Mpumalanga Provincial Government Bursary 2023 South Africa

Mpumalanga Provincial Government Bursary 2023 – Are you looking for Mpumalanga Provincial Government bursary online application 2023? In this article, I will provide you with details on the Mpumalanga Provincial Government Bursary 2023, how to submit your application online and other related information.

Application is currently open for Mpumalanga Provincial Government Bursary 2023. Mpumalanga Provincial Government invites qualifying South African students to apply for its Bursary Programme for 2023 academic year.

  • Closing Date: 31 October 2022

Mpumalanga Bursary 2023 Application

Mpumalanga province is located in the eastern part South Africa, bordering on Mozambique and Swaziland. The Government of the Mpumalanga Province are awarding bursaries to unemployed students who wish to further their studies in one of the scarce skills sectors within the country.

Eligible fields

Bursaries will be awarded within the following fields of study:

Department of Agriculture, Rural Development and Land Administration:

Department of Health:

  • Medicine
  • Dental Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech and Hearing Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Radiography
  • Medical Orthotics and Prosthetics
  • Clinical Engineering
  • Pharmacy
  • Diploma in Emergency Medical Services
  • Masters in Clinical Psychology
  • B Cur Degree

Department of Public Works, Roads and Transport:

Office of the Premier:

  • Agricultural Manangement National Diploma
  • Work Study & Technology & Job Evaluation National Diploma or Degree
  • Organisational Design & Job Evaluation National Diploma or Degree
  • Bachelor of Arts: Youth Development
  • BSc Hons/ BTech: Building Science
  • BSc Hons/ BTech: Civil Engineering
  • BSc Hons/ BTech: Quantity Survey

Department of Human Settlements:

  • Construction Management
  • Construction Science
  • Land and Property Development Management
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Urban and Rural Studies
  • Architectural Studies

Department of Co-operative Governance & Traditional Affairs:

Department of Economic Development and Tourism:

  • BCom Economics
  • Economic Statistics and Analysis
  • Econometrics and Economic Modelling
  • Energy Economics
  • Mining Economics
  • Information and Knowledge Management
  • Geographic Information System (GIS)
  • Industry/ Infrastructure Development
  • Tourism Management and Development
  • Masters Local and Regional Economic Development

Department of Safety, Security and Liaison:

  • Criminology Degree or Diploma
  • Road Traffic and Municipal Management
  • Road Transport
  • Road Safety Management
  • Engineering

Provincial Treasury:

Department of Culture, Sports and Recreation:

  • Human Museum Scientists
  • Indigenous Knowledge System
  • Library Information Studies
  • Heritage Management
  • Heritage Site Management
  • Information Science: Archival Studies
  • Siswati and IsiNdebele practitioners Degree or National Diploma

Department of Education:

  • BEd 4 year undergraduate degree – specialising in Foundation Phase
  • BEd 4 year undergraduate degree – specialising in Mathematics and Natural Science Intermediate
  • BEd 4 year undergraduate degree – specialising in Mathematics and Physical Science or Computer Science Further Education and Training
  • BEd 4 year undergraduate degree – specialising in African Languages-Sepedi, Isizulu, IsiXhosa ISesotho SeTswana, XiTsonga, IsiNdebele. And SiSwati, Senior Phase to further Education and Training
  • BEd 4 year undergraduate degree – specialising in Technology and Vocational-Senior Phase to Further Education and Training
  • PGCE or ADE 1 year undergraduate degree – specialising in Foundation Phase and Intermediate, Phase in African Languages, referred above and Maths and Natural Science for Intermediate
  • Phase Senior Phase to Further Education and Training – specialising in Technical Subjects, Vocational Subjects, Mathematics, African Languages, Foundation Phase, Computer Science, Physical Science, Natural Science

Mpumalanga 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,
  • Currently in Matric or have completed Matric,
  • Currently studying or plan on studying in one of the aforementioned fields of study,
  • Reside in Mpumalanga province,
  • Proven financial need,
  • Engineering qualification students: achieved a minimum of 60& (or level 5-7) in Mathematics, Physical Science and English,
  • Female students and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Preference will be given to students from previously disadvantaged backgrounds, as well as those from rural communities.

How to apply for Mpumalanga bursary 2023

Applications are available at:

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),
  • Parents/ Guardians proof of income (certified copy of payslips/ affidavit if unemployed/ death certificates if deceased),
  • If disabled: proof of disability from a registered medical doctor/ clinic/ hospital,
  • Previous academic qualifications (certified copies),
  • Proof of residence in Mpumalanga (utility bill – certified copy),
  • Residents of the CRDP municipalities: stamped letter proof of residence from the local municipality’s CRDP coordinator,
  • Current Matric students must add:
    • June results (certified copy),
    • Final Matric results must be submitted when available (in January of the following year),
    • Proof of acceptance/ provisional acceptance/ registration from tertiary institution (to be submitted by 18 December at the latest),
    • *Matric final statement of exam results (to be submitted as soon as they become available in January,
  • Current tertiary students must add:
    • Matric certificate (certified copy),
    • Latest tertiary academic results,
    • Final end of year results must be submitted when available (in November or December),

Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1. Post:
The Bursary Unit
Mpumalanga Department of Education
Private Bag X 11341

2. Hand delivered:
The Department of Education (Provincial Office)
Riverside Government Complex Building
5 Upper Ground Floor

Please note: email and fax applications will NOT be accepted.

Mpumalanga Bursary 2023 Closing date

The closing date for the submission of applications for the Mpumalanga Provincial Government Bursary 2023 is 31 October 2022. 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 Mpumalanga Provincial Government directly:
Tel: 013 766 5355 / 013 766 5243 / 013 766 5368 / 013 766 5370 / 013 766 5077

Please do NOT contact Mpumalanga Provincial Government if this bursary has already closed.