North West Provincial Government Bursary Call

Are you considering getting your degree or diploma? If it’s financial obligations that hinder you from achieving your dreams then apply for the North West Provincial Government bursary call 2019. This program invites all outstanding South African students who have performed well in their academic career and would like to pursue tertiary studies. If you are interested, read on to find out more!


The North West Provincial Government is one of the South African Government departments. They are responsible for providing leadership for coordinate, efficient and integrated service delivery which will enable the development and growth of the province as well as its residents. The other departments of this provincial government include: Public Works and Roads; Health; Local Government and Human Settlements; Rural, Environment an Agricultural Development; Education and Sports Development; Finance, Economy and Enterprise Development; Community Safety and Transport Management; Tourism; Culture, Arts and Traditional Affairs; Social Development.

This year, the North West Provincial Government intends to support high achieving students who lack financial means to pursue their degree or diploma studies. The bursary program is offered in the following study programs:

  • Technology
  • Science
  • Mathematics
  • Law
  • Aviation
  • Health related sectors
  • Mining Engineering
  • Other Engineering sectors
  • Construction
  • Commerce
  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Culture and Arts
  • Agriculture
  • Tourism
  • Education

Correspondence for the North West Provincial Government bursary call 2019 will be limited to shortlisted students. In case you haven’t received any notifications in 4 months after the deadline, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

Suitability criteria

  • Be a South African citizen residing in the North West Province
  • Be no older than 35 years old
  • Unemployed
  • Currently in matric or have completed matric
  • Intend on studying or currently studying as a full time student in one of the fields mentioned above at a recognised tertiary institution
  • Good academic record
  • Have proven financial need

How to Apply

Application form for the bursary can be obtained here. Alternatively, you can collect the form at one of the following Offices or Distribution Centres:

  • Labour Centres
  • Office of the Premier: Bursary Offices (Ga-Rona Building, Ground Floor, Dr James Moroka Drive, Mmabatho)
  • High Schools
  • District and Local Municipalities
  • Kenneth Kaunda: 309 West end Centre, Leask St. Klerksdorp, 2571
  • Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati: Vryburg Mini-Garona Building, North St & Molopo Straat, vryburg, 8601
  • Mabe Business Park, Bojanala, Rustenburg, North West, 0299 (Opposite NW FM)
  • 45 Harrington St. Brits, 0250
  • Traditional Authority Offices

Your application form must be accompanied by the following supporting documents that are just as mandatory:

  • Certified copy of ID document
  • Certified copy of matric certificate (if completed matric) or matric latest results (if still in matric), or latest academic record (for tertiary students). If the certificate or academic record isn’t available yet, submit it by January 10, 2019 to [email protected]
  • Certified copy of proof of university acceptance. If isn’t available yet, submit it by January 10, 2019 to [email protected]
  • Proof of disability if disabled )medical record/doctor’s letter)
  • Proof of income of parents/guardians (latest payslips/affidavit/death certificate/pension statements)
  • Proof of residence ( letter from traditional authority if residing in a village or from municipality if living in farm/township/town
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Application for the North West Provincial Government bursary call 2019 must be directed before January 11, 2019 to one of the aforementioned offices/distribution centres or:

Office of the Premier
Ground Floor
Ga-Rona Building: Bursaries Offices