SIOC Bursary Application 2024/2025

SIOC Bursary 2024 – get all information and guidelines of how to submit your SIOC Bursary application for 2024 academic year.

SIOC Bursary Eligibility Criteria

SIOC bursary is aimed at supporting young individuals who wish to further their studies but lack financial ability to do so. The target communities are as follows:

  • Gamagara Local Municipality, Northern Cape;
  • Ga-Segonyana Local Municipality, Northern Cape;
  • Tsantsabane Local Municipality, Northern Cape;
  • Joe Morolong Local Municipality, Northern Cape; and
  • Thabazimbi Local Municipality, Limpopo.

Fields of Study


  • Veterinarian 
  • Livestock product analyst
  • Environmental officer
  • Agricultural economist
  • Agricultural engineer food technologists
  • Food technicians


  • BEd. FET Mathematics
  • BEd. FET Physical science
  • BEd. Natural sciences
  • Economic and Management Science
  • BEd. Foundation Phase
  • BEd. Language
  • BEd. Special Needs

Health and clinical related sciences

  • MBChB
  • Pharmacy
  • Dentistry
  • Advanced EMS
  • Nursing
  • Chemical, Biological, Medical Lab sciences
  • Biochemistry


  • Hospitality Management
  • Arts and Culture Heritage
  • Ecotourism Management

Business management and economics

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Auditing and Tax
  • Actuarial Science
  • Statistics and mathematics
  • Project Management

Engineering and Sciences

  • Quantity Surveying
  • Civil Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Geology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Town planning
  • Environmental health

Information Technology

  • Computer Sciences and communication
  • Software Development
  • Data Science/Analytics
  • Web design and development



SIOC Bursary Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must be below 35 years of age
  • Applicants must be admitted at the relevant Public Higher Education Institution for 2024 academic year;
  • Must demonstrate that they are in financial need to fund under/postgraduate study with preference given to undergraduates, and
  • Preference will be given to someone living with disabilities

What Does SIOC Bursary Cover?

The bursary will cater for the following cost:

  • Tuition and registration fees
  • Accommodation
  • Prescribed study material
  • Quarterly stipend
  • Assistive devices (to enhance learning) included are for those with disabilities

How To Apply?

Apply online via SIOC Bursary Application 2024

Complete application forms must be submitted to the following address:

Hand Delivery:

SIOC-CDT office park
Corner Hendrick van Eck and Ian Flemming Road
Kathu 8446


11 Jourdan Street, Mollies building
Thabazimbi 0380