Ratlou Local Municipality Bursary Application 2022/2023

Ratlou Local Municipality Bursary 2022 for South Africans… How to apply, requirements, eligibility, and Ratlou Local Municipality bursary application closing date 2022/2023.

Are you looking for Companies that offer Bursaries in South Africa? The Ratlou Local Municipality invites an application from suitable and qualified applicants for their bursary program 2022.

Ratlou Local Municipality Bursary 2022 Application Details

Ratlou Local Municipality: Bursaries for 2022

Ratlou Local Municipality is inviting students residing within the Ratlou Municipal area, to apply for their Mayoral bursary programme, for the 2022 academic year. The aim of the bursary programme is to give exceptional students an opportunity to further their studies, and thereby increase their chances of employment or entrepreneurship.

Fields of study:

Bursaries will be awarded for studies within these fields (on a part-time or full-time basis):

  • Auditing
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resources
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Painting
  • Plumbing
  • Property & Land Valuation
  • Town & Regional Planning
  • Water Reticulation
  • Waste Management
  • Welding


  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must reside within the Ratlou Local Municipality area, in the North West Province
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying or intend on studying, towards a qualification within one of the fields above, in 2022
  • You must be studying or intend on studying towards a 3 year tertiary qualification, on a full-time or part-time basis
  • You must be studying or intend on studying at a tertiary institution that is registered with the SAQA or higher education institution within South Africa (check if your institution is registered here: https://www.dhet.gov.za/)
  • You must have a strong academic record
  • You must be from an indigent family with a total household monthly income of NOT more than R3 500 per month
  • You must NOT be receiving any other conditional bursary funding, for the entire term of the bursary, unless it has been approved by the municipality

The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: registration fees, tuition fees, study materials and learner support, as well as a partial cover for residence fees. The municipality does not commit to covering full expenses – the bursary value will be determined on a case-by-case basis and will be a once off allocation each year.


The bursary is awarded for 1 academic year at a time (or 2 semesters in a calendar year) and is renewable depending on the students academic performance and/or availability of funds.
After graduation, the bursary recipient will be required to serve the council/ municipality for the equal duration of funding received. Bursars will be remunerated at a market related rate.



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