Mpumalanga (Zulu name for "the place where the sun rises") is a province in eastern South Africa, bordering the nations of Swaziland and Mozambique.
The Mpumalanga Provincial Government intends to award bursary opportunities to deserving students and unemployed youth who resides in the province to further their studies in critical and scarce skills.
The Ephraim Mogale Bursary Scheme prioritizes the previously disadvantaged and deep rural communities in the province of Mpumalanga. In addition, females and people living with disabilities are encouraged to apply..
Requirements and eligibility
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.
How to apply
Go to the application link and fill out the form and you will need the following supporting documents:
a) a fully completed application form in the prescribed format;
b) a certified copy of his/her identity document;
c) a certified copy of the salary statement/ affidavit of income of parents/ guardians;
d) Certified copies of Grade 12 certificate/ National Certificate Vocational (NCV) or Grade 12/
NCV June examination results for those applicants currently in Grade 12/ final year NCV;
e) a certified copy of a results transcript of the current or previous academic year of study and
latest examination results from higher education institution;
f) Certified copies of previous formal qualifications, if any;
g) Proof of disability from a registered medical doctor or clinic/ hospital, if applicable;
h) Proof of indigent status, if applicable;
i) A certified copy of proof of residence in case of Provincial citizens; and
j) Proof of admission or conditional acceptance or acceptance letter for those in Matric
k) Proof of registration and mid-term results for those already in Tertiary Institutions
Applications can be delivered to Provincial office of Department of Education located at
Riverside Government Complex building number 5 upper ground floor,
or Mpumalanga Department of Education District Offices, or
Posted to the following address:
The Bursary Unit
Mpumalanga Department of Education
Private Bag X 11341