Looking after the needs of the people in society is the foremost responsibility of every government. The young should be provided with the best education and resources, while the old must receive a comfortable living.
For all the young and enthusiastic students of the Northern Cape Province, the government is offering a bursary program to support their studies. If you wish to receive help to achieve your academic goals, then here is a detailed description of the Northern Cape Bursary Funding 2022.
About Northern Cape Government
The Northern Cape Province was formed in the year 1994 and is one of the largest and most sparsely populated areas in South Africa. The Province is governed by a government that consists of a premier, an executive council of ministers, and a legislature.
The vision of the government is to help the province to grow into a modern and successful province. It works in close collaboration with the national government and municipalities within the province to ensure that the citizens receive the required services and facilities.
Northern Cape Government Bursary 2022
The Northern Cape Government bursary 2022 is specifically aimed at aiding needy students from the Northern Cape Province. The bursary will be allotted to students for studying in the following fields:
Arts & Culture
Information Technology/ Systems (BSc or BCom)
Natural & Agriculture Sciences
Mining, Minerals, and Energy
Town & Regional Planning
Students need to know that the bursary will not pay for the outstanding expenses of their studies for any previous year/current year.
Bursary Eligibility Criteria
The government has set certain eligibility criteria which the students should meet. Those who fail to fulfill all the eligibility requirements will not be considered for the bursary.
One must be a South African citizen to avail of this bursary
Student must be residing in the Northern Cape Province
Students between the age group of 18-35 years can apply
One must not be under any kind of employment
Applicant must be in Matric or must have completed Matric
One should have the intention to study towards a full-time qualification in any of the above-mentioned fields
Students must be enrolled or should be willing to register at a recognized and accredited institution in South Africa
Students with strong academic records and weak financial circumstances will be given preference
One must have scored a minimum average of 55% in the current/latest qualification
How to Apply?
Students must fill the application form for Northern Cape Provincial Bursary Application Form 2022. pdf
While filling the application form the following important points must be kept in mind:
The form must be filled accurately and completely
One must use black ink to fill the details
All the required documents must be attached
The certified documents must not be older than 6 months
One must attach the following documents to the form to complete their application. If one or any of the documents are missing then the application will not be considered for the bursary.
Certified copy of ID document
Latest Matric results, if one is currently in Matric
Those who have completed Matric should submit a certified copy of the Matric Certificate
Latest academic records/results
Certified copy of registration/acceptance at an accredited tertiary institution
Certified identity proof of parents, guardian, spouse, or co-debtor
One of the household income proof of parents, guardian, spouse, or co-debtor:
If employed, attach proof from the department of labor
Official SASSA document if in receipt of child grant
If self-employed, submit a copy of the latest financial statement and tax assessment
If dead submit a Death Certificate
Marriage certificate, if married
Divorce certificate, if divorced
In case of single parents, submit a confirmation from the school principal or affidavit
If under the supervision of a legal guardian, submit an affidavit from the guardian
Legal document if orphan or fostered child
The application form can be submitted to the authorities in the following ways: