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GrandWest Socio-Economic Development: Bursary Programme 2021

GrandWest Socio-Economic Development invites suitable applicants for Bursary Programme 2021.

Location: South Africa
Closing Date: 30th April 2021

The GrandWest Socio-Economic Development Bursary Fund focuses not only on academic results but also considers the “sheer determination” of a student, GrandWest said.

Fields of study

  • Tourism and Hospitality
  • Human Resources
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering

The bursary covers 75% to 100% of the tuition fees with no payback. It will also cover the textbook allowance, ongoing academic support and mentoring, and a job market preparation workshop.

GrandWest does not require students to pay back the bursary. However, successful bursars are required to contribute 40 hours of community service.


  • South African citizen
  • A resident of Western Cape
  • Completed Matric
  • Currently pursuing any of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Pursuing their qualification in a recognized Western Cape university including:
    • University of the Western Cape
    • University of Cape Town and Stellenbosch
    • Cape Peninsula University of Technology
  • Demonstrate competitive academic potential
  • From a disadvantaged community and have been previously excluded from socio-economic developments

How to apply

Application forms can be obtained upon request by sending an email to

Required documents

The completed application form must be submitted along with clear copies of the following documents:

  • ID document
  • Matric certificate
  • Full academic record (on tertiary letterhead)
  • Proof of tertiary enrollment
  • Proof of address


For any queries regarding this bursary program, you may get in touch with Smith at: Email: or Tel: 0215057594.