Where To Find & Apply For Government Bursaries


The Government has bursaries and funding available to students who would like to study further. If you are interested in a government bursary, then here's where you can find government bursaries and how you can apply to them.


As we all know studying further can be expensive, which is why bursaries can be very beneficial to a student who would like to further their education. The bursaries offered by the government will give deserving students the opportunity to study and gain access to quality education.

A popular government bursary is NSFAS, which is offered to students who come from poor or working-class families. There are many other bursaries offered by the government that are in collaboration with other major companies in South Africa.

Here is where you can find Government bursaries:

The Government Website

On the government website, they showcase the bursaries and funding options available, mostly focusing on NSFAS. They also provide you with a list of bursaries that are available but that are not necessarily funded by the government. 

Careers Portal

With constant daily updates on all opportunities available in South Africa, we also display government opportunities that include internships, learnerships and bursaries

Local Government Website

Your local government website will showcase bursaries offered by the Government, Local universities, National Departments and Public entities.

National Youth Development Agency

The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) displays bursaries that are available all over South Africa, often including government bursaries.

Here is how you can apply to these bursaries:

The bursaries offered all have different requirements and conditions to what the bursary may cover. When you apply for these bursaries you will need to follow the prompts or fill out the bursary application form that may be required in order to successfully apply for the bursary.






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