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2020 Bursary / Scholarship Programme at DCS

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2020 Bursary / Scholarship Programme at DCS

Closing Date: 06 September 2019

As part of youth development, the Department of Correctional Services invites youth (18-35) who are eligible to study at the registered higher learning institutions in the following fields of study.

PainterWelderBoilermakerLocksmith/ Automotive Motor Mechanic 
Human Resource Management
Psychology (Masters)
Food Services
Security Management
Finance & Logistics
Penology Correctional Services


Candidates applying for the bursary must adhere to the following: 

  • Be a South African citizen 
  • Hold a valid South African ID document 
  • Have Grade 12/NCV certificate at NQF level 4 
  • Provide proof of acceptance from a registered learning institution 


  • Candidates valid ID document 
  • Candidate’s academic record 
  • Grade 12/NCV certificates at NQFlevel 4
  • Acceptance letter from a learning institution 
  • Course curriculum and Course fee 

Applicants must be prepared to enter into an agreement with the Department of Correctional Services. Applicants must complete an Application Form, obtainable from the Department’s website: www.dcs.gov.za or at any regional Office of Correctional Services on the addresses below:

How To Apply

Download Application Form

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Post: Ms. Sbongile Mkhuzangwe, Private Bag X393, Pretoria,
0001 or
Hand deliver: Broll Building 1077, Corner Festival and Arcadia
Street, Hatfield
Tel: (012) 420 0190
Limpopo / Mpumalanga / North West
Post: Mr. Eddie Nhlengethwa, Private Bag X142, Pretoria, 0001
Hand deliver: Masada Building, C/n Proes and Paul Kruger
Tel: (012) 306 2100 /2026
Western Cape
Post: Mr. FD Ngcanga, Private Bag X1, Edgemead, 7407 or
Hand deliver: Breede River Street, Montagu Drive, Monte Vista,
Tel: (012) 550 6068 / 78
Northern Cape / Free State
Post: Mr. Kosana / Ms Elsa Feder, Private Bag X20530,
Bloemfontein, 9300 or
Hand deliver: Zastron Street, 103 Agrimed Building,
Tel: (051) 404 0266
Eastern Cape
Post: Mr. Modimowagae, Private Bag X9013, East London, 5200 or
Hand deliver: Ocean View Terrace, East Block, Moore Street
Tel: (043) 706 7803 / 7840
Kwa-Zulu Natal
Post: Ms. Rajashree Moodley, Private Bag X9126,
Pietermaritzburg, 3200 or
Hand deliver: Eugene Maraise Road, Napierville, PMB
Tel: (033) 355 7303 / 7359
Head Office
Mr Bongekile JwaraPost: Private Bag x136, Pretoria, 0001Hand Deliver: 124 WF Nkomo Street, Poyntons East Block, Room 949,


  • Please note the following: Application forms will under no circumstances
    be posted or faxed to the applicant
  • Certification of copies should not be older than three months.
  • Completed application forms must be hand delivered / posted (not
    registered mail please) to the abovementioned offices no later than the 06
    September 2019 by 15:45.
  • Incomplete faxed and emailed application forms will not be considered
    Correspondence will only be limited to successful candidates.
  • Students holding bursaries from other organisations will not be