South African Clothing and Textile Workers’ Union, SACTWU Bursary 2020 – 2021

Here is how to apply for the SACTWU bursary programme. This article contains all you need to know about the SACTWU bursary.

SACTWU bursary programme offers academics financial support for their members and dependents to study at any South African University, Technikons and other higher education institutions registered with the National Department of Education.

The bursary scheme was established in 1975 with each member donating a small contribution to support education at the cost of their dependents and children. The SACTWU or the South African Clothing and Textile Workers’ Union is a trade union in the fashion manufacturing industry. The Union is registered under the provisions of the Labour Relations Act of South Africa.

SACTWU has offices across South Africa in Atlantis, Durban,  Salt River, Paarl, Oudtshoorn, Port Elizabeth, East London, Tongaat, Pietermaritzburg, Ladysmith, Newcastle, Pinetown, Isithebe, Port Shepstone, Johannesburg, Pretoria, Botshabelo and QwaQwa. SACTWU is the largest clothing and textile trade union in many South African towns.

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South African Clothing and Textile Workers’ Union Bursary

Bursary Worth

The bursary is going to cover 75% of student fees to a maximum of R35 000 per year. The remaining costs must be paid by the student.

SACTWU Bursary Requirements and Eligibility

  • SACTWU qualified members
  • SACTWU qualified member’s spouse
  • SACTWU qualified member’s children/dependents and legally adopted children who are not more than 25 years old and are not employed

How to Apply For SACTWU Bursary

Applicant should download and complete the SACTWU Bursary Application Form (pdf) and submit the following documents together with the application form:

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  • Student’s ID
  • Member’s ID
  • ID size photo of the applicant
  • Latest certified copy of member’s proof of income
  • Statement of account from the institution
  • Matriculation certificate if first year of study or first-time applicant
  • Death certificate of student’s biological parents
  • Letter from the Department of Social Development /Court Order
  • Academic record for previous years of study (all years)
  • Unabridged birth certificate indicating parents name
  • Proof of Guardianship
  • Member’s marriage certificate and the member and spouse ID
  • Proof of Marriage and copies of ID for member/spouse ( in the case of an application for spouse)
  • An affidavit from a member re status of employment (if the member has been retrenched)
  • An affidavit from the applicant stating employed/unemployed if studying part-time or through correspondence
    (if employed part-time/contract – attach payslip)
  • Completed Application Form to join SASU (only applicable to child dependants)
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You can submit your application form using any of the following means:

Hand-delivered:

3rd Floor
James Bolton Hall
127 Magwaza Maphalala Street
Durban
4001

Or, By Post:

SACTWU Bursary Department
P.O. Box 18359
Dalbridge
4014

Closing Date

Below are the bursary closing dates:

28 February 2020 – 1st semester

7 August 2020 – 2nd semester

Contact Details

If you have any questions regarding this bursary applications, please contact SACTWU directly at:

Sactwu Bursary Department

Post: PO Box, 18359, Dalbridge, 4014

Tel: (031) 301-1351

Fax: (031) 305-1039

E-mail: [email protected]

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