Master Builders KZN Bursaries Programme 2021/2022

Master Builders KwaZulu-Natal invites students to apply for Bursary Programme for 2021 academic year.

Bursary Application closing date: 15 January 2021

Master Builders KwaZulu-Natal will be awarding bursaries to KwaZulu-Natal-residing students, to pursue their studies within the Built Environment sector (National Certificate/ Diploma/ Degree/ Apprenticeship/ other related qualification as approved by the Bursary Committee).

Bursaries are awarded for a 1 year of study at a time, renewable annually based on satisfactory academic progress.

The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: tuition fees, books, accommodation in residence, travel and other related expenses.

Successful candidates will be contacted by 28 February 2021 at the latest – if you have not received any feedback by this date, please consider your application unsuccessful.


Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • South African citizen
  • Reside within the KwaZulu-Natal province
  • Currently in Matric OR have completed Matric
  • Studying or intend on studying full-time, towards a qualification in the Built Environment sector
  • Current University of Technology and University students, must have passed all their subjects
  • Studying or registered to study at a tertiary institution within KwaZulu-Natal
  • Strong academic record
  • Proven financial need

How to apply

Download and complete the: Master Builders Bursary Application Form (.pdf)


Note: your application must clearly state:
– The field of study for which you are applying for a bursary
– Year of study
– Name and type of the tertiary institution where you plan to study (ie. “University of Technology” and “University”)

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your online application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate/ final results, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Full academic record to date, if currently studying (certified copy)
  • Progress report if no exams were written in 2020 (certified copy)
  • Proof of highest qualification achieved (certified copy)
  • Proof of acceptance to study at a recognised tertiary institution within KwaZulu-Natal
  • Postgraduate students: undergraduate academic record (certified copy)
  • Invoice or quotation of fees for study programme (on tertiary letterhead)
  • Motivational letter written by the student
  • Recommendation letter to support the application
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Proof of parents/ guardians household income (latest payslips if employed/ affidavit if unemployed/ proof of grants or pension if applicable/ death certificates if deceased) (certified copy)
  • Proof of residential address (certified copy)

Note: final academic results must be submitted within 2 days after being received – if final results are not submitted in time, this will deem the application incomplete.

Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Hand delivery:
The Bursary Committee
Master Builders KwaZulu Natal
40 Essex Terrace
(Attn: Mandisa Khumalo)

2) Post/ delivery:
The Bursary Committee
Master Builders KwaZulu Natal
PO Box 582
(Attn: Mandisa Khumalo)

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