All the Mayoral bursaries were initially started to assist candidates from financially restrain families to complete their tertiary education. They are intended to aid candidates with exceptional grades who shows great potential.
There are only a limited number of available Mayoral bursaries per Province. The amount of applications received yearly is in greater numbers than available funding. Candidates are therefore urged to also apply for other bursaries. Candidates who apply for other bursaries and receives one must please let their local Municipality know.
The bursaries usually are for a set amount which covers tuition, study material / books and accommodation.
Mayoral Bursaries Available for 2018-2019
Individuals wishing to apply for a Mayoral bursary within their Province must ensure they find out about the available fields, closing date, and requirements pertaining to their specific Province as these may differ.
Each Mayoral bursary requirements, offerings, and fields will depend on the Municipal area where candidates apply. There are a couple of standard stipulations that all of these bursaries have in common. Most of these bursaries will only accept candidates who are between 18 and 22, yet, some do consider candidates up to the age of 30.