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Overberg District Municipality: Scholarship / Bursary Opportunities 2020

Overberg District Municipality invites suitable applicants to apply for Scholarship / Bursary opportunities for 2020.

Location: Western Cape
Closing Date: 31st January 2020

An external municipal bursary awarded, to develop students with potential within the Municipal area from the historically disadvantaged societal groups and/or individuals with disabilities to succeed in tertiary education.

Study Fields

  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Accounting
  • Supply chain management
  • Internal audit
  • Risk management
  • Infrastructure


  • Bursaries will be awarded to students from the historically disadvantaged societal groups, but also to those who are above the poverty line and still cannot afford the tertiary education fees
  • The indigent status of the parents/guardians of the applicant must be confirmed by the local municipality in which the applicant is residing and must include:
  • Home economic situation
  • Parents’ employment profile (NB: proof of payment)
  • Number of school-going siblings (confirmation from their respective schools)

How to apply

Bursary application form, together with a CV, a motivational letter from the school’s Head Master and certified copies of qualifications should be directed to: The Human Resource Officer, Overberg District Municipality, 26 Long Street, Private Bag X22, Bredasdorp 7280. Application forms are available at all ODM offices.

NB: Preference will be given to applicants who qualify and who have already secured admission at tertiary institutions.

For any inquiries in this regard you can phone Mrs M Venter: 028 0500 949 or 028 425 1157.