Download Thuthuka Bursary Application Form

Please read carefully before completing and returning application forms

  1. This document is not in any way an agreement or commitment.
  2. The bursaries are awarded annually as per the conditions of the agreement between the recipient and the Thuthuka Bursary Fund. Renewal is at the discretion of the fund.
  3. Successful applicants will be required to enter into an agreement with the Thuthuka Bursary Fund and NSFAS.
  4. The closing date for applications  April 30th.
  5. To be considerod for the Thuthuka Bursary Fund, you are required to registel & write the National Benchmark Test (NBT)
  6. Your application will remain incomplete until we receive the letter f provisional acceptance to university, the final Grade 12 results and NBT results.


  1. The Thuthuka bursaries are only available for African and Coloured learners.
  2. Only Students doing Mathematics as a subject will be considered. NOT MATHS UTERACY!
  3. Applicants provisionally awarded bursailes will be notified in December.
  4. The final confirmation on the awarding of the bursary will depend on the following:
    1. Confirmation of your acceptance into the Thuthuka programme at a specific TBF University.
    2. Attaining the required endorsement (Bachelors Pass) and points (i.e. M-Score) to study the degree leading to a CA (SA)  TBF programme.

How To Apply

Download the Thuthuka Bursary Application Form

Closing Date: 30 April 2017

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2017 MultiChoice Bursary

MultiChoice values education and skills development. The bursary program aids such candidates within a wide field of study paths. The bursary includes accommodation & meals, text books, and a monthly stipend and pay almost all the required study fees. In addition to the financial aid, we also give selected bursary candidates the opportunity to work during vacation at the company during the June school holidays. This gives candidates a greater understanding of the business world.


Applicants must be in their 2nd, 3rd or Honours year studying towards the following qualifications:

  • Computer Science – BSc IT
  • Computer Engineering
  • Information Technology (Software Development)
  • Computer Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • BSc Engineering (with mechatronics)


  • Students applying must be a South African citizen with a valid ID Book or ID Card
  • Applicants must hold an average of 65% or higher for all subjects
  • Applicants must have a valid ID document
  • Students will not be excluded from the selection due to gender, age, race or even disability
  • Bursaries will only be awarded to students who will be studying full time

How To Apply

Should you be interested in applying, please forward your CV and FULL academic record (AS ONE ATTACHMENT) to SUBJECT: 2017 MultiChoice Bursary

Closing Date: Tuesday, 14 March 2017

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CSIR Studentships for 2017

The CSIR has an opportunity for a Doctoral Studentship: Environmental Health in the Climate Studies, Modelling and Environmental Health (CSM&EH) Research Group within the Natural Resources and the Environmental (NRE) Unit.

The incumbent will help understand the associations between air pollution levels and human health in a community of the Limpopo province, to assess and quantify the potential health impacts or risks from potential air quality offset intervention in the community and to contribute to a better understanding of the linkages between exposure to air pollution and the impacts on human health in South Africa.

This opportunity is based in Pretoria.

Key responsibilities:

  • Prepare a research proposal to be approved by both the CSIR and the university;
  • Prepare a written literature overview or assessment of the current state-of-the-art around the research topic;
  • Perform original research to solve the open research problem that the student identified in his/her proposal;
  • Produce sufficient quantity and quality of peer-reviewed publications around this research topic;
  • Compile the Doctoral thesis and defending the work successfully;
  • Contribute to extra activities that may be outside the scope of the Doctoral research as per the needs of the research group from time to time.

Qualifications, skills, and experience:

  • A Master’s degree in a relevant field such as Public Health, Environmental Health, Geography, Chemical Sciences, Biological Sciences or Statistical Sciences;
  • A good understanding of air quality, and the linkages between exposure to air pollution and negative impacts on human health, will be an advantage;
  • A basic understanding of epidemiology and/or biostatistics will be an advantage
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team;
  • Self-motivation and ability to be stimulated by the scientific environment.

