How To Apply For ISFAP Postgrad Bursary

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The Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme or ISFAP has got you covered if you're searching for postgrad funding. Careers Portal sat down with Shaun Perrier, the Head of Fundraising at ISFAP, to find out how to apply.

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If you're looking for postgrad funding, the Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme, better known as ISFAP is perfect for you. They aim to make tertiary education possible and accessible and has expanded by also providing postgrad funding.

Careers Portal had a chat with Shaun Perrier, the Head of Fundraising at ISFAP, to speak about the ISFAP postgraduate bursary and how anyone interested can apply. 

ISFAP has partnered with the National Research Fund (NRF) to provide these postgrad bursaries. The NRF has offered around 120 bursaries with ISFAP then matching that. 

Perrier has revealed that there are 250 bursaries up for grabs.

How To Apply

Applications can be submitted on the ISFAP applications page. Applicants will also need to submit the following:

  • CV
  • Motivational letter speaking on why you think you deserve the bursary and what you want to achieve with the bursary
  • Signed consent form
  • Certified copy of your ID
  • Certified copies of parents/guardians ID
  • Certified copy of latest academic results
  • Certified proof of income for each household contributor
  • Proof of registration

An ISFAP bursary covers tuition, accommodation, meals, transport, books, laptops and data. They also provide wraparound support which they believe is a critical element to a student's success and performance at University.

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Applications are now open for a postgraduate bursary from the Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme, better known as ISFAP. So if you're looking for postgrad funding, this is perfect for you.


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