IUCMA Bursary 2022/2023

The Inkomati-Usuthu Catchment Management Area (IUCMA) has opened its 2022/2023 bursary application programme and is inviting all interested applicants to apply ASAP.

The Inkomati-Usuthu Catchment Management Area (IUCMA) is committed to ensuring that the water resources in the nation are protected, used, developed, conserved, maintained, and controlled. The IUCMA is a government organization that was established in order to perform water resource management within the Inkomati-Usuthu Water Management Area.

Closing Date: 14th January 2022.

Bursary Requirements:

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must reside in Mpumalanga Province (within IUCMA’s Water Management Area)
  • 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 2022
  • You must be studying or have been accepted to study at a recognised tertiary institution in South Africa
  • You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 65% in Matric
  • You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 60% if currently studying at tertiary level
  • You must NOT be in receipt of any other bursary funding
  • Female students and students with disabilities are encouraged to apply

Bursary Coverage:

This bursary covers the following expenses:

  • registration fees,
  • tuition fees,
  • exam fees,
  • prescribed study materials,
  • meals,
  • accommodation and
  • a stipend.

Method of Application:

Download and complete the IUCMA Bursary Application Form 2022 (.pdf)

Application forms may also be collected at IUCMA offices in Nelspruit, Piet Retief/ Usuthu, and Bushbuckridge.

Supporting Documents:

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 may be disqualified):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Full academic record or transcripts, if currently studying (certified copy)
  • Proof of tertiary admission or provisional acceptance letter (on tertiary letterhead)
  • Parents or guardians proof of income (latest payslips if employed, affidavit if unemployed)
  • Proof of residence (from Local Municipality or Headman/ Chief)
  • Research proposal (if applicable)
  • Motivational letter to support your application and explain why you should be awarded the bursary (to be completed on the application form)
  • Description of where you see yourself after graduation or after 5 years (to be completed on the application form)

Applications must be submitted in either of the following ways:
– Post:
The Chief Executive Officer
Inkomati Usuthu Catchment Management Agency
Private Bag x 11214
For Attention: Human Resource

– Hand delivery:
Floor Number 8
MAXSA Building
Corner Streak and Ferreira Street

– Email: Bursaries@iucma.co.za
(Insert the words “IUCMA Bursary Application 2022” in the email subject line).