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Alfred Nzo District Municipality Bursary 2021–2022

Alfred Nzo District Municipality Bursary 2021–2022

ABOUT THE Alfred Nzo District Municipality Bursary 2021–2022 – ALFRED NZO DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

The District Municipality of Alfred Nzo lies on the north-east side of the Eastern Cape Province and is one of the 6 districts within the province. The Alfred Nzo District Municipality and expands from Drakensberg Mountains, to the borders of Lesotho, the Sisonke District Municipality in and O.R. Tambo District Municipality.

The Municipality is named after Alfred Baphethuxolo Nzo, who was a secretary-general of the ANC (African National Congress) and a minister of foreign affairs in Nelson Mandela’s cabinet from 1994 to 1999.


The Alfred Nzo District Municipality bursary will fund students following in the following fields (as they are scarce and critical skills):

  • Community Water Services and Sanitation (BSc)
  • Geographic Information System
  • Maritime Studies
  • Town and Regional Planning
  • Water Resource Management (BSc)
  • Other water and sanitation related qualification

Successful bursary recipients will be informed by 28 January 2021 at the latest – should you not receive any feedback, please regard your application as unsuccessful.


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
  • Reside within the Alfred Nzo jurisdiction area
  • Between 16 and 35 years old
  • Completed Matric OR currently in Matric
  • Intend on studying within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Iintend on studying at a recognised South African tertiary institute
  • Proven financial need
  • Excellent academic record
  • *Preference will be given to disadvantaged students

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE Alfred Nzo District Municipality Bursary 2021–2022

Download and complete the Alfred Nzo District Municipality Bursary Application Form (.pdf)

Alternatively, application forms can be collected from the following locations: ANDM offices/ local municipalities (within Mbizana, Ntabankulu, umzimvubu and Matatiele) and Ward Councilors.
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)
  • Matric latest results, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Proof of enrolment or proof of acceptance to study at a recognised tertiary institution (on tertiary letterhead)
  • Proof of residence from your Ward Councillor
  • Parents proof of income (latest payslips if employed/ affidavit if unemployed/ death certificate if deceased)
  • Motivational letter

Applications must be posted to:
The Senior Manager Corporate Services
Alfred Nzo District Municipality
ERF 1400 Ntsizwa Street
Private Bag X 511
Mount Ayliff


15 January 2021.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)

CONTACT Alfred Nzo District Municipality Bursary 2021–2022 PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact the Alfred Nzo District Municipality directly:
Contact Person: Ms AN Zibobo (Human Resource Development Section)
Tel: 039 254 5112/ 039 254 5125


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