Funding your studies

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Private company bursaries

ABSA BMI Bursary (Various Fields)
Study fields:

Various Fields

Qualification Sponsored:

  • The candidate must be a South African Citizen with bar coded ID
  • A minimum of 70% in Mathematics and English  in Grade 11

Requirements:

  • Actuarial Sciences
  • Quantitative Risk Management
  • Business Analytics/Data Science
  • Financial Mathematics

Apply online at :

ABSA BMI Bursary

Closing Date
31 July 2021
FEDISA Fashion School (Applied and Visual Art)
Study fields:

Applied and Visual Art

Qualification Sponsored:

Fashion Design

Requirements:

Current matric learners and candidates who have successfully completed their matric year and may be eligible for higher education studies.

Apply online at :

FEDISA Fashion School

Closing Date
15 August 2021
Grand West (Various Fields)
Study fields:

Various Fields

Qualification Sponsored:

  •  Tourism and hospitality
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Math, Science and Technology

Requirements:

Applicants must reside and be registered full time for undergraduate study at a higher education institution in the Western Cape 

Apply online at :

Grand West

Closing Date
1 February 2021
Momentum (Information Technology)
Study fields:

Information Technology

Qualification Sponsored:

Coding and Web Design

Apply online at :

Momentum

Closing Date
31 January 2021
SAPOA
Qualification Sponsored:

  • BSc Property Studies
  • BSc Urban and Regional Planning
  • BSc Construction Studies
  • BCom Finance with Property Valuation and Management as a major
  • BSc Quantity Surveying
  • BCom Property Valuation and Management
  • BSc Town and Regional Planning
  • BSc Real Estate
  • BSc Property Management

Apply online at :

SAPOA

Closing Date
31 August 2021
South African Table Grapes Industry (Plants and Animals)
Study fields:

Plants and Animals

Qualification Sponsored:

Tertiary education (TE) AND/OR Further education and training (FET) studies in programmes/ courses relevant to the table grape industry and its value chain will be considered, including but not limited to:

  • Viticulture
  • Horticultural Science
  • Plant Pathology
  • Entomology
  • Soil Science
  • Agricultural Economy

Undergraduate studies or postgraduate studies.

Part time or full time studies.

Funding of study costs of students working on (SATI funded) research projects.

Requirements:

South African citizen

Must be looking to pursue a career in the table grape industry or value chain

Minimum grade 12 qualification for TE studies

Individuals who have attained above average results

Individuals who have secured a partnership with a career mentor

Individuals with a proof of acceptance or registration at an accredited TE or FET institution or who have been accepted within an industry related research project

Application Procedure

Download the application guide here read through it and then fill in the application form here. Ensure that all accompanying documents required in the application form are uploaded.

Closing Date
31 August 2021
The Poliomyelitis Research Foundation (Various Fields)
Study fields:

Various Fields

Qualification Sponsored:

  • BSc (Hons) – Applicants that have obtained a minimum pass of 60%
  • Masters – Applicants that have obtained a minimum pass of 60%
  • PhD

Requirements:

South African citizens

Closing Date
28 February 2021

Scholarships

Gauteng Department of Health (Health Sciences)
Study fields:

Health Sciences

Qualification Sponsored:

Medicine in Cuba

Requirements:

Candidates must have a university entrance Grade 12 pass with the following minimum level 4 pass mark in these subjects:

Physical Science

Maths

Biology/Life Science

English

South African citizens or permanent residents of Gauteng

Ages between 18 and 35 years

 

 

Apply online at :

Gauteng Department of Health

Closing Date
25 June 2021
South African Astronomical Observatory (Science & Mathematics)
Study fields:

Science & Mathematics

Qualification Sponsored:

PhD or MSc degree in Astrophysics

Requirements:

South African citizens will be given preference but the scholarship is open to individuals of any nationaility

Studying at a South African university for the 2021 academic year

Application Procedure

To apply, send the following documents, and nothing else, as a single pdf file by email to scholarship@saao.ac.za:

  • a cover letter,
  • CV,
  • and academic transcripts.

The subject line of your email should contain your surname, the surname of the supervisor of the project you are applying for, and the level (PhD or MSc) at which you are applying.

Also arrange to have two referees send reference letter directly to scholarship@saao.ac.za, by the application deadline, and with your name in the subject line.

 

For more information click here.

Closing Date
31 July 2021

Government bursaries

National Astrophysics and Space Programme (Science & Mathematics)
Study fields:

Science & Mathematics

Qualification Sponsored:

Qualifications in Astrophysics (Honours and Masters)

Requirements:

Registered students studying an Honours or Masters qualification in Astrophysics.

Application Procedure

For Honours students this is the application procedure-

First complete the online application form by clicking here.

Secondly email the following documents to applications@nassp.uct.ac.za :

1. Full CV

2. Electronic copy of academic transcripts (official with university letterhead)

3. Copy of passport or SA ID document

 

For Masters applicants this is the application procedure-

You can apply directly at the following institutions: 

  • North West University
  • University of Cape Town
  • University of KwaZulu-Natal

Alternatively you can apply directly at the NRF, below is some information for how you can go about this:

  • For more information on how to apply for NRF, please watch this video by clicking here
  • For more information on the NRF Postgraduate Scholarships Application and Funding Guide click here
  • To submit your application click here.

 

Note: different institutions have different closing dates, click here for more information.

Our Partners

To become our partner, a formal agreement in the form of a Memorandum of Agreement or Implementation Protocol with DHET Career Development Services is required. For more information click here.