Student Funding: bursaries & loans

Bursaries: honours degrees and postgraduate diplomas


Unisa honours bursary


The next application period for this bursary will open in November 2020.


Conditions of the bursary

  • The bursary is only awarded to South African citizens registered for an honours qualification in any discipline at Unisa.
  • The bursary covers tuition fees only.
  • Awards will only be made if there is sufficient funding. The number of modules funded may be limited.
  • A selection committee will convene to consider applications and to decide the amounts awarded to successful applications. The decision of the selection committee is final.
  • Applications for a second year of study will only be considered if the applicant passed the modules that were funded in the previous year of study.
  • The bursary will not cover modules that were previously failed.
  • Preference will be given to students who completed their undergraduate qualifications at Unisa.
  • The following documents are required:
    • Copy of ID
    • Academic record

Click here for the honours bursary guidelines.

Last modified: 2020/06/24