Oudtshoorn Municipality Bursary 2023


About Oudtshoorn Municipality

The Greater Oudtshoorn area is governed by the Oudtshoorn Municipality and is located in the Little Karoo region of the Western Cape Province at the foot of the Swartberg Mountains. It is classified as a semi-desert region and used to be the Koi-San people’s native land.

Between the George Municipality, the Hessequa Municipality, the Mossel Bay Municipality, and the Prince Albert Municipality are the Oudtshoorn Municipality.

Agriculture, forestry, and fishing are the largest and smallest economic sectors of Oudtshoorn, followed by insurance, finance, construction, and manufacturing.

Oudtshoorn Municipality Bursary Programme

Oudtshoorn Municipality Bursary Programme 2023

Oudtshoorn Municipality is providing an opportunity for students to apply for the bursary for the upcoming academic year of 2023.

The bursary applies to:

  • All fields of study
  • Students living in the Greater Oudtshoorn Municipality, even the rural areas.

Note regarding the selection process: You will be informed within 30 working days if selected. In case you do not hear anything within the above timeframe, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Eligibility Criteria

The applicants must meet all the minimum eligibility requirements below. There should not be any exceptions to avoid disqualification.

  • You must live within the boundaries of the Greater Oudtshoorn Municipality, even the rural areas.
  • You must be enrolled in or have already completed high school.
  • You must be pursuing a degree in ANY area full-time in 2023, or you must plan to do so.
  • Your course must last at least a year (theory or practical)
  • You must be enrolled in or plan to enrol in a TVET or tertiary institution in South Africa that has received accreditation from SAQA.
  • The applicant must not be receiving any type of bursary from another organization.
  • You need to have a good academic history.
  • Students with disabilities and historically disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply?

The applicants need to download and fill out the Oudtshoorn Municipality Bursary Application Form (pdf).

Alternatively, you can also collect the application form from libraries, the Oudtshoorn Thusong service centre, municipal offices, and the Youth office.

After completing the application, please post it to the following address:

P.O. Box 255

Note: You must fill out the application in your handwriting.

Documents Required

Applicants need to submit the following documents along with their application:

  • Certified copies of ID document.
  • Certified Copy of last results, if you are currently studying in Matric.
  • Certificate of completion for Matric (certified copy)
  • Complete tertiary academic record, if you’re still in school (on institutional letterhead)
  • Pro-forma or proof of enrollment or admittance into a postsecondary institution Invoice (on institutional letterhead)
  • Residential proof
  • Certified copy of household income proof.


Contact Details

You can contact the bursary provider regarding the application via the following methods:

Contact person: Ms M.Ayford
Telephone No.: 044 203 3091
Email at [email protected]