Funza Lushaka Bursary Programme 2018

The Funza Lushaka Bursary Programme is a multi-year programme that promotes teaching in public schools. Bursaries are available to enable eligible students to complete a full teaching qualification in an area of national priority.

The copy submitted to the university must be accompanied by:


  • A certified copy of your ID.


  • certified copy of your academic results. For 1st year students coming out of Grade 12, this will be a certified copy of your Grade 12 result notification or Grade 12 certificate.


    For students already at university, this will be a certified copy of your academic transcript, which must include results for 2016 or your last year of study at university.



Applications for the Funza Lushaka bursary for 2018 will open on 01 October 2017.

Please note that there are a limited number of new bursaries available for 2017.

New applicants are advised to also pursue other funding opportunities such as NSFAS.

The outcome of the selection process will be available from the University not later than 30 April 2017.

Closing dates:

  • New applications close on 12 January 2018.


How to apply

You need to apply for admission to a teaching qualification (B Ed or PGCE) or a Bachelors degree (e.g. BSc, B Tech, BA) with at least one major course in a priority area at a university of your choice. Once you have gained admission at a university, you are required to apply for the bursary.

Be sure to keep checking the Department of Education Website or click HERE for updates on the online application forms so that you are ready to apply when they open.


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