Gauteng City Region Academy Bursary Programme


Gauteng City Region Academy Bursary Programme

The Gauteng City Region Academy (GCRA) is a branch of the Gauteng Department of Education that aims to promote skills development in Gauteng. GCRA is inviting all qualified applicants who are residents of Gauteng as well as unemployed students to apply for its bursary program.

Gauteng City Region Academy Bursary Programme 2021

TVET Colleges are not eligible to apply

If you applying from a private institution please note that only students from these Registered Private Institutions may apply.

BEFORE YOU PROCEED WITH YOUR BURSARY APPLICATION, PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU HAVE ALL THESE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS. FAILURE TO PRODUCE ALL THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS WILL RESULT IN IMMEDIATE DISQUALIFICATION.

THE LIST OF REQUIRED DOCUMENTS FOR BURSARY APPLICATION

FOR FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS

  • Certified copy of Matric Certificate (not more than three months) and results if doing semester course.
  • Certified copy of Identity Document (not more than three months)
  • Acceptance letter from Institution
  • Proof of address (either a Water and Electricity bill, stamped ward councilors letter or in case of rural areas a recognized letter from traditional authority)
  • Motivation letter (Indicating why they require and deserve financial assistance)
  • Proof of parents financial standing if employed (both parents salary advices).

Affidavits will be required for the following:

  • If single parented
  • Unemployed parents
  • Guardianship – an affidavit and proof of guardianship
  • Orphans – include death certificates
  • Applicants whose surnames are different from parents and/or guardians

FOR SENIOR STUDENTS

  • Certified copy of Matric Certificate (not more than three months)
  • Academic statement for previous year/s and current if doing semester course
  • Certified copy of Identity Document (not more than three months)
  • Acceptance letter from the Institution
  • Proof of address (either a Water and Electricity bill, stamped ward councilors letter or in case of rural areas a recognized letter from traditional authority)
  • Motivation letter (Indicating why they require and deserve financial assistance)
  • Proof of parents financial standing if employed (both parents salary advices).

Affidavits will be required for the following:

  • If single parented
  • Unemployed parents
  • Guardianship – an affidavit and proof of guardianship
  • Orphans – include death certificates
  • Applicants whose surnames are different from parents and/or guardian/

How to Apply

Find more info at GCRACommunications@gauteng.gov.za

Bursary details can be found here

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