Mpumalanga Government Bursaries 2023: Are you looking for Mpumalanga Government Bursaries in South Africa 2023? In this article, I will provide you with details on the various available Mpumalanga Government Bursaries 2023, how to submit your application online and other related information.
Application is currently open for Mpumalanga Government bursaries in South Africa 2023.
Mpumalanga Government Bursaries for 2023
Mpumalanga’s name means ‘east’ or ‘place where the sun rises’ in Zulu, Swazi, Ndebele, and Xhosa languages. The province contributes to 6.5% of the countries land area and before 1994, it was known as Eastern Transvaal. The province has an exquisite archaeological heritage, with landscapes covered in Bokoni stone walls- established between 1500 and 1820 A.D.
The current legislation of the Mpumalanga provincial government is an amalgamation between the former (before 1994) legislation and current legislation. The current prime minister of the province is Rifilwe Mtsweni-Tsipane, who has been in power since 20 March 2018.
Almost 68% of the province is used for agriculture, farming various grains, flowers, nuts, sugar, vegetables, cotton, tobacco, tea, coffee, and more. The province also has 14% of its land used for natural grazing grounds for wool, mutton, beef, dairy, and poultry.
Gold was first discovered in the province in 1883 near the Barberton area, and the area is still used for gold mining today. Mpumalanga is responsible for 83% of South Africa’s coal production and mines many other valuable minerals, such as platinum, magnetite, zinc, and more.
The province is also home to the famous Kruger National park, which was established in 1898 for the protection of wildlife; other attractions are also the province’s caves and canyons.
If you are a resident of the Mpumalanga province, here are some Government bursaries you could apply for:
- Bushbuckridge Local Municipality Bursary
- Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE) Bursary
- FASSET Bursary
- Mpumalanga Department of Health Bursary
- Mpumalanga Provincial Government Bursary
- Nkangala District Municipality Bursary