North West Provincial Government Bursaries 2022/2023

The North West Provincial Government has opened its 2022/2023 bursary application and is inviting all interested applicants to apply ASAP.

Closing Date: 7th January 2022

Bursaries are available at various departments within the NWPG, for the following fields of study:

Community Safety & Transport Management

  • Electrical Engineering (Advanced Diploma)
  • Road Safety Management (B Tech)
  • Road Transport Management Freight (Diploma)

Department of Agriculture & Rural Development

  • Agricultural Economics (BSc)
  • Agriculture Irrigation (Diploma)
  • Agriculture Mixed farming (Diploma)
  • Agro-Meteorology (BSc)
  • Agronomy (BSc Agriculture)
  • Animal Husbandry (BSc Agriculture)
  • Arable Farming (BSc Agriculture)
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science (BVSc)
  • Land Survey (BSc)
  • Pasture Science (BSc Agriculture)
  • Soil Science (BSc Agriculture)
  • Veterinary Technology (B Vet)

Department of Arts, Culture, Sports & Recreation

  • Archival Studies/ Records Management, History, Sociology and Knowledge Management (Degree, Diploma)
  • Film and Television (Bachelor of Arts)
  • History/ Art History/ Archaeology/ Museums and Heritage Studies (Bachelor’s Degree)
  • Library and Information Science (Bachelor’s Degree)
  • Linguistics (Bachelor’s Degree)
  • Sign language (National Diploma)
  • Translation Studies (Setswana & English; Sesotho & English; English & Afrikaans; isiXhosa & English) (Bachelor’s Degree)

Department of Cooperative Governance & Traditional Affairs

  • Anthropology
  • Civil Engineering
  • Disaster Management
  • Monitoring & Evaluation
  • Organizational Development
  • Town & Regional Planning

Department of Economic Development, Environment & Tourism

  • Business Administration (Local Government) (National Diploma, B Degree)
  • Business Management (National Diploma, B Degree)
  • Conservation Planning (B Degree)
  • Conservation Planning (B Degree)
  • Disability Programmes (National Diploma, B Degree)
  • Entrepreneur Development (B Com)
  • Environmental Economics (National Diploma, B Degree)
  • Environmental Education (B Degree)
  • Environmental Law (National Diploma, B Degree)
  • Environmental Management (National Diploma, B Degree)
  • Environmental Management: Air Quality (B Degree)
  • Environmental Management: Climate Change (B Degree)
  • Environmental Planning (B Degree)
  • Geo –Informatics (B Degree)
  • Law (B Com)
  • LLB (specialising in BEE) (B Degree)
  • LLB (B Degree)
  • Local Economic Development (B Com)
  • Local Economic Development (Diploma)
  • Nature Conservation (National Diploma)
  • Public Administration Management (National Diploma, B Degree)

Department of Education

  • B.Ed (Mathematics) FET
  • B.Ed (Physical Science ) FET
  • B.Ed (Setswana) FET
  • B.Ed (Technical Math’s) FET
  • B.Ed (Technical Science) FET
  • Civil Engineering (Diploma, Degree)
  • Engineering & Graphic Design (Diploma, Degree)
  • Mechanical Engineering (Diploma, Degree)

Department of Health

  • Artisans: Boiler Making / Plumbing
  • Audiology
  • B Pharm
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Technology
  • Dental Therapy
  • Dentistry
  • Dietetics (BSc)
  • Electrical Engineering (Technicians)
  • MBChB
  • Mechanical Engineering (Technicians)
  • Medical Orthotics and Prosthetics
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Optical Dispensing
  • Optometry
  • Oral Hygiene
  • Pharmacy Assistant
  • Pharmacy Technicians
  • Physiotherapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Surgical Bootmakers

Department of Human Settlement

  • Building (National Diploma)
  • Civil Engineering (National Diploma, Degree)
  • Construction Project Management (Degree)
  • Policy Development & Research (Degree)
  • Quantity Surveying (Degree)
  • Town and Regional Planning (Degree)

