Compensation fund 2021 bursary

About:

The Compensation Fund is part of the Department of Labour in South Africa. It is primarily responsible for providing compensation to workers injured, diseased, or disabled while performing the duties of their employment, as well as for death from injuries or diseases contracted while in a place of work.

 

About the bursary:

The compensation fund has 3 bursary categories

 

Fields covered:

Vocational Rehabilitation Bursary:

For Unemployed Compensation Fund pensioners who can no longer work as a result of permanent disablement. People with physical disabilities may also apply, provided they’re unemployed.
This bursary is for any field of study, but critical fields include:

  • Early Childhood Development
  • Engineering
  • Information Communications Technology
  • Agriculture and Farming
  • Graphic Design
  • Artisan development

Dependents of Compensation Fund Bursary:

  • Engineering
  • Operations Management, Industrial Engineering, Production Management, Supply Chain Management
  • Aviation, Aeronautical Engineering, Aerospace Control
  • Marine Studies, Maritime Studies
  • Geo- Informatics, Geophysics, Geology, Geo-Informatics
  • Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology
  • Science (Actuarial Science, Data Science, Mathematical Science, Statistics)
  • Food and Beverage, Hospitality, Culinary
  • Water Science and Technology
  • Clinical Psychology, Industrial Psychology
  • Quality control and planning, Quality Assurance and regulatory, Environmental Health
  • Health and related clinical science (MBCHB, Urology, Oncology, Dentist, Pharmacist, Radiography, Nursing, Advanced Paramedic, Audiologists, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Medical Orthotics and Prosthetics, Vascular technology)
  • Agriculture
  • Architectures, Town Planning, Construction Management, Quantity Surveyor
  • Accounting Science, Honours BCom Accounting, CTA
  • Economic Science
  • Risk Management, Risk Management, and Forensic Science
  • Teaching (Mathematics, Science, Information Communications Technology and Early Childhood Development)
  • Information Technology, Informatics, Computer Science, System Development (Specialising in artificial intelligence/ machine learning/ data science & analytics/ data engineering/ Cybersecurity/ Cloud Computing/ Internet of Things (IoT)/ Quantum Computing/ robotics/ Software engineering/ Computer networks)
  • Graphic (Communication) Design

Young student Bursary:

  • Actuarial Science, Financial Mathematics
  • Data Science, Mathematical Science, Statistics
  • Risk Management, Forensic Science
  • Accounting Science, BCom (honors) in Accounting, CTA
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Informatics, Information Technology (Specialising in artificial intelligence/ machine learning/ data science & analytics/ data engineering/ Cybersecurity/ Cloud Computing/ Internet of Things (IoT)/ Quantum Computing/ robotics/ Software engineering/ Computer networks)
  • Health and related clinical science (MBCHB, Urology, Oncology, Dentist, Pharmacist, Radiography, Nursing, Medical Science, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Medical Orthotics, and Prosthetics)

 

What the bursary covers:

  • Tuition fees
  • Prescribed study materials
  • Accommodation
  • Monthly allowance.

 

Minimum requirements:

Vocational Rehabilitation Bursary:

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Unemployed Compensation Fund pensioner
  • OR another unemployed person with physical disabilities
  • Accepted to study full-time at a recognized institute
  • With a combined household income of not more than R600 000 per year

Dependents of Compensation Fund Bursary:

  • Be a South African citizen
  • Be a dependent of Compensation Fund pensioner
  • Aged between 17 and 25 years old
  • Accepted to study full-time within one of the mentioned fields of study
  • Accepted to study at one of the following recognized institutes: Public Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Colleges/ Higher Education Institution (HEI)
  • Combined household income is NO more than R600 000 per year
  • Tuition fees quote and Prescribed Learning Resources quote

Young student Bursary:

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Between the age of 17 and 25 years
  • Accepted to study full-time in one of the mentioned fields of study
  • Entering your 1st year in 2021
  • Accepted to study at an Institute of higher learning
  • Combined household income should not be more than R600 000 per year
  • Tuition fees quote and Prescribed Learning Resources quote must be submitted

 

How to apply:

Click here to download the application form and apply

 

Closing date:

30 October 2020

By summers