Vulamathuba Empumelelo: Bursaries 2025

Vulamathuba Empumelelo: Bursaries 2025

The Vulamathuba Empumelelo invites South African students to apply for Bursary Programme 2025 academic year.

Bursary Application Closing Date: 18 June 2024

The Vulamathuba Empumelelo Bursary offers valuable financial support for students pursuing N4-N6 qualifications in various critical and scarce skills. Here are the key details:

Eligible Qualifications:

  • Artisan
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clothing Production
  • Engineering (Excluding Electrical)
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Technology
  • Legal Secretary
  • Management Assistant
  • Occupational Qualifications (Trade test)

Expenses Covered:

  • Partial cover for:
    • Registration fees
    • Tuition fees (up to R40,000)
    • Examination fees
    • Prescribed materials (up to R5,000)
  • Not covered:
    • Electronic devices
    • Stationery
    • Outstanding study loans
    • Other tuition expenses

Additional Benefits:

  • Quarterly mentoring

Eligibility Requirements:

  • South African citizen or permanent resident/work visa holder
  • Communicare tenant or from a previously marginalized community
  • Reside within the Cape Metro Region
  • Aged 19-50
  • Completed Matric
  • Studying towards an N4-N6 qualification at a public TVET College
  • Proven financial need (gross household income not more than R400,000 per annum)
  • Strong academic potential
  • Personal qualities: enthusiastic, driven, positive attitude, good communicator, team player, available to volunteer, problem solver, creative, innovative
  • Preference for students from previously disadvantaged backgrounds
  • Open to students with or without disabilities

Application Process:

  1. Download the Application Form:
  2. Complete the Online Application:
  3. Submit Supporting Documents:
    • Certified ID document or passport
    • Permanent Residency Permit or Work Visa (if applicable)
    • Certified Matric certificate
    • Most recent academic results (certified)
    • Proof of application/registration for 2024
    • Proof of residence (certified)
    • ID document, passport, or birth certificate of all household members (certified)
    • Recent bank statements (3 months) of all household members
    • Proof of all household income (latest payslips, affidavit if unemployed, court orders, etc., certified)
    • Motivational essay (minimum 250 words)

Selection Process:

  • Shortlisted candidates will be notified by 1 July 2024.
  • If no feedback is received within 2 months of the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful.
  • Successful applicants will sign an agreement with Vulamathuba Empumelelo.