How to apply for Compensation Fund Bursary

Here are some general steps you can follow to apply for the Compensation Fund bursary:

Check Eligibility: Review the eligibility criteria for the Compensation Fund bursary to ensure you meet all the requirements.

Gather Required Documents: Gather all the necessary documents needed for the application, which include:

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Applicants unabridged birth certificate (certified copy)
  • Parents/ guardians ID documents (certified copy)/ death certificates if deceased (certified copy)
  • COID pension number or COID claim number
  • Matric June results, if currently in Matric
  • Latest academic transcript, if currently studying
  • Proof of acceptance or preliminary acceptance from an approved institute
  • Tuition fee quotation (on institutions letterhead)
  • Prescribed Learning Resources quotation, if available (on institutions letterhead)
  • Proof of residence
  • Proof of disability, if applicable (verification by a Health Care Professional or Disability Support Office)
  • Pre-entry assessment (if applying for the apprenticeship program)
  • Proof of income (latest payslip if employed: certified copy, affidavit if unemployed or an informal worker, proof of SASSA grant if applicable, proof pension if applicable, or other proof of income)

Download and Complete the Application Form: Go online to the Compensation Fund bursary website at Fill out the Compensation Fund Bursary application form accurately and provide all the required information.

Attach Supporting Documents: Attach all the necessary supporting documents to your application.

Submit the Application: Submit your completed application form along with the supporting documents to before the specified deadline. You can also hand-deliver your application to the address:

  • 167 Thabo Sehume and Madiba Street, Delta Heights Building, OR
  • Couriered to The Sub-Directorate: Vocational Rehabilitation, Department of Employment and Labour, Compensation Fund, Private Bag x955, Pretoria, 0001

Wait for a Response: After submitting your application, you may need to wait for a response regarding the status of your application.

For more information on the Compensation Fund bursary application dates and requirements, you can consult the official Compensation Fund website or contact their representatives directly.