Department of Public Works & Roads

  • Architecture Studies (Degree, B Tech, Advanced Diploma, Postgraduate Diploma, Honours)
  • Building (National Diploma)
  • Civil Engineering (Bachelor, BSc, B Tech, Advanced Diploma)
  • Construction Studies (BSc)
  • Electrical Engineering (Diploma, Advanced Diploma, BSc, B Tech)
  • Horticulture (National Diploma, Degree)
  • Mechanical Engineering (Diploma, BSc, B Tech)
  • Municipal Finance, Local Government Finance (National Diploma, Degree)
  • Project Management (BSc, B Tech, Honours)
  • Property law, Conveyancing, Deeds Registry studies (National Diploma, Degree)
  • Quantity Surveying (BSc, B Tech, Honours)
  • Real Estate (National Diploma, B Degree)
  • Structural Engineering (Bachelor, BSc, B Tech, Advanced Diploma)

Department of Social Development

  • Information Technology (National Diploma)
  • Law (B Com, BA)
  • Logistics Management (B Com)
  • Organizational Development (National Diploma)
  • Project Management
  • Public and Business Administration (National Diploma)
  • Safety Management (National Diploma)

Office of The Premier

  • Monitoring & Evaluation
  • Performance Monitoring & Evaluation
  • Policy & Planning
  • Research and Evaluation
  • Strategic Planning

Provincial Treasury

  • Accounting / Financial Management (B Com)
  • Communications (BA)
  • Information Systems (B Com)
  • Internal Auditing (B Com)
  • Supply Chain Management (B Com)

Bursary Requirements:

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must reside within the North West province
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying or intend on studying full-time, towards one of the qualifications listed above, in 2022
  • You must be studying or intend on studying at a recognized and accredited tertiary institution in South Africa
  • You must be in need of financial need
  • You must have a strong academic record

Bursary Coverage:

The coverage of this bursary will be communicated to all applicants who will be shortlisted for this bursary program.

Method of Application:

Download and complete the North West Provincial Government Bursary Application Form 2022 (.pdf)

Alternatively, you can collect an application form at one of these Offices or Distribution Centers:

  • Office of the Premier: Bursary Offices (Ga-Rona Building, Ground Floor)
  • Labour Centres, District Municipalities, Local Municipalities, High Schools, Traditional Authority Offices
  • Office of the Premier Regional Offices: Brits – 45 Harrington Street/ Bojanala – Opposite NW FM, Mabe Business Park/ Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati – Mini-Garona Building, Entrance B, Vryburg/ Dr Kenneth Kaunda – 309 West end Centre, Leask Street, Klerksdorp

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 final results/ certificate (certified copy) (NSC certificate must be submitted as soon as possible after the release date)
  • Final results/ latest academic results, if currently studying (certified copy)
  • Proof of University acceptance letter, if available (certified copy)
  • Parents or guardians proof of income (latest payslips if employed, affidavit if unemployed, pension statements if on state pension, death certificate if deceased)
  • Proof of residence (letter from Traditional Authority Offices if residing in a village, letter from Municipality Offices if residing in a Town, Township or farm) (NOT statement of account, e.g. water bill, etc.)
  • Proof of disability, if disabled (doctors letter/ medical record)

Note: if you have not yet received your University acceptance and final year-end results (at Matric or Tertiary level), submit your application without these documents and send the outstanding documents at a later stage.

Applications must be submitted in either of the following ways:
– Uploaded online via the: North West Provincial Government Bursary Application Portal
– Delivered to the Office of the Premier (Ground Floor, Ga-Rona Building: Bursaries Offices)
– Delivered to the distribution centers: Brits – 45 Harrington Street/ Bojanala – Opposite NW FM, Mabe Business Park/ Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati – Mini-Garona Building, Entrance B, Vryburg/ Dr Kenneth Kaunda – 309 West end Centre, Leask Street, Klerksdorp