List of All Bursaries in South Africa 2019 – 2020

Are you looking for a way to finance your studies? Bursaries in South Africa are the best way to achieve your education goals and finance your studies. South Africa has to offer many Bursaries to help you achieve an education. We have made a list of Bursaries in South Africa. Find the best Bursaries for 2019 and Bursaries for 2020 by taking a look at the list below.

How to Find a Bursary in South Africa to Finance Your Study?

There is no limit for how many Bursaries you can apply so it is best practice to apply for as many as possible that suit your interest and for which you fulfill the requirements. You can either go through this entire list to find a Bursary, or you can select a category to get a better result for what bursaries you can apply for. Remember that for most Bursaries you first have to be approved at your University for your study. After you have been approved you can try to find a way to finance your studies and a Bursary is a very good way to do that.

List of Latest Bursaries 2019 – Bursaries 2020

We get many questions when the Bursaries for 2019 will be open. This depends on the company and the best way is to check the links to the companies website to see if it is already open. We also try to add closing dates which can be found on the homepage.


AAUW Bursaries and Scholarships


Anglo American Coal

Anglo Platinum LTD

Allan Gray




BAT Britisch American Tobacco

De Beers

BBD Bursaries

BestMed Bursaries for Nursing


BHP Billiton




Coca Cola


David Morrison Bursary program

Dell Young Leaders Bursaries

Denel Dynamics

Department of Finance (Governmental)

Department of transport (Governmental)

Department of Social Development (Governmental)

Department of Public Works (Governmental)

Department of Higher Education (Governmental)

Department of Correctional Services DCS (Governmental)

Department of Education (Governmental)

Department of Health (Governmental)

Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fischeries (Governmental)



Ernest & Young




First Rand Laurie Dippenaar

First National Bank

Funza Lushaka

Fidelity Fund

Fulbright Scholarships


Great North Transport 

Glencore XSTRATA

Gold Fields

The Gibb Bursary program


Haw and Inglis Civil Engineering

Harmony Gold

HESA Commonwealth

HCI Foundation


Inscape Bursaries




Kantey & Templar Bursaries


Kwazulu Natal Health Bursaries

Kumba Iron






MultiChoice Bursaries

Murray & Roberts


MTN Bursaries

NMISA Bursaries


National Youth Development Agency

National Treasury

The National Skills Fund

The Mayoral Bursary Fund

Netcare Bursaries


NSFAS Bursaries


Oxford Graduate Scholarships

Old Mutual


Petra Diamonds

Palabora Copper

PWC Price Waterhouse Coopers


The Rhodes Trust Scholarship Fund


SAMA Bursaries


SAPS South African Police Services

SNG Sitze Ntsaluba Gobodo

SAB South African Brewery


Stefanutti Stocks



Study Trust





The Sun International Bursary Program

The Sacema Bursary Program


The South African Military Bursaries

SANDF South African National Defence Force Bursary


Standard Bank Bursary



Thuthuka Bursary Fund

Tiso Foundation Bursaries







We Think Code Bursaries

Water Affairs

WBHO Bursaries


Zambia Scholarship Fund

62 Responses to “List of All Bursaries in South Africa 2019 – 2020”

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  1. Want to apply for the bursary for 2016 with nyda want to study computer science in sol platjie next year.thank you.

  2. JAMES says:

    this is nice i mean what you are all doing i wish that next year i will atleast be accepted by one of you.

  3. Sanele Gceba says:

    Please provide me with Law bursaries.

  4. Amukelani says:

    I would like you to inform me there are media bursaries

  5. Amahle tunde says:

    I am a student who wants a bursary for 2017 . I want to study radiography

  6. sweetness seele says:

    I am really scared, because I didn’t even decided what to do next be honest I have no idea what to do. I please need your help and advice.

  7. sheshile malambe says:

    please provide me with a media studies busary

  8. Lebogang says:

    This is very nice and all i am asking is a bursary for next year 2017 i want to study a boiler maker

  9. Mazwi says:

    I am a student at central university of technology doing my second year in civil engineering and I need a bursary for 2017

  10. Nomgezana Mlungiseleli says:

    please people provide me with LLB bursaries. I’m currently in my second year and I really need financial support. thank you.

  11. Andisiwe says:

    Does anyone know of any Environmental Health bursaries?

  12. Thabiso Phetla says:

    I want to study for medical doctor or pharmacy but my metric qulifies for pharmacy now im upgrating because my first choice is medical doctor.Help me find busaries for 2017

  13. Goodday would you please provide me with an IT Bursary to continue with my studies,I did one year at Damelin Collage in diploma in IT and passed all my modules.

  14. leah says:

    I need a bursary I need to study logistics so anyone please help……

  15. Tloome Lehlohonolo says:

    My name is Tloome Lehlohonolo and I want to study tourism this year start on June.thanks

  16. merrica says:

    I want to study road traffic management please provide me with a bursaries

  17. Mongikazi says:

    i need a bursariey for 2017 i want to be a teacher.

  18. Bheka Mthembu says:

    I need a bursary for tourism and management plzz

  19. maureen says:

    hello , i am studying at wits ,BSC, looking for Bursary

  20. charity says:

    I am a student at the university of Limpopo doing my first year in bcom accounting I need a bursary

  21. zethembile khoza says:

    I want to apply for a bursary I was to do medicine

  22. mxolisi says:

    can i get a bursary for bachelor in social science am doing my first year at university of zululand i need it for 2017[0612186908]

  23. samkelo Dlamini says:

    I want to apply for Geophysics bursary.

  24. Rofhiwa says:

    Are there any forensic science bursaries?

  25. Ntswaki says:

    May you please provide me with Dietetics Bursary information for the year 2017

  26. mpilenhle says:

    Can you please provide me with a bursary for LLB,iam a first year student and i really need financial help.

  27. lwandile says:

    Are there any journalism bursaries?

  28. Minanca Coetzee says:

    Good day I am currently studying BSC Domestic Sience. Which bursaries can I apply for? Thanks….

  29. Tamsin says:

    Im Tamsin Festus , I’m in my first years and I’m currently Studying for tourism management .Can someone provide me with tourism bursary .

  30. Pertunia says:

    hello am studying Biochemistry and Microbiology at 2nd level please assist me with 2017 bursaries

  31. Dore van Eyk says:

    Hi please could you inform me if there are any bursaries for Consumer studies?

  32. Ledile says:

    Hi guys I need a bursary for communication science

  33. Nthabiseng says:

    My younger brother want to study Media studies at Boston pls assist him wit a bursary.

  34. Trevor Ngidi says:

    Please assist me with a bursary for clinical psychology

  35. I’m a student at University of Johannesburg and I study bachelor of accounting and it’s my first year. I currently don’t have a bursary and my parent is the one financing my studies currently. I have applied for so many bursaries last year but none of them replied to my application. What surprises me is that I meet the requirements of all those bursaries but still, I didn’t get one. I’m looking for an available bursary which can finance my studies from this year until I finish the course. Please help me out!!

  36. yonela says:

    Do you have bursary list specifically for medicine?

  37. Mzingisi Sdubs says:

    I have partially finished my studies in education management law and policy. Now I have run out of funds. The course constitute 8 modules and I managed to pass 4 and now I would like to finish the last four modules. Please assist me on the matter

  38. I would like to work in Transnet but i am currently studying Shipping and Logistics at Maritime Business and Computer College (MBCC) and I would love to funded by this bursary

  39. Nozibele says:

    I want to study Bachouler of Pyschology but now I need bursary.

  40. Promise Khulu says:

    I’m indeed need a bursary for bachelor of Social Work.. I’m doing second year at UKZN. Thank you

  41. Tsholofelo says:

    I need a bursary for Anthropology or Geography please really desperate

  42. Ditiro Mogofe says:

    Please provide me with Social Work bursaries

  43. Henry says:

    I want department of agriculture,forestry and fisheries bursaries, i want to study marine biology

  44. NOTHANDO says:

    i am a student who is looking for a bursary and who wants to study Radiography,i promise to study hard once i get the bursary because no one will be able to pay for my studies,thank you.

  45. herbeth says:

    I am a learner from Lingijhudu high school I would like to further my studies next year 2017. I am a hard worker and I would like you to help me with your bursaries to study for electrical engineering.

  46. Gomolemo Molakeng says:

    I am a student looking for a bursary for Medicine-bachelor of surgery. I have already started working so hard and Medicine has always been my dream. I could do anything to get this bursary because if I get it I will be a breadwinner to seven years to come. This really means a lot to me also because no one at my house Works thus I live with a grant. I really need this.

  47. Lynette Lew says:

    I’m looking for a bursary for my son. He is doing multi media studies at University of Johannesburg. I’m really struggling to pay for his studies. 8 distinctions in matric and was the top student in his studies last year. Please can you help or put me onto the right people to contact.

  48. celiwe says:

    Gooday my name is celiwe seeking a bursary to fees my studies im in my 2cnd year of studies at the university of South Africa doing my bachelor of education both my parents are pensioners i really need any sort of funding in order for my dreams to come true as it is i dont know how im gonna pay after my exams please help Thanks !!

  49. Thuladu says:

    Hi my name is Thuladu. I need a bursary in for 2017 to study Philosophy politics and economics next year. I’m doing my last year I high school and I need money to pay for my fees.Thank would be so kind you contact me to notify if I get it or not.

  50. Sabata Michael Masoha says:

    Hi, my name is Sabata Michael Masoha i am in need of a bursary for next year, i have already applied for teaching.I would be gratefully if you can assist me. Thank you

  51. Mantoa. Majoe says:

    I want to apply a bursary for my son. He is a good rugby payer. He want to study Sport Science and management at Sharks Academy ( Durban University. I cannot afford the fees are too high I am a pensioner

  52. Sifundo Cibini says:

    I’m an undergraduate about to go to Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University.I need financial backup on my fashion design courses,all in all,I need a bursary since my parent cannot be able to pay.

  53. I have applied to SAE South Africa. My dream is to become a film director. Please help me reach my dream by giving me a bursary. My foster mom is single and cannot afford for me to study. Thanking you

  54. Maggie says:

    My name is Maggie Im doing my final year at UNISA studying towards a BCom law degree. I really need help with my fees for next year. I would be grateful for any kind of help even if it can be a job >I can manage to juggle work and studies.

  55. Hi I am Caitanya Diplall. I am going to be completing my matric in 2017. However, I need to continue with my university studies provided that I get a bursary. I am interested in one of these fields : chartered accountant, chemical engineering, pharmacy or even teaching. Anything will do. Financing my studies personally is a mountain of a challenge. Please advise !

  56. Retha says:

    im in need of a bursary to study further at higher education in 2017

  57. Hello
    My son would like to study sports management diploma at ETA college in Stellenbosch in 2017. Is there a bursary for this course of study? Thanks

  58. phinda says:

    hi i want to change my fimaly situation and be something in life i need a bussary to fulfill my dream and make SA proud i thinh this can be acepted

  59. Pinky says:

    I need a busary I’m doing a B Law Degree 2018 is my third year and my grandma…a pensioner just died due to the fear and stress of being deep in dept (komashonisa),I applied many times and I still am but no luck…I’m the best I just need this chance.

  60. Prin says:

    Hi I am seeking a bursary or funding opportunities for Data Science/Computer Science Masters at UCT

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