African Scholar's Bursary Fund

Learners in Grades 7-11 applying for Grades 8-12 from Northern, Eastern and Western Cape or from the Southern part of the North West Provinces who come from poor homes. Bursaries are offered for full-time courses only at TVET colleges: N1 – N6 and some Practical courses.

African Scholar's Bursary Fund


  • Free State
  • Northern Cape
  • Western Cape

Candidate Requirements: 

  • Applicants must not be older than 25 years of age.
  • Younger students will be given preference.
  • A minimum of grade 10 with Maths and Science is required for technical courses.
  • If already at college, a minimum of 50% in all tests and exams is required (60% for Orientation courses).



  • Your average mark (all subjects) is 50% or above.
  • The school fees are R4500 or less per year.
  • The total monthly household income does not exceed R7500.
  • You live & attend school in the Free State, Western, Eastern or Northern Cape.
  • You are/will be 21yrs or younger in your matric year

Public TVET (Technical and Vocational Education and Training) College

  • You must present your matric certificate and/or current college results.
  • Your average mark (all subjects) must be 50% or above.
  • You must be 25 years or younger when applying.
  • You must not be in receipt of any other bursaries (including NSFAS).

Bursaries will not be granted to students who have other bursaries, including NSFAS.

This will be checked with all bursary organisations and colleges. ASF Students who receive other bursaries will have to pay back funds received from ASF.

Bursaries only cover course fees and registration.

Bursaries do not cover accommodation – if you live far from college explain where you would stay and how you would pay for it.


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