The National Treasury Department aims to assist candidates in need of financial aid to complete their studies in what they consider to be critical and scarce skills that are needed within the National Treasury Department. They offer students the opportunity to gain such skills and qualifications to further their careers and provide them with relevant opportunities to suitable and stable work environments. They intend to assist in giving South Africans the opportunity to become qualified in a field of study that will promote the growth of South Africa as well as the skilled population. Bursaries are provided yearly to financial dependent candidates.
National Treasury Bursaries
Their bursaries will include the following to successful candidates:
Full tuition fee at the accredited University
Books prescribed for study only by the accredited University curriculum
Accommodation residence at the accredited University
Meals at the accredited University
Students who qualify for theNational Treasury bursary may also apply for vacation work with the National Treasury Department. Students who want to do so must inform the National Treasury Department of this need and it will then be arraigned by the relevant Human Resource Department where applicable.
National Treasury Bursaries Available
The following study fields are available for candidates that apply for bursaries:
Candidates who want to apply for a bursary with the National Treasury Department needs to have the following requirements:
You must be a South African citizen
You must have a valid ID Book
You have to meet all requests for the field of study that you are applying for
Provide proof that you have registered and have been accepted at the chosen University
Must proof your need for financial assistance
Only applicants wanting to study or that are currently studying one of the fields as mentioned above may apply
Grade 12 certificate must proof University exemption
Your combined average for Grade 12 must be 65% or higher
If in University your combined average must be 65% or higher for the previous year of study.
The National Treasury Department expects candidates to sign a work agreement for the same period as that of the study bursary. This means that if your studies take three years you will be required to work for a period of three years for the department. In the case where the department does not have space to accommodate you after completion of your studies and there is also no other space available within the public sector, you will be released from the contract with no further commitment needed.
If after completion of your studies you decide however that you do not wish to be employed by the National Treasury Department you will be required to pay back the full bursary amount or if the company that you are going to work for is willing to take over the cost of your bursary, they can pay it back to the National Treasury Department
National Treasury Application
The online application for these bursaries is not yet available but candidates can get the relevant application forms, and send the completed form with relevant documentation to the following address: