Full Bursaries/Scholarships to Study Abroad For African Students in 2023- 2024

There are a number of bursaries made available to South African students yearly to study abroad by different institutes from all over the world.  Study programs may include Undergraduate, Graduate, Master’s, Doctoral or Post-Doctoral Degrees.  Bursaries are for many fields of study and can be found in multitudes each offering financial aid that is different with employment benefits at a variety of companies.

For information about studying abroad, contact your selected institution as each offers a selection of options for successful candidates.  Applications can be made online and students who are interested in a bursary to study abroad can have a look at the following companies for bursary applications as well as additional information.

List of Bursaries/Scholarships to study Abroad

Students who want to follow any of these study fields are required to have the following minimum requirements to qualify for a bursary concerning all fields of study outside of South Africa.

Bursary Requirements to Study Abroad for African Students

  • Applicants must have South African passports.
  • Submit scanned and uploaded birth certificates or ID Book/Card, transcripts plus ID-sized photo.
  • References are essential for successful applications.
  • Candidates must be between the ages of 19 and 25.
  • Candidates with exceptional academic records will be considered.
  • Candidates must prove to have leadership qualities and be able to take charge of situations.
  • Must be a student’s first time overseas or abroad.

For more information have a look at all the bursaries available and make the correct choice that is suited for you.  Most of these bursary programs include full study fees and living costs although some need to be re-applied for on a yearly basis.  The opportunities for South African students are not limited to South Africa as there are many institutes’ worldwide offering programs to exceptional candidates for further study.

If you want to travel and see the world but also complete your studies, these bursaries may be an option to look at.  Candidates should, however, be perfectly sure that it is what they want to do as you will be in another country and visiting home will likely only be possible once a year.  So if you are comfortable and would like to see what the world has to offer, look at the options and apply for a life-changing bursary today.

We also covered this topic on our blog. Read Tips for studying abroad and part 2 of tips studying abroad.

10 thoughts on “Full Bursaries/Scholarships to Study Abroad For African Students in 2023- 2024”

  1. I’m in matric and would like to study in colombia next year…what is the entrance requirements to qualify for a broad busary

  2. I’m in grade 12 this year (18years). I have been accepted already in a Culinary arts school, Capsicum Culinary Arts. All I need is funds to further my studies. I really need this , please contact me if tthere’s any bursaries or scholarships.

    Thank you

  3. I’m very much interested with the bursary to study aboard I’m 19 years old I’m always available not scared of taking risks nor exploring the world I love taking chances

  4. I am currently doing grade 12 and would really appreciate a bursary from any institution to study nursing abroad.

    Thank you.

  5. I am currently in matric and 18 years of age and would love to study abroad for a law degree please get back to me if there are funds available for my choice of study as I believe in exploring other countries offering different skills to better my current standard and see where my potential lies.

    Highly appreciated.

  6. I am an electrical Engineering student doing Level 4 at Goldfields TVET College and I am 21 years old, I would like to further my studies abroad.
    Thank you!!!

    • Studying abroad is certainly possible with the right grades. Best thing to do is check at your University on how to achieve this. Good Luck :)


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