It costs money to study at college or varsity - and you need to cover your living expenses if you are studying full-time.  We have lots of information that will help you find the bursaries, loans and other funding options available to help you finish studying.

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TSIBA Business School offers undergraduate and postgraduate business qualifications as well as informal short courses in commerce, entrepreneurship and leadership. However, does NSFAS cover these courses?

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme shoulders the responsibility of ensuring that all qualifying students in the country's public tertiary institutions are funded. Here is how this process works for students in TVET colleges.  


The National Student Financial Aid Scheme shoulders the responsibility of ensuring that all financially vulnerable tertiary students across the country's 50 universities are funded in their tertiary studies. But how is this process carried out? Here is who pays out NSFAS allowances to university students?

Certain documents are required for the NSFAS application. Are you wondering if a Guardianship Affidavit is part of these documents? Well, here is what you need to know.



Available Bursaries

Applications for Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS) are now open!

he Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship is offering scholarships to pursue two-year Master's programmes at the University of the South Pacific. Citizens of Commonwealth countries other than Fiji are eligible to apply.

The Sasol Foundation is offering all-inclusive bursaries to talented individuals who are planning to study full-time towards an undergraduate degree or diploma to pursue Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) for applicants nationally.


The scarcity of talent in South Africa and globally makes it essential for Sasol to ensure continuous availability of skills to sustain our growth. The Sasol Bursary programmes for South African youth are a critical talent lever to enable us to meet our strategic and transformation talent objectives.

 SANSA is providing post graduate degree bursaries to students hoping to contribute to science and engineering. 

For the 2022 academic year successful applicants will receive bursaries with values as stated below:


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RMB is a market leader in Corporate and Investment Banking where our people are our differentiator. Apply now to be a part of their graduate programme.

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.


The Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme, better known as ISFAP, is in charge of the ISFAP bursary which extends to missing middle students. Here's when applications will open for 2023 bursaries.

The ISFAP bursary is geared towards students who come from poor and working class backgrounds, including the missing middle. Will ISFAP pay for courses which are done at private colleges though?



Scholarships are often associated with students who are about to enter university or college, but there are also a few companies that offer scholarships to primary and high school students. 

Scholarships are one of the funding options available to fund your studies. If you're interested in a scholarship, you might then be wondering what the advantages and disadvantages are.


Student Loans

If you need funding for your studies, FNB has student loans of up to R300 000 to help fund your studies. It is important to understand how the financial institution’s repayments work.


If you will be taking a Nedbank student loan, it is important to know that there are two different ways in which you can choose to repay the loan.



If you have ambitions to study further, it is important that you know of alternative ways to fund your education. Should you consider taking out a student loan, it’s important that you are aware of the repayment plan of that particular financial bank.


Many South Africans would like to study and further their education, but most of the time they don't have the financial means to do so. Student loans can help students to gain access to tertiary education institutes. A popular company that offers student loans is Fundi.


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Fundi is South Africa’s leading Education Finance specialist. They help parents and students to navigate the complex world of finance at tertiary level, funding many students per year. The process of applying for a student loans is as painless as possible, helping families to find the funding solution that best suits their needs.

Get the right laptop at the right price with Fundi with these unbelievable deals. Fundi is South Africa’s leading Education Finance specialist. Fundi enables you to pursue your dreams. Fundi covers all things education finance from tuition loans, device loans, to MBA loans. 

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After completing your undergraduate degree you may want to pursue postgraduate studies but you may need to seek funding to make this possible. Here are a few ways to pay for your postgrad course. 

If you are a parent who is unable to afford your child's tuition fees you may apply for exemptions. This is how exemptions work in public schools.