Organization : South African Department of Labour (www.labour.gov.za)
Facility/ Service Name : Compensation Fund Bursary Programme 2021
Applicable For : Occupationally injured Workers & Dependents
Last Date : 31 October 2020
Website : https://www.labour.gov.za/compensation-fund-bursary-programme-2021
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SA Compensation Fund Bursary Programme
Compensation Fund is inviting previously employed persons who suffered occupational injuries or diseases as a result, acquired a permanent disablement and dependents of CF pensions, a limited number of young persons with physical disabilities and young persons to apply for Vocational Rehabilitation Bursary Scheme for 2021 academic year.
What the Bursary Covers?
** 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 students.
** First-year students in 2021 (Applicable only to young persons other than dependents of CF pensioners)
** South African citizens
** Applicants from families whose combined household income is between R0 and R 600 000 per annum
** Fully completed application form
** Proof of residence
** Compensation Fund pension number in case of CF Pensioners / Dependents of CF Pensioners
** Certified copies of Identity document/ birth certificate of the applicant, parent(s) or guardians’ Identity document/ death certificate (CF dependents and young persons)
** Grade 12 June results/ highest school grade or qualification
** Proof of acceptance / preliminary acceptance letter from public Post School Education and Training (PSET)
** Students must be enrolled to study on a full-time basis, and only under exceptional circumstances students with disabilities shall be allowed to study part-time
** Proof of income
** Proof of unemployment letter from Department of Employment and Labour/ of Affidavit
** Certification and verification of physical disability by a Health Care Professional or Disability Support Office (Applicable to other PWDs). Applicants may be subjected to a psychometric assessment.
How To Apply?
** Download and complete the respective bursary application form with full list of the study fields to be funded from the website www.labour.gov.za or visit your nearest Provincial Labour Centres for the application forms.
** CF Pensioners and other PWDs are not restricted on the qualfications to enrol for.
** Make sure that you also acquire proof of acceptance or preliminary acceptance from a recognised public training institution/college.
Download Application Form :
CF Bursary Scheme :
CF Vocational Rehabilitation Bursary Scheme :
Submit your application via Post Office/ Courier :
The Sub – Directorate Vocational Rehabilitation,
Department of Employment and Labour,
Private Bag x 955, Pretoria, 0001
Hand deliver at
167 Thabo Sehume & Madiba Street,
Delta Heights Building.
Note : No emailed /faxed/ late applications will be accepted.
The closing date for Compensation Fund Bursary Programme 2021 applications is 31 October 2020.
For further enquiries, assistance and advice please contact Mr Ntsodi Mafa on 012 319 9264 or Ms Vivi Khoza on 012 406 5709. CF Pensioners and dependents of CF pensioners strugging to gain access to training institutions, can contact our offices for advice and further assistance.