City Of Johannesburg Bursary 2024 – Application form portal –

About City Of Johannesburg (CoJ) Bursary 2024 – City Of Johannesburg Bursary 2024 offers bursaries to a specific number of students requiring financial assistance for their education each year.  This bursary covers expenses like registration fees, tuition fees, study materials, and prescribed textbooks and it is renewable yearly. Read through the article to understand the steps you need to apply for this bursary:

About City Of Johannesburg

The City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality is responsible for governing Johannesburg and implements local policies in South Africa. It has various divisions and departments that deliver government services to the community.

These services include policing, traffic fines, water and sanitation, waste management, electricity, and public transport, among others.

The City of Johannesburg municipality covers a large area, including urban centers such as Midrand and Johannesburg, along with 11 others like Sandton, Soweto, Melrose Arch, Roodepoort, Killarney, Diepsloot, Randburg, and Sunninghill.

City Of Johannesburg (CoJ) Bursary 2024

The City of Johannesburg’s core responsibility is uplifting communities and tackling socio-economic problems. One issue it addresses is increasing the literacy rate among citizens. Annually, it offers the City of Johannesburg bursary to students in need of financial aid for their education.

These bursaries cover various fields of study. For the upcoming academic year, eligible fields include:

  • Actuarial Science
  • Build Environment (Architecture, Construction, Inspectors)
  • Commerce
  • Community Services
  • Curatorial Studies
  • Emergency Management Services/Disaster Management
  • Engineering (All Fields)
  • Environmental Management
  • Finance (All Fields)
  • Geo-Information Science
  • Health (All Fields)
  • Information Management
  • Information Technology (All Fields)
  • International Relations and Protocol
  • Legal
  • Logistics
  • Marketing
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Municipal Governance
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Real Estate (Property management, Property Valuation)
  • Town and Regional Planning
The bursary will provide up to R 40,000 per annum, depending on the need and study program. It will cover Expenses such as registration fees
Tuition fees, study materials, and
Prescribed textbooks.

This coverage will be for one year, with the possibility of renewal in subsequent years based on academic performance.

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility requirements for the City of Johannesburg (CoJ) bursary are as follows:

  • South African citizenship is mandatory.
  • Permanent residence in the Johannesburg metropolitan area is required.
  • Completion of Matric or current enrollment in Matric is necessary.
  • Pursuit or willingness to pursue an undergraduate qualification in one of the aforementioned fields of study (postgraduate qualifications are not considered).
  • The course’s duration must not be less than one year.
  • A strong academic record is essential.
  • Enrollment or willingness to enroll at a recognized tertiary university is necessary.

How To Apply

Eligible students to apply for the bursary by following the application process:
1. The application process is simple and quick, taking no more than an hour to complete.
2. Go through the registration process with care to avoid mistakes.
3. Incomplete or erroneous submissions will be rejected without further consideration.
Follow these steps to apply for the CoJ Bursary:

a. Complete the City of Johannesburg Bursary online application form.
b. Download the online form.
c. The form asks specific questions about yourself and your academic details.
d. Ensure to complete all fields marked with an asterisk.
e. Write a statement confirming the truthfulness of the provided information at the end.
f. Once the form is completed, proceed to the final step.

Documents Required

Documents Required for Application:

  1. ID: Provide a valid form of identification.
  2. Matric results: If currently in Matric.
  3. Matric certificate: If completed Matric but not yet studying.
  4. Full academic record: If completed Matric and pursuing an undergraduate qualification (must be on institution letterhead).
  5. Proof of residence: Such as a rates account or utility bill.
  6. Proof of income of parents/guardians:
    • Payslips if employed.
    • Affidavit if unemployed.
    • Death certificates if deceased.
Closing Date

The application for this bursary is currently closed. Please check back later for updated opening and closing dates.

Contact Details

For more details on this bursary, please contact the City of Johannesburg (CoJ) directly::

  • Contact Person: Billy Baloyi
  • Telephone – 011 407 6979
  • Email –