Tsitsikamma Wind Farm Trust Bursary 2022/2023

The Tsitsikamma Community Wind Farm Trust has opened its 2022/2023 bursary application for all interested applicants to apply. The following gives more details on how to apply.

Closing Date: 28th January 2022

Bursary Requirements:

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must reside in one of these areas, or surrounding areas within a 50km radius:
    • Kouga: Centerton, Humansdorp, Jeffrey’s Bay (township), Noorshoek, Oyster Bay, Pellrus, Rosedale, St Francis Bay (township) and Westerton
    • Koukamma: Clarkson, Kagiso Heights, Kareedouw (township), Katank, New Rest, Nompumelelo, Sanddrif, Thornham, Uitkyk and Woodlands
    • AmaMfengu: Doriskraal, Ekuphumleni, Nuweplaas, Snyklip and Wittekleibosch
    • You must have completed Matric in 2021 or earlier
  • You must be studying or intend on studying towards an Undergraduate Degree, Diploma or Certificate or a trade skill
  • You must be registered or provisionally accepted to study at a recognised public University, TVET College, FET College or training institution in South Africa
  • Your parents or guardians total household income must NOT be more than R350 000 per annum
  • Returning Beneficiary: you must have passed a minimum of 75% of your 2021 modules and you must have completed community service on time in 2021

Bursary Coverage:

The bursary will provide full or partial cover, depending on the students need, for the following expenses: registration fees, tuition fees, prescribed study materials, accommodation and a stipend.

Bursaries will be awarded for ALL fields of study, towards an Undergraduate Degree, Diploma or Certificate at a public University, TVET College or FET College in South Africa.

Bursaries will also be awarded for studies towards trade skill and specialised courses (including Electrical work, Plumbing, Building, Motor Mechanic, Culinary, etc).

Method of Application:

Applications must be submitted online at: Tsitsikamma Wind Farm Trust Bursary Application 2022

Supporting Documents:

New Applicants (who have NOT previously received a bursary from Tsitsikamma Wind Farm Trust):

  • South African ID Document (certified copy)
  • Grade 11 final results and Matric most recent results, if completed Matric in 2021 and have not received your certificate yet (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate or statement of results, if completed Matric in 2020 or earlier (certified copy)
  • Letter of provisional acceptance at a tertiary institution, if not yet studying (certified copy)
  • Full tertiary academic record, if currently studying (certified copy)

Applicants under 18 years old or over 18 and still dependent on parent or guardians income, must ALSO submit:

  • Parent or guardians proof of income and employment status, not older than 6 months (payslip if employed, affidavit if unemployed, SASSA letter if receiving a grant, death certificate if deceased) (certified copy)
  • Parents or guardians proof of address (municipal bill, letter from Ward Counsellor or affidavit)
  • Parents or guardians recent 3 months bank statement

Returning Beneficiary: current Tsitsikamma Wind Farm Trust Bursary recipients:

  • Full tertiary academic record
  • Parent or guardians proof of income and employment status, not older than 6 months (payslip if employed, affidavit if unemployed, SASSA letter if receiving a grant, death certificate if deceased) (certified copy)
  • Parents or guardians recent 3 months bank statement

Note: all document must be certified by the South African Police Service or the South African Post Office and not be older than 6 months.
 

Applications must be submitted via email to: bursaries@twftrust.co.za
(Insert the words “TWFT Bursary Application” in the email subject line).

DEFINITION OF TERMS OF THE TWFT BURSARY

Applicants must take note of the following terms when applying:

  • First-time applicant: candidates who have NOT previously received a bursary from the TWFT.
  • 2021 Beneficiary: current TWFT Bursary recipients.
  • Trade School: institutions that offer skills and specialised courses (including Electrical, Plumbing, Building, Motor Mechanic, Culinary, etc).