The City of Johannesburg Offering 20 EMS Bursaries to South African Students

About the City of Johannesburg 
Johannesburg, or the young city we’ve come to know and love as “Joburg”, is the city where many of South Africa’s youths come together to achieve their dreams and reach for success. Founded in 1886, the buzzing city has had a long, winding history that has shaped Johannesburg into the the city that it is today – the city of fortune and opportunities.

What was once a small settlement, Johannesburg expanded into a city that continues to grow until this very moment. As the heart of South Africa, Johannesburg is also home to many iconic events in the country, namely the Rugby World Cup in 1995 and the FIFA Soccer World Cup just to name a few. With moments like this, it’s impossible not to be attracted to the City of Johannesburg.

About the City of Johannesburg EMS Bursary Programme
The City of Johannesburg has been in works with a policy entitled “The Youth Development Policy and Strategy” for quite some time. The purpose behind the formation of this policy is to bring out the potential of their local communities by supporting them through the government’s available resources and financial funding.

Joining hands with the Emergency Management Services, also known as EMS, the Johannesburg government is granting bursaries to 20 Johannesburg youths who have shown outstanding studious capacities. Grantees awarded with this bursary will be entitled to an all-expenses paid tuition and registration fees, as well as coverage of their prescribed learning materials.

The bursary caters to undergraduate students who are attaining: 1) a National Diploma in Fire Technology at the University of Technology; 2) a Bachelors Degree in Emergency Medical Care at the University of Johanesburg, and; 3) a National Diploma in Emergency Medical Care at the University of Johanesburg.

The City of Johannesburg EMS Bursary Requirements
Before you can apply for the City of Johannesburg EMS Bursary programme, all candidates must adhere to the following criteria mentioned below. Fulfilling the eligibility criteria is a crucial part of the application, so make sure you don’t miss out on any requirement. To see what kind of people the programme is looking for, do take a look at their website from time to time.

The City of Johannesburg EMS Bursary programme requirements include:

  • Holding a valid South African citizenship
  • Must be of 17-25 years old
  • Is physically healthy to partake their studies
  • Has an astounding academic track record – at least a D grade in the subjects of Mathematics and Science
  • Able to show proof of financial assistance (e.g. has a household income of less than R15,000)
  • Is responsible for their tertiary education
  • Capable enough to pursue their studies at any of the two chosen institutions.

How to Apply
Keen on applying for the City of Johannesburg EMS Bursary programme? Then let’s get started with the application procedure! First things first, all candidates must take note that there are no application forms the need to be downloaded or printed out. However, participants are to submit in these items below to the bursary programme:

  • Your latest academic transcript
  • Valid documentation of your South African identification
  • Documents showing your residency in the city of Johannesburg
  • Documents showing your household income.

After pertaining all of the aforementioned documents, you can now finally submit them to the City of Johannesburg EMS Bursary programme! There are tw0 ways of submissions, and all you have to do is send in your applications through one way. Take a look below:

  • Hand Delivery Address:
    • Florida Park, Ivory Park, Dube, Diepsloot, Berea, Jabulani, Eldorado Park, Orange Farm, Alexandra
      Public Safety Headquarter (Martindale), Braamfontein Metro Center.
  • Email Address:

Announcements will only be made to all applicants that have been short-listed by the programme. If you have not heard back from the bursary, we regret to inform you that your application was considered unsuccessful.

Enquiries: (011) 222 8081

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10 thoughts on “The City of Johannesburg Offering 20 EMS Bursaries to South African Students

  1. Is it possible for a person who studies history have an opportunity to apply for this basary

  2. I would be pleased if I can get a busarry from u guys nd make my dreams come true

  3. Hi am Lilian Mashile please i need this opportunity and I’m a hard work person if u can give me this opportunity i will be grateful for ever am passionate with my work thank you

  4. Hi am Lilian Mashile please i need this opportunity and I’m a hard work person if u can give me this opportunity i will be grateful for ever am passionate with my work thank you

  5. My name is Mathapelo Mogale,it would be an honour to be granted this oppotunity

  6. Hey my name is Nomvula it would be very appreciated for you to give me the opportunity for this bursary

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