City of Cape Town Bursaries

Have you registered for a scarce skill undergraduate or postgraduate degree or diploma? We’re offering bursaries!

Every year, the City offers financial support to help students cover the costs for registration, examinations and class fees.

Disciplines falling within the scare skills list:

  • BCom Management Accounting
  • BCom Accounting
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants Qualifications (CIMA)
  • Accounting (CA and Cost Management)
  • Contract Management (Design and Implementation)
  • Fleet Management
  • Nursing (Medical Specialist)
  • Industrial Engineering
  • B Degree in Library and Information Science
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Library and Information Science
  • BSc Computer Science
  • BSc Electrical Engineering
  • BSc Industrial Engineering
  • MSc Data Science
  • MSc Sustainable Energy Engineering
  • B Business Science
  • Information & Systems Technology

Download an application form here:


How to apply

Supporting documentation to include:

  • a registration letter or provisional acceptance letter from your approved tertiary institution 
  • if you have matriculated, include a copy of your matric certificate
  • a certified copy of your June 2020, Grade 12 results
  • any recommendations from teachers, mentors and peers
  • awards and certificates you have won
  • the contact details of two people who can be called on as references
  • a certified copy of your ID and that of your parent / guardian 
  • proof of residence 
  • payslip / certified proof of Government grant (if applicable)
  • any work you have already done in the field in which you are planning to study

Download the application form HERE

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