Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality Bursary Program 2024

By | December 28, 2023

Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality invites young individuals who have completed their matric & also eager to further their studies at the university or college to apply for the bursary program.

Bursary Details

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality’s Skills Development and Employment Equity Sub-directorate, under the Corporate Services Directorate, is mandated to provide financial study assistance to academically deserving students with a financial need, and aims to address the critical skills and qualifications within the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality areas.

The scarce and critical bursaries to be awarded have been identified by the Local Government Sector Education and Training Authority (LGSETA) and are the following:

  • National Diploma: Electrical Engineering
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
  • PGD: Development Finance
  • Bachelor of Internal Audit
  • Bachelor of Business Administration: Marketing
  • Advanced Diploma: Human Resource Management
  • Diploma in Journalism
  • Bachelor of Arts in Visual Communication Design
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Arts: General
  • Bachelor of Graphic Design
  • National Diploma: Safety Management
  • Bachelor of Law
  • Masters: Business Administration
  • PGD: Business Administration
  • Postgraduate Diploma: Public Administration
  • Bachelor of Administration in Human Settlement Management
  • National Diploma: Horticulture
  • Bachelor: Mechatronics

Candidate Requirements

To be eligible for the NMBM Critical Qualification’s External Bursary Programme, you must:

  • Be an unemployed South African citizen, residing in Gqeberha, Kariega and Despatch.
  • Have a proven financial need, with evidence required from applicant if shortlisted.
  • Have a minimum academic average of 60% in the year that they are applying for the bursary.
  • Have a minimum academic average of 60% for the required subjects aligned with the qualification they are studying towards, among the above listed.
  • Have successfully obtained admission acceptance or proof of being registered from a recognised and accredited South African public university for one of the qualifications listed above.
  • Intend on studying full-time within one of the above-mentioned qualifications.

Bursary Inclusion

The awarded external bursaries will cover registration, tuition and book fees of the students only.

How to Apply

click here to apply online for the Nelson Mandela Bay municipality bursary program