Should you meet the above requirements, please email your CV to with your name and surname, position title and reference number in the subject line, (e.g. John Smith: Doctoral Studentship – Environmental Health: Reference No: (307841)





Closing date: 31 March 2017

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Scholarships at Curro Holdings Limited

Curro Holdings Limited is an Independent school company which runs affordable private schools across South Africa. Providing affordable, high quality education is without doubt South Africa’s biggest challenge, and Curro has shown that it’s not simply a problem that should be left up to the state to solve.

Curro, in terms of the agreement with the shareholders of the Meridian venture, is required to provide funding to Meridian schools’ learners from time to time.

All applicants are required to complete an application form and submit all the required information in order to be considered for a scholarship.

Only learners who comply with the following criteria will be considered:

  • Learners applying to or attending any Meridian school including Northern Academy;
  • Black learners only (Black means African, Coloured and Indian as defined by the  Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act, ‘BBBEE Act’);
  • Learners who are South African citizens only;
  • New learners from Grades 8 to 10 (subject to writing entrance exams to determine academic standards), and
  • Existing learners from Grades 8 to 12.
  • Learners achieving academic excellence measured as:
  • Attaining an overall aggregate of 70% or above in their latest academic report and
  • Attaining at least 70% in Mathematics and English in their latest academic report (hereinafter referred to as ‘Minimum Academic Standards‘).
  • Clearly demonstrate financial need, i.e. a combined household gross income not exceeding R20 000 per month. Verifiable details of household income and expenses to be provided (alternatively a sworn affidavit) including motivation for the scholarship.
  • Approximately 60% of learners to be female.

How to apply

The closing date for applications is 31 March 2017.

Click here to download the Meridian Scholarship Programme Application form. Completed applications are to be submitted to or handed in at your nearest Curro or Curro-managed school.

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NSFAS Appeal Form for Rejected Students 2017

Appeals for New Applicants/First year students

First year students/New applicants who applied for funding from NSFAS and received a rejection outcome message/status are encouraged to appeal the funding decision outcome from NSFAS if they can justifiably prove that our funding decision outcome is inappropriate in light of their academic and financial eligibility.



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Bursary/Scholarships for 2017 NDMC

The national disaster management center hereby invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the external bursary programme for the 2017 academic year. The NDMC bursary seeks to  fund selected students enrolled for qualifications in disater risk science and management.


  • Preference will be given to disaadvantaged idividuals, and proof thereof must be provided
  • Applicants must have obtained adminission at a South African, public institution of higher learning of their choice
  • Applicants wo intend to study disaster risk science and management ata  public institution of higher learning from which admission is obtained
  • Students who are financially needy and academically deserving


Applicants should submit the following documents with the application forms: Brief CV. Motivation letter. A National Senior Certificate, having passed all subjects with 60% and above. Students already at institution of higher learning should have obtained an average of 60% and above in all major subjects and must attach the 2016 academic year results. Proof of enrollment or acceptance from recognized institution of higher learning. Certified copy of a valid South African Identity document. Proof of residence. Proof of income for parents / guardians in the cases where the student does not have one or both parents.

How To Apply

Application forms are available from the website address: and provincial disaster management centres. Successful students are expected to enter in to a contractual agreement with the NDMC. The agreement contains all general provisions related to the bursary. The NDMC reserves the right to determine the total number of bursary allocations for the academic year.

Applications must be Submitted to: The Senior Manager Disaster Risk Management, Education, Training Awareness and Research, Private Bag X 804, Pretoria

All queries should be directed to: Ms. M Macheli: DRMETAR on (012) 848 4614 or by Email at
Ms Lekalakala by on (012) 848 4616 or by Email at

