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Bursaries South Africa

If you are in need of tertiary funding for the 2024 academic year, a bursary is the perfect way to fund your studies. Most bursaries are applicable to students who can prove they are in financial need, have a good academic record and are hard working.

SA Bursaries, South Africa’s largest bursary website, has compiled a list of bursaries for you – these bursaries are currently open for application and will be closing within the month of February 2024.

Link for more information and how to apply online: Bursaries Closing in February 2024 South Africa (

Gibela Bursary 2024

Gibela is now accepting applications for its bursary program for the upcoming academic year. They will provide bursaries for studies at universities, universities of technology, and TVET colleges.

Link for more information and how to apply online: Gibela Bursary 2024 (

Honours Bursary Opportunity for Final Year Science Students : The Tomorrow Trust - Closed

Tomorrow Trust is offering bursaries to students who will start their 1 – year honours degree in 2024. The comprehensive bursary will cover tuition, textbooks, accommodation, stipends, monthly workshops, and more.
All applicants need to be between the age of 18 – 35 and must be South African citizens. Applicants must have at least 60% or above for mathematics in matric and received at least 60% or above for their undergraduate degree.

Link for more information and how to apply online: Bursary Applications Are Now Open

Abe Bailey Trust Overseas Travel Bursary - Closed

The applications are now open for the 2023 Abe Bailey Overseas Travel Bursary. This prestigious Travel Bursary focuses on leadership development and nation building, while exposing students and/or junior academic staff to different cultures in the United Kingdom.

To determine if you are eligible, please see below:

  • You must be 25 years of age or younger;
  • You must be a senior student (third-year and up);
  • Be able to demonstrate all-round leadership qualities (proven);
  • Be a South African citizen and have a South African passport;
  • Have a proven record of community participation/involvement; and a
  • Strong academic track record.

If you meet the above requirements, please email Mrs Karen Hermann for more information on how you can apply. Her email is:

Applications close: 29 May 2023 at 17:00.

2023-05-04 - Abe Baily Overseas Travel Bursary poster -FINAL

Application For A Postgraduate Tuition Bursary 2023 - Closed

Closing Date for Submission of Applications is 30 MARCH 2023.

Application For A Postgraduate Tuition Bursary 2023