How To Re-Apply To Funza Lushaka Bursary

Wednesday, 20 January, 2021 - 10:43
Sakinah Samuels

Wanting to re-apply to the Funza Lushaka bursary? We can help. Here's a guide on how to re-apply to the Funza Lushaka Bursary administered by the Department of Basic Education.

Wanting to re-apply to the Funza Lushaka bursary? We can help. Here's a guide on how to re-apply to the Funza Lushaka Bursary administered by the Department of Basic Education.

The Funza Lushaka Bursary Programme is a multi-year programme to promote teaching as a profession.  

The bursary is awarded for one academic year at a time and upon proof of academic success, the bursary may be renewed each year until the recipient of the bursary has qualified as a teacher. In essence, the recipient is required to apply for the renewal of the bursary every year.

Here's how to re-apply to the Funza Lushaka Bursary Programme

  1. Open the e-Gov portal here.
  2. Register by providing personal information if you haven't registered yet
  3. Login to the system using user name and password created when registering
  4. On the e-Services Menu select Funza Lushaka Bursary Scheme
  5. Enter the OTP received on the preferred channel
  6. Accept the Terms and Conditions
  7. On the dashboard menu click on the 2021 application button
  8. Follow the steps to complete the required field with your information
  9. Accept the declaration to confirm the information captured

Students who are funded through the Funza Lushaka Bursary programme are required to accept a teaching post immediately after qualifying and will need to occupy this teaching position for the amount of years they were funded.

The bursary programme is designed to boost recruitment into teaching, especially in priority subject areas. In most cases, Faculty or School of Education staff will be able to assist students with the Funza Lushaka priority subjects to determine a student's teaching priority subjects. 

Visit the Funza Lushaka Bursary website for more information.

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