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Vulamathuba Empumelelo Bursary Open for 2024 applications

By Thandazo · May 29, 2024
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Are you a TVET College student or prospective student looking for funding to fund your studies at a TVET college? then apply for the Vulamathuba bursary fund. Vulamathuba Empumelelo has officially opened applications for their bursary programme for the 2024 academic year. The bursary Applications close on the 18th of June 2024. 


Vulamathuba Empumelelo Bursary - 2024 Applications

About the Vulamathuba Empumelelo Bursary

The Vulamathuba Empumelelo Bursary Fund is to create opportunities for economic growth of recipients by fostering the principle of economic mobility. The bursary fund allows recipients to pursue NATED qualifications in artisanship, scarce or critical skill through public TVETS, enhancing their self-reliant and financially mobile capacity.  The main aim of this bursary fund is to give financial aid to those who have academic potential and yet are economically disadvantaged.



The bursary programme is open to students who are pursuing or want to pursue an undergraduate qualification within the artisanship, critical or scarce skill fields.  View a list of critical skills HERE.



To qualify for the Vulamathuba Empumelelo Bursary you must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be a South African Citizen
  • Must have completed matric/equivalent
  • Must have applied or accepted to N4-N6 studies at any recognised and accredited public TVET institution
  • Must be studying or intend to study within artisanship, critical or scarce skill fields full time or part time
  • Must have primary residence with the Cape Metro region
  • Must come from a household with a combined gross income not exceeding R400 000
  • Priority is given to individuals come from a previously disadvantaged background 



  • Registration Costs
  • Tuition Fees
  • Prescribed Materials
  • Examination fees (if required)



Applications must be submitted with the following required documents:

  • Certified South African ID or Passport.
  • If applicant is a Non- South African citizen; Certified Permanent Residency Permit or Work Visa details.
  • Certified South African ID/passport/birth certificate of ALL members of applicants household (spouse, parents, guardians etc.) 
  • Certified copy of Marriage Certificate; if applicable.
  • Certified THREE months bank statement of ALL members of applicants household (Spouse, parents,  guardians etc.)
  • Certified copy Death Certificate; if applicants parents are deceased.
  • Certified copy Proof of residence
  • Certified Proof of income of ALL household income(Spouse, parents,  guardians etc.) ; Affidavit if unemployed or latest pay slips 
  • Certified Latest academic results
  • Certified Proof of application/registration at an accredited tertiary institution 
  • Certified copy of Divorce order, Administration Order, Court Order , Maintenance Order; if applicable. 
  • Motivational essay of at least 250 words.

Note: Certified copies must not be older than SIX months


How to apply for the Vulamathuba Empumelelo Bursary - 2024

Follow these easy steps to apply online for the Vulamathuba Empumelelo Bursary for the 2024 academic year.

  1. Download and complete the Vulamathuba Empumelelo 2024 Bursary application form
  2.  Visit the Vulamathuba Empumelelo Bursary website HERE and complete the online application.
  3. Upload the required documents listed above and COMPLETED application form on the online application.



The closing date for the Vulamathuba Empumelelo bursary is on the 18th of June 2024 Late and incomplete applications will not be accepted. For more information visit the Vulamathuba Empumelelo website.




For any queries contact Siphosethu Gajana :

Email: [email protected]

Tel: 021 421 6008


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