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Directorate: Student Funding

Important Dates


  • First Semester - Closing date for applications 17 September 2012
  • Second Semester - Closing date for applications 17 April 2013

NSFAS Bursaries

  • Funza Lushaka
    • Re-applicants - Closing date for applications November 2012
    • First time applicants - Closing date for applications 15 January 2013
  • Nedbank/Agriculture/Social Development
    • Closing dates are determined by the respective donors
  • DE Disability/Natskills
    • The same closing dates as NSFAS loans

Other bursaries


  • First Semester - End September of each year
  • Second Semester - End April of each year

Postgraduate Students

  • NSFAS loan application forms are now available click herePDF to print your copy. Applications closes the same dates as other NSFAS loans. 
  • Bursary application forms are now available for both new and re-applicants. Please click the link to the application form DOC to download. 
    All other bursary closing dates are determined by individual donors. To apply for any of our other bursaries, click the bursary application DOC form and return it to Division Student Funding, Bursaries, Es'kia Mphahele, PO Box 392, Unisa, 0003.