Department of Correctional Services Bursary 2023 South Africa

Department of Correctional Services Bursary 2023 – Are you looking for Department of Correctional Services Bursary online application 2023? In this article, I will provide you with details on the Department of Correctional Services Bursary application, how to submit your application online and other related information.

Application is currently open for Department of Correctional Services Bursary 2023. The Department of Correctional Services invites qualifying South African students to apply for its Bursary Programme for 2023 academic year.

  • Closing Date: Contact the bursary provider.

Department of Correctional Services Bursary 2023

The Department of Correctional Services, a department of the South Africa government, headed by the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services. The Department is responsible for providing administrative and financial matters to the countries court system and judiciary. They are also responsible for South Africa’s correctional services and providing legal advise and representation.

Eligible Fields

The Department of Correctional Services will be awarding bursaries to students within the following fields of study:

Service Contract & Selection Process

Once students have completed their studies, they will be required to work for the department where needed.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted – if you do not receive any feedback, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Department of Correctional Services Bursary Requirements

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • South African citizen
  • Completed Matric OR NQF level 4 certicate
  • Studying or intend on studying within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Studying or intend on studying at a recognised South African tertiary institution
  • NOT currently in receipt of another bursary from other organisations

How to Apply for Department of Correctional Services Bursary

Download and complete the Department of Correctional Services Bursary 2023 Application Form (.pdf)

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Highest qualification record (certified copy)
  • Course curriculum or prospectus
  • Proof of registration or acceptance letter (for tuition and accommodation)
  • Full tertiary academic record, if currently studying at tertiary level (certified copy)
  • Course fee outline

Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:

Head Office
Post: Private Bag x136, Pretoria, 0001
Hand Deliver: 124 WF Nkomo Street, Poyntons East Block, Room 949, Pretoria
(Attention: Mr Bongekile Jwara)

Eastern Cape
Post: Private Bag X9013, East London, 5200
Hand deliver: Ocean View Terrace, East Block, Moore Street
(Attention: Mr Modimowagae RG)

Post: Private Bag X393, Pretoria, 0001
Hand deliver: Broll Building 1077, Corner Festival and Arcadia Street, Hatfield
(Attention: Ms Sbongile Mkhuzangwe)

Kwa-Zulu Natal
Post: Private Bag X9126, Pietermaritzburg, 3200
Hand deliver: Eugene Maraise Road, Napierville, Pietermaritzburg
(Attention: Ms Rajashree Moodley)

Limpopo/ Mpumalanga/ North West
Post: Private Bag X142, Pretoria, 0001
Hand deliver: Masada Building, C/n Proes and Paul Kruger Street
(Attention: Mr. Eddie Nhlengethwa)

Northern Cape/ Free State
Post: Private Bag X20530, Bloemfontein, 9300
Hand deliver: Zastron Street, 103 Agrimed Building, Bloemforntein
(Attention: Mr Kosana M / Ms Elsa Feder)

Western Cape
Post: Private Bag X1, Edgemead, 7407
Hand deliver: Breede River Street, Montagu Drive, Monte Vista, 7460
(Attention: Mr Ngcanga FD)

Please note: application forms and documents submitted via fax, email or registered mail will NOT be accepted.

Department of Correctional Services Bursary 2023 Closing date

The completed application form with all relevant documentation should be handed into the office as mentioned above by the beginning of July each year. This date may also differ depending on the bursaries available and the Department of Correctional services requirements so please enquire upon the final date when you collect your forms.

Only successful candidates will be contacted and further correspondence will be entered into. Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.

Contact information 

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact the Department of Correctional Services directly:

Head Office (Contact Person: Mr Bongekile Jwara, Tel: 012 307 2019)
Eastern Cape (Contact Person: Mr Modimowagae RG, Tel: 043 706 7803 / 043 706 7840)
Gauteng (Contact Person: Ms Sbongile Mkhuzangwe, Tel: 012 420 0190)
Kwa-Zulu Natal (Contact Person: Ms Rajashree Moodley, Tel: 033 355 7303 / 033 355 7359)
Limpopo / Mpumalanga / North West (Contact Person: Mr Eddie Nhlengethwa, Tel: 012 306 2100 / 012 306 2026)
Northern Cape / Free State (Contact Person: Mr Kosana M / Ms Elsa Feder, Tel: 051 404 0200)
Western Cape (Contact Person: Mr Ngcanga FD, Tel: 012 550 6068 / 012 550 6078)

Please do NOT contact Department of Correctional Services if this bursary has already closed.