Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District Municipality Bursary Applications

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About Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District Municipality

Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District Municipality, also known as Dr RSM District Municipality, is a Category C municipality in North West province. Previously known as the Bophirima District Municipality, it is the largest district in the province, comprising of nearly half of the geographical area. Dr RSH District Municipality involves five local municipalities, which are:

  • Greater Taung Local Municipality
  • Kagisano-Molopo Local Municipality
  • Lekwa-Teemane Local Municipality
  • Mamusa Local Municipality

There are several departments within the municipality like tourism, management, budget and treasury. These departments provide public care and services to over 400,000 residents and thousands of businesses.

Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District Municipality Bursary 2022

Dr RSM District Municipality is offering financial assistance to a certain number of students every year. The government organisation understands that not everyone in the district can fund their own education. Therefore, the municipality offers to pay the fees on their behalf. The initiative also improves employment and the talent pool in Dr RSM District Municipality.

The Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District Municipality Bursary 2022 is meant for students residing in the Dr RSM District area. It is open to students from all fields of study. As long as they fulfill the eligibility criteria mentioned below, all students can apply. If any student wants to clear any outstanding debt from the previous academic year, they can also apply for it.

The bursary value will depend on the needs of a particular student. It will cover the following expenses:

  • Registration fees
  • Tuition fees
  • Accommodation
  • Books
  • Meals

The amount will be transferred directly into the institution’s bank account where the student is pursuing their education. Once awarded, it cannot be transferred or used for other purposes.

Eligibility Criteria Of The Bursary

To be considered for the bursary programme, you must fulfill the eligibility criteria. These are developed by the Dr RSM District Municipality to select the most deserving candidates. Since there are a limited number of bursaries on offer, it cannot offer the funding to everyone applying. Failing to meet any of the criteria will lead to rejection. Therefore, always cross-check before applying.

The eligibility requirements for Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District Municipality Bursary 2022 are:

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Must be residing in the Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District area in the North West province
  • Must have completed Matriculation
  • Must be either studying or willing to pursue a qualification in any field of study from 2022 onwards
  • Must be either studying or have been accepted to study at a tertiary institution that’s accredited and recognised

Fulfilling all of the criteria, however, doesn’t guarantee funding. Preference is given to those who belong to previously disadvantaged backgrounds and have a proven financial need. Those with a stronger academic track record are also preferred over others.

How to Apply For The Bursary?

The application process for Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District Municipality Bursary 2022 is quite simple. It’s short as well and shouldn’t take more than an hour to complete. Here are the steps involved in applying for the Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District Municipality Bursary 2022:

The first step is to download and complete the application form for Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District Municipality Bursary. It has five sections, and you need to complete all of them correctly.

Documents Required

The next step is to prepare the following documents:

  • ID documents
  • ID documents on parents/guardians
  • Matric certificate
  • Full academic record, if currently studying (must be on institution letterhead)
  • Proof of acceptance, if going to study from 2022 onwards (on institution letterhead)
  • Proof of tuition fees due (on institution letterhead)
  • Institution bank details
  • Proof of household income (recent payslips if employed, affidavit if unemployed)
  • Proof of residence (municipal account or tribal authority letter)

Please prepare certified copies of the above documents.

Finally, send the application form and the documents to the following address:

PO Box 21
North West

For hand delivery, the address is:

District mayoral office:
9 Van Niekerk Street
North West

You must submit the hardcopies. Any emails or faxes will not be accepted.

Closing Date

The last date of application is 29 January Annually.

Contact Details

For further details regarding the bursary, contact the bursary provider at:

  • Telephone: 053 928 6400

If the bursary has already been closed, please do not make any queries. View our other bursaries open for application here:

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