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Students and Bursaries



Call for Applications

Community Chest Khoekhoegowab Foundational Course Bursaries

Deadline for Applications:  11 November 2020

We welcome applications for 25 Community Chest bursaries to complete this course which will be offered online from mid-November 2020.

The course, aimed at youth, will run over a period of 8 weeks with 24 sessions of online instruction and preparation work. The bursary covers the tuition fees and mentorship development support as part of the programme. The course involves a formal weekly continuous assessment. On completion of the course, candidates receive a UCT certificate.

This course is offered by the Khoi and San Unit as a collaboration with Community Chest, the A/Xarra Restorative Justice Forum (community, civic and traditional structures) and Extra-Mural Studies (Summer School).

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

1) Be aged between 18 – 35 years

2) Be unemployed

3) Live in an impoverished community in the Cape Metropole area

4) Be active in the community in a leadership role amongst youth (provide a referral letter)

5) Have literacy in reading and writing

6) Have the full commitment and time to complete the course uninterrupted to serve as a future mentor to impart the language skills and knowledge in their respective community


Those who do not show satisfactory progress and commitment during the course will forfeit the bursary.

Send application letters with supporting documentation (ID, referral letter, school or other certificates) via email to:

For more information about the course, send text message / WhatsApp message to: 0849618794.