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South Africa Compensation Fund Bursary Programme 2022 for Previously Employed, Injured South Africans

The Compensation Fund is inviting previously employed persons who suffered occupational injuries or diseases, and as a result, acquired a permanent disablement, as well as dependants of COID pensioners/dependants of COID clients with a permanent disablement, to apply to the Social Welfare and Vocational Rehabilitation Bursary Scheme for 2022 academic year. 

Application Deadline: Ongoing

Type: Grants


  • The applicants must have been accepted at a recognised Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) College, Community Education and Training (CET) College or Higher Education Institution (HEI). 
  • Preference will be given to the unemployed personnel who have acquired a permanent disablement due to occupational injuries/ diseases, not in Employment, Education and Training (NEETs) and the dependants of COID pensioners/dependants of COID beneficiaries with a permanent disablement who excel in their studies and/or demonstrate potential. If you do not receive any response from the Compensation Fund within two months after the phase 2 closing date, consider your application (as likely) unsuccessful. 

Eligible Countries: south africa

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: • Tuition fees, Prescribed Study Material, Monthly Stipend and Accommodation (Institution accredited). • The award is renewable every year – for the duration of the study programme enrolled for – depending on the availability of funds and academic performance of successful applicants.

How to Apply:

  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.

Visit Award Webpage for Details

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