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City of Cape Town External Bursary for Young Africans 2022

Note: To successfully apply for this scholarship, ensure you read all instructions on this page.

The City of Cape Town offers bursary opportunities to selected students each year. The financial support covers the cost of registration, examinations and class fees for their formal studies. 

Application Deadline: 30th September 2022.

Eligible Countries: South Africa

Type: Bursary

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: The bursaries also include capped allowances for study-aid; transport and meals. In some instances where a proven need exists, the City may also cover a capped residence allowance, funding permitting.

Eligible Field of Study:

  1. Accounting (CA and Cost Management)
  2. Artisan Training
  3. Auditing
  4. Contract Management
  5. Data Science/Analytics (Statistics, Computer Science)
  6. Economics
  7. Engineering (Various fields, including Industrial Engineering)
  8. Environmental (Specialists, including Air Pollution and Water Quality)
  9. Fleet Management
  10. Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
  11. Heritage
  12. Information Systems and Technology
  13. Legal (Various fields)
  14. Nursing
  15. Occupational Health & Safety
  16. Project Management
  17. Renewable Energy
  18. Supply Chain Management
  19. Technical Training/qualification in
  20. Electricity/Energy/Refrigeration/Electronic/Process control and Operations
  21. Transport Management
  22. Urban Design, Landscape, Planning, Surveying and Architecture
  23. Municipal Finance Management Act Minimum Competence qualification
  24. Public Accountability
  25. Innovation


  • Applicants need to be South African citizens residing within the boundaries of Cape Town
  • Applicants should possess their Grade 12 final / mid-year results with an average of 65% and above
  • Applicants need to provide a copy of first, second or third year academic transcripts
  • Applicants need to be registered for full-time study at an accredited tertiary institution and should be studying an undergraduate  or postgraduate qualification in one of the approved City of Cape Town scarce skills fields of study

How to Apply: To apply, applicants can download an application form 

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