
Industrial Economics / Engineering
Mining Economics
Project Management
Economic Statistics
BSc Environmental Sciences
BSc Agricultural Economics / Agro-processing
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Economic Modelling
B.Com Economics
Tourism Management and Development
Environmental Management


Department of Education
B.Ed (FET) :
Physical Science
English First Additional
Indigenous Languages (IsiNdebele and Indigenous Languages
Information Technology
BA in Music


Department of Health
Medicine (MBCHB)
Clinical Psychology (Master’s Degree)
Speech & Hearing Therapy
Occupational Therapy
Clinical Engineering
Dental Therapy
Diploma in Emergency Medical Services
Medical Orthotics and Prosthetics
Dietetics / Nutrition
Clinical Associate (Bachelor of Clinical Medical Practice)
Nursing (B.Cur )
Oral Hygiene


Department of Human Settlements
Construction Management
Civil Engineering
Urban and Rural Studies
Property Economics
Construction Science
Town and Regional Planning


Department of Public Works, Roads and Transport
Architectural Science / Technology
Mechanical Engineering
BSc Construction Science
Quantity Surveyor
Building Science
Land surveying
Civil Engineering
Transport Planning / Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Aviation Technician / Inspector


Department of Finance
Financial Management / Financial Accounting
Information Technology
Economic Analysis
Internal Auditing


Department of Safety, Security and Liaison
Road Transport Management
Road Traffic & Municipal Management
Road Safety Management
Community Policing
Office of the Premier
B.Com in Development Economics
B.A in Geo Informatics
B.Com in Macro Economics
B.A in Computer Auditing
Degree / National Diploma in Macro Planning
Degree / National Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluations
Degree / National Diploma in Policy Analysis
Degree / National Diploma in Economics
Degree / National Diploma in Statistics
Degree / National Diploma in Research
Degree / National Diploma in Sign language


Department of Co-operative Governance & Traditional Affairs
Disaster Management
Water quality Management
Town and Regional Planning



Application Form

Certified copy of grade 12 mid-year results (if currently in Grade 12) or Grade 12 certificate or NCV;
Certified copy of proof of residence in the Mpumalanga Province;
A letter / provisional letter of acceptance or proof of registration from a higher education institution. Under no circumstances will an application be considered without a letter / provisional letter of acceptance or proof of registration from the higher education institution;
Certified copy of a South African identity document;
Proof of income of Parent or Guardian;
Proof of disability from a registered medical doctor or clinic / hospital (if applicable)
Proof of indigent status (if applicable)


How To Apply

Post: The Bursary Unit, Mpumalanga Department of Education, Private Bag X 11341, Nelspruit, 1200 or

Hand deliver: Provincial office of Department of Education located at Riverside Government Complex building number 5 upper ground floor.

Enquiries: Jerry Motha / Thabile Nkhoma, Tel: 013 766 5405 / 5399

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