Newcastle Municipality Bursary Application 2025/2026

Newcastle Municipality Bursary Application 2025/2026

The Newcastle Municipality Bursary Application for 2025/2026. Find below How to Apply for Newcastle Municipality Bursary 2025/2026.

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About the Newcastle Municipality: Newcastle Local Municipality, located within the KwaZulu-Natal of South Africa, is one of the 3 local municipalities of the Amajuba District Municipality. The Category B municipality has 7 major economic sectors, in descending order they are: trade, community services, finance, manufacturing, construction, transport and agriculture. Named after the Duke of Newcastle, who was the British Colonial Secretary, in the 1800’s Newcastle was a prominent transport junction and well-known stopover for wagons and post-chaises. In the 1900s, coal was discovered in the area which boosted the economy of the town and lead to many building projects.

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Details of Newcastle Municipality Bursary Application

Field of Study

  • ANY

Newcastle Municipality Bursary Application Requirements

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Must have completed Matric in Newcastle
  • Must reside within the Newcastle Municipality area, in KwaZulu-Natal
  • Must be between 14 and 35 years old (according to the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa Number 108 of 1996: https://www.gov.za/sites/default/files/gcis_document/201409/a19-96.pdf)
  • Must be studying or intend on studying towards a tertiary qualification in ANY field of study
  • Must be studying or registered to study at a government recognised tertiary institution in South Africa
  • Must meet the requirements of your intended field of study
  • Preference will be given to students with strong academic records

Newcastle Municipality Bursary Application Procedures

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Proof of acceptance/ provisional acceptance to study at a tertiary institution (on institutions letterhead)
  • Full tertiary academic record, if currently studying (certified copy)
  • Parents/ guardians ID documents (certified copies)
  • Parents/ guardians proof of income (latest payslips if employed/ affidavit if unemployed/ bank statements or company documents if self-employed/ proof of grant or pension if applicable/ death certificate if deceased)
  • Proof of residential address in Newcastle

Closing Date: 19 March 2025

Contact Newcastle Municipality for more details about the Bursary Application and also check your status.

Please contact the Newcastle Municipality directly:

Contact people:

1) Sphamandla Hlathswayo (Community Liaison officer: Office of the Mayor) – Tel: 034 328 7776 / 082 222 4562

2) Mandla Kubheka (Youth Development Coordinator: Office of the Mayor) – Tel: 076 818 7979

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