Student Funding: bursaries & loans

Hillensberg Trust bursary

Hillensberg Trust Bursary Application guidelines

Who is eligible?

This is an invite-based bursary, based on student’s academic performance and qualification.

   -Invited students will be rated according to academic performance.

  -Invitations doesn’t guarantee that the bursary will be awarded.

  • South African citizens
  • UNISA undergraduate and postgraduate (NQF level 6 to 8) students who’ve attained an average of at least 60% on their prior academic year of study
  • Students who are temporarily registered and registered (by 31 January 2024)
  • Financially needy and academically deserving students - "missing middle" category
  • Only Students registered for the following qualifications are invited:
    • Medicine
    • Technology
    • Visual arts
    • Music and the faculty of Health Science

What does the bursary cover?

  • Tuition fees
  • prescribed textbooks
  • Transport allowance
  • Any related study costs and laptop computer (only applicable to 1st time bursary recipients)

Please note:

  • Students need to check their myLife email account to access the bursary invite

For more information contact Mr Mashweu at

Last modified: 2024/01/24