Funding your studies

Funding opportunities

This section will inform you about available funding. There is information on application information, requirements and closing dates for funding opportunities.

Types of funding

This section will inform you about the different kinds of funding available and how they differ from each other.

DHET Coordinated International Scholarships

Here you will find a list of international scholarship opportunities for South African students to undertake studies, research and exchanges in other countries.


This section will inform you about the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) and how eligible students can benefit.

Things you need funding for

This section speaks about the various items students may need funding for when they are at university or college

Building a good funding profile

A funding opportunity is made in recognition of a student's efforts to perform well academically and reasonable need for financial assistance.

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.