Bursaries for South African students

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South Africa Bursaries 2017 – 2018

What is a bursary?
Bursaries are monetary awards provided by organisations to people who are unable to fully fund their studies. In exchange for a bursary, the individual is generally employed at the organisation for the equal amount of time as the bursary.

Who can apply for a bursary?
To be awarded a bursary, parents are generally required to complete an application form, providing details of their financial situation, followed by documentary evidence and proof of any capital assets.
 

There are 2 variations of bursaries, provided by organisations and study institutions:
1) A means-tested bursary which evaluates whether an applicant or their family is allowed to receive government assistance. This bursary type is available for students of parents who earn below an annual threshold amount.
2) Scholarship/ Prize – this bursary type is performance-based and is usually awarded to students who receive high results in their exams prior to college/ university entrance. These bursaries are mainly awarded by the study institution/ by organisations.

How do I apply for a bursary?
Applying for a bursary is an easy 3 step process:
1) Scroll down and find the faculty within which you will be studying and select the bursary you would like to apply for.
2) Read the bursary requirements and see if you qualify.
3) If you meet the bursary requirements, apply for the bursary by either downloading the application form or visiting the link provided. If you are still unsure, please contact the bursary provider via the provided contact details.
 

  • Accounting, Auditing and Taxation Bursaries for 2017 / 2018 (South Africa)
  • Agriculture & Environmental Science Bursaries for 2017 / 2018 (South Africa)
  • Architecture, Planning and Geomatics Bursaries for 2017 / 2018 (South Africa)
  • Business Management Bursaries for 2017 / 2018 (South Africa)
  • Chemical Engineering Bursaries for 2017 / 2018 (South Africa)
  • Civil Engineering Bursaries for 2017 / 2018 (South Africa)
  • Computer Science Bursaries for 2017 / 2018 (South Africa)
  • Construction and Quantity Surveying Bursaries for 2017 / 2018 (South Africa)
  • Disabled Bursaries for 2017 / 2018 (South Africa)
  • Electrical Engineering Bursaries for 2017 / 2018 (South Africa)
  • Engineering and Built Environment Bursaries for 2017 / 2018 (South Africa)
  • General Bursaries for 2017 / 2018 (South Africa)
  • General Commerce Bursaries for 2017 / 2018 (South Africa)
  • General Health Science Bursaries for 2017 / 2018 (South Africa)
  • Human Biology Bursaries for 2017 / 2018 (South Africa)
  • Human Resources and Public Administration Bursaries for 2017 / 2018 (South Africa)
  • Industrial & Mechanical Engineering Bursaries for 2017 / 2018 (South Africa)
  • Law Bursaries for 2017 / 2018 (South Africa)
  • Marketing, Sales and Retail Bursaries for 2017 / 2018 (South Africa)
  • Mathematics and Actuarial Science Bursaries for 2017 / 2018 (South Africa)
  • Medicine Bursaries for 2017 / 2018 (South Africa)
  • Performing Arts – Dance, Drama and Music Bursaries for 2017 / 2018 (South Africa)
  • Physics and Chemistry Bursaries for 2017 / 2018 (South Africa)
  • Postgraduate and MBA Bursaries for 2017 / 2018 (South Africa)
  • Social Science Bursaries for 2017 / 2018 (South Africa)
  • Teaching and Education Bursaries for 2017 / 2018 (South Africa)
  • Visual Arts Bursaries for 2017 / 2018 (South Africa)

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