2023 Bursaries of Gauteng Dept of Social Development

2022 / 2023 Department of Social Development Internships

The Gauteng Department of Social Development is inviting students to apply for Bursary Programme 2023 academic year.

The Bursary Application Closing Date: 28 October 2022

The Gauteng Department of Social Development is offering bursary opportunities to deserving students who reside in Gauteng to promote skills development and quality education.

Students must excel academically and have a passion to pursue a career in the Social sector. Bursaries will be awarded within the following fields of study to students who are not currently benefiting from any other bursary scheme:

  • Community Development
  • Financial Management
  • Demography and Population Studies
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Occupational Therapy

About the Bursary Programme

The bursary will cover the following expenses: registration, tuition, prescribed books, and study material successful.

Successful candidates will be contacted within 3 months after the application deadline – if you do not receive any feedback by the end of January 2023, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

Successful candidates will be required to enter into a contractual agreement with the Gauteng Department of Social Development.

Requirements you need to apply for the Bursary

You must be a South African citizen
You must reside within the Gauteng province (for a minimum of 1 year before applying for this bursary)
You must have completed Matric
You must be studying or intend on studying full-time towards a qualification in one of the fields above, in 2023
You must be studying or have been accepted to study at a recognised and accredited tertiary institution in South Africa
You must have a strong academic record
You must intend on pursuing a career within the Social Sector
You must NOT be in receipt of any other bursary funding

Note: Youth from all races and gender groups, youth leaving child and youth care facilities as well as youth with disabilities who meet the minimum entry requirements are encouraged to apply.

How to apply for the Bursary

Download and complete the Gauteng Department of Social Development Bursary Application Form 2023 (.pdf)

The following documents should accompany applications:
Certified ID document
Certified Matric certificate
Certified copies of all education qualifications
Proof of tertiary acceptance/proof of registration
Motivational letter
Proof of residence
Parents / Guardian’s proof of income (pay slips or affidavit if unemployed

All successful applicants will be required to enter into contractual agreements with the Department.
Enquiries: Veli Ngobese Tel: (011) 227 0065

Note: If you do not receive a response from the Department within 3 months, Please accept that your application was unsuccessful.


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