Mulilo Bursary Fund Opportunity 2022 – Apply

By | October 19, 2021

Mulilo is a South African independent renewable energy developer and strategic equity investor. Mulilo’s drive is to use the abundance of South Africa’s natural resources to develop clean and affordable electricity to supply to South Africa’s national electrical grid. 

The Mulilo Bursary Fund has been developed to provide financial assistance to students in the Northern Cape wishing to study across all disciplines and sectors at a tertiary institution. The students can apply for the Mulilo Bursary to fund tertiary education at a University, a Technicon, or a TVET College anywhere in South Africa.

Closing date of the bursary

Please submit your applications by 19 October 2021

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About The Mulilo Bursary

Mulilo believes in investing in South Africa’s future, both economically and environmentally, and by offering opportunities to develop people to succeed in their chosen field of study.

They pride themselves as, through the bursaries they have awarded, they have assisted people to develop in all walks of life – be it medical doctors, engineers, teachers, lawyers, to mention just a few. These successful individuals have in turn been able to play a part in developing and assisting people in their communities and areas of expertise. 

Who Can Apply?

The Mulilo Bursary requirements are not too specific, and, as a result, they do not restrict the applications to a specific sector (i.e., a degree, diploma in a specialised field). They want to develop many people from all areas. However, there are still four basic requirements to meet to apply:

  • Reside in the Northern Cape
  • Age 35 or younger
  • Have made an application to a South African tertiary institution

There are four different bursaries that can be applied for:

  • Undergraduate Program
  • Postgraduate Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Graduate Program

What does this bursary cover?

The Mulilo Bursary covers the following for the successful candidates:

  • Tuition fees
  • Accommodation
  • Textbook allowance
  • Monthly stipend while studying

How to Apply?

Applying for the Mulilo bursary is easy as it is all done online on their website. Please note that there are 9 different sections to be completed so please set aside time to make sure you submit all your correct and truthful information. If you leave anything out, or supply false information, your application will not be successful. 

Please click on the following link:

Mulilo Bursary Application Form

For Section 8 on the application form, please ensure that you have copies of the following documents saved onto your computer as you will have to upload them on your application form:

  • Copy of your ID
  • Latest school report or Matric certificate
  • Proof of application to a South African tertiary institution (University, Technicon, or TVET College)
  • Motivational essay which must be at least one page long

If you are applying for the Mulilo Graduate Program, you need to complete Section 8 AND Section 9. In Section 9 you need to attach these additional three documents:

  • Copy of your degree
  • Full academic transcripts
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)  

IF your online application is successful, there are two additional stages in this process. Firstly, you will have a telephonic interview. IF your telephonic interview is successful, you will have a face-to-face interview. IF you are successful after the face-to-face interview, you will be notified by no later than 15 January 2022 that you have been awarded the Mulilo Bursary.

It is important to understand that not all people applying will be successful.

Contact information

Please contact the Bursary Administrator if you have any queries:

Stacey-Ann Abrahams

Phone: 021 685 3240 or 063 296 2908

Email: [email protected]

Office Address: Golf Park 4, Mowbray, Cape Town