Bursaries Scholarships


Bursaries and other financial aid initiatives are offered by government departments, companies and private sponsors. Funding is mainly awarded to previously disadvantaged young people who can not afford a higher education. Bursaries can be found in almost every field of study from engineering to journalism, however in order to apply students will have to meet certain requirements set by benefactors.
Scholarships are also a form of student funding, however scholarships are primarily awarded to students with outstanding academic, artistic, athletic or other abilities. Scholarship money does not need to be repaid and therefore it is the most desirable form of funding and the hardest to obtain. Do you need financial aid? Find a bursary or scholarship in your field of study.

It's the time of year to decide where you will study and how you will pay for it. The 2024 Funza Lushaka bursary application period is currently open if you're interested in pursuing a career in teaching. 

As the new academic year commences in a matter of days, many prospective students at UNISA will worry about funding their tertiary education. Here’s some advice, returning students I hope that you’re listening too.

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As the festive season comes to an end, the National Student Financial Aid Scheme gets ready for the next academic year. The financial aid scheme has released a statement that it will open its doors in early January.

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi is worred about the drop in interest in studying accounting at Gauteng schools.

Teaching bursaries are available from the independent schools association, ISASA.

In March 2018, the Department of Trade and Industry proposed amendments to The Skills Development Element set out in Statement 300 of the BBBEE Codes, introducing a separate target for bursaries and increasing the cap on informal training from 15% to 25%.

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"Financial assistance is available to high school learners and students of tertiary institutions in the Eastern Cape who are looking to pursue careers which involve maths and science.”

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Sasol has established a reputation in the market as an employer of choice. The Sasol bursary scheme boasts an all-inclusive package recognised in South Africa for being highly competitive.

Are you a business professional? Are you considering studying an International MBA
next year? The distance learning, International Action Learning MBA is offered in
English to managers or management trainees.

Gauteng Department of Health Bursary Scheme is now open to any students who want to study in the field of health.

The Department of Science and Technology Bursary Scheme is give away bursaries to students at university and learners with good results in maths and science.

30 students have been awarded scholarships to the tune of R14 million to study at
the World Maritime University.
The initiative is part of SAMSA?s goal to entrench South Africa as one of the
world?s top 35 maritime nations.

596 BankSETA learners will graduate through the Letsema Learnership, a BankSETA initiative which offers students from previously disadvantaged communities the opportunity to study towards a banking qualification.

One of the biggest challenges faced by new students at Varsity will be planning their finances, says Leonora Swart the financial manager at Boston City Campus and Business College. She has some great advice to ensure that your transition from school to varsity is as painless as possible.




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