Closing Date: 06 March 2017

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PwC Bursaries for 2018

Bursary 2018 – Mafikeng
South Africa
Full Time
Bursary holders are required to serve a three year (minimum) training contract with the firm on completion of their post-graduate studies while actively pursuing Certified Theory in Accounting (CTA) / qualifying exams toward Chartered Accountant (SA).
• This period may be extended depending on the value of the bursary awarded or the number of years for which the bursary is     awarded.
• A training contract is a learnership contract for 3 years where you will be applying the theory learnt at university to the practical     environment, including:
Performing audit procedures at clients to express an opinion on their financial records;
Working closely with audit teams to ensure client deadlines are met;
Working in a challenging business environment;
Interacting with people on various levels of experience;
Gaining a wealth of experience on best business practices;
Progressing steadily throughout the three years to qualify as a Chartered Accountant, this includes writing the qualifying         exams and achieving the necessary core hours as prescribed by SAICA.
• Core experience obtained during your learnership includes auditing, accounting, financial management, secretarial systems,     taxation and estates, business information systems.






How to Apply

PwC provides industry-focused assurance, tax and advisory services to build public trust and enhance value for its clients and their stakeholders. More than 184 000 people in 157 countries across our network share their thinking, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and practical advice. BURSARIES Our bursary programme is available to students studying towards a Chartered Accountant (CA) degree at a South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) -accredited university. Bursaries are awarded to high-performing, talented individuals. The programme also seeks to support qualifying students with financial need.


Click Here to Submit your application via PwC Web Portal

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Afrimat Scholarships for 2017

Closing Date: 28 March 2017

Opportunity for mechanical engineering students:


  • Must be in the second year (Semester 3) National Diploma student in the above-mentioned discipline;
  • Must originate from the Mpumalanga province.
  • Matric Exemption
  • Maths & Science 60% on higher grade
  • Acceptance letter from a South African recognised training institution
  • If currently studying – latest academic results
  • Copy of South African ID
  • Proof of address
  • Copy of CV

How To Apply

To apply, please send you CV and latest results to

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Nedbank Bursary programme

Nedbank is committed to gearing up South Africa’s next generation of business and banking leaders. That’s the reason we are always looking for people who really Make Things Happen.As the bank that makes thing happen, we’re looking for people who’ve made things happen for themselves but could use some extra help.

Each year Nedbank awards bursaries to help students with the costs of higher education. So if you’re thinking of studying towards a university degree but don’t have the financial means, the Nedbank Bursary Fund could be your opportunity to study at university.


When we consider you for a bursary, we ask ourselves the following questions:

  • Are you a South African citizen?
  • Do you contribute to Nedbank’s transformation targets?
  • Have you achieved enough academically?

  • Specifically, have you earned at least a 65% average pass mark, while also meeting all the registration criteria of a SA public university or university of technology?
  • Where do you score on a financial means test?
  • Does your degree meet a scarce skill we’ve identitied at Nedbank or for the greater good of South Africa?
How to apply
Applications close on 30 April 2017. Click here to apply online
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Oprah Winfrey Academy for Girls Scholarships for Grade 8 Learners

We are recruiting students for 2018

You qualify to apply if:

  • You are academically talented and have leadership potential
  • You are a South African citizen or permanent resident
  • Your total monthly family or household income before deductions is less than R10 000
  • You are currently in grade 7.

Once all applications have been received and screened, testing will be arranged for those applicants who meet the criteria. There are several stages to the selection process:

Stage 1: Entrance Tests

Applicants will be invited to write entrance tests, which will be held at a number of different venues throughout South Africa.

Stage 2: More Extensive Testing  – Academic And Leadership Potential

Further selection and more extensive testing of academic and leadership potential will follow.

Stage 3: Selection Camps – Clinical Interviews And A Range Of Psychological Assessments

Final selection camps, lasting 2 or 3 days, will be held at the Academy later in the year.

Stage 4: Home Visits And Registration

All successful students will be registered at their homes at the end of the process.


How To apply

Complete the Applicaiton Formv below, print it out, and post it with a copy of your December 2016 school report, a copy of your birth certificate and the required documents detailing your household income to:

Attention: Student Recruitment
Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy For Girls
P O Box 1485, Henley on Klip, 1962

Email to:


Closing Date: 15 February 2017

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