The Closing date of Phase 1 is 30th November 2021
The Closing date of Phase 2 is 29th January 2022
Failing to submit the application with appropriate details or missing documents can lead to the rejection of the application.
Apart from providing compensation to disabled employees, the South African Labor Department also provides Compensation Fund Bursary to previous employees who are injured or ill. This bursary program aims to assist them to upskill their knowledge and obtain new skills and enable them to continue earning their livelihood.
Under this bursary program, young people with physical disabilities are covered and so are the dependents of workers who are granted compensation fund pensions.
Interested candidates can apply for Social Welfare and Vocational Rehabilitation Bursary Scheme for the year 2022. The Compensation Fund Bursary program covers expenses like tuition fees, study materials, meals, accommodation, and a monthly allowance for the applicant.
2 groups are awarded the Compensation Fund Bursary:
This group consists of those unemployed people who are permanently disabled after suffering an injury at their workplace and COID pensioners. This category of people can apply to study in the following fields.
The second group consists of the dependents of COID (Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases) pensioners, dependents of COID employees who get permanently disabled/ injured after suffering an occupational injury. This group can apply for studies in Accounting science, agriculture, Analytical chemistry, aviation, chemical engineering, data science, digital design, and many other fields as mentioned by the Compensation Fund Bursary.
Those who wish to apply for the Compensation Fund Bursary 2022 must fulfill the following eligibility criteria to receive the Bursary. Students with good academic records will be preferred for the bursary.
Compensation Fund Bursary Application Process:
Applications are required to be posted to the following address with the Subject –
The Sub – Directorate: Vocational Rehabilitation,
Department of Employment and Labour
Private Bag x 955
You can also hand-deliver your application at:
167 Thabo Sehume & Madiba Street
Delta Heights Building
Eligible candidates can take advantage of this Bursary program and polish their skills with the help of the courses provided.
For any queries, advice or assistance, you can call Mr Ntsodi Mafa/Mr Luyolo Fani on 012 319 9264
You can also mail your queries to [email protected] or WhatsApp at 082 937 2062
(This Bursary/Scholarship Listing Last Updated on September 30, 2021)