Prince Albert Municipality is a local municipality responsible for governing and managing the town of Prince Albert. The town is part of the Western Cape province. The Prince Albert Municipality comes under the Central Karoo District Municipality.
The areas that the local municipality is supposed to cover are Klaarstroom, Prince Albert, Prince Albert Road, and Leeu Gamka, among others. The combined population of these towns is 13,000. It offers multiple services to the residents like protection service, electricity and utility, fire and rescue, town planning, roads and transportation, waste management, and public participation.
Prince Albert Municipality Bursary 2022
The municipality of Prince Albert is offering financial aid to certain students who are in need of it in the form of bursaries. These bursaries will pay for the tuition cost and help students to complete their education. The municipality covers the cost of the education. The aim of the bursary programme is to help unprivileged students and bring diversity in the local community.
For the academic year 2022, here are the fields of study where the bursaries will be awarded:
Supply Chain Management
Other fields of study are considered provided they’re related to financial management and governance.
The value of the bursary is decided on a case-by-case basis. It will depend on the course fees and other expenses incurred by the student. The funding will be for one year and paid directly to the institution’s bank account. You cannot renew the bursary but can reapply.
Eligibility Criteria Of The Prince Albert Municipality Bursary
To select the candidates for the bursary programme, Prince Albert Municipality has laid out certain eligibility criteria. Anyone applying for the funding must fulfill all of the criteria to be considered. Since the number of applicants always outnumber the number of bursaries available, not everyone will receive the funding. Here are the eligibility requirements for Prince Albert Municipality Bursary 2022:
Must be a South African citizen
Must be residing in the designated Prince Albert Municipal area
Must be pursuing or willing to pursue a qualification in the fields of study mentioned above
Must have registered themselves at a recognised and accredited institution in South Africa
Must have a strong academic track record
Must have a proven financial need
Must have a desire to uplift the disadvantaged community
For the bursary, students belonging to historically disadvantaged groups and with disabilities will be given preference. Therefore, fulfilling all the requirements doesn’t guarantee bursary funding. The decision taken by the Prince Albert Municipality will be considered final.
How to Apply For The Prince Albert Municipality Bursary?
If you meet all the eligibility requirements, consider applying for the Prince Albert Municipality Bursary 2022. It’s a short and simple process that shouldn’t take more than an hour to complete. But take your own time and not rush through it. Here are the steps involved in applying for the bursary programme:
The first step is to download and complete the Prince Albert Municipality External Bursary Application Form. It’s in PDF format. You can use a PDF editor or use ink to complete the form. The paper will ask questions about your personal details and educational qualifications. Answer all the questions that apply to you.
You need to supplement the application form with the following documents:
Full and updated CV
Academic certificates received till now
Most recent examination results
Proof of registration at a recognised institution
Bank details of the tertiary institution
Proof of residence (can provide your municipal account)
Proof of income of parents or guardians (payslips if employed; affidavit if unemployed; pension or grant documents if applicable)
Proof of permanent disability
Academic results from last year (if applying for a second bursary)
The documents must be certified copies.
You need to mail your application and the documents to the following mailing address:
Prince Albert Municipality
Private Bag X53
Any submissions made via email or fax will not be considered.
Closing Date Of The Prince Albert Municipality Bursary
The Prince Albert Municipality Bursary is currently open, and the last date to apply for it is 31 January 2022.
Contact Details Of The Bursar
For more details on the bursary, contact Mr. George van der Westhuizen at: