Overberg District Municipality Bursary 2023

About Overberg District Municipality

The Overberg District Municipality is a local government organisation based in the Western Cape province of South Africa. It was established to provide essential services and support to the communities within its jurisdiction. The municipality is dedicated to promoting sustainable development and improving the quality of life for all residents.

One of the key initiatives of the Overberg District Municipality is its bursary program. The programme provides financial assistance to students who are pursuing higher education and want to make a positive impact in their communities. The bursary is awarded based on academic merit and financial need and is open to all residents of the Overberg District.

Overberg District Municipality Bursary

Overberg District Municipality Bursary 2023

The Overberg District Municipality (ODM) is proud to offer bursary opportunities to deserving students in the 2023 academic year. The bursary is aimed at providing financial support to students pursuing their studies in fields that align with the municipality’s priority areas.

The Overberg District Municipality Bursary covers tuition fees, textbooks, and accommodation for eligible students. This bursary programme is open to students from the Overberg District Municipality who are pursuing full-time studies in fields such as engineering, finance, human resource management, and environmental science, among others.

The bursary programme is a great opportunity for students to get the support they need to achieve their educational goals and contribute to the development of the region.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the bursary programme, applicants must meet the following minimum eligibility criteria:

  • Residency: Applicants must be permanent residents of the Overberg District.
  • Age: The applicant must be between 18 and 35 years of age.
  • Nationality: South African citizens are eligible to apply.
  • Field of Study: The bursary is available for students pursuing full-time studies in fields related to the municipality’s core business operations, including engineering, finance, and management.
  • Qualification: Applicants must have completed Matriculation and he has been studying or intends to study in the first degree or National Diploma.
  • Financial Need: The bursary is intended for students who come from disadvantaged backgrounds and require financial assistance to continue their studies.

Note: It is important to note that meeting the eligibility criteria does not guarantee that a bursary will be awarded. The Overberg District Municipality will make the final decision on bursary awards based on a comprehensive review of each applicant’s profile.

How To Apply?

To apply, first download and complete the Overberg District Municipality-Bursary Application Form.

You can choose to either submit your application by post or hand delivery.

By Post:

Please send your application to the following address:

Human Resources Department
Overberg District Municipality
Private Bag X22
Bredasdorp
7280

Hand Delivery:

If you prefer to deliver your application in person, please visit the following address:

Human Resources Department
Overberg District Municipality
26 Long Street
Bredasdorp
7280

Note: Address to post to Mrs. Zoe Feni

Documents Required

To apply for this bursary, applicants must ensure that they have the following documents in hand:

  • A certified copy of your ID document.
  • Certified copy of proof of residency/address proof in the Overberg District Municipality.
  • Certified copies of your latest academic transcripts and qualifications.
  • A motivational letter explaining why they need the bursary and how it will help them achieve their goals.
  • Proof of acceptance or enrolment at a recognized tertiary institution.
  • Certified copies of ID documents of parents or guardian
  • Monthly income proof of parents or guardian (latest payslip, unemployment affidavit or pension slip)

Contact Details

If you have any questions or concerns about the bursary programme, you can contact the ODM office.

The contact person for the bursary programme is Mrs. Zoe Feni. Mrs. Feni can be reached by phone at 028 425 1157.